Binge Diaries: “Breaking Bad” Mostly Lives Up to the Hype

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By Josh Axelrod

***I will go into a few specific details of events from this show, so SPOILER ALERT***

I had a weird relationship with “Breaking Bad” before I started my binge a little over a month ago. I had tried it a few years ago but was bored by the first few episodes and gave up, admittedly too quickly. Ever since, all I heard about it was that it was god’s gift to television and the greatest show ever and yada yada yada.

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THE MINDY PROJECT ROUNDTABLE, S3E4: ‘I slipped’

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By Josh Axelrod, David Oliver and Anamika Roy 

Well that was…risque. And hilarious. Apparently we’ve progressed enough as a society that we can have entire episodes of television devoted to anal sex. Or, if this episode is based on reality at all, Mindy Kaling is a freak and B.J. Novak was a very lucky man. Anyway, let’s discuss:

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GRACEPOINT PREMIERE: ‘Whodunit’

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By Lexie Schapitl

“Gracepoint,” the 10-episode American remake of British crime drama “Broadchurch,” premiered Thursday night on Fox.  When the body of 12-year-old Daniel Solano is found on a Gracepoint beach early one morning, it is clear that “America’s last hometown” is about to be rattled by the vicious crime.  Especially after a crime scene investigator determines that Danny’s death was no accident. He did not fall or jump from the cliff as first thought, but someone staged the scene to look that way. This is now officially a suspected homicide.

Detectives Emmett Carver (David Tennant) and Ellie Miller (Anna Gunn), “Gracepoint,” photo courtesy http://www.chicagonow.com

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Emmys 2014 Preview: Who Should, Will Win

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By Josh Axelrod

Today’s the day! It’s finally Emmy time, which every TVeefanatic has had marked on their calendars since last year’s ceremony. Last year, “Breaking Bad” won its first Outstanding Drama Series award, Jeff Daniels somehow beat Jon Hamm and Bryan Cranston for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series, and Merritt Wever gave either the best or worst acceptance speech ever. Here’s a quick rundown of who I think will and should win tomorrow night: Continue reading