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.

The Double Murder Isn’t Even The Biggest Mystery In This Season Of ‘The Sinner’

Season 2 of USA's anthology series asks the question, "Why did 13-year-old Julian commit murder?" It's a similar question to the one posed by Season 1 and Cora's seemingly random slaying of a stranger. But Season 2's "whydunnit" is hiding a second…
By Jefferson Grubbs

This ‘Castle Rock’ Fan Theory Will Make You Question Everything You Know About The Kid

Out of all the mysteries brewing in the town of Castle Rock, Maine — and there are many — by far the most intriguing and inscrutable is the identity of the Shawshank prisoner known only as "the Kid." Most theories about the Kid on Castle Rock…
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The Roy Family's Drama Is Far From Over On HBO's 'Succession'

Will the embattled Roy family succumb to their dysfunction, or will they manage to maintain their vice-like grip on power? As HBO's newest drama series approaches its climactic first season finale, that question takes on a meta context for the…
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How ‘The Sinner’ Is Moving Away From Its Literary Source Material In A Shocking Season 2

In 2017, Season 1 of USA's The Sinner earned rave reviews, became the highest-rated new show of the summer, and eventually earned star Jessica Biel an Emmy nomination for her performance as the mysterious, murderous Cora. But with Cora's story…
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This ‘Castle Rock’ Clue Could Explain What Really Happened To Henry’s Father

Spoilers ahead for "The Box" episode of Castle Rock. There are plenty of mysteries to unravel in the fictional Maine town that gives Hulu's new thriller series its name. Where did Molly get her powers? Who is the Kid? But almost all of those…
By Jefferson Grubbs

The ‘Sharp Objects’ Shed Is Significant For An Incredibly Disturbing Reason

HBO's newest limited series has plenty of mysteries at its core, and not all of them are about the two murdered girls and who killed them. Many of the lingering questions have to do with Camille Preaker's own past. Like: what happened in the shed on…
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‘Castle Rock’ Will Get Fans In The Mood To Revisit These Creepy Stephen King Books

If you want to rush out to read the source material for the latest Stephen King project before it premieres, you're going to have a little trouble finding it in your local library or bookstore. Which Stephen King book is Castle Rock based on,…
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All The Reasons ‘Gone Girl’ Fans Are Losing It Over ‘Sharp Objects’

Gillian Flynn has written three novels, all of which have been adapted to the screen. While all three stories differ in plenty of ways, a close Sharp Objects vs. Gone Girl comparison reveals some surprising similarities within the author's oeuvre.…
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Season 2 Of ‘Pose’ Ought To Be Worth What Might Be A Long Wait

The clock is striking midnight, but no one wants to leave the ball. With the freshman season of Ryan Murphy's new FX drama coming to a close on July 22, fans everywhere will be demanding to know: when is Pose Season 2? So much is left up in the air…
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'Succession' Star Sarah Snook On That Pivotal Episode & Her Character's Future

Spoilers ahead for Succession Season 1 Episode 7. After six episodes of bottling up resentments and maneuvering behind each other's backs, the Roy family finally laid everything out on the table in the season's seventh episode, "Austerlitz." "That…
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How To Stream The Eerie-Cool Soundtrack Of HBO’s ‘Sharp Objects’

After tuning into the slow burn mastery of the premiere of HBO's latest acclaimed limited series, fans may be wondering where they can stream the Sharp Objects soundtrack. Music permeates every dark corner and crevice of the show's enthralling first…
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'The Handmaid's Tale' Season 3 Is In The Works & So Is Season 10, Apparently

It's been a bleak year for fans of The Handmaid's Tale, both within the world of the show itself, and in the ways the real world has eerily reflected some of the show's prescient storylines. But even as the show gets harder to watch, it remains one…
By Jefferson Grubbs

This Mystery From Camille's Childhood May Be The Key To The 'Sharp Objects' Murders

In HBO's newest literary adaptation, Amy Adams' damaged reporter returns to her hometown to solve a vicious crime; but can she solve two while she's at it? How did Camille's sister die in Sharp Objects? That question isn't the main mystery at the…
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Fans May Have To Wait A While For 'RuPaul's Drag Race' Season 11

Who would snatch the crown to win Season 10? Would it be the New York City glamazon? The self-proclaimed Elephant Queen? The nurturing mother of the workroom? Or the quiet lip sync assassin? And when is RuPaul's Drag Race Season 11, anyway? These…
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These Creepy Clues Will Make You Even More Psyched About That Huge ‘AHS’ Crossover Season

Surprise, b*tches! The long-brewing collision of American Horror Story installments is arriving even sooner than expected — and it will be quite the unholy event if these American Horror Story: Murder House and Coven crossover clues are any…
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'Westworld' Season 3 Will Be Even Crazier If These Theories Are Any Indication

If you found yourself thinking, "This feels like a series finale" during the Westworld Season 2 finale, you're not alone. The feature-length installment, titled "The Passenger," practically burned the HBO series to the ground, featuring more deaths…
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Why Lee Sizemore Was A Rare Bright Spot On 'Westworld' Season 2, According To Simon Quarterman

Major spoilers for the Westworld Season 2 finale ahead. As if determined to one-up the Red Wedding, the Westworld Season 2 finale killed off reams of major characters in shocking fashion — including Westworld's head writer, Lee Sizemore. Over the…
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The 'Westworld' Season 2 Finale Left One Huge Question Unanswered

Major spoilers for the Westworld Season 2 finale ahead. In the midst of the flurry of mysteries that are solved by "The Passenger" — and the utter avalanche of new ones that are introduced — there was one lingering question asked by fans over the…
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What The ‘Westworld’ Finale Twist Means For One Of The Show’s Biggest Stars

Major spoilers for the Westworld Season 2 finale. Well, that was bleak. And confusing. When Dolores' dead body is revealed lying on the floor of the the Forge not even halfway through "The Passenger," fans know they're in for a wild ride — and a…
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Jesse’s Hometown Is Significant & Deeply Sinister In The ‘Preacher’ Comics

In just the first two seasons of Preacher, viewers have met an Irish vampire, a meat-worshipping businessman, a boy with an "arse" for a face, an inbred Messiah, and Hitler himself — and none of that measures up to the weirdness still to come.…
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