The world is losing something special with the end of Gravity Falls. The experience of waiting, hands collectively clutched, through almost four years (but only two seasons; thanks, Disney scheduling) of conspiracies, comedy, and bonds of blood and found families has been a singular and wonderful experience. The […]
Merry Christmas or happiest Friday, readers! Yes, there IS a post coming this weekend….buuuuuuut with all the travel and kerfuffle and bodies coming and going, it’s not happening today. If it doesn’t happen tomorrow, I promise I’ll owe you one. Be well, all of you.
[NOTE: I have tried to keep this discussion as broad strokes and spoiler free as possible, though if you’re trying to go in without knowing even the most basic conceptual details you might wish to tread carefully] JJ Abrams has now been responsible for new installments in America’s […]
This essay was commissioned by Wendy Cannan. You can find out more about commissions here. The joke goes that MTV once played music videos, but for my money their more interesting achievement was the two decades long attempt to carve out a niche in American animation that would […]
Dr. Herbert West’s longevity is something of a marvel. Lovecraft nerds love to turn up their noses at the Herbert West – Reanimator” stories, declaring them the weakest point in the author’s body of work. Lovecraft himself didn’t even think much of them – by which I mean […]
Hey, readers! If you’re wondering where this week’s recap has gone, the answer is “in a box, with the rest of my things.” I’m sorry about the hiccup (but at least I now have internet again). Don’t worry, this coming week will have two recaps to make up for […]
Sorry, readers- thought I could squeeze everything in, but as it turns out birthdays wreak hell on one’s ability and motivation to finish writing things. The Adolescence post isn’t cancelled, and you won’t have to wait til next week. It’ll just be up in the afternoon/evening of the […]