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Hi, this Natalie. If I had to narrow down when I became addicted to pop culture and TV, hands down it would be when I tuned into dun-a-nun-a-nunt-na-na Beverly Hills 90210. I became obsessed with all things 90210 and carried that addiction over to other dramas and sitcoms. Parlaying my love of writing and TV watching with a blogging gig at MTV and entertainment and pop culture writer for Regal Magazine. You can follow me @forevergoode

'Extant' Season 1 Finale Recap: The Life Savior of Humanity

September 18th, 2014 11:51am EDT
Extant
“Extant’s” final ep of the season ended on bittersweet note; Ethan finally discovered his purpose, which has ramifications for everyone, and Molly unknowingly got the miracle child she always wanted.

Let’s begin the “Ascension” recap in 3, 2, 1…ready for lift off? Well, I’m starting even if you’re not. “Extant’s” 13th and final episode of the season (fingers crossed for another season, no renewal date has been announced) kicks off with a somber Ethan playing with a space shuttle toy in his room, signaling Molly’s return to the Seraphim.

She comes in to apologize about freaking out on him ...
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‘Extant’ Season 1, Episode 12 Recap: 'Before the Blood'

September 11th, 2014 11:56am EDT
‘Extant’ Season 1, Episode 12 Recap: 'Before the Blood'
“Extant’s” penultimate episode “Before the Blood” reveals just how vulnerable everyone is to the Offspring’s abilities—including him. Julie uncovers Odin’s true motives for Ethan and John desperately wants Molly whole again.

“Extant’s” 12th episode opens with Katie spinning an outrageous tale to Shawn about escaping the Seraphim. While her shipmates were killing each other, she boarded a pod and floated around space a la Sandra Bullock in “Gravity” for two years. That is until she was rescued by a French shuttle, which docked her back onto the Seraphim.

There are two major red flags with ...
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'Candidly Nicole' Season 1 Finale 'How To Love Your Girlfriends'

September 5th, 2014 9:03am EDT
Candidly Nicole
Girlfriends, take note: when your wayward reality show friend plans a surprise girls’ getaway weekend, be warned, it’s not what you’d expect. It certainly came as a surprise to Nicole Richie’s three gal pals—already en route to the unknown locales—that thought they outgrew their kumbaya nights under the stars.

Unfortunately for them, Nicole has never had those memories. Unsatisfied with living vicariously through her friends’ childhood camp memories she disguises their girlfriend retreat into a camping meet and greet on the season finale of “Candidly Nicole,” and seventh ep “How to Love Yo...
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'Extant' Season 1 Episode 11 Recap: A New World

September 4th, 2014 10:47am EDT
Extant
It’s a whole new world, Extanichs and not where you want to be, trust me. Especially if you’re Molly, Ethan or Yasumoto. In “Extant’s" 11th episode, “A New World,” we pick up right where we left off: everyone’s in danger.

John tracks Ethan’s getaway to their house, unfortunately the future doesn’t allow for Dad to tap into a security cam to see who Ethan is with. Unfortunately it’s not who it's suppose to be, but A.I hater Odin. Like a snake wrapping its body around a bunny, he preys on Ethan’s trust and naiveté by telling the kid bot that John has plans to slow him down because he’s progr...
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‘Candidly Nicole’ Season 1, Episode 7 ‘How to Say Yes’

August 29th, 2014 7:59am EDT
Candidly Nicole
Taking a page out of Jim Carrey’s cinematic playbook (anyone remember “Yes Man?” I didn’t think so. Netflix it, if you’re curious) Nicole decides to say yes…to everything. And her pals have a good ‘ole time taking advantage of her accommodating state.

