Do you wonder how you’ll make it through Thursday nights
this summer without SCANDAL? Wonder
no more! The Official Gladiator Guide to
a SCANDAL-Free Summer is here!
Below are 20 tips for maintaining your sanity and Gladiator edge while Olivia
Pope & Co. sharpen their daggers for season 3.
As I was writing this post, I found out that one-half of
my original obsession passed away: Chris Kelly (a.k.a. Mac Daddy) of the 90s
Hip-Hop group Kris Kross. He was only 34 years old. In remembrance of him, here’s
the video of their biggest hit, “Jump.”
I know it's been a minute since I updated the blog. Life has been happening, so I haven't had a chance to write new material. I plan to update it regularly starting the week of April 22nd through the season finale on May 16th. Stay tuned!
to the cast and crew of SCANDAL! They won big at last week’s
NAACP Image Awards. The show picked up an award for Outstanding Drama Series,
and leading lady Kerry Washington won for Outstanding Actress in a Drama Series.
She also grabbed a statue for her supporting role in Django Unchained, as well as the coveted President’s Award that
recognizes excellence in public service. She must be having the best year ever!
Chattel (noun):1. A movable article of personal property, 2.
Any article of tangible property other than land, buildings, and other things
annexed to land, 3. A slave.
audience has grown so has the critical commentary. I was hesitant to write this
post, not because I think the subject matter is unimportant, but because I
don’t feel the need to defend the show or its writers and producers. However,
something about the tone of this debate bothers me.
only TWO days away from the return
of our beloved SCANDAL!! I’m sooooo excited!!
us Thursday during the show for our first virtual watch party. I realize that
may cause sensory overload for some of you, so we’ll hang around for about 30
minutes afterwards to provide moral support.
There are days when I wish I could be a grasshopper on the floor of the SCANDAL writers' room. Then, there are others when I'm content to live on this side of the screen along with the rest of you in Gladiator Land wondering what will happen next. As an obsessed fan, however, I wait with bated breath for them to reveal more about the back stories of our favorite characters. Here are 20 burning questions that won't let me rest until I know the answers. I'm sure I'll have many more very soon. Let me know what burning questions you have in the comments section below.
This is my imagining of
Olivia's and Abby's first encounter. I based it on their character bios at
ABC.com and what we've seen on the show so far. This is purely fan
fiction. There's no copyright infringement happening around these parts.
Hear that, ABC? Enjoy!
approached his office slowly, steadying her thoughts and composure as
though she was preparing to testify before Congress. She opened the door
as she knocked.
"Good afternoon, Professor Beene. I take your morning Legal Ethics course. I'm here to discuss fixing my grade."
"Uh, hello, Miss...?"
"Pope," she replied with a stern confidence. "Olivia Pope."
"Ah, yes. Miss Pope. Refresh my memory about your issue?"