House of Cards Season 3: Unanswered questions

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By Anamika Roy

I had promised myself I would take a full week to get through this season of “House of Cards,” but the truth is, this is a show that was meant to be watched in an irresponsibly short amount of time.

The credits for episode 13 in season 3 are still rolling in another tab as I write this. That’s how badly I wanted to get my thoughts on this season off my chest, so here goes.

If you haven’t finished season 3 yet, stop reading. I repeat, STOP READING. NOW.

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‘Brooklyn Nine-Nine’ S2E16: “The Wednesday Incident”

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By Mina Haq

This week on “Brooklyn Nine-Nine,” Jake tries to solve the mystery of what has Captain Holt in such an awful mood, refusing to believe that he played any part in it, while Boyle struggles to convince Amy and Rosa that a seemingly sweet elderly man is responsible for a bank robbery.

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PARKS AND RECREATION: An acrostic ode

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By David Oliver

Well, “Parks and Recreation” is over. And if you couldn’t tell by my Twitter feed, I’ve been pretty emotional about it. So emotional in fact, that I’ve decided to do something crazy. And Leslie Knope-like. Here I give you an acrostic poem devoted to my favorite comedy. Editor’s note: My roommates helped me emotionally get through this and offered suggestions.

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Miss You in the Saddest Fashion: “Parks and Recreation” Finale is 5,000 Candles in the Wind

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By Josh Axelrod

It’s not a “Parks and Recreation” GIF, but this is how every fan of the series should be feeling after watching that finale:

I still can’t believe it’s over. I binged the first six seasons last spring, and now I’m kicking myself for not having more time with what quickly became my favorite TV comedy. Thank Li’l Sebastian this show is immortalized on Netflix. I don’t want to live in a world where I go a week without seeing Ron Swanson’s mustache or April Ludgate’s scowl.

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BETTER CALL SAUL, S1E3: Who is Jimmy McGill?

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By Sy Mukherjee

While watching last night’s “Better Call Saul” episode, “Nacho,” I couldn’t help but think about how Vince Gilligan likes to explore the (often) inevitable disappointments of being part of a family—how we do things we know we shouldn’t do for those who are close to us; how we manage to let them down; how deluded we can be about them; and how, even in the most trying circumstances, a small part of us can call out for reconciliation with them.

“Better Call Saul,” photo courtesy http://www.ign.com

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