With Altered Carbon, that great god of television glory—aka Netflix—has once again launched a binge-watching worthy series that’s smart, sexy, mind-boggling, bloody, engrossing, and, honestly, a total mind fuck. It crosses genres, subverts expectations, and sucks you in like damn and wow. It’s science fiction and romance and film noir and cyberpunk and futuristic and
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By Alexa Day My longest, most functional relationship is with Star Trek. We’ve been together since I was a teenager. We got through the frosty cynicism of my college years together. I stood by it through the worst of the movies and the first unsteady steps of The Next Generation. Star Trek is my heart.
by Kiersten Hallie Krum By now, pretty much everyone on the planet with the slightest connection to me knows of my mad love for Wonder Woman the movie and Wonder Woman in general. Loud and proud, baby. Loud and proud. The film has stuck with me for weeks. I saw it a second time with
Die hard fans of Archie and Betty and Veronica Comics will either love or hate the CWs new series Riverdale. Aside from the characters names and appearances, pretty much the only thing that is consistent with the old school comic series is the setting–the small, idyllic, East coast, town of Riverdale. Most everything else everything is different and
Robot fetishism, considered part of technosexuality, is divided into two usually separate fantasies.
By Alexa Day Right up until the mid-season finale of The Walking Dead, I was prepared to complain about the direction the show had taken. I’d spent most of the seventh season tuning in to listen to the endless rambling of Negan, who is basically a schoolyard bully with a baseball bat wrapped in barbed
By Alexa Day Slow TV has been around for years, apparently, but I heard about it for the first time a couple of weeks ago. Lunchtime conversation with some learned colleagues turned to what each of us was watching on television. The summer is a tough time for me in this regard. Basically, I’m watching
By Alexa Day (OMG, I’m so late. I hope all of you had ice cream while you were waiting!) I don’t remember where I was when I found out Sleepy Hollow had killed off Abbie Mills. I do remember that I responded with a shrug. It’s not that I’m not grieving. I’m certainly not happy
By Alexa Day I’m writing this on Monday, almost a full day after watching the most recent episode of The Walking Dead, “The New World.” I’ve spent most of the day staring off into space and smiling. Everything is right in my little television world. Why? I’ll tell you. Of course, here’s the usual spoiler
By Alexa Day This is supposed to be a joyous time of year. No matter which winter holiday you call your own, this season is supposed to be marked by generosity and kindness and anticipation and excitement. Because we’re close, you all and I, I feel I can tell you that this most of this