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Thoughts on tonight’s Boardwalk Empire

Previouslies: Margaret got super wasted and it was adorable, Al went nuts & bashed a guy’s head in, Van Alden’s in deep shit bc the Feds found out his real identity, Luciano is gunnin’ for everybody and Al is onto him, bb Nucky learned some lessons, Joseph Kennedy loves OYSTAHS, RIP Sally Wheet :(

Boardwalk Empire, 5x05 “The King of Norway” (wri. Steve Kornacki, dir. Ed Bianchi)

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Thoughts on last week’s & tonight’s episodes of Boardwalk Empire

I was out and about last Sunday, so today’s recap will be both last week’s episode and tonight’s episode. Double your Boardwalk, double your fun heart-wrenching drama!

Previouslies: A bunch of stuff happened in Havana and Chicago. People who are still dead: Jimmy, Rothstein, Dean O’Banion, Richard Harrow (tear), Gyp Rosetti & his penis, Eddie, Billie Kent, The Commodore (unfortunately still alive in flashbacks), Nucky & Eli’s sister (unfortunately still dead in flashbacks), Owen Slater & his accent. People who are inexplicably alive: Mickey Doyle & his laugh, Eli’s hot son, Eli (barely). People who are gleefully alive and loving it: Al Capone. People who are in the nuthouse: Gillian. People who are literally Paul Muni in I Am A Fugitive From A Chain Gang: Chalky. People who are technically still alive but might as well be dead because we never fucking see them: Margaret (remember when she was a main character? yeah).

Anyway, onto the show.

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Thoughts on tonight’s episode of Boardwalk Empire

Previouslies: It’s 1931 and everything’s terrible!

Boardwalk Empire, 5x02 “The Good Listener” (wri. Terence Winter, dir. Allen Coulter)

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Thoughts on tonight’s final season premiere of Boardwalk Empire

Boardwalk’s back! There’s a time-jump. Who knows what craziness shall be occurring?! It’s the Depression, everything is terrible. There’s no way this ends well. Let’s begin!

Boardwalk Empire, 5x01 “Golden Days for Boys and Girls” (wri. Howard Korder, dir. Tim Van Patten)

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thoughts on tonight’s penultimate mad men

yeah, i didn’t do a write-up for the last two weeks’—i’m sorry okay!!!

let’s just focus on the positive.

mad men, 7x06 “the strategy” (wri. semi chellas, dir. phil abraham)

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Thoughts on tonight’s MAD MEN

Previously on Mad Men: Peggy got mad at Don, Megan might be on ABC, stuff with Dawn and Sally. Remember how good last week’s episode was? Let’s keep that going!

Mad Men, 7x03 “Field Trip” (wri. Heather Jeng Bladt & Matthew Weiner, dir. Christopher Manley)

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Thoughts on MAD MEN, 7x01 & 7x02

Aw, yiss, MAD MEN recaps are back! I was out and about during last Sunday’s premiere, so this one is a twofer! Sad that this is MAD MEN’s last season, but we’re going out in style. Let’s party like it’s 1969!!!

Mad Men, 7x01 “Time Zones” (wri. Matthew Weiner, dir. Scott Hornbacher)

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THOUGHTS ON TONIGHT’S SEASON FINALE OF MAD MEN

Previouslies: THE WHOLE GODDAMN SEASON IDK WHAT DO YOU WANT FROM ME. Okay, okay. Stuff about Roger being the father of Joan’s kid & her being like lol no you get nothing; the continuing adventures of Manolo, the fabulous Spanish nurse; stuff with Roger’s daughter; TED LOVES PEGGY; Sunkist won the bloody juice wars.

