The First (Review)

I’d heard some rumors of good things coming out of the new series, The First, which is now streaming on Hulu. I’ve found most Hulu original series to be pretty decent (we’ve enjoyed Castle Rock and The Handmaid’s Tale, although the latter is so full of existential dread that at times we struggle to get…

As the World Turns

The Marvel cinematic universe is a complex beast, and growing ever more complex by the movie. Take your typical world of earth, toss in some superheroes and supervillians, and then go to town on it. Add cities that don’t exist, a futuristic country in Africa hidden from the world, other dimensions where near-literal gods dwell,…

Literally Literary

Taking a pause from consuming vast quantities of food to consider the concept of literary fiction versus genre fiction, and shake my head sadly at the fools who continue to act as though there is a big difference and that literary is massively superior in some way. As it happened, someone decided to post on…