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Talking The Mortal Instruments and Shadowhunters Dream Casting

Earlier this week ABC Family announced they were moving forward with a drama series based on Cassandra Clare's The Mortal Instruments series. This possibility had been rumored for quite some time, and given the popularity of the books, but lackluster showing the feature film made at the box office, it's not a surprise the powers that… Continue reading Talking The Mortal Instruments and Shadowhunters Dream Casting

I know I'm a Nerd, Television

The X-Files First Watch: ‘Pilot,’ ‘Deep Throat,’ and ‘Squeeze’

I never watched The X-Files growing up. When it first premiered, I was too young and my parents wouldn't allow me. I think my father may have been interested in the show, but as far as I know never watched. I can remember seeing commercials for it and even occasionally being scared just by those,… Continue reading The X-Files First Watch: ‘Pilot,’ ‘Deep Throat,’ and ‘Squeeze’

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Four Shows that Need to be Renewed

Each year television shows come and go. New series premiere and develop a devoted following, only to be cancelled because their following wasn't strong enough for the network to keep it going. Returning shows that can't keep their audience face the same fate. And each year fans' hearts are broken when they're favorite shows meet… Continue reading Four Shows that Need to be Renewed

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“But You’re Just a Girl” : Television and the ‘Strong Female Lead’ Pt. 2

Earlier this week, in celebration of the anniversary of the premiere of Buffy the Vampire Slayer in 1997, I posted the first of a two-part look at female leads in television. The first part focused on Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Lost Girl, and Veronica Mars. If you missed that post you can find it here.… Continue reading “But You’re Just a Girl” : Television and the ‘Strong Female Lead’ Pt. 2

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“But You’re Just a Girl” : Television and the ‘Strong Female Lead’ Pt. 1

On this day in 1997 Buffy the Vampire Slayer premiered. I have a hard time believing that it was really 18 years ago – I can’t possibly be that old – but in two years we’ll actually be celebrating the 20th anniversary. Crazy, right? In honor of the premiere of one of my favorite television… Continue reading “But You’re Just a Girl” : Television and the ‘Strong Female Lead’ Pt. 1

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The Day the Internet Lost its Mind

On Friday afternoon I had planned on writing a post about about the most ridiculous day on the internet - a day in which the assurance of Net Neutrality was followed up by a couple of escaped llamas finding their way into the hearts of America, and a dress which divided all of the internet… Continue reading The Day the Internet Lost its Mind