Category Archives: TV

A Tale of Two Fandoms

I am an old school Trekkie. Before the future descended upon us, I was used to meeting (IRL, you remember that, right?) once or twice a year, with like-minded geeks and discussing TV in loving, nerdy detail. Then came BBSs & … Continue reading

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It’s….

I remember my first Monty Python sketch. It was The Spanish Inquisition (you know, the one no one expects?). I was about 11 and it was shown late at night which was the only time we could get the grainy, … Continue reading

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Revisiting The Magicians

Aaaand … we’re back. When I first posted regarding The Magicians, waaay back on February 2, 2016, I was not sure it would grow on me. The characters were either bitchy or whiny, and the plot was unnecessarily convoluted. Oh, … Continue reading

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Billionaire shaming

One of the most interesting TV shows this past few months is a mid season replacement called APB. The plot can basically be summed up as ‘Elon Musk buys a police station’. Literally, that’s it. Barely fictionalised billionaire spends his … Continue reading

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Enterprise Rewatch, Pt 2

One of the things I had forgotten in my years away from enterprise is how shabbily they treated the Vulcans. JJ may have nuked their whole planet, but Enterprise turned them into villains. For a species that prides itself on … Continue reading

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Enterprise Rewatch, Pt 1

I watched Enterprise back during it’s original run and it was definitely my least favourite of all the Treks. Setting it before TOS was always going to be problematic due to technology outstripping that of TOS, but I remember it … Continue reading

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2015/16 TV Retrospective, Pt 2

Lucifer Rating: A This show came out of nowhere. I only started watching it because the plot was so preposterous, but the subplot (or is it the main plot, who can tell) about Satanic existential angst is so thoughtful and … Continue reading

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