Caitlin is a freelance writer and editor who experienced early age corporate burnout in 2015 and traded New York City for the misty air and superior coffee of Seattle. She is a Gemini, a former ballerina, and a proponent of the Oxford comma. Like Madeline Martha Mackenzie on "Big Little Lies," she tends to her grudges like little pets.

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'Gypsy's Jean Draws Inspiration From Other TV Antiheroes

'Tis the season to hide indoors from the heat and watch some seriously creepy TV shows. It's hard to keep track of all the eerie summer options, but I'm especially excited for the premiere of Netflix's new series Gypsy on June 30. The only thing bett…
By Caitlin Flynn

The Most Problematic Part Of 'Pretty Little Liars' Is Sadly Realistic

After a seven year emotional roller coaster, Pretty Little Liars is coming to an end on June 27. Hanna and Caleb have officially tied the knot, but it still seems likely that another couple, Aria and Ezra, will get married by the time the series conc…
By Caitlin Flynn

The One Major Problem With Haleb On 'Pretty Little Liars'

Speaking as a diehard Haleb shipper, I was over the moon when Hanna and Caleb tied the knot on Pretty Little Liars. I've been waiting for this moment for what feels like forever and I even toughed it out through a season of Spoby because I just knew …
By Caitlin Flynn

'Pretty Little Liars' Spinoffs Fans Would Love To See

After seven seasons of twists, turns, black hoodies, creepy dollhouses, and more funerals than you can count (often for people who later turned out to be alive), it's time for the Pretty Little Liars series finale. Of course, there's a lot of ground …
By Caitlin Flynn

11 Things Fans Will Miss About 'Pretty Little Liars'

Alright, everyone, take a deep breath because life as we know it is about to change dramatically. I am, of course, referring to the Pretty Little Liars series finale, which marks the end of an era and means that our Tuesday nights will never be the s…
By Caitlin Flynn

This 'Pretty Little Liars' Complaint Is Victim Blaming — Plain & Simple

Watching Pretty Little Liars requires a certain suspension of disbelief. It's safe to say that Ali, Aria, Emily, Hanna, and Spencer face a particularly, uh, unique set of problems during their teens and early 20s. But, when they're not attempting to …
By Caitlin Flynn

'Veep's Timothy Simons On Finding The Satire In The Age Of Trump

When Season 5 of Veep concluded in June 2016, it was hilariously ironic that Jonah Ryan was the only character who still had a stable job in politics. Fast forward to Season 6, which premiered three months after Donald Trump's inauguration, and it su…
By Caitlin Flynn

Selina & Gary's Imbalanced Relationship Is The Saddest Part Of 'Veep'

When I think of things that I would file under "tragic-comic," Selina and Gary's relationship on Veep is the first thing that comes to mind. One of the funniest aspects of the HBO series is watching all the main characters hurl hilarious insults at o…
By Caitlin Flynn

Why You'll Miss Mona From 'PLL' Most Of All

As fans prepare for (*sob*) the final episodes of Pretty Little Liars, you're likely feeling all sorts of nostalgia about the characters you've grown to know and love — or hate — over the past seven seasons. With no disrespect to the core four, there…
By Caitlin Flynn

'The Mist' Will Terrify You In More Ways Than One

There's no wrong season to watch scary movies or TV shows, but the summer months always make me especially excited to watch anything that will give me chills. And, based on the synopsis and trailers for The Mist on Spike, this 10 episode series shoul…
By Caitlin Flynn

Theories That Mona Is A.D. On 'Pretty Little Liars' Are Compelling

With only two episodes left until the Pretty Little Liars series finale, theories about A.D.'s identity abound. Because this is Rosewood (aka the town that surely contains more sketchy individuals than every other TV series combined), everyone is a s…
By Caitlin Flynn

How To Keep The 'Pretty Little Liars' Story Alive Even After The Finale

OK, Pretty Little Liars aficionados — we all need to take a deep breath because life as we know it will dramatically change when the series finale airs in just one week on June 27. But, here's some good news to soften the blow: Episode has officially…
By Caitlin Flynn

Why The Salon Setting Of 'Claws' Is So Important

If a dark comedy complete with a murder, a few alligators, and epic one-liners is your cup of tea, you definitely won't want to miss the TNT series Claws, which premieres on Sunday, June 11. Oh, and did I mention that, thanks to its seriously talente…
By Caitlin Flynn

These 'PLL' Series Finale Theories Are Bonkers

I am not emotionally prepared for the Pretty Little Liars series finale in any way, shape, or form. Nevertheless, it's rapidly approaching and in less than a month, fans will bid goodbye to the Liars & Co. With just four episodes left, there are stil…
By Caitlin Flynn

Why The Institute Of Living's Clergy Treatment Program Closed Its Doors

Netflix's new docuseries The Keepers is arguably both the most important and the most painful TV show of 2017. It addresses myriad issues that haven't received nearly enough attention — and one of them is the Catholic Church's response when allegatio…
By Caitlin Flynn

'The Keepers' High School Is Closing Its Doors

Nearly five decades after Sister Cathy Cesnik's tragic murder in Baltimore, the unsolved case is receiving the national attention it deserves. But Netflix's new docuseries The Keepers simultaneously places an extremely strong focus on the allegations…
By Caitlin Flynn

'I'm Dying Up Here' Shows The Dark Side Of The Comedy Biz

When I tuned in to watch the premiere of Showtime's new series I'm Dying Up Here, I expected that a show about standup comics would be, well, pretty funny. Although the episode definitely had a few laugh out loud moments, I was taken aback by the dec…
By Caitlin Flynn

'Deadly Secrets By The Lake' Takes Place In A Mysterious Town

There are two things I know to be true about Lifetime movies: they have a flair for the dramatic, and they often borrow plot elements from real life. The Lifetime Movie Network is definitely stepping up the eeriness factor with its latest offering, D…
By Caitlin Flynn

Sarah Silverman Shows Have Metal Detectors For This Sad Reason

Comedian Sarah Silverman is never one to hold back when it comes to sharing her opinions regarding politics, among other things. Her candor is one of the reasons fans love her. But, as she points out in her new standup special, it also makes her a ta…
By Caitlin Flynn

Here's How 'World Of Dance' Keeps The Competition Fair

I don't know about you, but I'm totally jazzed to tune in to the World of Dance premiere on May 30. There's no shortage of reality TV shows that feature the art form — the success of series like Dancing With the Stars, So You Think You Can Dance, and…
By Caitlin Flynn