Leah Thomas
Television enthusiast and writer who is trying her darndest to remove the phrase "guilty pleasure" from her vocabulary. Like what you like! There are no mistakes, only choices. Born in Rhode Island, raised in North Carolina, and currently based in NYC, she's about as East Coast as it gets. She is also a theatre geek, press tour enthusiast, and an aspiring screenwriter.

Latest Articles

Father Gabriel's Tentative Friendship With Negan May Have Come At A Price On 'The Walking Dead'

The latest dynamic duo on The Walking Dead is a bit unexpected, but hey, someone has to pick up the slack if Rick and Daryl are fighting. We finally found out what happened to Negan and Gabriel in that trailer. Though they're still on opposing sides,…
By Leah Thomas

Should You Stick Around After ‘The Punisher’ Closing Credits, Or Nah?

The Punisher may not feel like the other Marvel shows on Netflix, but it is part of the Defenders universe and has roots in Daredevil. The solo series was teased at the very end of the team-up, in fact, but there is no post-credits scene in The Punis…
By Leah Thomas

This ‘Punisher’ Politician Isn’t As Pure As He Wants His Constituents To Think

Spoilers for The Punisher ahead. In it's first season, Marvel's The Punisher keeps to the fringes of the comic book universe, but it's still part of an ever-expanding world on Netflix. Even Stan Ori on The Punisher is a Marvel comics character. Keep …
By Leah Thomas

What Billy Russo’s Comics History Reveals About The ‘Punisher’ Power Player

The Punisher may not feel like the Marvel series on Netflix that fans have come to expect. Nobody is vaguely mentioning "The Incident," Rosario Dawson is nowhere to be found, and there's just not a lot of supernatural going on. But there are suspicio…
By Leah Thomas

This ‘Punisher’ Alias Is A Huge Nod To Marvel Comics

Spoilers for The Punisher Season 1 ahead. When we meet back up with the certainly-not-dead Frank Castle in Marvel's The Punisher on Netflix, he's lying low in a couple of ways. He doesn't speak much, he's got a construction job, and he's going by a n…
By Leah Thomas

These Easter Eggs Will Remind You That ‘The Punisher’ Really Is A Marvel Series — Really

Leading up to The Defenders, the various Marvel shows have included hints and nods that connect the characters to each other. When you first sit down with the latest entry, The Punisher, which premiered on Nov. 17, it may not even feel like a Marvel …
By Leah Thomas

Here’s A Pre-‘Punisher’ Refresher Of Everything You Need To Know About Frank Castle

Frank Castle may have been introduced in Daredevil Season 2 as a client for a distracted Matt Murdock, but Marvel comics readers and film audiences know the character as a stand-alone entity. But do you need to watch Daredevil before The Punisher? It…
By Leah Thomas

Why It’s Even Harder To Avoid TV & Movie Spoilers Than Ever Before

Pretty much everyone is addicted to their phone in some way, but that doesn't just mean obsessing over notifications or almost running into traffic when your group text won't calm down. According to some new data, two thirds of Netflix viewers watch …
By Leah Thomas

6 'Mindy Project' Finale Easter Eggs You May Have Missed

Spoilers for The Mindy Project series finale ahead. All good things must come to an end, even The Mindy Project, and it wouldn't be a romantic comedy with a big happy ending. Not only did Mindy find happiness at the end of the series, but The Mindy P…
By Leah Thomas

This Is How Danny & Mindy Ended Things On 'The Mindy Project' Finale

SPOILERS ahead for the series finale of The Mindy Project, which is titled "It Had To Be You" — and us fans of the series know exactly what that When Harry Met Sally reference means. Any other ending would be slightly disappointing. Despite the show'…
By Leah Thomas

How 'The Mindy Project' Ending Affected Your Favorite Characters

Spoilers For The Mindy Project Season 6 finale ahead. The Mindy Project has been through many changes over six seasons, but this Tuesday marked the series finale. How does The Mindy Project Season 6 end? The rom-com sitcom, or romantic situation come…
By Leah Thomas

This 'Walking Dead' Death Is Breaking Twitter's Heart

The death toll is rising on The Walking Dead, and Sunday Nov. 12's episode took away another fan favorite character — and even though she herself was more of the strong and silent type, it hurts. Shiva dies on The Walking Dead and Twitter is beyond u…
By Leah Thomas

The Second Half Of 'Star Trek: Discovery' Season 1 Will Pack An Emotional Punch

Star Trek: Discovery has already been renewed for Season 2 on CBS AllAccess, according to Variety, but the maiden voyage of the new series is taking a short break after the Nov. 12 episode. Luckily, fans won't be without the Disco crew for long. Dead…
By Leah Thomas

Why Princess Tiana's Journey In 'Once Upon A Time' Will Make You Hate 2017 Less

Once Upon A Time finally went full Princess and the Frog and showed us a little of Tiana's royal backstory in the other Enchanted Forest, but there are a lot more sides to this burgeoning restauranteur. Not only is she endlessly optimistic and resour…
By Leah Thomas

There's A Hidden Meaning Behind This Hair Tie In 'Stranger Things' & It Will Wreck You

Jim Hopper's most memorable moment in Stranger Things 2 might be the dance moves that became an instant meme, but his journey as Eleven's surrogate father was the emotional crutch of the series. One of the most touching moments in their formed family…
By Leah Thomas

Why Callie Torres From 'Grey's Anatomy' Is Even Cooler Than Her Character IRL

Grey's Anatomy has reached an incredible milestone, with Thursday Nov. 9 marking its 300th episode. It has truly been a lifetime with these Seattle-based characters, and the big episode is already being cited as a nostalgic love letter to those us fa…
By Leah Thomas

How ‘Riverdale’ Turned A Musical Theater Song Into A Modern Feminist Anthem

Riverdale exists in an aesthetic that feels out of time, despite a healthy peppering of pop culture references. That said, Wednesday Nov. 8's episode could not feel more timely, even if by coincidence. While Betty Cooper is engrossed in a toxic relat…
By Leah Thomas

Why Betty Probably Knows The ‘Riverdale’ Black Hood Better Than She Thinks

An eerie letter and a chilling phone call in "The Town That Dreaded Sundown" revealed that the Riverdale killer is more connected to Betty Cooper than Archie Andrews. Does Betty know the Black Hood on Riverdale? What we still don't know is whether or…
By Leah Thomas

The 'Gilmore Girls' References On 'The Mindy Project' Lovingly Tease Rory About Her White Privilege

The Mindy Project is full of pop culture references, but, as a romantic comedy, the majority of references are from films. Thankfully, in the penultimate episode of the series, fans finally have proof that Mindy Lahiri loves Lorelai. The Mindy Projec…
By Leah Thomas

Why ‘Riverdale’ Fans Who ’Ship Bughead Should Give Toni Topaz A Chance

What Riverdale and the Archie comics that inspired them have done is take archetypes like the jock, the loner, and the girl next door and expands them in surprising ways. These stock characters are fleshed out and twisted and so much more than stereo…
By Leah Thomas