Supergirl’s premiere marked a major first for modern comic-to-TV adaptations. With Kara Danvers arrival at CBS, the Kryptonian cousin to Clark Kent became the first DC heroine to headline her own series. In an ever-expanding crime fighter spread that has … Continue reading Sharing the Skies: Why the Presence of Superman on Supergirl is a Warning Signal
I was born 25 years after Gene Roddenberry’s groundbreaking series first aired, but that quarter of a century couldn’t stop the beloved starship Enterprise from earning yet another devoted fan. Or from Star Trek setting my impossibly high expectations for … Continue reading How No Man Has Loved Before: On Sulu’s Sexuality in Star Trek Beyond
Over a week later it’s still unclear whether or not Penny Dreadful went out as a passionate fire or a doused flame. After Showtime aired its dramatic and emotional two hour season finale, fans found themselves in a weird and confusing … Continue reading The Real Problem With Penny Dreadful’s Ending
From an improved trailer to Dan Aykroyd’s promise that it’ll have “more laughs and more scares than the first two films,” the most recent marketing wave for Paul Feig’s Ghostbusters reboot may almost make you forget the wild controversy that’s … Continue reading F*** The Haters: On Paul Feig’s Ghostbusters, Leslie Jones and Internet Criticism
If someone told you the latest in TV’s young adult book adaptations was not-so-subtly shifting the conversation about LGBT representation, would you believe them? Without having seen it myself, I’m not sure I would. But during the past 11 weeks, … Continue reading Shadowhunters, Malec and the Burden of Representation
As a result of where we choose to live, work and learn, theft can happen more often, and certainly more often than we think on college campuses. Continue reading Will false allegations raise trust issues within the community?
My love affair with TV has been a decade long and from the beginning, I’ve been bombarded with the idea that the love of a man (especially romantic love), is an important part of any woman’s life. Continue reading Jane the Virgin, Romantic Triangles and Giving Female Characters the Agency They Deserve
On a number of levels, the system used to support all users of the lab failed as the professor, interpreter and lab monitor were unable to make quick and certain decisions about what was acceptable or not acceptable in the lab. Continue reading A Call For More Training