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When she's not satisfying her addiction to (amazing) teen dramas at tvtag's fan-dedicated pages for Pretty Little Liars and Teen Wolf, Vanessa Berben frequently gets super-deep and nerdy at Starburst Magazine and sporadically examines classic thrillers at FEARnet.

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The Walking Dead: Eugene's Betrayal

(1) Comments | Posted November 13, 2014 | 12:03 PM

Co-Author: Justice Revils, founder of @StuffThangsTWD

Caution: Spoilers if you (still?!) haven't seen The Walking Dead, "Self-Help"

This week tvtag and Justice Revils focus on the biggest reveal of the season so far: Eugene finally admits he isn't a scientist rocking an awesome mullet, he's just a regular...

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TWD 503: "Four Walls and a Roof" Can't Contain Rick in Beast-Mode

(4) Comments | Posted October 28, 2014 | 6:03 PM

Major spoilers ahead if you haven't seen the latest episode of The Walking Dead, "Four Walls and a Roof."

For Walking Dead fans there's nothing quite like a Beast-Rick appearance and he was in full-effect this week when he finally came up against Gareth and the survivors from Terminus. What...

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We're Still Processing that Ending to The Walking Dead "Strangers"

(4) Comments | Posted October 25, 2014 | 12:05 AM

I've had a few days to try and recover from that shocking ending to the latest episode of The Walking Dead, but I still get really uncomfortable every time I watch it. Let's not dig too deeply into the fact that I've insisted on rewatching "Strangers" several times even though...

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The Walking Dead Expert-Fans Weigh In on Episode 501, 'No Sanctuary'

(2) Comments | Posted October 14, 2014 | 11:44 AM

This week The Walking Dead's fifth season "literally" exploded onto our screens and tvtag has teamed up with some of the most popular TWD experts to bring you all-things "No Sanctuary." Caution: Spoilers ahead if you have yet to watch the premiere.

VB: Let's start with overall reactions....

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Pretty Little Liars Fans Still Reeling from Mona's Death

(3) Comments | Posted September 24, 2014 | 11:21 AM

Co-Author: Jaymie Bailey | All Things PLL

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I can't speak for everyone at tvtag, but I'm personally still coming to grips with the loss of my favorite non-Liar, Mona Vanderwaal. But at least I've got a partner-in-grief in Jaymie...

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Pretty Little Liars 512: 'Taking This One to the Grave'

(3) Comments | Posted September 2, 2014 | 2:05 PM

Co-Authors: Jaymie Bailey, All Things PLL | Tara Filliater, Crazy PLL 901

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I'm still shocked at Pretty Little Liars midseason finale and trying to cope with the death of my favorite non-Liar. (Spoiler alert for anyone who hasn't been...

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Pretty Little Liars 511: No One Here Can Love or Understand Me

(0) Comments | Posted August 22, 2014 | 12:54 PM

Co-Authors: Jaymie Bailey, All Things PLL | Tara Filliater, Crazy PLL 901

We're days away from Pretty Little Liars' midseason finale and tvtag's got it covered. Everyone's favorite expert, Jaymie Bailey of All Things PLL is here with popular theorist Tara Filliator,...

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Laurent Quenioux, Vertical Wine Bistro: 'You Need to Know Where Your Food Comes From'

(0) Comments | Posted August 20, 2014 | 11:03 AM

Vertical Wine Bistro first came on my radar by way of the owner, Walking Dead's executive producer Gale Anne Hurd. But it's their executive chef that has me the most intrigued, as Laurent Quenioux is a man well-known for his passion for local and sustainably-sourced...

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Pretty Little Liars 510: "A Dark Ali"

(0) Comments | Posted August 15, 2014 | 2:50 PM

Every week tvtag pairs up with Jaymie Bailey, founder of All Things PLL, to bring you in-depth analysis of our favorite show Pretty Little Liars. Spoilers ahead if you haven't seen the latest episode, "A Dark Ali."

VB: There's so much we need to dive into!

