As I found myself re-watching The Walking Dead recently, I discovered that I have a lot of thoughts and feelings about this show. And what started out as part of a facebook post has now ballooned into what you see below—not an analysis of the show but more of an attempt to organize those thoughts … Continue reading The Walking Dead: Why Do So Many Characters Irritate Me?
When I sat down to watch the pilot episode of the new Sleepy Hollow television series, I wasn't sure what to expect. I knew that it was based on the story "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow" by Washington Irving, but being familiar with the tale, I couldn't figure out how they'd manage to stretch that … Continue reading Review: Sleepy Hollow
This weekend I was looking for something to watch and someone suggested I watch The Booth at the End. I was somewhat skeptical at the description he gave me: 'it's about this guy that grants wishes and people have to do tasks but it all takes place in a diner'. Intrigued by the 'granting wishes' … Continue reading Series Review: The Booth at the End
(I apologize, somewhat, for the hyperbolic title. I've been reading a lot of golden-age science fiction and the semantics tend to be a little bit contagious. Then again, one should never apologize for reading golden-age science fiction) About five minutes into the third episode of the Canadian TV series Orphan Black, the main character, Sarah … Continue reading The Fantastic Tele-Vision Machine: Orphan Black