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Aug

Doctor Who Countdown: 4 More Days

Doctor Who Countdown: 4 More Days

[dropcap]H[/dropcap]ope you’ve got your sofa handy to hide behind, because today’s countdown to the Doctor Who premiere of Series 8 this Saturday continues with my top four scariest villains of the reboot (i.e. 2004-present). The writers have been appropriately coming up with new monsters for each series, so we likely won’t see many of these again, but I had to scare, er, share anyway!

Of course…

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An Open Letter To Stephanie Perkins

An Open Letter To Stephanie Perkins @naturallysteph. I just read Isla & the Happily Ever After…

Dear Stephanie,

I am not sure if you are aware, but when the ladies of That’s Normal feel exceedingly passionate about something it must be presented in letter form. Here is your letter. A couple of summers ago I spent an entire day, no longer surrounded by the sounds smells and actions of my small children, but instead in a boarding school across the Atlantic with Anna and the French Kiss. I…

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Breaking Down the Black Sails Season 2 Trailer

Breaking Down the Black Sails Season 2 Trailer @BlkSails_Starz

When season one of Black Sails ended earlier this year, I thought there was no way I could possibly have more unanswered questions for season two. And then, well, Starz released the first trailer for season two.

And I have more questions. Tons more questions.

So I got Nikki on the horn to break it all down, vanity-fair style. But first, WATCH ALL THE SWASH-BUCKLING GOODNESS.

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18

Aug

Doctor Who Series 8 Countdown

Doctor Who Series 8 Countdown

[dropcap]G[/dropcap]reetings, That’s Normal Whovians! As you all know, Doctor Who Series 8 and new doctor’s début episode airs THIS SATURDAY August 23 at 8pm EDT! The premier is called “Deep Breath” and the preview was finally released this weekend. If you haven’t seen it, check it out now:

T-Rex? Madame Vastra? Peter Capaldi in a…

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Sleepy Hollow “Outside the Con” SDCC 2014

More #TNSDCC (b/c we just can’tquit it) Sleepy Hollow- “Outside the Con” at SDCC 2014

We’re not actually done with stories from Comic Con yet, you guys. TNSDCC 2014 was THAT Epic!

[quote]“There really is no shark to jump, because in the pilot, we kicked the shark in the teeth.”  -Tom Mison[/quote]

[dropcap]A[/dropcap]s anyone who spends time with That’s Normal knows, I am a sucker for Sleepy Hollow on Fox! If you are yet to be indoctrinated into it’s special brand of zany, you can…

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16

Aug

Talking Outlander Episode 102: Castle Leoch

It’s TIme for Talking Outlander Episode 102: Castle Leoch with @hypable @outlanderstarz #outlander #itstime

WE DID IT YOU GUYS!

We had a goal of talking about Outlander for less than an hour this week & we totally killed it. Coming in at just over 38 minutes, you can TOTALLY watch this entire video while you’re making dinner/doing the dishes/pretending to pay attention to your kids/husband/listening to your mom on the phone. No excuses, k?

In case you missed our first Talking Outlander, you might want…

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15

Aug

The Elders Are Never Wrong: The Giver Movie Review

The Elders Are Never Wrong: @TheGiverMovie Review

I went to see a screening of the Giver movie on Tuesday night, Thank you Weinstein company. I haven’t read the book, which came out after I had graduated high school, so I only knew the basic premise for the film after seeing the cast at NerdHQ at Comic-con. I remember people very confused as to why The Giver would be at Comic-con but they were those who thought comic-con was only for comic…

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Starz announces Outlander Season 2

Starz announces Outlander Season 2

[dropcap]I[/dropcap]n news that surprises no one (but excites many), Starz announced this morning that they will be renewing Outlander for a second season and it will be based on the second novel in the series, Dragonfly in Amber.

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This development is no surprise to those of us that have been following the making of the series since the beginning. With tons of fan excitement, a huge marketing…

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Goodbye, Channing Tatum

[dropcap]D[/dropcap]ear Channing (no, I will never call you “Chan”),

I’ve tried. I really tried. I was pretty up front about my feelings and concerns, but you’ve done nothing to address them. Do you know how hard it has been to watch you go from this:channning-tatum-shirtless-magic-mike-entertainment-weekly-01source

To this?

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Have you given any consideration to how I feel? You clearly just don’t care about me at all.

I know what you’re gonna say:…

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14

Aug

Real Quick Catch Up With: Robert Pattinson

Real Quick Catch Up With: #RobertPattinson

If you’re new to That’s Normal you may not know where this site came from and how Bekah and I started it… well, you might (not) be surprised to know we used to write about Twilight and that main Vampire dream boat Robert Pattinson on a DAILY basis. I know, I know, I don’t know how we did it but alas all these years later we are here. So to go from daily posts about the man, the myth, the Ron (our…

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