Following three seasons of the incredibly charming, though massively flawed Gillian Darmody as a staple of the show, she was a welcome returning character after being absent in Episode 2. After the almost-coup of last season culminating in a massacre in The Artemis Club, Gillian’s brothel, she’s left with no business to run and a bloody and abandoned house of ill repute. Read More New Show Recap: Boardwalk Empire, “Acres of Diamonds”
TW: death, suicide
Last July, my friend J was found in a park, dead by his own hand. And I lost it. I’m still not completely sure why: though he’d been a huge influence on me, he’d also been out of my life for several years. Read More The Psychology of Letting Go
Toss back a few with me, will you?
Continuing on with my miniseries kick as of late, over a few nights, I watched the seven installments of the BBC drama The State Within. The story can feel a little convoluted at times, but overall, it’s a good production.
This post will break your heart, but it’s an amazing piece of writing. -Hillary
Trigger warning: the following piece discusses a suicide. Read More Best of P-Mag: Hey There Delilah, or How a Cranky Agnostic Copes With Grief Via a Christian DJ
I’ve been waiting for Prime Suspect to turn up on Netflix Instant for… oh, as long as I’ve had a subscription. I love Helen Mirren. How can you not love Helen Mirren, really?
Trigger warning: the following piece discusses a suicide.
It also might not make sense.
Essentially, Chronicle is a movie about three dudes in high school who get superpowers. These dudes aren’t particularly close friends prior to a strange, underground organism giving them telekinesis. Their friendship blossoms out of the unique experience. Seriously though, when with a tiny group of people, and some ridiculous shit goes down that group can’t really tell everyone about? Bonds tend to form.