A Million Little Things Recap: Between Plymouth Rock and a Hard Place

Need to catch up? Check out the previous A Million Little Things recap here.  Happy Valentine’s Day! Let’s talk about divorce! Eddie and Katherine’s heretofore civil divorce mediations hit a major snag in this week’s A Million Little Things, and the fact that the episode airs on a holiday traditionally devoted to love is just the icing […]

A Million Little Things Recap: Regina Confronts a Long-Hidden Family Secret

Need to catch up? Check out the previous A Million Little Things recap here.  Congratulations, Regina! It’s finally time for your restaurant’s grand opening, and all you’ve got to do is double-check the linens, go over the specials with the waitstaff and try to fend off the soul-crushing memories your mom’s mere presence stirs up for […]

A Million Little Things' Christina Ochoa Leaving? Show Boss, Star Weigh In

Ashley’s trip to Spain may last quite some time, according to A Million Little Things creator/executive producer DJ Nash and star Christina Ochoa. In Thursday’s episode, Ochoa’s character was seen making a tearful goodbye phone call to Gary, then boarding a plane to Spain using the ticket Jon bought her before he died. Earlier in the […]

Schitt's Creek Holiday Special Recap: Yule Laugh a Lot, Yule Cry a Little

If the Schitt’s Creek holiday special didn’t leave you feeling festive, you might have to consider the possibility that you have a lump of coal where your heart ought to be. The Daniel Levy-penned episode — a precursor to the Pop gem’s Season 5 premiere in January — was sweet, funny and a glorious reminder […]

A Million Little Things Fall Finale: EP Teases 'We'll Say Goodbye' to One Member of ABC Drama's Ensemble

Warning: This post contains spoilers for A Million Little Things‘ fall finale.  “I’m not the man everyone thinks I am,” A Million Little Things‘ Jon told Ashley in a flashback at the end of Wednesday’s fall finale, just before the pair kissed. Could it be that the family man and business mogul contained even more mysteries […]

Book Excerpt: The Enduring Power of ‘Little Women’

The greatness of Little Women is one of those things that’s become such conventional wisdom, it’s almost taken for granted — as though everyone so accepts the book’s brilliance, it’s become strangely underrated. That’s part of why Little, Brown’s new 150th anniversary edition of Louisa May Alcott’s classic is so valuable; the volume’s gorgeous design and handsome […]

Too little, too late? Merkel comes to Chemnitz to ease ethnic tensions, but faces mass protest

German Chancellor Angela Merkel finally visited the eastern German city of Chemnitz, more than two months after massive right-wing protests there. However, twenty times as many people came to protest against her than to see her. In late August, the city of Chemnitz witnessed a surge of anti-immigrant sentiment after the fatal stabbing of a […]