Browsing Category : Television

Black Mirror Season 4 Continues to Warn Us About the Pitfalls — and Terror — of Technology


Black Mirror‘s fourth season dropped on Netflix Dec. 29th, 2017, just in time for everyone to binge-watch it over New Year’s weekend — which is exactly what I did. I’ve been a fan of the series since it debuted in 2011. The first two seasons were three episodes each. In 2015, Netflix commissioned twelve episodes, resulting in six episodes for…

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Biggest Disappointments of 2017


You know what the trouble is when you look forward to something? Inevitably, it just might let you down, and then something you could’ve shrugged off otherwise becomes a bitter disappointment. So while we at Speculative Chic love celebrating our favorites (seriously, have you been reading our My Favorite Things column?), we also think it’s important to talk about those…

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One Nerd + One Violin = Endless Possibilities: An Introduction to the Music Videos of Taylor Davis


Sometimes, it’s hard not to get caught up in the music of our favorite geeky properties. All I need to hear are the first few notes of “Hedwig’s Theme” from Harry Potter, the wolf-like howl in the opening credits to Buffy the Vampire Slayer, or pretty much anything from The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time, and I am there,…

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The Twelve Days of Spec Fic


Every year on Christmas Eve, my friends and family perform an epic rendition of “The Twelve Days of Christmas.” People group up and choose numbers. We have a conductor. It’s loud and ridiculous, and probably the reason this idea popped into my head. So, my friends, come forth and join me in a chorus of “The Twelve Days of Spec…

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