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Category Archives: television
I have baseball on the brain. Really badly. That doesn’t mean anything though, until you consider that I know nothing about baseball and have never had any sort of interest in the sport. Until Fox’s Pitch, that is. When Fox … Continue reading
This blog post originally appeared on Black Girl Nerds, and it is being cross-posted here with permission. (And some slight edits when referring to the show, since it ran a week ago and we don’t want to make things confusing.) … Continue reading
As can be witnessed in my previous post about The X-Files, I tend to fawn and gush over my favorite OTP, Mulder and Scully. Before, I touched on the soulful foundation of their relationship. This here list is an unabashed dedication to the … Continue reading
(This post originally appeared on Clara and Elyse Talk About Movies – which is a blog our own Elyse recently kicked off with her friend, so you should naturally follow it. It’s x-posted here with permission.) The journey of Dan … Continue reading
With season 2 of Broad City premiering tonight, January 14th, on Comedy Central, I’m back with the second part of my re-watch of the comedy series. (Get caught up, if you missed the earlier post.) In the first half of Broad City’s premiere season, … Continue reading
If you’re anything like me, you fell in love with Broad City when it debuted on Comedy Central this past January (or you were lucky enough to know about it when it was a webseries on Youtube), and were devastated … Continue reading
Last year I raved about the debut of Orange is the New Black on Netflix, and this year I am happy to say the highly anticipated second season does not disappoint. Unlike my first review of the show, for this … Continue reading
We’ve come to this, finally: the end of the first season of Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. “The Beginning of the End” was as good as I could reasonably have expected it to be, packed with great moments and doing a lot of heavy … Continue reading
Is Grant Ward a sociopath with a plan, or John Garrett’s well-trained pet? That’s the question that “Ragtag” set out to answer. By delving into Ward’s past, Garrett’s true goals, and Fitz’s unshakable faith, this episode attempts to humanize Ward in … Continue reading
Last week I bemoaned the fact that, even though we should be building toward the senses-shattering (in the Mighty Marvel Manner) conclusion to the first season of Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., a good portion of last episode was instead spent with a fairly … Continue reading
Just so we’re clear, I love the new Hydra-Edition Agent Grant Ward. His whole shtick of having a nearly non-existent personality retroactively improves the character, now that we know it’s all been an act. The entire B plot in this week’s episode … Continue reading
Let’s get one thing out of the way before diving into a critique of this week’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.: if ever someone deserved to be on a Marvel Cinematic Universe TV show, even in a bit part, it’s Patton Oswalt. It’s … Continue reading
I have to concede that it seems like the showrunners on Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. were playing the long game and creating the illusion of a show that’s a little too low-stakes, a little too pat, with too few actually threatening … Continue reading
I’m beginning to think that it’s impossible for me to watch Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. with even the slightest bit of objectivity. The cumulative effect of spending the entire season pointing out problems and shortcomings has made it, I think, difficult to … Continue reading
Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson has long been a favorite here at Geekquality. As pop culture personalities go, he’s an intelligent and passionate speaker; personable, charming, and an absolute stickler for details. But he’s more than just a winning smile and … Continue reading