Escape From Reality: My Favorite Sci-Fi TV Characters

Science fiction has been used as an escape for a long time for many people. I am no different. Though my first introduction to sci-fi was kid’s cartoons, I have grown up with science fiction. It has been one of the most watched genres of my entire life. It has kept me grounded and let me escape to other worlds or other times. Science fiction has allowed me to disappear when I am having a bad day. It is one of the best forms of self-care available to me. Read More Escape From Reality: My Favorite Sci-Fi TV Characters

Catching up on Television Culture

Growing up, I always missed out on the current show or the most popular movie. Okay, I can’t say I always missed out. I did watch The A-Team and 21 Jump Street, Knight Rider, and Star Wars. I even went to the movies to watch Adventures in Babysitting. But I never saw Sixteen Candles, Ferris Beuller’s Day Off or The Breakfast Club. In the 90s, I was aware enough to have watched Friends. Read More Catching up on Television Culture

Ladyghosts of TV Past: Battlestar Galatica: 4.07: “Guess What’s Coming to Dinner”

I get the reference in the title this time! Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner is a film from 1967 about an interracial relationship, something still illegal in many states when the movie premiered. So I think, based on the title, we can wager a guess as to the main plot of this episode – people meeting people they’re not expecting to meet. Read More Ladyghosts of TV Past: Battlestar Galatica: 4.07: “Guess What’s Coming to Dinner”

Ladyghosts of TV Past: Battlestar Galactica: 4.05: “The Road Less Traveled”

We’re very much in the home stretch of Battlestar Galactica! Getting closer to Earth every day! Previously on Battlestar Galactica, Adama sends Helo and Kara to go find a way to Earth; the crew aboard the Demetrius (Kara’s ship) is getting restless; the rebel Cylon ship (full of Sixes and Eights) is under attack from other Cylons with no resurrection ship nearby; TORY AIRLOCKS CALLY (oh, for the halycon days of Cally shooting Boomer), Baltar’s not a priest, but God loves everyone because they’re perfect. Read More Ladyghosts of TV Past: Battlestar Galactica: 4.05: “The Road Less Traveled”

Ladyghosts of TV Past: Battlestar Galactica: 4.04 “Escape Velocity”

Previously on Battlestar Galactica, Baltar is performing miracles, curing sick kids… and sleeping with Tory. Whoa, Tigh poisons Ellen, Tigh says that the last thing they need is for Cally to find out that they’re Cylons, and then Tory airlocks Cally. Read More Ladyghosts of TV Past: Battlestar Galactica: 4.04 “Escape Velocity”