Top 5 Female Badasses on TV for 2016

We’re living through the Golden Age of television, according to the people who decide such things, and 2016 has seen some truly impressive representations of badass women. From shows on premium channels to primetime television, women have been badass physically, emotionally, and politically. And that’s just Lexa from The 100.

Five Reasons to Watch Emerald City

By now, you pretty much know the story of Dorothy’s trip to Oz inside and out, right? You’ve had the original Wizard of Oz, the soulful 1970s adaptation The Wiz, Gregory Maguire’s philosophical (fan-fic?) novel Wicked, and the blockbuster musical that followed. You’d think we would have exhausted innovative and compelling ways to tell this narrative. Well, NBC would like to challenge that impression, and their new take on this canonical story is visually rich and narratively innovative. In this episode, we offer five reasons to watch (and one reason not to) Emerald City. 

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Five Reasons to Watch Game of Thrones

Game of Thrones has won more Emmys than any prime time television shows, and with good reason: arguably the most ambitious show ever to grace the small screen, GoT is epic in narrative and aesthetic scale. Its plot twists and turns until you’re spinning, and it’s a good idea not to get too emotionally attached to any character (although, good luck with that). In this episode, we give five reasons to watch the show.




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The 100: S4E9

In “DNR,” episode 4×9 of The 100, Clarke tries to lead all the Grounders, Roan says not so fast, and a battle to the death gets set up. Along the way Raven, Jasper, and Harper decide they’d rather die than live in a bunker, and Octavia tries her hand a farming. It’s a fantastic episode that seems to be setting up even more fantastic things to come. Have a listen while we break it down!

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