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TV Review: Twisted


Twisted, ABC Family. TV Series. The Plot: Danny Desai, sixteen, is returning to his home town after being away for five years. All he wants is for things to be like they were before: live with his Mom, go to high school, reconnect with his two best friends, Lacey and Jo. The problem is, time […]

TV Review: Once Upon A Time


Once Upon A Time. ABC, Sundays at 8 EST. The Plot: Fairy tales are real; Fairy Tale Land is real. An evil curse attacked the land and the people, and they all now live in Storybrooke, Maine, unaware of their “real” lives. One person, young Henry — born in our world — is aware of […]

TV: Revenge


Revenge, on ABC, is my favorite new show this season.  It’s on Wednesday night, at 10 p.m. The Plot: Emily Thorne has just moved into a beach house at the Hamptons. Just another rich young woman looking to have fun in the sun with fellow wealthy people, right? Wrong. Seventeen years ago, Emily was Amanda […]

Review: The Secret Life of the American Teenager

Back in the summer of 2008, I began watching The Secret Life of the American Teenager. Linda Braun’s post over at the YALSA Blog, Secrets and Confessions, has inspired me to explain just what it is about this show I find so darn compelling even though it has its faults. As a brief recap, The […]

TV Review: Huge


Huge, ABC Family. Episodes: ABC Family, Hulu. Based on the book by Sasha Paley, Simon & Schuster. The Plot: A summer at weight loss camp. The Good: This is not about fat teens at a weight loss camp. This is about teens at summer camp. Will is sarcastic and angry. She doesn’t want to be […]