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“Rectify” Recap: Episode 206 (Mazel Tov)

Article: “Rectify” Recap: Episode 206 (Mazel Tov)

After partying at Lezley’s house, Daniel wakes up naked in Marcy’s bed. Marcy chats with him in the kitchen and kisses him good-bye.

Daniel sees Trey at the gas station and confronts him. They stare each other down.

Songs from “Rectify” Episode 206 (Mazel Tov)

Article: Songs from “Rectify” Episode 206 (Mazel Tov)

Though Gabriel Mann’s original score provides the majority of RECTIFY‘s soundtrack, music supervisor Linda Cohen works alongside creator Ray McKinnon to pick just the right outside tracks for certain special moments. Here’s what to listen for in Episode 206.

The A.V. Club Highlights “Rectify’s” Production Design; Forbes Talks to Creator Ray McKinnon

Article: The A.V. Club Highlights “Rectify’s” Production Design; Forbes Talks to Creator Ray McKinnon

This week, Forbes grills RECTIFY showrunner Ray McKinnon on his creative process and influences, while The A.V. Club celebrates the series’ “inspired” used of sets and props. See what everyone is talking about, watch the entire first episode of RECTIFY Season 2 right now.

6 Questions with “Rectify” Star Luke Kirby (Jon Stern)

Article: 6 Questions with “Rectify” Star Luke Kirby (Jon Stern)

Luke Kirby, who plays Jon Stern on RECTIFY, talks about the lawyer quote that helps him get into character and his foraging hobby.

Q: Jon’s job seems to be about managing personalities and playing politics as much as it is about knowing the law. Does that make the gig more fun for you?

A: Yeah, I have a kin for that kind of thing. I’m drawn to or intrigued by politics. I’m not the most litigious person, I didn’t study in law, but it’s very revealing and there’s a ton of stuff out there on this. It’s an ongoing education for me. I guess the things that stuck out immediately for me is the time and money that’s required to get anything done in the wheels of justice. There’s a lot of grease necessary to keep it in motion.

Q: Do you think you’d have to same resolve to see a case like Daniel’s through if you were in Jon Stern’s place?

’90s Music Skeet-Shooting Showdown: Michael Bolton Vs. Spin Doctors

Article: ’90s Music Skeet-Shooting Showdown: Michael Bolton Vs. Spin Doctors

In Episode 205 of RECTIFY, things get wild, weird and wonderful at Lezley’s party when he shoots a Spin Doctors CD and then invites Daniel to “blow a little Michael Bolton to bloody hell.”

6 Ways to Prep for the “Rectify” Marathon This Sunday

Article: 6 Ways to Prep for the “Rectify” Marathon This Sunday

Obsessed with RECTIFY? Then we have some good news. SundanceTV is airing a marathon of the entire second season (so far) on Sun., Jul. 20 at 5/4c. Still not enough? How’s this…

Hal Holbrook’s Top Ten Movies

Article: Hal Holbrook’s Top Ten Movies

Things don’t end too well for Hal Holbrook’s Rutherford Gaines on RECTIFY, but this role is just one in an impressive list on the actor’s resume. In his long career, he’s won five Emmys, a Tony and has been nominated for an Oscar. He’s made his mark in more than 40 movies. Which is your favorite?

Double The Love: A Pair Of Poets On “Rectify”

Article: Double The Love: A Pair Of Poets On “Rectify”

Poetry has a knack for capturing souls–the souls of a person, a place, and in this case, the soul of the series RECTIFY, thanks to poets Jennifer L. Knox and Leanne Grabel.

Jared’s Blog: Nine Inch Nails Essay

Article: Jared’s Blog: Nine Inch Nails Essay

I’m sorry. I understand that these assignments are supposed to help us prepare for the SAT, but man… I’m sorry. I like Shakespeare and everything, but this? This is just ridiculous: “This is the excellent foppery of the world, that, when we are sick in fortune, often the surfeit of our own behaviour, we make guilty of our disasters the sun, the moon, and the stars….”

Songs from “Rectify” Episode 205 (Act As If)

Article: Songs from “Rectify” Episode 205 (Act As If)

Though Gabriel Mann’s original score provides the majority of RECTIFY‘s soundtrack, music supervisor Linda Cohen works alongside creator Ray McKinnon to pick just the right outside tracks for certain special moments. Here are the songs included in this week’s episode.

“Rectify” Recap: Episode 5 (Act As If)

Article: “Rectify” Recap: Episode 5 (Act As If)

Ted sr. looks for his mug and coffee maker amid the kitchen rubble. He sighs in frustration.

Janet comes home with Daniel, who just got his license. Ted Sr. lectures Daniel for destroying the kitchen and implements rules for the renovation. Janet stands up for Daniel.

At home, Teddy apologizes to Tawney for the way he’s been acting. “You can’t get so angry, Teddy, it’ll consume you,” she says. “Then it’ll consume us.”

Food and Wine Discovers “RECTIFY’s” Favorite Food; Entertainment Weekly Applauds Last Episode

Article: Food and Wine Discovers “RECTIFY’s” Favorite Food; Entertainment Weekly Applauds Last Episode

This week, while Food and Wine enjoys a series easter egg, Entertainment Weekly analyzes last episode’s “beautiful detour” from the narrative. See what everyone is talking about, watch the entire first episode of RECTIFY Season 2 right now.

Double The Love: Married Theater Directors on “Rectify”

Article: Double The Love: Married Theater Directors on “Rectify”

Who better to invite to double the RECTIFY love than two seasoned, creative powerhouses like Carol Triffle and Jerry Mouawad.

