Category Archives: Television Tuesday

Television Tuesday, the Wednesday Edition: Krypton

I’ve started watching SyFy’s Superman prequel Krypton intermittently. The opening episode did not impress. It seemed predictable, and Seg-El, Kal-El’s grandfather (or great-grandfather, I’m not sure) was a conventional boring male character; cocky, mostly focused on how good-looking he was, … Continue reading

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Counterpart: Checkpoint Charlie Still Leads to the Other Side.

Starz premiered a new speculative fiction series on Sunday. It’s called Counterpart, starring Oscar-winning character actor J.K. Simmons as both nice guy Howard Silk, and lying tough guy Howard (Silk) Prime, in a cold-war-flavored dystopian Berlin, where a secret tunnel … Continue reading

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Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency Cancelled.

BBC America has cancelled Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency. The wrap-up episode (with an obligatory cliffhanger regarding the characters of Bart and Ken) of the second season is now the final episode of the show. I’m not surprised, and I’m … Continue reading

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The Final Four: American Gods ReWatch, Season One

I finished watching all of Season One, and I find I have more quibbles with the final four episodes on a second viewing. I still enjoy the show; I am eager for Season Two, especially since Fuller and Green tried … Continue reading

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American Gods, the Rewatch

I started re-watching American Gods (Starz). It’s probably too early and I may need to re-watched it again (three-watch it?) because Season Two will probably debut in April, 2018. So far I’m up to Episode 4, “Git Gone”, better known … Continue reading

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Now I Want to Write Grimm FanFic

After re-watching BBC America’s brilliant SF show Orphan Black, my next re-watch was NBC’s urban fantasy police procedural, Grimm. Grimm is good fun and I am enjoying it although it is at nowhere near the level of Orphan Black or … Continue reading

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Riverdale is off the Rails

I thought the first season of the CW’s Riverdale, based on the Archie comics, was promising. The second season’s overarching plot includes a crime lord who has just returned home from jail, a masked serial shooter and fear-driven mobs. The … Continue reading

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Rachel Duncan: Seduced & Betrayed by Patriarchy

I predict that in a few years’ time there will be college courses in media studies devoted to Hulu’s The Handmaid’s Tale and BBC America’s Orphan Black, studying their critiques of patriarchy. Both shows recognize that patriarchy is a system, … Continue reading

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