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Outlander Cast: Clanlands: Chapter 13 – Culloden | Review & Analysis

Outlander Cast Hosts Mary & Blake discuss Clanlands: Chapter 13 - Culloden. In this episode, we chat personalizing macro history, finding the right tone between romanticism and historical perspective, and why Mary had four boyfriends at one birthday party -- including Blake!

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Outlander Cast: Men In Kilts: Episode 6 – Scotland By Land, Air And Sea

Outlander Cast Hosts Mary & Blake discuss Men In Kilts, episode 6 - Scotland By Land, Air and Sea. In this episode, we chat missing the big hugs from Gary, loving ALL the Scotland porn, and why you wouldn't catch Blake DEAD on Kilt Rock...

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The Potterverse: Chapter 17 – Cat, Rat And Dog | The Prisoner Of Azkaban

The Potterverse Hosts Mary & Blake discuss chapter 17 of Harry Potter and The Prisoner Of Azkaban - Cat, Rat And Dog. We chat narrative efficiency, exposition done the right way, and a 60 minutes special on Crookshanks the misunderstood cat...

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This Is Us Too: 5.11 – One Small Step…

This Is Us Too Hosts Mary & Blake chat about This Is Us episode 5.11 -"One Small Step...". Blake gets a little emotional talking about Mary being his future, we also chat the excellent direction, sitting with tension, and we make a wildly inappropriate amount of Chernobyl jokes...

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The MCU Diaries: The Falcon And The Winter Soldier: 1.01 – New World Order (PREMIERE)

The MCU Diaries Host Blake Larsen chats the season 1 premiere of The Falcon And The Winter Solider -- episode 1.01"New World Order". Blake discusses how TFWTS echoes previous MCU films, our characters defining their purpose in new world, excellent direction in the therapy session, and why the episode begins and ends with "Captain America"...

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The Potterverse: Chapter 16 – Professor Trelawney’s Prediction | The Prisoner Of Azkaban

The Potterverse Hosts Mary & Blake discuss chapter 16 of Harry Potter and The Prisoner Of Azkaban - Professor Trelawney's Prediction. We chat about Pathos, Logos, and Ethos, getting shades of Ned Stark, and why Mary took a class about bugs...

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Our Latest Blog Posts

WandaVision Episode 1.06 “All-New Halloween Spooktacular” | The Devil’s In The Details

WandaVision episode 1.06, "All-New Halloween Spooktacular" is a creepy experiment framed by and existential crisis where the devil's in the details.

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WandaVision: Episode 1.05 “On A Very Special Episode…” | What Is The Cost Of Lies?

WandaVision episode 1.05, "On A Very Special episode..." goes full 80's and we are forced to ask ourselves, who is the real villain here and what is the cost of lies?

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WandaVision: Episode 1.04 – We Interrupt This Program… | Things Just Got Really MCU-ey

WandaVision episode 1.04, "We Interrupt This Program..." reminds us there's a big vast world which keeps spinning outside Wanda's sitcom bubble and connecting the two is a very hard job...

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WandaVision: Episode 1.03 – Now In Color | Something’s Wrong Here

WandaVision episode 1.03, "Now In Color" tacks on more sitcom hijinks while also exposing the emotional framework of a very real prison for the mind.

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WandaVision: Episode 1.02 – Don’t Touch That Dial | Control Over The Stakes

WandaVision episode 1.02, "Don't Touch That Dial" gets more gimmicky than the first episode, yet it showcases something Wanda and Vision have been lacking for their whole MCU existence: characterization. 

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WandaVision: Premiere Episode 1.01 – Filmed Before A Live Studio Audience | Guys, Where Are We?

The first episode of WandaVision isn't about the what, so much as it is about the where and why, and I am HERE for it. 

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