Jefferson Grubbs
Jefferson is a Philly-based writer and self-professed entertainment junkie. A graduate of Northwestern University’s Creative Writing for the Media program, he spends his days watching way too much television and memorizing useless trivia like every Oscar-winning actor ever. Follow him on Twitter @MrScreenAddict.

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The Saint Of Killers Claimed A Surprising Victim On 'Preacher'

The second episode of Preacher's sophomore season picks up right where the premiere left off: with the Saint Of Killers hot on the gang's heels… and by the end of the hour, the hellish gunslinger will...
By Jefferson Grubbs

Spider-Man Was In The MCU Before 'Civil War'

Every film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe is chock full of Easter Eggs, references, and subtle connections to other films in the franchise… but perhaps no allusion was more subtle than the recently-...
By Jefferson Grubbs

Miles Morales Is Coming Soon To The MCU

Although moviegoers have now seen three different versions of the O.G. webslinger Peter Parker, there's another iteration of the popular superhero who has yet to make the leap from page to screen. But...
By Jefferson Grubbs

Recap 'Preacher' Season 1 Before Hitting The Road With Season 2

There is no lack of superheroes onscreen these days, but this Preacher Season 1 recap will get you caught up with one of the most unusual ones on television. While ABC and Netflix explore the offshoot...
By Jefferson Grubbs

Defeat Won't Keep Selina Meyer (Or 'Veep') From Making A Comeback

For six years, HBO's Veep has mined comedy from the exploits of a fictional D.C. that feels so real it might very well be exist in a parallel universe just shy of our own. But how much longer can the ...
By Jefferson Grubbs

Big Changes Are Hitting 'Silicon Valley' In Season 5

For four seasons, HBO's Silicon Valley has delighted savvy audiences with the combination of its cringeworthy comedy and its astute skewering of the self-important tech industry. But if it feels like ...
By Jefferson Grubbs

A Step-By-Step Guide To The Drake & Josh Feud

Bette and Joan. Elton and Madonna. Donald and Rosie. Kanye and Taylor. There may be a new addition to the list of epic Hollywood feuds. After some deleted tweets, fans are wondering why Drake Bell and...
By Jefferson Grubbs

Fans Won't Be Waiting Long For The 'Rocko's Modern Life' Reboot

If you're already having '90s flashbacks from the ongoing feud between former child stars Drake Bell and Josh Peck, then you're gonna want to hold on to your hat… because Nickelodeon has just announce...
By Jefferson Grubbs

The 'Jurassic World' Sequel Now Has A Title

Given the fact that a Jurassic World sequel was announced almost exactly two years ago, it's kind of surprising how long it's taken to get any details about it. But the Jurassic World 2 title and tagl...
By Jefferson Grubbs

The New 'GOT' Trailer Is Full Of Tantalizing Clues

Winter may still be coming… but at least the new Game of Thrones Season 7 trailer is already here to tide fans over until the cold weather arrives with the July 16 premiere. The newest promo is an act...
By Jefferson Grubbs

The Future Of 'Fargo' Is In Doubt

Part of the appeal of an anthology series is that they have the ability to go on for a virtually unlimited amount of time, since they don't have to find a way to sustain one story over the course of m...
By Jefferson Grubbs

Women Actors Shine In The Gender-Neutral Categories Of The TCA Awards

As Hollywood continues to make strides in gender diversity both behind and on the screen, one particular issue continues to be a sticking point: should acting award categories be gender-neutral? There...
By Jefferson Grubbs

This 'Leftovers' & 'Fargo' Star Just Made Awards Season History

When the Television Critics Association announced its annual TCA Awards nominations this Monday, there weren't too many surprises in store for awards season forecasters. Predicted Emmy heavyweights — ...
By Jefferson Grubbs

Wednesday Reveals Himself On The 'American Gods' Finale

It was perhaps the worst-kept secret on television, but one that was finally revealed in the Season 1 finale of American Gods: Mr. Wednesday is Odin, the Norse deity also known as Grimnir or the Allfa...
By Jefferson Grubbs

These 'American Gods' Spoilers Will Make You Pray For Season 2

It’s hard to believe, but the end is almost here. It seems like just yesterday that audiences set out on a trippy road trip with Shadow Moon and Mr. Wednesday, and yet it’s already time to start talki...
By Jefferson Grubbs

Helena's Babies Might Have Something In Common With Kira On 'Orphan Black'

There are a heck of a lot of questions to be answered in Orphan Black Season 5, including the identity of P.T. Westmoreland, the presence of any more undisclosed clones, and whether or not everyone wi...
By Jefferson Grubbs

'Star Wars' Fans Should Pay Attention To John Boyega In 'Detroit'

There will be no shortage of movies coming out this fall that you'll want to be sure not to miss, as summer blockbuster season fades into the prestige months leading up to the Oscar race. But, judging...
By Jefferson Grubbs

Why 'American Gods' Isn't "Inherently Political," According To Orlando Jones

American Gods has had a number of stand-out moments throughout its freshman season, but perhaps none that hit the cultural zeitgeist in the way of Mr. Nancy's "Coming To America" sequence that opened ...
By Jefferson Grubbs

Yup, Facebook Just Picked Up 'Loosely Exactly Nicole' S2

The horizons of what constitutes "television" continues to expand with this Monday's news that yet another outlet is getting in on the original content game for the first time: Facebook is saving MTV'...
By Jefferson Grubbs

