[Guest Post] The End of an Era: The End of “House, M.D.”

Lisa James loves numbers, logic, and telling people what to do. So it should come as no surprise that one of her favorite TV shows was House, M.D. With its series finale having just aired, Lisa gives us a retrospective on the series and why it lasted when so many other shows get the Friday [...]

[Guest Post]: On the Death of Stargate Universe: a TV Industry in Flux

By now sci-fi fans expect cancellation. They groan inwardly when SyFy cancels another awesome show, and yet they are not surprised. They saw Firefly beheaded; Dollhouse was murdered in its youth; Caprica went the same way; and the funeral procession for SGU has already been prepared.

Castle: My Kind of Procedural

A long, long time ago, I was hooked on C.S.I. I watched the original series, and then I branched off into New York and even threw in a little Miami before David Caruso became unbearable.  I also watched Criminal Minds and NCIS. To put it bluntly, I was a closet fan of police procedurals. And [...]

“What just happened?”: An Exploration of my Initial Reaction to “The End”

My wife, Jennifer, recently presented a paper on LOST regarding online fan communities and their impact on the series. She is also the one who initially convinced me to watch LOST.  So it wouldn’t be fitting if she didn’t have her say about what secrets were both withheld and revealed in the series finale. My [...]