Dear Mariah and Shades on Luke Cage ... I Love You, but 'OMG Please Stop!' 

Unlike everyone else in the world, I didn’t watch all of season 2 of Luke Cage until this weekend. So that meant I didn’t get to be thoroughly and properly freaked out by this season’s “It” couple, Mariah Stokes Dillard (Alfre Woodard) and Hernan “Shades” Alvarez (Theo Rossi), until June 30, a full week after everyone…

Five Thoughts About Netflix's Luke Cage From Someone Who Never Heard Of Luke Cage Until Netflix

Like many others, I've been watching Luke Cage on Netflix. Unlike many others, I've never read a comic book before in my life. (My idea of fun reading as a kid was The GodfatherUSA Today, and Basketball Digest. Which, well…which actually explains a lot.) So I'd never heard of Luke Cage until a few months ago when…