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Game of Thrones, Season 5: "Kill the Boy"

Game of Thrones, Season 5: "Kill the Boy"

This week on Dear Television: "50 Shades of Greyscale," from Sarah Mesle  ¤ 50 Shades of GreyscaleBy Sarah MesleMay 13, 2015 SOMETIMES I feel like Game of Thrones is my Christia...

Mad Men, Season 7: "The Milk and Honey Route"

Mad Men, Season 7: "The Milk and Honey Route"

This Week on Dear Television: "The Choice is Yours," from Evan Kindley  ¤ The Choice is YoursBy Evan KindleyMay 11, 2015  Dear Television, Mad Men’s last couple of episodes su...

Mad Men, Season 7: "Lost Horizon"

Mad Men, Season 7: "Lost Horizon"

This Week on Dear Television: "Age of Olson" from Phil Maciak  ¤ Age of OlsonBy Phillip MaciakMay 4, 2015 Dear television, WHO CARES about Don Draper? I mean that literally. For ...

Mad Men, Season 7: "Time & Life"

Mad Men, Season 7: "Time & Life"

This Week on Dear Television: "Not Safe for Work: Mad Men's Art of Cursing," from Phil Maciak "The Fourth Wall Rises," from Lili Loofbourow  ¤ Not Safe for Work: Mad Men'...

Game of Thrones, Season 5: "High Sparrow"

Game of Thrones, Season 5: "High Sparrow"

This week on Dear Television: "Cersei Lannister’s Last F–ckable Day," from Sarah Mesle  ¤ Cersei Lannister’s Last F–ckable DayBy Sarah MesleApril 26, 2015 “Should I ca...

Mad Men, Season 7: "The Forecast"

Mad Men, Season 7: "The Forecast"

This week on Dear Television: "Never Too Late," from Jane Hu "Space Station Getzinger," from Phillip Maciak  ¤ Never Too LateBy Jane HuApril 21, 2015 Dear Television, ...

Mad Men, Season 7: "New Business"

Mad Men, Season 7: "New Business"

This week on Dear Television: "Round and Round," from Jane Hu "A Clean Break," from Evan Kindley  ¤ Round and RoundBy Jane HuApril 15, 2015 Dear Television, And the se...

Game of Thrones, Season 5: "The Wars to Come"

Game of Thrones, Season 5: "The Wars to Come"

This Week on Dear Television: "Eyes Wide Shut," from Sarah Mesle  ¤ Eyes Wide ShutBy Sarah MesleApril 12, 2015 A BRIGHT CIRCLE, a hole, weaves and bobs in the midst of a dark scre...

Mad Men, Season 7: "Severance"

Mad Men, Season 7: "Severance"

This Week on Dear Television: "Mad Men Fantasies," from Lili Loofbourow "Deep Cuts: Rachel in Furs," from Phil Maciak  ¤ Mad Men FantasiesBy Lili LoofbourowApril 7, 201...

Parenthood's End: On Television's Children

Parenthood's End: On Television's Children

Dear Television, Parenthood, a show I’ve watched religiously for nearly five years, ended last week with a death, a montage, and a lot of hugs. When I say I watched Parenthood “religiously,” I ...

The Fall, Seasons 1 and 2

The Fall, Seasons 1 and 2

Not Very GoodBy Lili Loofbourow [Warning: spoilers of Seasons 1 and 2 of The Fall ahead.] Dear TV, The Fall could have been a terrific show — a combination of Top of the Lake with Netflix Origina...

The 2014 Dear TV Questionnaire

The 2014 Dear TV Questionnaire

PART Ior, jump to  PART II 1. What was your favorite show of 2014? Evan: Broad City! I don’t have much to add to the chorus of hosannas but I can’t recall a more perfect first season of a telev...