What we read while remembering Mother’s Day, we swear…
What we read while passing the eye test…
What we read before the sequester cuts set in…
What we read while Peyton Manning’s head stayed on…
What we read while ESPN got a little carried away with the Jeremy Lin jokes…
What we read while Al Davis told Steve Jobs to “Just win, baby!”…
What we read while Seth Greenberg wondered what he did…
Does the reduced frequency of my Pretty Little Liars’ reviews reflect perhaps a taming of my zeal for the show or a latent unhappiness with the second half of the first season?
I want to quell such worries now. Sure, the last few episodes — including the last two — have not been as transcendent as I came to expect each week’s offering to be. But I’ve grown to appreciate the subtle genius on a week-to-week basis. It’s kind of like watching Tim Duncan in 2011.
I, for one, was nothing short of stunned to see that last night’s episode wasn’t Valentine’s Day themed. In fact, there wasn’t a single mention of V-Day. I suppose they didn’t know the air dates when filming, but these days, every show seems to put out a Valentine’s Day special. Part of me was happy to see PLL buck that trend, and part of me wanted to see what it would have looked like.
Let’s look back on “Je Suis Un Ami” and “The New Normal”:
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What we read while eating a goddamn snack on Revis Island: