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The Final Trip: Orphan Black 5.03: “Beneath Her Heart”

One of the interesting things about Orphan Black is how, depending on the episode you catch, it can sometimes feel like this weird suburban murder-mystery comedy. That’s what you get when there’s an Alison Hendrix episode, and througout the series, it’s been cited as a criticism, however slight. At worst, Alison’s episodes have been a distraction from the larger mysteries…

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Know Your Enemy: Orphan Black Rewatch Episodes 2.01 thru 2.05

It’s a turbulent, emotional time in the United States right now. After eight years of progress on many fronts, many people who differ from the norm (norm = straight white male, or in some cases, straight white female) are feeling rightfully terrified by the electorate’s choice on President Elect. When I was watching my five Orphan Black episodes for November,…

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My Favorite Things: Emmy Wins, Fairy Tale Novellas, and Renegade Urban Fantasy

They might not be raindrops on roses or whiskers on kittens, but that doesn’t mean that we love them any less. Welcome back to My Favorite Things, a weekly column where we gab about the greatest in geek. This week includes a long awaited Emmy win for one of Speculative Chic’s favorite actresses, a novella where fairy tales meet reality,…

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