Monthly Archives: October 2013

Roundup: Mortal Kombat, Coppelion, Gastro Geek

Mortal Kombat: Legacy II For those of us who’d like to see more fantasy-esque web series with something resembling a budget, the second season of Mortal Kombat: Legacy came out last month. The Mortal Kombat games feature a tournament where … Continue reading

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Agents of SHIELD: Impressions and Again with the Science

Agents of SHIELD gives me a lot of fodder to talk about bad representation of scientists in media. But, I also want to talk about my impressions of the show itself. So in an effort to keep this show from … Continue reading

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One Upon a Time (in Wonderland): Intriguing but Shaky

The promos for this show looked absolutely amazing. The twenty minute preview of the first episode was really good–too good, because the actual first episode didn’t flow quite as well. It’s still a promising series, but it’s shakier than I … Continue reading

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Agents of SHIELD and the Things It Really Shouldn’t Be Doing to Science

This week, on Agents of SHIELD: What is that on Simmons’ head? Oh, it’s for the surgery that she’s performing in this episode. Wait. A biochemist is performing SURGERY? What? And no, her protest that this really isn’t her field … Continue reading

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The Cassandra Palmer series by Karen Chance

Karen Chance has a bunch of free fiction set in this universe, for anyone who wants to try her work. To avoid an overflow of backstory and spoilers for the series, I’d recommend “The Gauntlet” and “The Queen’s Witch“, which … Continue reading

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The Season that Really Likes to Knock Korra Off-Balance

Legend of Korra has been taking off nicely this season, with an interesting potential direction set up for Korra’s character journey. I’m having just as much fun watching as I was when I talked about the opening for the season. … Continue reading

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Themeless Roundup: Fed, Silver Spoon, Dawn of the Seeker

I intend to get a bonus post out on Korra Friday-ish, before the next episode comes out, since NY Comicon is this weekend. And now, random roundup of stuff–maybe a little more esoteric than usual, but hopefully there’s enough variety … Continue reading

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Doctor Who, First Half of Season 7: 3/5 Pack an Emotional Punch

Doctor Who, in which an alien time traveler and his companions protect humanity from threats. Most of this post is going to deal with the highlights in the first half of the 7th season, so it’ll be mostly interesting to … Continue reading

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