The Dark, Gruesome, and Oddly Feminist World of “Hannibal”

If you haven’t heard of NBC’s Hannibal by now, I can only imagine it’s because you’ve taken some sort of masochistic sabbatical from the Internet for the past 3-4 years. This show has sparked a truly dedicated and somewhat intimidating fanbase (the Fannibals), is driven by some of the best acting and writing I’ve seen… Read More

“Brooklyn Nine-Nine” is 99% for Women

Cop shows – you either love ’em or hate ’em. I greatly enjoyed the original CSI for a period of time, but I eventually lost interest. Cop/crime shows seem to follow the same boring plot lines ad nauseam. At least, that’s what I thought until we finally sat down to watch Brooklyn Nine-Nine. The show started… Read More

The Legacy of Sabrina the Teenage Witch

ABC’s “Sabrina the Teenage Witch” aired in September 1996*. I was eight years old and lived in Virginia Beach, where the warmth, ocean, and daylight held my attention far more than any television show or cartoon. Flash forward two years, and my family had moved to Northern Minnesota where the bitter cold and deep snow lead… Read More

“The Truth is Out There” with a Reboot of Inspiration

*spoiler alert* The truth is out there. At least, that’s how I feel about the reboot of the X-Files which I am hoping will live up to the original. The iconic show will begin again on January 24th, 2016 (Den of Geek is continuing to update news). Surprisingly, the directors are recruiting the main actors from… Read More

The Well Written Female Characters of Gotham

If you haven’t watched Fox TV’s Gotham yet stop reading this post and read my spoiler-free introduction -unless you are one of those people who likes to know what will happen at the end of a series before you even start watching it. ***SPOILERS AHEAD*** As with many things, Gotham has its fans and its haters. Most of… Read More

The History Channel’s Vikings Ain’t Half Bad

I was initially prejudiced against this show based on the promotional material and the fact that the History Channel isn’t exactly a bastion of entertainment. Given the other types of “historically accurate” shows I’ve steered away from in the past, I was certain that Vikings would offend me. This was in spite of various panelists… Read More