Category: TV

  • The Importance of Catelyn Stark

    From the beginning of the first book, I knew Catelyn Stark was a good person (and a good mother, of course, although I still think she could be nicer to Jon Snow). Maybe liking House Stark was my default mode because they’re the protagonists. However, like Bran, I didn’t realize what Catelyn Stark represented for […]

  • Safe Spaces: Jim’s Room and Lord Stafford

    I recently watched Season 2, Episode 9 (“Email Surveillance”) of The Office for a second time. Basically, Michael installs software that allows him to see everyone’s email, and he’s hurt when he realizes he’s the only one Jim didn’t invite to his barbecue. So, obviously, part of the episode takes place at Jim’s house. And […]

  • 206: A Field of Cloth of Gold

    My thoughts about Part 2, Episode 6 of The Spanish Princess are too complex to be individual tweets, so here goes nothing. I’ll start at the very beginning: the opening credits. When I saw Nadia Parkes among the cast again, I squealed so hard. I literally texted my friend “OMG THEY BROUGHT ROSA BACK!” I’ll […]

  • Catherine, Ferdinand, and sugared grapes

    Last night was the premiere of the second (and unfortunately, last) part of The Spanish Princess. Even though things went from happy to sad in a split second, the premier was everything I wanted and more. Even the bit with Ferdinand and the grapes. In the beginning of the episode, Catherine and Harry arrange a […]

  • Appreciation for Bran Stark

    I liked Bran Stark as soon as I started reading A Game of Thrones, but the personal significance of his character didn’t really hit me until I saw the first episode of Game of Thrones. The episode ends with Bran’s fall from the tower window. It isn’t clear if Bran understood what he saw, but […]