UPDATE: As pointed out in the comments, the brackets had errors which have now been corrected. You can vote properly here. This bracket will stay open for next week to make sure everyone has a chance to vote properly. Sorry about this, everyone!
September 1, 2018
August 28, 2018
The latest episode of the X-Files Retrospective podcast, covering Monday (6×14), is now available here for your listening pleasure. Intro and outro music attribution is below. You can also follow the show from its own feed (RSS, iTunes, Stitcher) or through the Bureau 42 Master Audio Feed (RSS, iTunes, Stitcher).
August 25, 2018
The CW superhero shows announced a number of new developments in recent weeks, including:
August 25, 2018
Round one ends with this poll. Head to head competition starts next week.
August 22, 2018
As some of you may already know, I recently got married. My wife is originally from Vietnam. Her English skills are excellent. Her parents are not conversant in English, and I’d like to some day have an actual conversation with my in-laws, so I’ve been trying various apps to learn Vietnamese in the past few months. I have some thoughts about how they stack up, which I’ll share below.
August 20, 2018
It was ladies night at WorldCon 76 with women or female-identifying winners across the board. N.K. Jemisin won an unprecedented three-in-a-row win for Best Novel.
This was the first year with new voting rules meant to break up the voting slates that have plagued the awards for the past few years.
Full list of winners follow.
August 19, 2018
A certain wisecracking, 4th wall breaking merc’s second film comes out on physical media this week, and there a few other interesting documentaries and anime releases this week as well.
August 18, 2018
“Oh, I blame the f-ckin Internet. No Question.” (375)
We still have a couple of weeks for summer reading left, and here’s one from five years ago, the last time Thomas Pynchon published a novel. Pynchon, as always, defies easy description, but Bleeding Edge is enough of a techno-thriller, with elements of the fantastic, to qualify for this site.