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Friday News Bites: Syrian Refugee Updates, U.S. Open + More

Greetings, everyone. Here we are firmly into September, and hopefully those of you in super-hot weather will get a break soon. Let’s get right into this week’s news stories that caught my eye.

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Pop Culture

Downton Abbey End-of-Season Roundup Roundtable

Season Five of Downton Abbey ended last week, but the fun isn’t over yet! Here to discuss the good, the bad, and the ugly of this past season are Stephens, who pens News in Asia each week for Persephone Magazine, and fellow Downton Abbey recapper for the very funny blog Happy Nice Time People (seriously, […]

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Friday News Bites: Ferguson Updates, Leonard Nimoy + More

Happy Friday, Unicorns. It’s time for your (favorite?) weekly round-up of politics, science, entertainment and other newsy bits from around the interwub. Let’s get started.

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New Show Recap: Downton Abbey, Episode 5×09

Well, Persephoneers, I hate to break it to you, but this is the last episode of Downton Abbey for Season 5. And the series is ending after its sixth season, which is next year. All my creys!

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New Show Recap: Downton Abbey, Episode 5×08

Guess what? We’re on episode seven of Downton Abbey, which means we’re in the home stretch! And we have all of the staples of a primetime soap opera in this episode: a wedding that may or may not occur, opposition to a marriage, an announcement from a killjoy, a mother bitchier than Joan Crawford in […]

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New Show Recap: Downton Abbey, Episode 5×07

This week’s Downton Abbey had it all: a breakup, a makeup, wedding bells for one couple, the possible death knell of another, a secret being let out, and of course, what would an extra special episode be without someone calling out a racist, classist asshole and the message that reading is fundamental? And we bid […]

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New Show Recap: Downton Abbey, Episode 5×06

To start, Lady Edith receives a telegram while the family is at breakfast talking about their plans for the day, and her editor is coming to visit her. Cora seems to be the only person who feels bad for Edith. Of course, Lady Mary wins the contest for snark: “What did she think? That he […]

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New Show Recap: Downton Abbey, Episode 5×05

Hello, all! Time for this week’s recap of Downton Abbey. We’re on episode five of the season, and the drama just doesn’t stop. Some of it is a little deja vu (fisticuffs over the love of a woman, perhaps), but we get rid of dreary old Miss Bunting!

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New Show Recap: Downton Abbey, Episode 5×04

Happy Wednesday, all! Time for our weekly Downton Abbey recap. Believe it or not, we’re on episode 4, and we’re halfway through the season!

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New Show Recap: Downton Abbey, Episode 5×03

Hey there, cats and kittens! Time for another recap of Downton Abbey. Hopefully you have your cup of tea and your helping of spotted dick ready for this one.

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Pop Culture

Golden Globes 2015: Diversity Edition

Awards Season: looking at crazy dresses and drinking every time someone almost forgets to thank their spouse or significant other.

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New Show Recap: Downton Abbey, Episode 5.02

We pick up where we left off last week, soon after the fire. As she and Mrs. Hughes are clearing out Edith’s room, Anna discovers a photograph.

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Friday News Bites: Colorado NAACP Bombing, Obituaries + More

News Bites are back after a holiday hiatus, and in our time away, it seems so many people have died. Still, we have a few good things happening too. Let’s get started:

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New Show Recap: Downton Abbey, Episode 5×01

Downton Abbey is back for its fifth season, and Sunday night’s episode started everything off with a bang. It’s 1924, and a new prime minister, who is affiliated with the Labour Party, has been elected, and change seems to be the only constant as life progresses onward after the Great War. But the drama and […]

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Just for Fun

Gif Responses for When You Are 100% Done With Everyone

You know those days.