Posts by Nerdy Spice Formerly "kht" I grew up playing Disney-movie-based games with my baby sister. I majored in English in college, got a graduate degree in creative writing, and then found myself earning a living as a software engineer. I'm working on my second novel and querying agents for my first. I eats home-cooked meals only when my husband Keets makes them for me, and he is still trying to teach me how to turn on the oven. Interests: Victorian novels, modern MFA novels and I'm not ashamed of it, super-long novels that aren’t by David Foster Wallace, Michael Chabon, Claire Messud, Henry James, feminism, movies with Robert Downey Jr. in them, TV shows with Connie Britton in them, Pacey Witter, 90s teenybopper movies with training montages, The Good Wife, Homeland, Tina Fey’s entire oeuvre, Mindy Kaling’s entire oeuvre, shows from the WB/CW circa 2004, and JJ Abrams.
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Homeland Recap: 7×04 “Like Bad At Things”

Spoilers following the cut.

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Carrie's angry face is seen from below, with messy hair and an intense expression, against a dark interior background.

Homeland Recap: 7×02 “Rebel Rebel”

The previouslies still don’t include Quinn—but the credits now contain snippets of him, both audio and visual, which I find interesting. Including something about him saying for her to think of him as a beacon–which I don’t think we’ve seen yet, so maybe we’re in for a posthumous letter from Quinn? Another one? Also, at least half of the snippets in the credits involve Carrie’s condition rather than the political/spying-related stuff.

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The Great Dawson’s Creek Rewatch Project: Season 2, Episodes 1-3

We’re rewatching all of Dawson’s Creek in honor of its twentieth anniversary. Will require some mind-numbing. Drinking game rules can be found here.

Season 2, Episode 1 “The Kiss”

By Nerdy Spice

Joey and Dawson stare at each other, immediately post-kiss.

In this episode, as you may guess from the title, Dawson and Joey are NOT READY to be cool about the fact that they’ve kissed. [In the first scene alone, they go back and forth about whether to treat the kiss like a thing a total of three times. – Janes] They spend most of the episode completely freaking out, under the theory that second kisses are even more important than first kisses. And whenever they’re not freaking out, they’re indulging in their new favorite activity: coming up with cheesy yet disgusting ways to declare that they’re sexually attracted to each other–while exhibiting a complete lack of actual chemistry. The double entendres (well, they’re really just single entendres accompanied by leering and eyebrow wiggles) fly as thick as the polysyllabic words.

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