Blogging Scandal: Pull It Together, Olivia.

So we’ve been slacking on our recaps, but we’re back on it tomorrow. In the interim, here’s Kid Fury giving voice to the feeling that so many of us have been harboring for the last season and a half. Namely: WTF, Liv?

(Oh, yeah. If your job isn’t the type of place amenable to F-bombs, [...]

Blogging Scandal: ‘Ride, Sally, Ride.’ (Season 3, Episode 11)

So James is finally, finally sick of Cyrus’ shit and ready to pack his raggedy duffel bag, the daughter Cyrus boasted about “buying” him, and what’s left of his scruples and go. Let’s see how long that lasts. [...]

Blogging Scandal: ‘Happy Birthday, Mr. President,’ Season 2, Ep. 8.


Of red hoodies and Sally Hemings. [...]

Blogging Scandal: ‘Defiance’, Season 2, Episode 7.

Olivia’s #SenateBoo is obviously a placeholder and a plot contrivance. The show doesn’t take him seriously as a suitor for Olivia and neither should we. [...]

Your Random-Ass Roundup: The Petraeus Affair Now Involves Olivia Pope. (Seriously.)


Congratulations, America: this Petraeus mess has now officially morphed into an episode of Scandal. [...]

Blogging ‘Scandal’, Season 2, Ep. 4: ‘Beltway Unbuckled.’


In the opening scene of last week’s Scandal, the President of the United States is sleeping on a couch. Why is he sleeping on the couch? Presumably because it’s a universally understood shorthand for marital discord, even though the White House residence has other beds in it. Nine other bedrooms in fact, [...]

Blogging Scandal: ‘White Hat’s Off’ (Season 2, Ep. 1)

Photo courtesy ABC.

Live-tweeting has completely revitalized the TV-viewing experience. How did we ever wait 12 to 24 hours to gather at water coolers or to meet our friends over coffee and discuss all our guilty pleasure shows and their salaciousness? Shonda Rhimes shows especially lend themselves to shock-tweeting; she trafficks in big plot [...]