Vulture said Aliens was brilliant way back in May, and they tantalizingly suggested that I "season pass it" via iTunes. As of yet, I can't. And so I still haven't seen the first episode. Given that the subject matter is of intense personal interest, I'm kicking myself for missing it. I also missed Matt Pond PA, thinking that his slightly somber music would prove soporific, and that I'd turn somnambulant (and perhaps get stabbed). Troy Patterson reviewed Aliens, but I still don't know what to expect.

Whoa! It appears "Luke" is the dad! And the previews are excellent! Let's cross our fingers.

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