Why Isn’t”The Amazing Race” A Bigger Deal In Pop Culture?

So………. Anything going on in the news?     Yeah…. Well with quarantine/shelter in place affecting the lives of millions, online streaming has seen a major uptick in the past few months. Personally, whenever I have too much time on my hands, I usually like to watch some competitive reality TV.  For a couple reasons.… Continue reading Why Isn’t”The Amazing Race” A Bigger Deal In Pop Culture?

The Tiger King Scripted Series and a Protagonist Problem

There’s an aphorism that says that “Truth is stranger than fiction,” and fuck, if that’s not true for Netflix’s Tiger King, it’s not true for anything. Tiger King is a wild ride from the first minute to the last. “Murder, Mayhem, and Madness” is the show’s tagline, but somehow that doesn’t quite seem to cover just how absolutely insane… Continue reading The Tiger King Scripted Series and a Protagonist Problem

What I love in each trilogy | May the Fourth Be With You!

Happy May the 4th! May the 4th be with you! At the risk of sounding corny, on May the 4th, we should celebrate everything we love about this franchise. There’s constant debate about which movies are good, which movies aren’t, what’s canon and what’s not. And to a certain extent, I think you can say… Continue reading What I love in each trilogy | May the Fourth Be With You!

How would a Snowpiercer series work? [No Spoilers]

The world is shockingly less than three weeks away from a Snowpiercer TV series debuting on TNT. I have a terrible tendency to miss trailer releases, and I had forgotten all about this series until last week, when I saw the second trailer. I could recall it being announced and a news update that production… Continue reading How would a Snowpiercer series work? [No Spoilers]