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News

PoC News in America: Baltimore Uprising Edition

This week in PoC News, we stand with Baltimore and the many solidarity marches across the nation highlighting the centuries of violence against black people in the U.S.

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Pop Culture

Five TV Deaths that Shocked Me

This year’s TV landscape seems to be littered with bodies. No spoilers, it’s just that shows have killed a lot of people. We have obviously addressed some of these issues already on Persephone. I had a coworker remark that four shows she watched had deaths in one week, in mid-March I believe. Obviously, the grim reaper […]

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Music

5 Songs Getting Me Through Work This Week

Let’s face it, work for me this week has been a little cray-cray. Here are five songs that are getting me through and helping me stay sane.

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New Show Recap

New Show Recap: Justified 5×02, “The Kids Aren’t All Right”

And by “kids” we mean pretty much everyone who was ever a kid. A cloud of doom and menace hung over this episode of Justified like the proverbial Sword of Damocles and the fact that it remained, for the most part, unfulfilled (for now!), made it all the more disturbing.

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Pop Culture

When The Kids Had Killed the Man: Is it Time for Daryl Dixon to Die?

Any time I muse about Daryl Dixon, the character from AMC’s The Walking Dead, I find myself thinking about Omar Little, the Robin Hood-styled stickup artist from HBO’s masterpiece The Wire.  Both characters live and thrive in dangerous times. Both are outsiders who perform things that seem impossible for the average man to achieve. They are […]

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Music

Ten Songs Keeping Me Sane This Week: Fall TV Edition

The leaves are getting crisp. Giant men are hitting each other for fun. Jam is being made. It is fall, which to me means new TV shows and old TV shows. Well, it means TV in general. One of the best parts of TV shows are their theme songs. I love the intersection of music […]

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Pop Culture

The Top 10 Best TV Opening Sequences

Finally, the post you’ve all been waiting for — my personal opinion on the top 10 best opening sequences in television. These are loosely ranked from last to best, because I’m non-committal and I let my emotions get involved near the end:

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Pop Culture

Is HBO Worth It?

Growing up, our cable package at home included HBO. I used to watch Fraggle Rock and the occasional kid movie, but for the most part I took it for granted those days. 

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Pop Culture

Click: My TV Dependence

I’m a creature of solitude. When people remark, half-joking, half threatening, that I’m destined to become a crazy old cat lady, I often think to myself, well, at least the cats don’t talk back.