…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…

…Capture the Spirit

As summer slowly winds down and the autumn television season starts to rev up, a new round of series has been making their entrances. There is a lot to sort through, but one, in particular, jumped out at me this past week — Amazon’s “Carnival Row.” Maybe it was the Victorian steampunk vibes, the fae/fairies,…

…Join the Fight

Next week, one of the greatest series currently on television (or streaming) will end its third season. If you think I’m talking about “Game of Thrones” I’m going to need your nerd card back (they are one of the greatest but they’re on season eight). The show I’m talking about–“The Good Fight”–exists in the slightly…

…Put It All Out There

How we communicate is something that fascinates me. That shouldn’t be a surprise, as a writer (and human), that’s basically my job (and life). In the digital age, communication has become simultaneously straightforward and streamlined and more chaotic and confusing than ever before. I’m sharing this not because I want to have a group anxiety…

…Even the Score

Happy Golden Globe Awards Eve! Speaking of eves, I couldn’t pass on another opportunity to gush about “Killing Eve.” If you haven’t heard about this spy-thriller drama yet, you will tomorrow night. One of the evening’s hosts, Sandra Oh, co-stars in it and is up for Best Actress in a Television Series – Drama. And…

…Disrupt 

Netflix addicts, you may have already heard the news, but if not, I would like to apologize for being the one to deliver this disappointing news. Netflix is adding commercials, sort of.