Dreadful Thoughts: “Little Scorpion”

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“Little Scorpion” may be Penny Dreadful’s shortest episode yet, clocking in at only 48 minutes, but it’s chock full of some meaningful stuff.  We spend a lot of time unpacking Ethan and Ives’ relationship, as well as finding time to discuss the finer points of tree hatred, The Flaming Pole (TM), villain monologuing, the “q” …

Dreadful Thoughts: “Glorious Horrors”

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Morning after pains abound on both this week’s episodes of Penny Dreadful and Dreadful Thoughts.  Dorian, Angelique, Malcolm, Kali, Victor, and Lily are all feeling the various pangs of post coitus, while Brad and Ash are recovering from GeeklyCon.  Things get weird listeners.  We manage to pull it together enough to disrespect the dead, talk …

Dreadful Thoughts: The Nightcomers

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Here we are, only 3 episodes into the season with a full flashback episode revealing more of Vanessa Ives’ mysterious past.  This week we discuss “The Nightcomers” and just what exactly they’re talking about with all the sister kissing.  Because really, they keep bringing it up.  Also we talk anti-Irish sentiment, cow murder, Hogwarts jokes, …