There are SPOILERS in this post. You have been warned. At the end of Season 1, Sam, Dean and John Winchester were involved in a serious car accident. As Season 2 opens, Dean is in a coma, possibly dying. Sam and his father John have suffered minor injuries. Dean has an out-of-body experience and a […]Read more "Supernatural: Season 2 — a review"
The words epic, legendary, and saga leap instantly to mind when thinking about the story of Vikings so far. The words unflinching, brutal and bloody aren’t far behind. I am a fan of heroic fantasy, of the type written by George R. R. Martin and, especially, David Gemmell. Swords, knives, blunt bashing instruments, shields, armor […]Read more "Vikings: Season 2 — a review"
I’ve been letting my feelings about the first season of Castle Rock marinate for a while. I finished watching the series around Christmastime. Since then, at odd hours of the day (and night), I’ve thought about the show. I’ve thought about what I would say about it when I finally got around to typing these […]Read more "Castle Rock: Season 1 — a review"
New Girl waited a year to go into its sophomore slump. After two seasons of rooting for Jessica Day and Nick Miller to become a couple, it was a bit of a letdown when they did choose to become romantically involved. Jess and Nick run off to Mexico together after the debacle of Cece’s aborted […]Read more "New Girl: Season 3 — a review"
01:30:01 – 01:45:00 A new ensign joined us as navigator here on the bridge of the 15-Minute Federation. He has shaggy hair and goes by the name Shecky Pavlov. He looks a lot like Captain Firewater’s pet sheepdog. He also salivates every time he hears a bell ring. To be fair, he salivates when he […]Read more "//\\ 15-Minute Federation //\\ presents . . . Star Trek: The Motion Picture — Chapter 7: Spock Completes a Side Mission (Or: V’ger Has Daddy Issues)"
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 “The Doomsday Machine.” On this date in history: The #1 song on the US charts this week was Lulu’s “To Sir With Love.” A bit of a tempo change […]Read more "|||[Boldly Going]||| Star Trek: The Original Series—Season Two: Ep. 2.6 “The Doomsday Machine” – (Original air date: Friday, October 20, 1967)"
Prince Robot IV has traveled to the detention facility where Alana once worked. It’s where she broke her husband Marko out, in fact. The prince is interviewing a Moonie prisoner, who is sitting at a table with a bag over his head. “I’ve come a long way to speak with you, so listen carefully,” Prince […]Read more "**!!COMICS COMMENTARY!!** Saga: Volume 1 (issues #1-6 of the Image comic): Chapter 3 (Part Two): Humane Treatment of Prisoners & Here’s Izabel"
DC Universe is a video-on-demand service operated by DC Entertainment and Warner Bros. Digital Network. Titans was the first web television series offered on this streaming platform. The series was created by Akiva Goldsman, Geoff Johns, and Greg Berlanti, three names that should be familiar to DC Comics fans. Akiva Goldsman was a screenwriter […]Read more "Titans: Season 1 — a review"
Good Omens: the nice and accurate prophecies of Agnes Nutter, Witch was published way back in 1990, which doesn’t seem that long ago to me, but really was. It was also the only collaboration between the authors Terry Pratchett and Neil Gaiman. Pratchett has since shuffled off this mortal coil, but Gaiman continues doing what […]Read more "Good Omens, by Terry Pratchett & Neil Gaiman — a book review"
01:15:01 – 01:30:00 Commander Spork just suggested that we slingshot around the McDonald’s on the corner and go back in time just long enough to take advantage of the breakfast menu. Lt. Hulu, who serves as both our helmsman and main source for pirated episodes of Castle Rock, reminds Spork that some of the breakfast […]Read more "//\\ 15-Minute Federation //\\ presents . . . Star Trek: The Motion Picture — Chapter 6: Why Do V’Ger Probes Take Showers? (Or: Reducing Carbon-Based Units to Data Patterns)"