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Pretty Little Wizards

It’s probably not a good thing that before I caught the first episode of The Magicians last week, I was already predisposed to the fact that I wouldn’t like it. I’d read about half the book before I bailed. None … 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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Papal history, now with added boobs.

Now that most TV is over for the summer, the world of Netflix beckons the casual TV viewer. Netflix is both a joyous playground and a time sink of the highest order. Whenever I turn on Netflix I am reminded of … Continue reading

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CSI: Neckbeard

I learned a new euphemism a couple of weeks back – hatewatch. It barely requires explaining that hatewatch is when you watch a show you hate, expressly so you can pour your scorn upon it. I’d say CSI: Cyber is my … Continue reading

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Morning TV is killing me.

We are in a golden age of television to be sure. I watch a fair old amount of scripted shows, mostly dramas (I occasionally watch Big Bang Theory, but that show is well past it’s glory years). What I rarely … 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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