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  1. Loved the melodramatic child death scene and the fun 'lets play in traffic' game the mother and child were playing that one and the Dougie's boss scene had me laughing the whole time
  2. Yeah me too. I kept thinking how similar she was to Nadine's drape runner obsession with the Sheriff playing the role of Ed. I guess Twin Peaks has a long running tradition of characters acting ridiculous and another character just blithely dealing with it
  3. I'm starting to suspect that this show will definitely not resolve even half of these threads in a satisfying way.
  4. I believe if you've downloaded a game it can be played by any profile on that system, so just create a dummy account and try it out.
  5. I suspect it's just like Good Coop being unable to process the real world, when they are both present they can't function right until one of them dies
  6. It's NOT about the bunny ...is it about the bunny... No.
  7. Seems weird to me that Shelly of all people would think James is cool, she always seemed more Team Bobby
  8. I really hope its something like that and not mystical native american stuff
  9. The sudden jump to New York was really surprising to me and the beautiful, slow moving drone shots were probably the highlight of the episode. Andy and Lucy were hamming it up a bit much while Hawk fits into the new tone of the show perfectly. I have to agree that its disappointing that they are the exact same people 25 years later down to Lucy's over-explaining how landline telephones work
  10. Finished this one on May Day. I too was impressed how she built the world slowly, always careful not to overwhelm the reader. Where she does get to the 'explain the past' parts I found them to be the weakest most unbelievable parts of the book. I feel like the novel would've been better to leave all that vague or unexplained, but otherwise I thought it was a fantastic story.
  11. I'm a huge fan of PKD. I read The Man in the High Castle in college but I'll probably read it again after the show left me with a bad impression. One thing that makes PKD so timeless is how he intentionally withholds detailed information about the world in his stories to let your mind fill in the gaps, something I wish the show had at least made an attempt at.
  12. I enjoyed it overall, quick and easy read and although the characters were remarkably unsympathetic (given the circumstances) I was invested in knowing what would happen to them. The asian dad stereotype was copied onto every character in the book and their inability to relate to each other wore thin, but the book is short enough that it never got too tiresome. By far the weakest portrayal is Hannah, I thought that was a really effective moment. Both incredibly sad that she would do that to make her dad happy and sad that her dad is so oblivious because it conforms to what he wants to believe about his children. It also really fits with Lydia who doesn't care about making friends or the sections of the heart or anything but performing the action that will make her parents pleased with her.
  13. I've had this on my to-read list for a long time so I'm glad to have a reason to start it.
  14. The Slate Audio Book Club had a podcast with this novel with 3 women that you can listen to, I don't remember anything specific that was said but I think the opinions were close to those on this show. The idea that male privilege is blinding us from seeing the Lottos around us could be true but it's not like men don't have to deal with other oblivious men who have unearned success in life so I'm not sure how that works unless you are the oblivious one.
  15. While I can understand sean's feelings on the subject, I think its absurd to equate the preference of branching narratives with "wanting the butterfly effect" Kind of insulting to call it juvenile as well. It's okay to not like it, people like different things.