New Year’s Fixes for Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.

I haven't anticipated a TV series as much as I did the start of Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. I grew up a huge fan of Marvel comics, particularly the X-Men stable, and had recently been thoroughly entertained by the films produced by Marvel Studios. That said, when word spread of a series set within the same … Continue reading New Year’s Fixes for Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.

My Review of Spartacus: War of the Damned episode #1

The Spartacus franchise for the Starz network has always had a tenuous relationship with the historical record. While the show maybe based on the historical figure that helped incite the Third Servile War, showrunner Stephen S. DeKnight has never hesitated with changing some of the more unsuitable aspects of the account. I've been a fan of … Continue reading My Review of Spartacus: War of the Damned episode #1

Becoming a Storyteller: Don’t Panic, or, The Perils of Exposition

Ideas rattle through the cavernous recesses of my mind perpetually. They seem to come in all the "normal" places--you know, the shower, the car. While listening to a particular artist, while staring at the ceiling above my bed. I dutifully jot down the nuggets of these ideas and go about the rest of my day, … Continue reading Becoming a Storyteller: Don’t Panic, or, The Perils of Exposition

My Thoughts on Mazzara’s leaving The Walking Dead

The Mayan doomsday prediction had my mind on another apocalypse, The Walking Dead. While I have never been much of a fan of the horror genre, or zombies in particular, I found myself surprised when I was so captivated by this show. While season one was a tour de force, I thought season two waned horribly. … Continue reading My Thoughts on Mazzara’s leaving The Walking Dead