• Comics
    DC Comics: The Best One Shot Single Issue Stories

    Today we examine the beauty of the single issue, but for DC comics. If you enjoyed my last article exploring some of Marvel’s best one shots, then I hope you stick around for this entry. DC has no shortage of excellent one shots as well. Much like Marvel, I’m sure I forgot to add, or […]

  • Comics
    Marvel Comics: The Best One Shot Single Issue Stories

    The single issue comic book is almost a lost art. These days, it’s far more common to have long story arcs and often times this can allow for several crossovers between other books. While I love long form storytelling, I appreciate the art of telling a succinct and compelling story with just one issue. Sometimes […]

  • Comics
    Best in Comics for 2016

    2016 brought us a plethora of great comics. In fact there was so much interesting stuff this year that I couldn’t get to it all. I will share all the best of what comics I DID get a chance to read. Let’s move right in! Top Ongoing Comics – 1. The Vision: By Tom King […]

  • Books
    Deep Space Nine – Station Rage

    This was another book that was very easy to enjoy. Station Rage has action and intrigue, beginning with some history of DS9 and the Cardassians, building into scenes of espionage and eventually into guerrilla warfare on the station. On the space station, Deep Space Nine, in an unexplored area, Starfleet discovers preserved remains of several […]

  • Television
    3%: A Spoiler-Free Review on a Netflix Original

    No, this isn’t an article dissecting the 3% of the world’s population that are socially phobic. What’s at stake here is the 3% of impoverished Brazilian youth that successfully pass a rigorous dog-eat-dog test called, The Process; one that allows them to live affluently elsewhere. At least, that’s the focal subject in the dystopian world […]

  • Westworld
    The Stray

    “When the legend becomes fact, print the legend.”   These are famous words about the stories we tell ourselves, explaining how a culture can rewrite its history, its reality, and presumably its destiny. They were first uttered in John Ford’s The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance (1962) and at the time directly reflected the romanticisation […]

  • TV Review: WESTWORLD: Season 1, Episode 2: Chestnut [HBO]

    Ed Harris Westworld Chestnut

    Westworld Chestnut Review HBO‘s Westworld: Season 1, Episode 2: Chestnut introduced viewers to the user experience of Westworld, the growing threat of the Host anomaly, and two subplots growing in the background of the main storyline. Westworld first-time visitor William (Jimmi Simpson) was the bridge character for the audience in Chestnut. As he was introduced […]

  • Agents of Shield
    Let Me Stand Next to Your Fire – Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.

    In continuing certain threads from season 3 and introducing new ones throughout the first handful of episodes of season 4, Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. has established a number of different narrative arcs that the Marvel series has been exploring since the premiere. The threat of the Watchdogs — a militant group with anti-Inhuman sentiments — still […]

  • Westworld
    The Original – Westworld S01E01

    HBO‘s Westworld: Season 1, Episode 1: The Original was the beginning of the most exciting sci-fi TV series since Ronald D. Moore and David Eick‘s Battlestar Galactica, Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles, and Orphan Black. As the camera lifted from the desolate, unforgiving vista, the western, frontier music faded as the mechanized real world outside […]

  • Books
    Fan fiction: DooM – The Fires of Phobos, Chapter 4

    Glowing jewels ran down the corridor, the plasma strikes the distant approaching invaders. “Fire in the hole” shouts a marine. The screeching grenade arched through the air and decimates a horde of aliens approaching from behind. Major Sargent Martinez was providing intel to Admiral Frost over a ultra frequency transmitter. “Mobility has been impaired. Our […]

  • HBO
    3 Big Reasons You Need To Watch Westworld ASAP

    It’s been more than three years since HBO first ordered a Westworld pilot, and in the time since, the show has been analyzed, speculated on and critiqued, despite no one having actually seen it. It premiered earlier tonight, however, and it is incredib…

  • Console
    Suikoden Day Tribute- a fan celebrates a decade later

    February 23, 2006 saw the release of Suikoden V, the last installment of the Suikoden series set in the world formed by its original creator, Yoshitaka Murayama. Since then, a few more installments shared its name but lacked the heart and feel that were apparent in the first five. A decade later in the wake […]

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