Monthly Archives: September 2013

Portrayal of Science in Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Pilot

I loved the pilot, but let’s talk about Truth in Television or lack thereof for the more science-y things in it. First, the good. Having three people on the team covering the scientific/technical aspects? Thank you. It’s still too little, … Continue reading

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Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Pilot, and my very earnest effort to actually say something and not just fan out

This was a solid, entertaining pilot. And I’m very excited for the rest of the season. So, as is my wont, I’m going to give my first episode character impressions. Hints, but I try not to have any outright spoilers. … Continue reading

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Premiere of Legend of Korra Season 2 and Wrap-up Thoughts About Avatar: The Last Airbender: Aang and Katara

The first two episodes of Legend of Korra are out, and I’m trying really hard to write a nice, sensible opinion on the topic instead of gushing like a lunatic. It’s hard, people. Just five minutes in gives me more … Continue reading

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Anticipating the Fall TV and Anime Season

Since the new TV season is coming up, I’m going to throw in a brief statement on Warehouse 13’s latest season, and then run down what I’m thinking of watching this fall and why. Warehouse 13, season 4: The series … Continue reading

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Lab Talk: The Next Stage of Graduate School

So, good news! I have a lab. New let me backtrack and explain what that means. As a student in a PhD program, my first year, I did rotations. This means that I worked for a few months in different … Continue reading

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A Few Alpha Male Characters That Are Actually Well Done

To go along with my previous post “Top Ten Non-Alpha Male¬†Heroes“, this post will highlight a few examples of the archetype which don’t suck. In fact, they’re even good. Perhaps not surprisingly, this list is way shorter than my previous … Continue reading

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