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Karen Fratti is a media and technology writer based in New York City. She has contributed to various publications both here and in Rome, Italy, where she used to live. She has an M.A. in Media Studies from The New School University, and if she isn't writing the news or perusing it, she's probably watching Law and Order reruns.

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The Good Wife Recap: No More Saint Alicia in "The Trial"

(26) Comments | Posted November 30, 2014 | 6:07 PM

Note: Do not read on if you have not seen Season 6, Episode 10 of CBS's The Good Wife, titled "The Trial."
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Oh, the suspense is killing me! The mid-season finale was perfect as both of the sub-plots bubbled over...

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Grey's Anatomy Recap: McDreamy and Meredith Are Finished in 'Risk'

(0) Comments | Posted November 21, 2014 | 4:32 PM

Note: Do not read on if you have not seen Season 11, Episode 8 of ABC's Grey's Anatomy, titled "Risk."
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I will not even front: I sat, mouth agape, during that entire last scene. I know, I know, I always want...

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Grey's AnatomyRecap: Everyone Can't Be Right in 'Could We Start Again, Please?'

(2) Comments | Posted November 14, 2014 | 2:27 PM

Note: Do not read on if you have not seen Season 11, Episode 7 of ABC's Grey's Anatomy, titled "Could We Start Again, Please?."

This episode was about rights, being right, and admitting you're wrong:
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1) Amelia gets outed as...

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The Good Wife Recap: Can Alicia and Finn Get a Room Already? in 'Red Zone'

(0) Comments | Posted November 13, 2014 | 8:15 PM

Note: Do not read on if you have not seen Season 6, Episode 8 of CBS's The Good Wife, titled "Red Zone."

It's been a while, I know. But there's not all that much happening over in Saint Alicia's Land. As her campaign gears up, there are a few...

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Grey's Anatomy Recap: No More Shower Sex in 'Don't Let's Start'

(0) Comments | Posted November 8, 2014 | 10:58 AM

Note: Do not read on if you have not seen Season 11, Episode 6 of ABC's Grey's Anatomy, titled "Don't Let's Start."

Finally! I don't like missing weeks of "Grey's Anatomy," especially when the other Shondaland creations get to run. I know it's the oldest of the bunch, but...

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The Good Wife Recap: Baby Lotion and 'Old Spice'

(0) Comments | Posted October 28, 2014 | 2:01 PM

Note: Do not read on if you have not seen Season 6, Episode 6 of CBS's The Good Wife, titled "Old Spice."
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A lot of people really liked this episode, especially after last week's installment. But I don't...

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Grey's Anatomy Recap: VA-GI-NA in "Bend and Break"

(1) Comments | Posted October 23, 2014 | 9:33 PM

Note: Do not read on if you have not seen Season 11, Episode 5 of ABC's Grey's Anatomy, titled "Bend and Break."

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I have an unpopular opinion to share and if you've read my "Grey's" recaps last year you might know what...

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The Good Wife Recap: Let It Go, Alicia? in 'Shiny Objects'

(8) Comments | Posted October 20, 2014 | 6:22 PM

Note: Do not read on if you have not seen Season 6, Episode 5 of CBS's The Good Wife, titled "Shiny Objects."

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Oh, The Good Wife, how do I love thee? Let me count the ways:

1) CARRIE PRESTON! If Elsbeth...

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Grey's Anatomy Recap: The Audacity of Ellis Grey in 'Only Mama Knows'

(0) Comments | Posted October 18, 2014 | 1:18 PM

Note: Do not read on if you have not seen Season 11, Episode 4 of ABC's Grey's Anatomy, titled "Only Mama Knows"

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I will not even try to expound on the construction of this episode and how well they brought back Kate...

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The Good Wife Recap: Wine, Women, and Church Songs in 'Oppo Research'

(1) Comments | Posted October 15, 2014 | 4:30 PM

Note: Do not read on if you have not seen Season 6, Episode 4 of CBS's The Good Wife, titled "Oppo Research."

