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The Study is Over on 'Masters of Sex'

When the Masters of Sex season finale opens, Ethan Haas and Virginia Johnson seem to be blissful. Ethan has a great job lead at UCLA, and the kids like him. Masters, meanwhile, is busy being married to his work. But are things truly happy for the…
By Jenny An

Huge 'Homeland' Death (Spoiler Alert!)

Sunday night marked the Season 3 finale of Homeland , and Brody's done for, Carrie is headed to Istanbul after a big promotion, and Saul is now working for a private company in New York. Some loose ends were tied. Some possible Season 4 plot points…
By Jenny An

'Masters of Sex': How do you like your eggs?

It's Antarctica for Masters and Johnson on Masters of Sex . Metaphorically. It's not a new phase of the study testing human responses to climate stimuli. Masters clearly needs his Girl Friday — who happens to now work just down the hall — but, you…
By Jenny An

'Homeland': So much depends on a green pillow

This week on Homeland : Brody is off to see the wizard in Iran and plot some serious assassination attempting. But, of course, complications arrive, more assassinations are attempted, and the impossible and improbable converge. Next week is the…
By Jenny An

'Masters of Sex' Couple On the Outs

It's an air raid drill! And while most of the cast runs around pretending that it's a nuclear war on Sunday night's Masters of Sex , the real emotional drama really revs up. Bill Masters and Virginia Johnson are on the outs, but Virginia and Ethan…
By Jenny An

'Homeland': Plans are working, people are dying

Things are looking up for Team Saul/Brody/Carrie, much to the detriment of the fictional's world U.S. and Iraqi relations. On Sunday night's Homeland , Brody is shipped out to the Iranian border, where he learns important things like cooking…
By Jenny An

'Masters of Sex' Now A Must-See Show

When did Masters of Sex get so good? In one of the best single hours of television this season, the show tackled religion, infidelity (physical as well as emotional), longing, and, of course, sex. Oh, and did I forget to mention that a lot of really…
By Jenny An

The Plot Thickens: Brody's Back on 'Homeland'

In this week's action-packed episode of Homeland , Brody leaves his drug-addicted exile in Caracas and comes back to the United States. Carrie and Brody share a few forlorn glances, but there's no hanky-panky. And Saul does what he does best these…
By Jenny An

'Masters of Sex' on race, homosexuality, and boys

With its head-first dive into the issues of race and homosexuality, Masters of Sex finally scoots out of its fussy period-drama cardigan — one more interested in landmark historical events and tropes than the people impacted by the movement of…
By Jenny An

'Homeland' Quinn shoots and Brody returns

This episode was named after the William Carlos Williams poem, which opens with: "So much depends upon." So, what does Homeland depend on? Peter Quinn, of course. And Saul's crafty plans to overthrown governments for an added oomph. But which…
By Jenny An

Burning Questions From 'Masters of Sex'

And… Masters and Johnson finally have sex. But let's not get too far ahead. This week's Masters of Sex graces us with a new intro with the simple objective of fitting in as many phallic references into a few seconds as possible. That corkscrew?…
By Jenny An

'Homeland' Gives Fans What They Want

Homeland puts Carrie in a corner for this episode — most of the drama is led by Saul, Peter Quinn, and master bad guy Majid Javadi. What's going to happen to Saul when Lockhart takes over? Does the U.S. have a spy in the upper echelons of the…
By Jenny An

Everyone Is Getting Some on 'Masters of Sex'

Lots of people are getting laid on Masters of Sex, and not just the ones you expect. (Though Lizzy Caplan's breasts do make a cameo in Sunday's episode.) Masters and lovely Libby go on a Miami retreat trying to take her mind off the miscarriage.…
By Jenny An

'Homeland' Gives Us Another MAJOR Twist

So, it looks like the massive "it was all just a ploy" arch is more or less over at this point. But hey, it's not like that plot line was any more ridiculous than Carrie Mathison and the Homeland team searching for the Big Bad Wolf. Oh wait, that…
By Jenny An

'Homeland' Whisks Carrie Away

Is Carrie crazy? Is she just the best actress ever? Has she now found the warm, warm arms of Saul's beard? All of the above? As things with the Iranians get more intense, things just get wackier and wackier. Here's the roundup: The Homeland…
By Jenny An

'Masters of Sex' explains how not to get pregnant

In this week's thoroughly depressing episode of Masters of Sex, Libby has a miscarriage. Oops, spoiler alert? Perhaps the show about pioneering sex researchers (who notably disproved that there was a difference between an immature/clitoral and…
By Jenny An

'Homeland': It Was All A Lie

Sunday's Homeland started off like any normal season four episode (in other words, it sucked). Everyone's still miserable and crying and screaming at each other all the time. And then, with just a few minutes left, BOOM — everything we thought we…
By Jenny An

Everyone Loves Lizzy Caplan

In case you were fearful that Masters of Sex was getting too subtle for your tastes, the Showtime series named Sunday's episode "Thank You For Coming." Because people masturbate in the study while Masters and Johnson watch. Get it? The primary…
By Jenny An

'Masters of Sex' On Not Getting Pregnant

In 1945, William Masters had much more curly hair and was studying the "courtship ritual" of rabbits. (Fun fact: male rabbits apparently pass out right at the moment of climax.) And just like how rabbits, birds, and bees are the primordial metaphors…
By Jenny An

'Homeland:' Guess Who's Back?

We open in sunny Venezuela, but for Nicholas Brody's return to the show, things are much more dark. His eyes are rolling back, his stomach is bleeding and pulsating, and he's being whisked away by a group of thuggish-looking men with automatic…
By Jenny An