An Open Letter to SyFy

I was nine years old when you first appeared. I was on a family vacation when I learned of your existence. I demanded my parents call our cable company the instant we got back home. I loved you. You gave me Twilight Zone marathons and two hours of Dark Shadows every day. You introduced me to Night StalkerContinue reading “An Open Letter to SyFy”

The Last Jedi, and Why Rose Tico is the Hero Star Wars Needed

The first time I saw The Last Jedi, I was less than thrilled. For the first time ever, I found my attention wandering during a Star Wars film the first time I saw it. On leaving the theater, however, I decided that Episode VIII would likely become my favorite installment of the current trilogy … eventually. I’ve now seenContinue reading “The Last Jedi, and Why Rose Tico is the Hero Star Wars Needed”

Tarantino and Trek

So Quentin Tarantino wants to direct an R-rated Star Trek, and it looks like Paramount is going to let him. It’s a strange world we’ve been living in the last few years, and getting stranger. Reactions to the probability of Tarantino’s Trek are mixed. I’ve seen some great memes come out of this. But one ofContinue reading “Tarantino and Trek”