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"The Strain" Keeps on Straining

#2: “The Box”

When last we left our intrepid CDC experts, they had the gears of New York City working in support of a quarantine. Now, a millionaire vampire who wants the plague free has just convinced the government the 200 dead bodies found in a passenger jet just yesterday are due to an airplane malfunction. 1,343 more words


New TV Series - The Strain

I recently started watching a new TV series called ‘The Strain’. It is based on a 3-novel series by Chuck Hogan and Guillermo Del Toro. Having seen the first three episodes, I feel that it has a lot of promise. 132 more words

It's Monday! What Are You Reading? 7/28/14

It’s Monday! What Are You Reading? is a meme started by Book Journey. The folks over at Teach Mentor Texts and Unleashing Readers have given it a children’s/YA spin. 603 more words


Rooster Recap: "The Strain" Episode 3 - Gone Smooth

I’m actually 90% sure I know what the title references, and…uh. Well it’s gonna get weird(er). 

A quick refresher – A box has flown over from Europe, containing a coffin containing a vampire (well, a del Toro vampire. 681 more words

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‘The Strain’ Episode Three: Missing Bodies and Damage Control

‘The Strain’ Episode Three: Missing Bodies and Damage Control

Episode three of The Strain begins with Thomas Eichorst, The Master’s “mouthpiece” putting his face on; literally, it then goes on to discuss the missing bodies from the morgue and the CDC attempting damage control on the entire situation. 36 more words


TV Review: The Strain S1E3 Gone Smooth

The Strain‘s third episode really ups the creepy factor with the transformations of the individuals picking up, and their lust to feed growing stronger. 188 more words


The Strain: Not Your Teenager's Vampires!

Everyone’s first priority is covering their asses…. Pilot, Boeing 777 carrying The Box

He knew quite well that it was plague and, needless to say, he also knew that, were this to be officially admitted, the authorities would be compelled to take very drastic steps. 178 more words