SEASON FINALE Y’ALL OMG

Mad Men, 6x13 “In Care Of” (wri. Carly Wray & Matthew Weiner, dir. Matthew Weiner)

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THOUGHTS ON TONIGHT’S MAD MEN

Previouslies: THE GREAT TED CHAOUGH/PEGGY OLSON UST THAT PLAGUES THE COUNTRY CONTINUES IN AGONY, THE GREAT ORANGE/CRANBERRY JUICE WARS CONTINUE IN DELICIOUSNESS*, lol oh yeah Sally was scarred for life (along with the rest of us tbqh), BOB MOTHERFUCKING BENSON gets Chevy but not Pete’s heart (womp womp), Megan wore that Sharon Tate shirt AND THE INTERWEBS ESPLODED blah blah stuff about Don being…fuckin’ Don. Let’s be real, here. It’s fuckin’ Don.

*I’m assuming, since I haven’t had either Ocean Spray or Sunkist in like twenty years.

Mad Men, 6x12 “The Quality of Mercy” (wri. Andre Jacquesmetton & Marie Jacquesmetton**, dir. Phil Abraham)

**omg the jacquesmettons are my FAVES AND THERE’S ONLY ONE MORE EPISODE LEFT THIS SEASON HOLD ME CLOSER TONY DANZA

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THOUGHTS ON TONIGHT’S MAD MEN

Previouslies: Peggy and Teddy Chowgahguh gettin’ down, that time Bob Benson lied (?) about his dad being alive so he could get Pete’s mom a Spanish nurse, THE VIETNAM WAR, and Don sort of bails on Chevy because he’s too cool for school, obvs.

Mad Men, 6x11 “Favors**” (wri. Semi Chellas & Matthew Weiner, dir. Jennifer Getzinger)

**sexual or party????

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THOUGHTS ON TONIGHT’S MAD MEN

Previouslies: Don’s morbid Hawaiian vacation ad, Harry bitchin’ (wut’s new tho), BOB MOTHERFUCKIN’ BENSON, and Chevy continues to jerk SCDPCGCOlsenCampbell around. STILL NO NAME FOR THE FIRM THO.

Mad Men, 6x10 “A Tale of Two Cities” (wri. Janet Leahy & Matthew Weiner, dir. John Slattery)

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THOUGHTS ON TONIGHT’S MAD MEN

Previouslies: Peggy and Teddy Chowgahguh made out/made everyone question their ‘ships on this show, Megan’s still famous, Abe wants kids, Roger gave Joan a kid, and this fucking firm merger that still looms large in the consciousness of all involved.

Mad Men, 6x09 “The Better Half” (wri. Erin Levy & Matthew Weiner, dir. Michael Uppendahl)

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THOUGHTS ON TONIGHT’S MAD MEN

Previouslies: “This is over,” breathes Don’s mistress Linda Cardellini, to the general applause of the entire audience; Frank Gleason’s gonna die; Peggy has a crush on Teddy Chowgahguh but Don sort of cock-blocked that whole deal with this merger nonsense; Megan is famous blah blah blah

Mad Men, 6x08 “The Crash” (wri. Jason Grote & Matthew Weiner, dir. Michael Uppendahl)

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THOUGHTS ON TONIGHT’S MAD MEN

Previouslies: THE ENTIRE WORLD IMPLODED! DOGS AND CATS LIVING TOGETHER, MASS HYSTERIA! Nah, CGC merged with SCDP. But it seemed really devastating at the time. The take-away here is: Poor Peggy. Poor, poor Peggy. Also, other stuff about whoever Don’s fucking this week aka enough of this shit tho

Mad Men, 6x07 “Man with a Plan” (wri. Semi Chellas & Matthew Weiner, dir. John Slattery)

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THOUGHTS ON TONIGHT’S MAD MEN

Previouslies: Teddy Chowgahguh continues to drive a wedge between my Don/Peggy mentorship OTP OVER MY DEAD BODY TED; that fat bastard from Jaguar continues to be a dick in Don’s & Joan’s & everyone’s side; Abe wants to breed; Don continues to be all BFFs with his doctor neighbor while slyly fucking his wife on DL; Pete’s balls continue to be held hostage by the perfect, beautiful, awesome, flawless Trudy Campbell.

Mad Men, 6x06 “For Immediate Release” (wri. Matthew Weiner, dir. Jennifer Getzinger)

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