As Season 8 of Supernatural ended, Metatron (Curtis Armstrong) had committed the ultimate betrayal and expelled all of the angels from Heaven. They all fell to Earth like meteorites, on fire and losing their wings. Castiel (Misha Collins) lost his wings as well, and Metatron stole his angelic grace from him, turning him into a […]Read more "Supernatural: Season 9 — a review"
BoJack Horseman is a cartoon. I don’t know why I feel like I have to qualify what I’m about to say by leading with that statement. It’s a cartoon with anthropomorphized animals in leading roles, such as what we’ve grown accustomed to in kiddie fare since I was a child. Which was a long […]Read more "BoJack Horseman: Season 4 — a review"
Are you in the mood for something different? Well, this series definitely fits that bill. I finished the third (and final) season of Legion in much the same frame of mind as the first two: mesmerized with the imagery and mind-blowing effects; dazzled by the unconventional storytelling that seemingly breaks all of the rules; impressed […]Read more "Legion: Season 3 — a review"
This novel is the third media tie-in novel to Bioware’s fourth Mass Effect video game, Mass Effect Andromeda. The game itself received mixed reviews. I liked it a lot. Not as much as Mass Effect 2, certainly, but easily on a par with Mass Effect 3. Of the three ME Andromeda novels, this was […]Read more "Mass Effect Andromeda: Annihilation, by Catherynne M. Valente — a book review"
I’m writing this review (or at least this first sentence) just moments after watching the season, and series, finale of the CW’s iZombie, “All’s Well that Ends Well.” Even before I watched the episode I thought this was a bold choice for an episode title. I mean, what if it didn’t end well? Series […]Read more "iZombie: Season 5 — a review"
Welcome to my rewatching of the original 79 episodes of the series that launched the franchise. Below are the bulletpointed notes I jotted down while watching “Friday’s Child.” On this date in history, the #1 song in the UK was Long John Baldry’s “Let the Heartache Begin,” which I’m sure everyone remembers. Over here in […]Read more "|||[Boldly Going]||| Star Trek: The Original Series—Season Two: Ep. 2.11 “Friday’s Child” – (Original air date: Friday, December 1, 1967)"
Am I a Marshmallow? This is what the fans of the television show Veronica Mars have been called. The character Wallace Fennell, one of Veronica’s few close friends, referred to Kristen Bell’s character as a “marshmallow” way back in the first episode of the series. This would have been in 2004, which was fifteen years […]Read more "Veronica Mars: Season 4 (Hulu) — a review"