Author Archives : Venessa Giunta

This Isn’t Real: Channel Zero Mid-Season Review


If you’re a horror fan, you might have already heard about Channel Zero. It’s SyFy’s horror anthology show than launched last year with the 6-episode story, “Candle Cove,” which was based on the internet creepypasta of the same name. This season’s story (also 6 episodes) is called “The No-End House,” and, as you’d imagine, it is Channel Zero‘s take on…

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Why the World Needs Sense8


If you haven’t watched Sense8 before, this post will be something of a spoiler in that I’ll be talking about the world the show has created (in the Welcome to Your Cluster section) as well as the characters as human beings (or variations of). I’ll also make general reference to the plot but I won’t talk about specific plot lines, and…

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Convention Life: Con Prep, Con Crud, Con Drop


I’ve talked a lot about Conventions this past year and I’ve got one more set of important topics to touch on. You might hear some of these terms from seasoned con-goers: Con Prep Con Crud Con Drop The last two, especially, are things you’ll hear regular con-goers talk about. Prep is just really what happens before a convention and can vary,…

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What Do You Know About Shadows? A Review of Class: Season One


Coal Hill Academy. If you’re a Doctor Who fan, you might remember the name. Or you might not. Coal Hill is the school where Doctor Who first began in 1963. It was the opening setting for “An Unearthly Child,” which featured the Doctor’s granddaughter (!!), Susan, as a student. Two of her teachers become the Doctor’s first (unrelated) traveling companions.…

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