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Pretty Little Liars 509: "March of Crimes"

(0) Comments | Posted August 8, 2014 | 10:45 AM

Every week tvtag pairs up with Jaymie Bailey, founder of All Things PLL, to discuss the latest episode of Pretty Little Liars -- so mind the spoilers ahead if you haven't seen "March of Crimes" yet!

VB: Even though more questions hang in the air, we...

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Pretty Little Liars 508: "Scream For Me"

(1) Comments | Posted August 4, 2014 | 10:21 AM

Each week, tvtag pairs up with Jaymie Bailey of All Things PLL to discuss the latest episode of Pretty Little Liars. Spoilers ahead if you haven't seen "Scream For Me."

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VB: I don't think I've ever disliked a storyline...

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Pretty Little Liars 507: "The Silence of E. Lamb"

(0) Comments | Posted July 24, 2014 | 5:15 PM

Every week, tvtag pairs up with Jaymie Bailey, founder of All Things PLL, to discuss the latest episode of Pretty Little Liars. Beware of "The Silence of E. Lamb" spoilers!

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VB: I love episodes that focus on these amazing...

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Teen Wolf 405: "I.E.D."

(0) Comments | Posted July 23, 2014 | 3:26 PM

This week on Teen Wolf all eyes are on the new, deadly assassins who have invaded Beacon Hills (High School) to hunt down the names on the Benefactor's list and I'll admit that over at tvtag. I'm struggling a bit with this "teen assassin" plotline. Spoilers ahead if...

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Pretty Little Liars 506: "Run, Ali, Run"

(0) Comments | Posted July 18, 2014 | 2:41 PM

For the fifth season of Pretty Little Liars tvtag is teaming up with Jaymie Bailey of All Things PLL to break down our favorite moments. Spoilers ahead if you haven't seen "Run, Ali, Run."

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VB: Seriously this season is...

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Teen Wolf 404: "The Benefactor"

(0) Comments | Posted July 18, 2014 | 12:40 PM

Over at tvtag we were really looking forward to finally meeting the Benefactor in this week's Teen Wolf. Sadly that proved to be a bit of a tease, though I guess we shouldn't be all that surprised. Caution, some spoilers ahead if you haven't seen Teen Wolf Episode...

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Pretty Little Liars 505: "Miss Me X 100"

(0) Comments | Posted July 10, 2014 | 3:52 PM

It's time for some Pretty Little Liars 100th Episode Madness with tvtag and Jaymie Bailey, founder of All Things PLL! Here we go -- mind the spoilers:

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VB: "Miss Me x 100" delivers what we reAlly want: explosive kisses,...

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Teen Wolf 403: "Muted"

(0) Comments | Posted July 9, 2014 | 4:53 PM

Caution, spoilers ahead if you haven't seen the latest episode of Teen Wolf, "Muted."

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This week's episode ensures no one at tvtag is going to sleep for a while and I may or may not have watched the opening sequence from in between...

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Pretty Little Liars 504: "Thrown From the Ride"

(0) Comments | Posted July 7, 2014 | 10:07 AM

For the fifth season of Pretty Little Liars tvtag is pairing up with Jaymie Bailey, founder of All Things PLL, to discuss the latest episode, "Thrown From the Ride." Caution: Spoilers Ahead.

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I don't even know where to begin...

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Teen Wolf 402: "117"

(1) Comments | Posted July 1, 2014 | 5:40 PM

This week's Teen Wolf, "117" picked up right where we left off: Kate Argent the Were-jaguar somehow zapped Derek back in time and turned him into "Baby Derek," the teenaged version of himself played by the actor Ian Nelson.

Wrap your heads around that for a second. Okay let's move...

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Pretty Little Liars 503: "Surfing the Aftershocks"

(0) Comments | Posted June 26, 2014 | 10:48 AM

Pretty Little Liars returns this week with another suspenseful (confusing?) episode and tvtag's pairing up with Jaymie Bailey, founder of All Things PLL to discuss our most burning questions. Caution: "Surfing the Aftershocks" spoilers.

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All the girls are metaphorically...

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