It’s a short list of releases this week. Nobody wants to compete with Rogue One, I guess.
The fourth round of voting takes place here.
Entertainment Weekly reunited the cast of Buffy the Vampire Slayer for a photo shoot and some limited edition covers. I cannot speak for the magazine’s contents, but it’s fun to see the gang back together for the show’s twentieth anniversary.
Legends of Tomorrow, “Doomworld:” more time-travelling shenanigans from the Legends. I suspect the success of the show depends on how much the audience wants to turn off brains and simply enjoy Silver Age-style superheroics.
Supergirl, “Distant Sun:” Supergirl has problems with her bf’s parents, in an ep with bounty hunters, CW romance, and palace intrigue. Mon-El’s mom apparently wants a part on Game of Thrones.
The Flash, “Abra Kadabra:” The show tries to reach out and grab ya with a new villain who may be able to help our heroes with Savitar. Caitlyn storms.
Arrow, “Disbanded:” Ollie, having gone over an edge, decides to break up the team and work with some allies from his past. This season’s big bad, Adrian Chase, has little time to gloat as his identity is exposed.
The latest episode of Comic Book Physics, covering the electricity powers of Electro, Static, etc., can be heard here.
“Tom Barren wakes up into his own dream” (3).
Tom Barren lives in twenty-first century Toronto: you know, flying cars, robot servants, and unlimited power.
Unfortunately, he becomes history’s first time-traveler and bumbles the job thoroughly. He awakes in a dystopia: the twenty-first century that we know. However, the other world wasn’t quite as perfect as it seemed, the new world isn’t entirely as horrible as he initially thinks…..
At this point, Mastai’s light, satiric romp takes several turns, a few of them fairly nasty, before arriving at a conclusion that might be characterized as….
That would be a spoiler, I’m afraid.
The latest episode of the X-Files Retrospective podcast, covering Tempus Fugit (4×17) and Max (4×18), 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).