Season Premiere — Covert Affairs, “Begin the Begin”

Although they are known for their lightweight, summery nature, I like basically all of USA's series. I guess I'd have to like them a lot to write my entire MA thesis about them. But even though I'll watch almost anything USA Network puts on the air, there is certainly a clear distinction between what I … Continue reading Season Premiere — Covert Affairs, “Begin the Begin”

Season finale — Covert Affairs, “I Can’t Quit You, Baby” and “When the Levee Breaks”

I've intentionally stayed away from writing up my thoughts on Covert Affairs in recent weeks after the Auggie episode, but even if I did write each week, it'd feel like I was banging the same, boring drum every time. You know, kind of how the series has done to us over the summer. That said, … Continue reading Season finale — Covert Affairs, “I Can’t Quit You, Baby” and “When the Levee Breaks”

Covert Affairs, “Communication Breakdown”

It's weird, I am actually excited to write about Covert Affairs today! Of course, that feeling suggests that there is also something wrong with the series, doesn't it? "Communication Breakdown" is, by far, my favorite episode of the series so far. On one hand, I feel much better about the series moving forward because hey, … Continue reading Covert Affairs, “Communication Breakdown”

Covert Affairs, “Houses of the Holy”

Last week, I ranted about how I didn't really enjoy Covert Affairs that much, mostly because of Piper Perabo's performance. I still feel that way, but for whatever reason, "Houses of the Holy" at least kept my interest a little more than the post-pilot efforts. I literally cannot explain it, but I totally enjoyed this … Continue reading Covert Affairs, “Houses of the Holy”