Archive for Television

On becoming an Expanse fan

Back in 2017, I watched the first five episodes of The Expanse, but bounced off of it. I was intrigued by the plot and a couple of the characters, but the show overall just didn’t grab me. I was especially put off by it being yet another TV show where the writers had apparently decided […]

State of the Jed

Things with me have been a little weird lately. I guess the main thing is that I’m having even stronger avoidance reactions than usual. It seems to me to be pretty clearly an anxiety thing, but most of the time I’m not experiencing it as the usual consciously evident fear/anxiety (though there’s been some of […]

Discovery

I keep seeing articles suggesting that it’s universally understood that Star Trek: Discovery wasn’t very good in the first season, and/or that it’s generally disliked by fans. Which makes me sad, because I loved the first season (and am continuing to love the second season so far). It continues to be my favorite Trek series […]

Season 5 of ST:TNG starts out strong

Tonight, Kam and I watched the first three eps of season 5 of ST:TNG: “Redemption,” part 2, featuring the surprise appearance of a certain new Romulan character (we remembered her, and had been awaiting her arrival for some time, but we had both forgotten a big important piece of her backstory). (She also appeared very […]