…Know It’s All Worthwhile

As Area 51 is “raided” and the Emmys approach, I thought I’d take a moment for a genre that’s a little more “out there.” Sci-fi is a genre that often gets overlooked by the Emmy nominating committee. Outside of the “creative” categories, they don’t get much recognition. They’re more than special effects and makeup. They’re…

…play it cool

Today, I thought I’d take a moment for fashion. Partially because it happens to be National Bow Tie Day and mostly because I happen to love a surprising number of shows that have quite a lot to do with bow ties. (Can we make this a genre, Netflix?) Few fashion statements have endured the same…

…fan out

As we all sit on the cusp of the final season of “Game of Thrones” and soak in the new Star Wars trailer (and I sit in the middle of a Star Wars Celebration weekend here in Chicago) fandoms are very much on my mind. Although to be fair, fandoms are almost always on my…

…dare to dream

Crusaders, we’re one week into the reign of the first lady Doctor, and yes I’m going to keep coming back to this all season because it’s kind of a huge deal. Party poopers aside, the vast majority of Whovians (myself included) seem pretty pleased with the start of this next adventure, not just because the…

…sail on

In the history of Mondays, there are some that need more motivation than others. This weekend brought a sea of changes, with some real lows, but some high points as well (like a marvelous debut for the new Doctor). It’s not difficult to get caught up in the stormy seas, but I hope that we…

…Take Time

Happy Sunday, fellow crusaders! If you’re having some trouble finding your “happy” today, just remember, we’re another day closer to mid-term elections. If you’re still feeling the Sunday scaries, take heart in the fact that the world is still very much moving forward. For proof you need look no further than today’s “Doctor Who” season…