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What is Oppo Research, you ask? It's all the dirty, nasty things an opponent will dig up on you to...

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Grey's Anatomy Recap: Day Drinking With Meredith in "Got to Be Real"

(17) Comments | Posted October 10, 2014 | 4:23 PM

Note: Do not read on if you have not seen Season 11, Episode 3 of ABC's Grey's Anatomy, titled "Got to Be Real"

Give me a minute to take my foot out of my mouth. This week's episode made me happy for a few reasons.

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The Good Wife Recap: Girl Power in 'Dear God'

(1) Comments | Posted October 7, 2014 | 3:12 PM

Note: Do not read on if you have not seen Season 6, Episode 3 of CBS's The Good Wife, titled "Dear God."

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So now Alicia has been goaded into most likely running for State's Attorney, thanks to a little Gloria Steinem cameo...

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Grey's AnatomyRecap: What's Up With Maggie? in 'Puzzle With a Piece Missing'

(16) Comments | Posted October 4, 2014 | 1:51 PM

Note: Do not read on if you have not seen Season 11, Episode 2 of ABC's "Grey's Anatomy," titled "Puzzle With a Piece Missing"

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Maggie Pierce is having a no good, horrible, very bad day. She's lonely and homesick. She can't remember...

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The Good Wife Recap: Pardon Our Dust in 'Trust Issues'

(2) Comments | Posted October 3, 2014 | 3:22 PM

Note: Do not read on if you have not seen Season 6, Episode 2 of CBS's The Good Wife, titled "Trust Issues."

Sorry for the tardiness on the recap, guys, but I was moving and trying to chew on Cary still in jail, Peter snapping at Alicia, and Taye...

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Grey's Anatomy Recap: Can They Break Up Already? in "I Must Have Lost it in the Wind"

(15) Comments | Posted September 26, 2014 | 1:59 PM

Note: Do not read on if you have not seen Season 11, Episode 1 of ABC's "Grey's Anatomy," titled "I Must Have Lost it in the Wind."

Someone page Yang, please. I have a few major problems with the premiere this season and where they think all of this...

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The Good Wife Recap: Is She Wearing Panties? And Other Scandals in 'The Line'

(5) Comments | Posted September 24, 2014 | 2:35 PM

Note: Do not read on if you have not seen Season 6, Episode 1 of CBS's The Good Wife, titled "The Line."

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No, Will's not back from the dead. I mean, we knew that wouldn't happen, but a girl can dream right?...

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MasterChef Recap: Girls Rule, Boys Drool in 'Winner Chosen'

(4) Comments | Posted September 17, 2014 | 4:53 PM

Note: Do not read on if you haven't seen Season 5, Episode 18 of FOX's "MasterChef" titled "Top 3 Compete."

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Holy Boston Cream Pie, guys. I have to say I am thoroughly pleased with the fact that we had an Elizabeth and Courtney...

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Who Made the Top 3? MasterChefRecap

(0) Comments | Posted September 9, 2014 | 2:40 PM

Note: Do not read on if you haven't seen Season 5, Episode 16 and 17 of FOX's "MasterChef" titled "Top 5 and Top 4 Compete."

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Families and bull balls make for an interesting challenge this week. First, everyone gets a loved one to show up...

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Happily Ever After?The Leftovers Finale Recap

(11) Comments | Posted September 9, 2014 | 9:51 AM

Note: Do not read on if you have not seen Season 1, Episode 10 of HBO's The Leftovers, titled "The Prodigal Son Returns."

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This is what I was waiting for all season. Total and complete chaos.

I was sure we were...

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MasterChefRecap: What's a Croquembouche? in 'Top 6 Compete'

(1) Comments | Posted September 3, 2014 | 4:23 PM

Note: Do not read on if you have not seen Season 5, Episode 12 of FOX's "MasterChef," titled "Top 6 Compete."

What the heck is a croquembouche?

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It's not fair that the only person who knew how to make one,...

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