In The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, Midge gets real about her comedy career and her emotions

At the start of episode 6, Midge continues to wow party-goers with her jokes, an entire crowd gathering around her as if she were a prophet. Later, at the same party, Midge meets Randall, a fellow comedian, and the two start to engage in some improvised comedy routines, featuring Ayrolf Hitlerberg. Watching late 50s…

The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel serves up Midge’s twentysomething angst, minus the avocado toast

The opening to “The Disappointment of the Dionne Quintuplets” is absolutely breathtaking, with shots of Midge moving out of her and Joel’s apartment, layered with many of Midge’s happy memories of marriage: we see her and Joel eating Chinese take-out on the floor of an empty apartment, welcoming in their first born,…