Season Review: Marvel’s Agents of Shield Season 1
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Season Review: Marvel’s Agents of Shield Season 1

I originally watched the first three of four episodes of Agents of SHIELD when it aired on television, and I just couldn’t get into it. But once I’d watched Captain America: Winter Soldier I had a growing desire to watch the show to experience the larger cinematic universe of Marvel. As a result Hubster and … Continue reading

Flashback Friday: Star Trek’s Vic Fontaine
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Flashback Friday: Star Trek’s Vic Fontaine

Another in my ongoing thoughts on Star Trek…. This time about everyone’s favourite Hologram (or at least mine!) – Vic Fontaine Holo-technology has been an important fixture in Star Trek since we first saw the holodeck come to life on our screens in The Next Generation. It’s existence allowed for the creation of Deep Space Nine’s … Continue reading

Our Obsession with the End of the World
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Our Obsession with the End of the World

With the plethora of books, comics, TV shows, movies and games set in the apocalyptic/post-apocalyptic genre it is easy to believe that modern society has an obsession with the end of the world. But it isn’t just a modern invention or obsession. Take a look at the writers of early sci-fi and dystopian genres and you … Continue reading

Women of the Walking Dead
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Women of the Walking Dead

It is unusual for me to watch the movie or television show of a book adaptation before reading the book. One recent exception to this was the Walking Dead. A strange choice considering my documented zombie fear, however I greatly enjoy the show. On top of this a couple of friends recommended the comics, so … Continue reading