Episode 105: What to Watch Next TV Bracket 2019

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In this episode, we work our way through our own version of March Madness: our third annual What to Watch Next TV Bracket! At the end of this episode, you will get to vote on what TV series we will watch and discuss next from among four categories: Comedy, Crime, Drama, and SFF. Previous brackets in Episode 57 and Episode 81.

BUT BEFORE WE START THAT

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Links

Comedy
Lady Dynamite
GLOW
Superstore
Sex Education
High Maintenance
Trophy Wife
Cougar Town
Atlanta
Dear White People
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Fleabag
Jane the Virgin
The Lizzie Bennet Diaries
Black-ish
Grace and Frankie
Strangers with Candy
Derry Girls
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Brooklyn Nine-Nine
Grown-ish
Galavant
Younger
Parks and Recreation

Crime
Midsomer Murders
How to Get Away with Murder
The Killing
MI: 5 (aka Spooks)
Mindhunter
Power
The Doctor Blake Mysteries
Leverage
Vera
Broadchurch
Claws
Scott and Bailey
The Wire
The Good Fight
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The Fall S2

Drama
The Hour
Homeland
The L-Word S2-6
Last Tango in Halifax
Boomerang
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Pose
For the People
Brown Girls
Empire
Howards End
Nashville
Counterpart
Vida
The West Wing
Victoria
Feud
Little Women
Lark Rise to Candleford
Masters of Sex
Being Mary Jane (Kaavia James Instagram)
The Chi
The Bletchley Circle
ER

SFF
The Librarians
Orphan Black
Charmed (reboot)
Merlin
Crazyhead
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Umbrella Academy
The Magicians
Luke Cage
Buffy the Vampire Slayer
Eureka
Stars Trek
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Agent Carter
Penny Dreadful
American Horror Story
Lost Girl
Star Trek: Discovery
The Expanse
Black Mirror
Warehouse 13
Jessica Jones
Xena: Warrior Princess
Deadly Class
Bored to Death
Dark Matter
Stranger Things
The Dresden Files
American Gods
Runaways
Cloak & Dagger
Birds of Prey
A Series of Unfortunate Events
Battlestar Galactica

Vote now on what show we will watch!

 

Musical Obsessions
Anna: “Celebrity Skin” by Hole from the Captain Marvel soundtrack
Alene: “Come As You Are” by Nirvana from the Captain Marvel soundtrack

Obsessions
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Shared: Captain Marvel
Anna: Plants vs. ZombiesUnmarriageable by Soniah Kamal
Alene: Hex Hall by Rachel Hawkins

 

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Episode 61: The Daughter of Time Deep Dive with @twobossydames

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We joined forces with Margaret and Sophie of Two Bossy Dames to take a closer look at the 1951 mystery classic The Daughter of Time by Josephine Tey. Much cleverness, and many readalikes and watchalikes, ensued. PLUS: A Young Olds discussion of Harry Styles and his debut single.

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Links
The Two Bossy Dames wall clock
Simini Blocker
Persuasion Deep Dive
Derek Jacobi reads The Daughter of Time
Decades After Her Death, Mystery Still Surrounds Crime Novelist Josephine Tey” (Vanity Fair)
History in the Archives by Natalie Zemon Davis
Game of Thrones/A Song of Ice and Fire
A Proud Taste for Scarlet and Miniver by E.L. Konigsburg
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The Lion in Winter
The White Queen
From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler by E.L. Konigsburg
How Can This Be So Gripping? Josephine Tey’s The Daughter of Time” by Jo Walton
Wolf Hall and Bring Up the Bodies by Hilary Mantel
Five Things We’ve Learned about Richard III Since He Was Found” (CNN)
Richard III by William Shakespeare
The Eyre Affair by Jasper Fforde
“Tonypandy” (Wikipedia): “Grant adopts the term “Tonypandy” to describe widely believed historical myths, such as the supposed shootings at the Tonypandy Riots, and believes popular accounts of Richard’s activities to fall into this category.”
Kenyon College
Denison University
Colleges that Change Lives
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Reign
Brat Farrar
To Love and Be Wise

Readalikes and Watchalikes
The Hollow Crown (Richard II, Henry IV parts 1 and 2, Henry V)
The Princes in the Tower by Alison Weir
The Sunne in Splendour by Sharon Kay Penman
Hild by Nicola Griffith
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The Usual Suspects
The Singing Detective
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Lady Jane
Jo Walton’s Small Change series (Farthing, Ha’penny, Half a Crown)
Hamilton: An American Musical
Richard III: The King in the Car Park
Richard III: Martyr or Monster?
The King’s Grave: The Discovery of Richard III’s Lost Burial Place and the Clues it Holds by Philippa Langley and Michael Jones
The Murders of Richard III by Elizabeth Peters
The Wench is Dead by Colin Dexter (Inspector Morse)
To Prove a Villain by Guy Townsend
The Josephine Tey mysteries by Nicola Upson
O’ Artful Death by Sarah Stewart Taylor
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Rear Window
Dorothy Dunnett (start with The Game of Kings)
Val McDermid
Tana French

Musical Obsessions
Margaret: “Let’s Get Out of This Country” by Camera Obscura
Anna: “Fall Apart Again” by Brandi Carlile
Alene: “Welcome to New York” off the Greatest City in the World Spotify playlist
Sophie: “Sign of the Times” by Harry Styles

Honorable mention musical obsession

Obsessions

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Sophie: Harry Styles/One Direction
Margaret: Please Like Me (see also Disappointing Gay Best Friend)
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Anna: An Extraordinary Union by Alyssa Cole
Alene: Fleabag