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"
Let me tell you how I got to Riverdale. It wasn’t a direct route, although in hindsight it does seem like a place I was destined to go, even if I really didn’t want to. For starters, I have a long history with the citizens of Riverdale. I’ve not hidden the fact that I was […]Read more "Riverdale: Season 1 — a review"
If you watch the movie Veronica Mars without having previously watched the three seasons of the television show, I don’t think you’ll enjoy it as much. The movie felt, to me, like another episode of the show, with all the familiar characters just a little older. Logan Echolls is the prime suspect in a murder, […]Read more "Veronica Mars: the movie"
I’m not sure that I’m a ‘Marshmallow’ any more than I am a ‘Trekkie’ (or ‘Trekker,’ I can’t really keep up with the socially acceptable labels). I am a fan of the television show Veronica Mars. Let’s establish that at the start, OK? This was a great show that I never watched while it was […]Read more "Veronica Mars, Season Three: a review"
I just finished watched season two of Veronica Mars, and I want to begin this review with an unqualified blanket statement: Even when I don’t like this series, I still like this series. Now, I can begin to qualify this statement. Every episode of this series isn’t great. There are some uneven performances at times, […]Read more "Veronica Mars, Season 2: a review"
Recently, I was reading up on the proper way to write reviews of television shows. It seems that this has become an interest of mine, both watching and reviewing, and I thought that I might make the attempt to do it correctly, as the professionals might. One of the rules that stuck out to […]Read more "Veronica Mars: Season 1"