“Candidly Nicole’s” “How to Say Yes” ep opens with Nicole and friend Jamie poking around an earthy bookstore. Jamie pushes them to get a reading from the in store witch. After dropping some Wicca gems—like the study of ghosts secretly sexing us, a startling claim that comes in handy later—the witch determines Nicole is a negative nilly. She c...
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'Extant' Season 1 Recap: Episode 9: 'Care and Feeding' and Episode 10: 'A Pack of Cards'

August 29th, 2014 6:00am EDT
Extant
Molly’s foreboding philosophy of “no risk, no reward” has finally come into play with “Extant’s” second “two-hour event;” episodes 9 and 10: “Care and Feeding" and "A Pack of Cards.” Sparks risks everything to reunite his broken family. Molly meets the son she never really had and Kryger makes the ultimate sacrifice.

Reunited and Feels So Wrong- The first hour of “Extant” opens right where we left off. Sparks is face-to-face with his long lost adult daughter again. Only this time he can touch her. Cue “The Twilight Zone” theme song. The corpse of Molly has vanished and been replaced with 1...
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‘Candidly Nicole’ Episode 6 Gives Throwback Tribute to ‘Beverly Hills 90210’

August 28th, 2014 8:29pm EDT
Candidly Nicole
It was the greatest show of all time, according to Nicole Richie, who took advantage of her throwback Thursday airtime to school lil sis Sophia on the show that changed the world. Considering her sissy prob wasn’t even born when the teen drama invaded our small screens in the early ‘90s, her ignorance of the illicit escapades of Brenda, Kelly and Dylan aren’t too surprising. Like any big sis, Nicole’s got her covered by dragging her down memory lane--where cell phones were nonexistent (unless you were Zach Morris) and looking someone in the eye wasn’t Emily Valentine creepy—via a “9-0-Tour-...
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6 Bombshell Discoveries From ‘Extant’s’ Double Episodes’

August 27th, 2014 6:35pm EDT
6 Bombshell Discoveries From ‘Extant’s’ Double Episodes’
Double the episodes, double the trouble for Molly, which was made all the more apparent by the major bombshells dropped on last week’s bundle episodes 7 and 8 (“More in Heaven and Earth” and “Incursion”)and the explosive discoveries just keep coming if you peeped the promo for tonight’s “Extant event.” But let’s focus on what we already know: Molly’s major alien baby drama, Ethan’s rapid transition to being a real boy and Julie’s beau’s hidden agenda. Where should we start?

1.Ethan’s Better Than You- John’s constant attempts at turning Ethan into a human boy have been, for the most part, f...
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‘Candidly Nicole’ Episode 5 Recap 'Who’s The Boss?'

August 15th, 2014 9:06am EDT
‘Candidly Nicole’ Episode 5 Recap 'Who’s The Boss?'
Nicole tries to find her authoritative side working at a fashion magazine.

Being a boss takes more than donning the nameplate necklace, so Nicole realizes when she takes on being guest editor of Who What Wear fashion mag in “Candidly Nicole’s” fifth ep “How to be a Boss.”

Nicole’s sauntering into the E.I.C’s office (she’s the pal that landed her the gig) while she’s on the phone is a big red flag of what NOT to do. Want some more? Being the main distraction that everyone stops work for. Nicole was just that for Who What Wear writers by taking selfies on a colleague’s phone, stealing anoth...
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'Extant' Season 1 Episode 6 recap: 'Nightmares'

August 14th, 2014 11:13am EDT
'Extant' Season 1 Episode 6 recap: 'Nightmares'
Ethan begins having nightmares. Molly discovers she was used as bait on the Seraphim.

Given the number of heart-palpitating scenes showcased in “Extant’s” sixth episode “Nightmares,” it’s no wonder we all don’t wake up in a cold sweat come Thursday morning. No doubt Molly wishes the discovery of Sparks’ daughter being the first test subject, or casualty, for the Seraphim mission prior to her stepping on the shuttle is another hallucination. Or, in keeping with the theme: nightmare.

Sorry, the only person having an actual nightmare is Ethan. And he’s not built for them. Even so, he interru...
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