Under The Skin

Art films bore me. Not artistic films like Barry Lyndon or 2001: A Space Odyssey or A Clockwork Orange (wait, those are all… whatever), but self important film school senior projects with long, long, overlong takes and a… Read More

Arriving Late Podcast Episode 13: Farscape 1×7 PK Tech Girl

We’re skipping episodes now, cutting out the dead wood, going straight to the gold. And we’ve employed new technology: Automatic Gain Control. That’s right, I finally figured out how to use the plug-in for Audacity so our volume… Read More

Borne

The novel Borne by Jeff Vandermeer isn’t so much a science fiction novel as it is a Jeff Vandermeer novel. Really, of all the people writing speculative fiction these days, he is the one who has the most… Read More

Brainstorm: The First Hacker Movie

I crave authenticity in entertainment. I want my stories to be like seeing behind the curtains into some strange world. For that reason, I was truly struck by the management/labor dynamic in Alien. You never see plumbers on… Read More

Arriving Late Podcast Ep. 12: Farscape 1×3 Exodus From Genesis

With this episode we’ve finally come to the understanding that doing the first five episodes of any series really isn’t giving that series a chance. It takes a while for the writers and actors to find the characters… Read More

Arriving Late Podcast Ep. 11: Farscape 1×2 I, ET

Hey, we made it out of Enterprise with some parts of our sanity in tact and we’re on to the first five episodes of Farscape. We’re discovering a theme here: most shows take a season to really get… Read More

Arriving Late Podcast Ep 10: Enterprise “Terra Nova”

After a great start with a really strong pilot, this series has been struck by a bad case of Rick Bermanitus. We have slogged through the first five episodes as we promised. Come listen to our thoughts on… Read More

Tunnel In The Sky

I have a tendency to jump to Starship Troopers as the book that most impacted me when I was a kid, but that’s not really the case. The first Heinlein novel I read that shook up my world… Read More