"I've never been this miserable in my life."
Marnie was still taking her break-up really badly, especially after she found out that her ex had now gone on vacation with the new girlfriend.
"This happened in two weeks?"
Girls returned to its regular New York setting this week, now that Hannah had come back from Michigan.
I've heard many people say things like "Game of Thrones is the cooler/ better/ non-lame/ whatever version of Lord of the Rings." Their slightly inarticulate implication being that Thrones is a vastly superior take on the old medieval fantasy genre. I totally agree. But really, it is so much more than that.
"Of course you're embarrassed, because this is horribly embarrassing for everyone involved."
"The Return" is the first episode of Girls to take place in Hannah's hometown in Michigan, as she flew in for her parents' anniversary.
The hour long drama has entered its golden age in the past decade, giving us some of the best TV since the medium's inception. Landmark shows like Boardwalk Empire, Breaking Bad and Game of Thrones take their viewers beyond anything television (and in some cases even cinema... *cough* The Wire) have ever before accomplished.
Although it's already fairly entrenched as a part of popular culture (thus technically not "underground"), and is also an HBO show (so it's not "overseas"), I still feel this is as good a place as any to post an article explaining the reasons everyone needs to begin watching Game of Thrones.
Once, while debating the importance (or lack thereof) of industry awards during a Q&A, David Milch was corrected when he said that his previous hit, Deadwood, had been overlooked. Not so. Actor Ian McShane had won for his unforgettable portrayal of Al Swearangen, a cunning and ruthless saloon owner.