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Season Two of The 100: Hard Choices, Survival, and Living with it Afterwards

The 100 Genre: Post-apocalyptic, sci-fi Synopsis: S1: A nuclear war has left Earth uninhabitable, and the air on a spaceship containing remnants of the human race is running out. Out of desperation, those governing the spaceship decide to send 100 … Continue reading

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Agent Carter: Kicking Ass, Building Friendships, and Moving On

Agent Carter Genre: Sci-fi/Superhero/Historical Synopsis: After the war and the loss of Captain America, Peggy Carter comes home to a job at the Strategic Scientific Reserve (SSR) where her co-workers treat her like a secretary. Then her former colleague Howard … Continue reading

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Ascension: It’s Awkward

Short post this week, and probably next week–I’ve got a big presentation coming up, and am concentrating on finishing up some experiments for that. Genre: Sci-fi Synopsis: Due to fears that the Cold War could degenerate into a devastating conflict, the … Continue reading

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Science in Media (or lack thereof): 12 Monkeys

Confession. I only managed to force myself to watch the first half of the first episode of 12 Monkeys–which sucks, because I was really looking forward to two STEM female characters in a show (given how I kinda relate to … Continue reading

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Agent Carter Rises Above Her Dreary Beginning in The First Avenger

Agent Carter Genre: Sci-fi/Superhero/Historical Synopsis: After the war and the loss of Captain America, Peggy Carter comes home to a job at the Strategic Scientific Reserve (SSR) where her co-workers treat her like a secretary. Then her former colleague Howard … Continue reading

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Psycho Pass 2: A badass heroine runs the show

Genre: Dystopia/Sci-fi/Seinen Synopsis: Everyone’s psychological state is constantly monitored, to catch the potential for violence before it happens. Unhealthy psychological profiles are met with therapy, incarceration, or execution depending on the circumstances. Last season, we got to know the world, how … Continue reading

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Agents of SHIELD Midseason: Those Unpredictable Wild Cards

Genre: Action/Superhero Synopsis: HYDRA, an organization bent on unlocking a powerful alien weapon and unconcerned with collateral damage, has shattered SHIELD, with all remaining loyal agents in hiding. Coulson and his team have to stop HYDRA before they unlock the … Continue reading

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