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Blake’s Book Club: Midnight Sun – Chaptah 20 — Carlisle | #NERDCLAN PREVIEW

In today's installment of Blake's Book Club, Blake chats Midnight Sun - Chaptah 20: CarlisleBlake discusses the visual cues of the paintings for Carlisle's story, a surprising use of dark comedy, and my terrifying recurring dreams of Mary's carbon copy...

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Blake’s Book Club: Midnight Sun – Chaptah 19 — Home | #NERDCLAN PREVIEW

In today's installment of Blake's Book Club, Blake chats Midnight Sun - Chaptah 19: Home.Blake discusses why it's not a coincidence that we first hear about the "visitors" arriving when harmony is finally created, the fine line of love and antagonism, and some much needed levity...

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The Potterverse: Chapter 5 – The Whomping Willow | The Chamber Of Secrets

The Potterverse Hosts Mary & Blake chat chapter 5 of Harry Potter and The Chamber Of Secrets - The Whomping Willow.We chat why this chapter's journey is the inverse of the journey to Hogwarts in The Sorcerer's Stone, the Malfoy's real intent with the diary, and we have another M&B Media Hall Of Fame moment...

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Blake’s Book Club: Midnight Sun – Chaptah 18 — Mind Over Matter | #NERDCLAN PREVIEW

In today's installment of Blake's Book Club, Blake chats Midnight Sun - Chaptah 18: Mind Over Matter.Blake discusses why this is a companion piece to the previous chapter, how Edward and Bella should actually share the antagonist/protagonist relationship, and why there was some serious unintentional comedy about crushing skulls....

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Wicked Rhody: (9/18/20 – 9/20/20) | OSDRI – Stand Down Weekend 2020

Wicked Rhody hosts Mary & Ben discuss Rhode Island life and events, for the week of September 18, 2020 - including OSDRI : Stand Down Weekend 2020

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Blake’s Book Club: Midnight Sun – Chaptah 17 — Confessions | #NERDCLAN PREVIEW

In today's installment of Blake's Book Club, Blake chats Midnight Sun - Chaptah 17: Confessions.Blake discusses how this chaptah recontextualizes the emotional arc of the book, the significance of the various transformative experiences, and why everything changed the moment I met Mary many moons ago. 

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Our Latest Blog Posts

Finding A Way To Move Forward Without Chadwick Boseman In Black Panther

The world grieves for a cultural icon who was beloved on and off-screen in Chadwick Boseman. But the lingering question for fans, and especially Disney, is: how does Black Panther move forward without him?  Well, I think we have some options - three of which are bad and one...

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The Handmaid’s Diaries: Mayday – Episode 3.13 (Season 3 Finale) | The Handmaid’s Tale

Let's chat The Handmaid's Tale season 3 finale, episode 3.13 - "Mayday".  Further proof that well written symmetry can gloss over logic inconsistencies any day of the week.

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The Handmaid’s Diaries: Sacrifice – Episode 3.12

Let's chat The Handmaid's Tale episode 3.12 - "Sacrifice".  No, June is definitely NOT the boss now - no matter how much the writers tell you she is.

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The Handmaid’s Diaries: Liars – Episode 3.11

Let’s chat The Handmaid’s Tale episode 3.11 – “Liars”.  A tale of how directing can elevate clunky writing…

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The Handmaid’s Diaries: Witness – Episode 3.10

Let's chat The Handmaid's Tale episode 3.10 - "Witness".  When you're not you and I'm not me. 

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Outlander Emmys: Why the Show Will Never Be Nominated or Win Any Major Emmys

Outlander fan hopes and dreams aside, Outlander will never be nominated or win any major Emmys. Here’s why the Outlander Emmy snub is here to stay.

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