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The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel Brisket Recipe

On The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel brisket plays an important role. Brisket is one of Mrs. Maisel’s best dishes in Amazon’s original series. She uses her brisket as a bribe to get her husband, an aspiring comedian, good times slots at the Gas Light, their comedy club of choice. Busy? Pin this recipe for later Recently, my amazing […]

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Your Guide to ‘Catastrophe,’ the Original Amazon Series

UPDATED: Catastrophe was the first series my Summer Binge-Watch Challenge group watched. We watched the entire series in June 2018. Here is the audio from the Facebook Live event we had after the month was over. I talk about what worked and what didn’t, what I liked and what I hated. You can also listen to this […]

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‘Parks and Recreation’ and the Power of Knope

Parks and Recreation, the NBC comedy that ended in 2015, has become my metaphorical comfort food. How did I miss this gem when it aired? Disclosure: Media Medusa receives a small commission, at no extra cost to you, if you purchase something through the affiliate links on this post. In case you missed it too, Parks […]

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Netflix Comedy ‘Lady Dynamite’ Refuses to be Labeled

Lady Dynamite is a Netflix series starring comedian Maria Bamford. If you’re not familiar with her, you’ve probably seen her on TV and didn’t realize who she was. She had a guest spot on Louie, and she’s the school principal on Fresh Off the Boat. She also voices a whole stable of characters on Adventure Time, The Legend of […]

Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life isn't the wrap-up show you're expecting.

‘Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life’ Binge Review

How is the Netflix Gilmore Girls revival? Mild Spoilers on the premise, nothing that isn’t revealed in the first ten minutes. If you haven’t watched the original Gilmore Girls TV show, do so. It’s a fun family drama with snappy dialogue and realistic relationships set across a fairy tale land called Stars Hollow where people […]