Double The Love: The “Haiku Guys” on “Rectify”

Article: Double The Love: The “Haiku Guys” on “Rectify”

When SundanceTV invited creative collaborators Erick Szentmiklosy and Daniel Zaltsman — otherwise known as “The Haiku Guys” — to double the love for RECTIFY, fans gained two one-of-a-kind haikus, each of which went for the essence of a season premiere. Disclaimer: They get deep.

“Rectify, Rectify” by Leanne Grabel

Article: “Rectify, Rectify” by Leanne Grabel

To rectify. To remedy. To make right. / As in Got to rectify the situation. / Fix it. Fix it! / Classical Southern tragedy. / A dead girl and mistakes. / A blurry murderer with glittering eyes.

6 Questions with “RECTIFY” Star Jake Austin Walker (Jared Talbot)

Article: 6 Questions with “RECTIFY” Star Jake Austin Walker (Jared Talbot)

Jake Austin Walker, who plays Daniel’s spunky, sympathetic younger half-brother Jared Talbot, talks about the family dynamics on the show (and behind the scenes), his own experience with bullying and when we can hear his next single (he’s really good!).

Q: Jared’s fascination with his half-brother’s case is touching, but it also freaks out Daniel (Aden Young). Did you really have a file of information about the case that you studied?

A: Oh, yeah–on the day that Aden shot that scene, they asked me about the folder and what I wanted in it; it’s real. Jared researched it, like a comic book or a movie he just can’t get enough of. Personally I think he raided the basement of their house and got all the old newspaper clippings from the case that his mother had hidden to try to put the bad memories away.

Q: Does having siblings in real life help you tap into the dynamics with your half-siblings on Rectify?

Double the Love: Two Social Media Mavens on “Rectify”

Article: Double the Love: Two Social Media Mavens on “Rectify”

To keep “doubling the love” for RECTIFY, SundanceTV asked two social media mavens — Sundi Rose-Holt, a Community contributor at Entertainment Weekly who live tweets the series each Thursday night from @sroseholt and Kimber Myers from TVTag, which encourages online check-ins during each broadcast — to share why they love the series. Check out their eloquent replies below.

Jared’s Blog: Benjamin Franklin Essay

Article: Jared’s Blog: Benjamin Franklin Essay

Benjamin Franklin once wrote: “The idle man is the miserable man.” Personally, I wonder if Franklin even knew that many idle people, because he was so busy inventing libraries and glasses and dime stores, when would he have even had time to chill with anyone, idle or otherwise?

Georgia Residents and Visitors: The “Rectify” High Museum Sweepstakes

Article: Georgia Residents and Visitors: The “Rectify” High Museum Sweepstakes

Want to walk in Daniel’s footsteps? One lucky RECTIFY fan may win four tickets to The High Museum of Art in Atlanta!

“Rectify” Recap: Episode 4 (Donald the Normal)

Article: “Rectify” Recap: Episode 4 (Donald the Normal)

Daniel takes a bus to Atlanta and wanders through the streets, marveling at the hustle and bustle.

At home, Teddy lounges on the couch in a disheveled state. Tawney asks why he’s unhappy, even after she signed the loan papers. He explodes, saying he’s still upset that she had feelings for Daniel. She leaves angrily. He guzzles a beer.

Amantha starts to pack for a move back to Atlanta. Janet calls to invite her to the movies and asks Amantha to stay in Paulie.

6 questions with “RECTIFY” star Jayson Warner Smith (Wendell Jelks)

Article: 6 questions with “RECTIFY” star Jayson Warner Smith (Wendell Jelks)

Jayson Warner Smith, who plays Wendell Jelks on RECTIFY, talks about playing the bad guy and how he gets inside the mind of a sociopath.

Entertainment Weekly Celebrates “RECTIFY’s” Stillness; Bustle Reflects on Its Women

Article: Entertainment Weekly Celebrates “RECTIFY’s” Stillness; Bustle Reflects on Its Women

This week, Entertainment Weekly keeps raving about the new season while Bustle focuses in on the “brilliant” series’ female characters.

Show Off Your Small Town for a Chance to Win a “Rectify” Coffee Table Book

Article: Show Off Your Small Town for a Chance to Win a “Rectify” Coffee Table Book

Love small town life? Want to share it with other fans of RECTIFY? Well, SundanceTV wants to see how your town stacks up to Paulie, Georgia. We’re giving a few lucky fans a copy of the RECTIFY Season 1 coffee table book—a limited edition publication of stunning photography from the Season 1 set just for sharing their photos.

6 Questions With “RECTIFY” Star Clayne Crawford (Ted Talbot Jr.)

Article: 6 Questions With “RECTIFY” Star Clayne Crawford (Ted Talbot Jr.)

Clayne Crawford, who plays Ted Talbot Jr. on RECTIFY, discusses his theory about how Ted and Tawney met, his directorial aspirations and life on his 50-acre farm.

Q: Some fans see Teddy as the bad guy on RECTIFY. How do you seem him?

A: I see Teddy as a guy who never really had a true family unit… knowing that he came into the Talbot family around 10 or 11 and was never truly accepted by his sister and had that looming cloud hanging over the family’s head with Daniel being incarcerated. And then my little brother Jared was born not too far after, so I think Teddy is a guy craving attention and love as a result of that experience.

Q: Teddy is very devoted to Tawney. What has the writer told you about their back story and how they met?

Jared’s Blog: Thomas Jefferson Essay

Article: Jared’s Blog: Thomas Jefferson Essay

I don’t want to hurt anyone’s feelings, but whoever at the SAT company is coming up with these essay prompts needs to get a life. Literally — not, like, quit your job because you suck at this, but seriously, go out and interact with people a little bit. Because, fyi, this prompt is beyond pointless: “I have sworn upon the alter of God, eternal hostility against every form of tyranny over the mind of man.”