Margo Hanson went from being comic relief to becoming the best character in ‘The Magicians’

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‘The Magicians’ is one of the best shows on television – at least in my humble opinion. From the wondrous way it subverts fantasy tropes to the fast-moving, intriguing plot, there’s a little something in this fantastic show for everyone. If you know me, you’ll know that I love a strong female character. Thankfully, ‘The Magicians’ has them in heap loads. From the no-shit taking Kady to the subtlety headstrong Alice, there’s no shortage of feminist icons. One character though, stands head and shoulders above the rest: High King Margo Friggin’ Hanson. The main reason […]

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‘The Magicians’ is one of the best fantasy shows ever made. Here’s why…

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If you like the fantasy genre, you’ll like ‘The Magicians’. If you love subverted tropes, strong female characters and an ironic take on the concept of ‘whimsy’, you’ll love ‘The Magicians’. The TV show, based on the first book of the same name, has been described as being a ‘Harry Potter’ – but for adults, booze-guzzling, cynical adults. In my view, it is that, yes, but so much more… Disclaimer: I read the book trilogy about two years ago and devoured them. It’s rare that I get engulfed in a book so quickly, but there […]

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