So if you followed my other posts on True Detective you’ll know that I began because of two reasons, the first of which was that I had been emphatically informed by two British strangers at Comic-Con that my life was incomplete, not just as a television fan, but as a person, having not seen the series, and the Emmys were approaching, and True Detective was getting some incredible awards buzz, rivaling other shows (ie Breaking Bad) that I found to be, for lack of a better or more technical phrase, really awesome.
So, after finishing the series was it good, was it worthy of the buzz, yes. Do I now feel whole as a TV viewer and human being, not so much, but with all the existentialism I ended up being exposed to, I certainly feel like I’m in a good place, so to speak. Continue reading “Let’s Be Honest, True Detective, eps 7-8” »
This week on Helix we got lots of answers, and even more questions. On the podcast we heavily discussed why we’re loving to hate Constance Sutton, why we hate that we won’t get #BANANA, as well as venturing into biomedical questions about the purposes of the virus and genetics with an example of how people with sickle cell anemia are able to survive malaria. Below the screenshots of key moments is a link to an article about about, that is much more scientific, and much less rambly than Shannon’s theories and thoughts about the virus. Continue reading “What the Helix Podcast 6, Square the Circle” »
This recent Walking Dead was both, in my opinion amazing and disappointing, when you think about where the story is going… again, and what may have been wasted parts of this season *cough* *hint* *cough* (Yeah my hint is the coughing, stupid flu episodes). I’ll start with the good though, and then the disappointing. Continue reading ““I’m Thinking” TWD S4e7” »