This 'Game Of Thrones' S7 Photo Teases Conflict Between Jon & Sansa

With just about one month to go until the new Game of Thrones season premiere, the teases for the next chapter in the song of ice and fire just keep coming. This Monday, that takes the form of a new c...
By Jefferson Grubbs

The Menendez Brothers Get The True Crime Treatment

True crime is a hot TV trend right now — just look at The Jinx; Making A Murderer; The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story; O.J.: Made In America; Amanda Knox; and Captive. Ever since Sarah K...
By Jefferson Grubbs

The 'Blade Runner 2049' Teaser Is Very Revealing

Although remakes will always be a thing in Hollywood, for better or worse, a new trend has started to emerge over the past few years. Instead of reviving a dormant franchise with an updated re-tread o...
By Jefferson Grubbs

'The OA' Is Filled With Clues For Another Season

(Spoilers ahead for all eight episodes of The OA.) If you're one of the many people who marathoned the Netflix series The OA over the weekend, then you probably have a lot of questions right now. Like...
By Jefferson Grubbs

The Golden Globes Just Changed The Oscar Race

Hollywood can be a notoriously fickle place, and there's no time of year that proves it better than awards season, when a particular film or performer may find their fortunes suddenly rising or fallin...
By Jefferson Grubbs

The 2017 Golden Globes Are Going To Be Competitive

Trying to predict awards shows is a fairly masochistic endeavor. You're never going to get it 100 percent right, and every surprise — whether pleasant or not — will inevitably be a little disappointin...
By Jefferson Grubbs

WGA Noms Mean Good Things For 'Stranger Things'

In the run-up to the 89th annual Academy Awards, it's easy to get caught up in the film awards season and trying to guess which film is going to land the coveted Best Picture trophy — and forget that ...
By Jefferson Grubbs

Nothing Is Real In The Trailer For FX's Legion'

Are you still waiting for Fargo Season 3? The second season of the terrific anthology series finished its run in December 2015, and yet we reportedly won't be seeing the third iteration until sometime...
By Jefferson Grubbs

This 'Westworld' Discovery Has Huge Ramifications

In one action-packed, 90-minute episode, the Westworld Season 1 finale, "The Bicameral Mind," had it all: blood, death, twists, answers, cliffhangers, and rousing robot rebellions. Somehow, in the mid...
By Jefferson Grubbs

The 'Westworld' Finale Had An After-Credits Scene

Unlike fans of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, regular television audiences aren't used to always sticking around through the end of the credits, so in case you missed it — yes, the Westworld Season 1 ...
By Jefferson Grubbs

All The Man In Black Clues On 'Westworld'

After weeks (and even months) of speculation, one of the most popular theories about television's biggest new drama was confirmed during its Season 1 finale, "The Bicameral Mind." Yes, William is the ...
By Jefferson Grubbs

Get Ready To Meet The New 'Mummy'

You may feel like we only just left summer behind a couple of months ago (and you'd be right), but it's never too early to start looking forward to the big blockbusters that will be coming our way nex...
By Jefferson Grubbs

The Gotham Awards Preview The Oscar Race To Come

Which film will take home the Best Picture trophy at the 89th annual Academy Awards? Will it be a musical about young artists falling in love in Los Angeles? A period epic by one of the world's greate...
By Jefferson Grubbs

'Westworld' All But Confirmed Fans' Biggest Theory

The question that Westworld fans have been asking for weeks may have finally been answered in the Nov. 27 episode. So is William the Man in Black on Westworld? While the HBO series hasn't gone as far ...
By Jefferson Grubbs

Bernard's History Is Complicated On 'Westworld'

For weeks, astute viewers have wondered if Arnold and Bernard on Westworldwere actually the same person. Those with a mind for puzzles pointed out that BERNARD LOWE is a direct anagram for ARNOLD WEBE...
By Jefferson Grubbs

'Skull Island' May Be A New Take On King Kong

"We're gonna need a bigger helicopter." Maybe nobody says these actual words in the new Kong: Skull Island trailer, but the two-and-a-half minute teaser for the upcoming creature feature is undeniably...
By Jefferson Grubbs

Get A Load Of This Weird 'GoT'-Themed Commercial

Have you found yourself in an existential despair lately, staring at your computer screen and wondering what you can do to fix this broken world? Well, you can help save the planet by using a Sodastre...
By Jefferson Grubbs

Khal Drogo Is Coming Back To TV On Netflix

It has been over five years since Game of Thrones' noble horse lord Khal Drogo took his last tortured breath, smothered to death with a pillow by his beloved Khaleesi, but the character played by Jaso...
By Jefferson Grubbs

The Trailer For 'Captive' Will Give You Chills

Were you one of the millions of people across America who devoured every single episode of Serial? How about The Jinx? Or Making A Murderer or The People v. O.J. Simpson or The Case Of: JonBenét Ramse...
By Jefferson Grubbs

Get Ready For Some Brand New 'Hamilton' Tracks

Most of us may not have had the privilege of being in the Room Where It Happened yet, given that tickets are currently going for approximately seven gajillion dollars, but now you can have the next be...
By Jefferson Grubbs

'Wonder Woman' Won't Be Your Typical DCEU Movie

Ever since the DC Extended Universe got off to a rocky start with 2013's Man Of Steel, each movie in the franchise has gotten harsher and harsher critical reviews. However, the new Wonder Woman traile...
By Jefferson Grubbs