Month: June 2015

Poldark Recap Episode 2: My Sillibub Brings All The Boys To The Yard (But Not Ross)

This week’s episode of Poldark starts with Ross Poldark and his servant Judd talking about mining. “Tis in the blood,” as Ross’s father used to put it. This is cross cut with a montage of the Wheal Reath mine being closed by the evil Warleggans as they twirl their moustaches and tie damsels to train…

Poldark Recap Episode 1: Dramatic Horseback Riding On Cliffs

Poldark is a new BBC miniseries based on the series of historical fiction novels by Winston Graham. This adaptation stars Aidan Turner probably best known to American audiences as Kili, the hot dwarf in the interspecies romance in The Hobbit trilogy. As the titular Ross Poldark, Turner has ample opportunity to show off his brooding…

“Making Your Life Better”: Emma Approved and Audience Participation

Emma Approved is the third web series created by Bernie Su and Hank Green as a part of the media group, Pemberley Digital, which also boasts The Lizzie Bennet Diaries and Welcome to Sanditon. In this series, Emma Woodhouse and Alex Knightley are the founders of Emma Approved, the lifestyle and matchmaking division of the…