Tag Archives: fandom

The Colour of Money

To paraphrase the old axiom, ‘no one ever went broke trying to sell people’s childhoods back to them’. We are currently staggering under the weight of comic book movies, cosplay one-upmanship and adult Disney fandom. There’s even a word for … Continue reading

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Bromance of the Week

Just when I thought Gotham couldn’t get any better, Edward met Oswald. These two are each fantastic on their own, but together they’re really something special. I loved the interaction between them on the most recent episode and I look … Continue reading

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Dear new Star Trek, please don’t suck.

There’s a new Star Trek series coming in 2017. I do not care what era it is set in (though I would prefer it was not JJ’s alternate universe) provided it is good. Here are 7¬†things that the new series … Continue reading

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Feeding Vaal

After a particularly trying week at work where I seemingly did nothing but input orders into the system (normally a very small part of my job) I was reminded of the original Star Trek episode The Apple. In that episode, … Continue reading

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The Cake is a goddamn lie!

I once moderated a panel at a Star Trek convention that discussed the path our society needed to take in order to end up at the utopian society of the Star Trek universe. The panelist to my right said something … Continue reading

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Useless first officers

A question came up the other day about the usefulness of first officers in Starfleet (what, you don’t think about things like this?) In both TOS and DS9 the first officers had other jobs (Spock was Science Officer and Kira … Continue reading

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Sometimes it helps not to be a fan

I’m reading a lot of hate for Gotham in various spaces of the internet. It’s too campy, they say. The characters are too broad, they say. And they just dislike Fish Mooney on general principle. However, the very things they … Continue reading

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