The Flash Recap: How Did Barry React to the Full Nora/Thawne Backstory?

The CW’s The Flash returned this week, and with it came many answers about how Nora first reacted to discovering her (suppressed) powers, and how she wound up in alliance with her father’s archenemy. RELATED STORIES After Barry threw his and Iris’ daughter into the Pipeline — and after lambasting Sherloque for concealing his suspicions […]

The Flash’s Danielle Panabaker Details the Challenges of Directing Nora’s Backstory — Godspeed Tease Included

For her directorial debut, Danielle Panabaker wasn’t handed any ol’ episode of The CW’s The Flash. Rather, she was tasked with bringing to life Nora West-Allen’s backstory (which of course takes place far into the future. Time travel!). RELATED STORIES This season’s 18th episode (airing Tuesday at 8/7c) also picks up in the wake of […]

Stranger Things season 3: Character backstory to be REVEALED with brand new twist?

Stranger Things captivated Netflix viewers in 2016 with its Stephen King-esque vibes and horror ripped straight from a comic book. And the show’s second season built on the intricate story even further as it expanded the ongoing plight of the citizens of Hawkins, Indiana. Season two also saw some brand new characters being thrown into […]

This Is Us Beth's Backstory Recap: Dance, Dance Evolution

Need to catch up? Check out the previous This Is Us recap here.  Beth Pearson is ready to (teach) dance like nobody’s watching — and it’s a gorgeous thing to watch her get her groove back in this week’s This Is Us. Tuesday’s episode delves deep into Beth’s past, showing us how her childhood love of/affinity […]

Legacies Recap: There's Something Fishy About Landon's Dark Backstory

On paper, Legacies‘ Seylah seems like the perfect mom: She’s a great listener, she makes a mean sandwich and she’s always down for a little ironing. That said, she loses points for using all those things in an overall plot to murder her own son. To be fair, Landon’s mother eventually came around in Thursday’s midseason […]

Captain Marvel trailer: Is Captain Marvel's cat a SPOILER for Nick Fury's backstory?

Captain Marvel is setting the pace for Marvel movies, with its brand new trailer igniting an unprecedented level of excitement. Fans have been dissecting the two minute and 18-second video for any and all hints at movie plot points. From the heroes outfits to the dialogue spoken, everything has been parsed. But one small detail, […]

The Good Doctor Recap: Glassman's Side Effects Worsen — Plus: Park's Backstory Revealed?

Fall behind? Read our previous Good Doctor recap here. This week on The Good Doctor, Glassman continues to struggle with the side effects of his radiation treatment, while Park and Morgan treat a teenager whose parents don’t believe in vaccines. RELATED

The Gifted's Skyler Samuels Teases the Frosts' 'Incredibly Traumatic' Backstory

This Tuesday, while you’re waiting for Election Night results to trickle in, The Gifted (Fox, 8/7c) not only serves up a new episode but one that promises to shed much light on the Frosts’ chilling backstory. “It was a big episode,” avows series regular Skyler Samuels, who with the help of stand-ins Amber Erwin and […]

American Horror Story: Apocalypse Recap: Michael's Twisted Backstory Involves Yet Another AHS Season

Over the course of just four episodes, American Horror Story: Apocalypse has gone from being a show about Earth’s last survivors to a show about the timeless struggle between witches and warlocks. That’s an impressive leap, even by AHS‘ standards. Wednesday’s episode turned the clock back three years, when Outpost 3 was still an elite […]

The backstory of how America coordinated with some of the world’s most powerful nations to tank the dollar

(Photo by Michael Evans/The White House/Getty Images) Officials of the Trump administration have said they want a weak dollar. The US government pushing for a weak greenback breaks with recent tradition. But 35 years ago, the Reagan administration worked with foreign governments to weaken the dollar. At the beginning of the year, Treasury Secretary Steve […]