Why Aren’t You Watching Fringe?

Fringe Season 2 is now over.  It concluded with the second-half of an excellent two-parter, and now we have to wait until fall to continue the story that makes me want to throw a hissy fit if I thought it would let me find out an tiny bit more about it. Seriously.  Of all the [...]

TV Review: Fringe 2×17 “Olivia. In the Lab. With the Revolver.”

First off, let me start by saying this:  Best. Title. Ever.  They even play Clue in the episode! Allow me to continue by saying that the second season of Fringe has so far been what we in the know refer to as “awesome.” Seriously. And “Olivia. In the Lab. With the Revolver.” is making the [...]

Intellectual Archetypes in Science Fiction Television

A staple of most science fiction is the smart guy (or girl!). That one person who, in terms of intellect, is leaps and bounds, head and shoulders above the rest of the ensemble.  He or she is always able to find the way out of any given situation, not by brute force or manual dexterity, [...]

[TVverdict.com] Fringe – The Pattern Returns in “Momentum Deferred”

In more news, I have recently taken a staff writer position at TVverdict.com.  I think it’s a fantastic opportunity (that came from the Problogger forums, to boot! See? Well worth the $2!) to hone my writing chops, get my name out there, and maybe garner some readership in the process. That said, some of my [...]

Fringe Season 2 – “Go Then. There Are Other Worlds Than These.”

Finally, after too long a wait, Fringe has made its way back to Fox. It has a better night and time (for ratings) than it did last season. Even though Fox cut episode length by a few minutes this season by putting in standard commercial breaks instead of the abbreviated ones I loved last season, [...]