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Why Into the Badlands is So Good

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A world where guns have been banished and the Badlands are controlled by Barons and their armies known as Clippers. A diverse group of characters, including an Asian male lead and a complex female villain that I love. Kick-ass fighting scenes that include martial arts and swords. These are just a few reasons why you should watch AMC’s Into the…

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My Favorite Things: Suburban Zombies, Creepy Video Games, Feminist Sci-Fi, and More Love for The Good Place

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They might not be raindrops on roses or whiskers on kittens, but that doesn’t mean that we love them any less. Welcome back to My Favorite Things, a weekly column where we gab about the greatest in geek. This week, we’ve spotlighted several exciting new, and upcoming releases. This includes a fantastic horror comedy series, a binge-worthy (and speculative!) sitcom,…

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One of the Boys

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Warning: Contains spoilers for Rogue One, Pacific Rim, The Avengers, and Mission Impossible film series. When the poster for Rogue One came out last year, I was excited to see a female character front and center. You hardly ever saw a woman take up so much space on a movie poster — much less a Star Wars movie. But as…

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Beware of Monsters!

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When I say the word “monster,” who’s the first one that pops up in your mind? Is it Michael Myers? Cujo? Pinhead? Hannibal Lecter? As a horror fan, I’ve been fascinated with monsters since I was a little kid. I grew up with parents who took me to the drive-in to see Hell Night when I was probably around five…

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My Favorite Things: Star Wars, Dragons Plushies, New Netflix, and The Wizard of Oz, revisited

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They might not be raindrops on roses or whiskers on kittens, but that doesn’t mean that we love them any less. Welcome back to My Favorite Things, a weekly column where we gab about the greatest in geek. This week we have not one, but two exciting trailers for great looking new TV shows, love for the biggest sci-fi movie…

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Are Reboots Dead on Arrival?

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I recently spent my Thanksgiving break watching the Gilmore Girls revival. Although Gilmore Girls isn’t considered speculative, it got me thinking about the latest wave of revivals and reboots. I was a casual viewer when Gilmore Girls originally aired on the WB from 2000-2007. Even though it was nice to revisit the characters of Stars Hollow, I was suddenly aware…

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My Favorite Things: Heist Stories, Silly Sci-Fi, Steampunk Sherlock, and Gritty Vampire Noir

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They might not be raindrops on roses or whiskers on kittens, but that doesn’t mean that we love them any less. Welcome back to My Favorite Things, a weekly column where we gab about the greatest in geek. This week we bring you a gritty new vampire book inspired by Mexican lore, a heist-filled television show filled with SF/F favorites,…

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Thanksgiving Special 2016

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When I was a child, my first real memories of Thanksgiving — memories that stood out from the annual family dinners that looked the same every year — was learning about the history of the holiday. In first grade, to be exact: back in my day, we learned that after some amount of conflict when the Pilgrims arrived, a peace…

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The Walking Dead Loses All Hope — and This Viewer

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Beware of spoilers for the following: The Walking Dead series. When The Walking Dead television series premiered in 2010, I was totally on board with the show. I loved the concept of humans fighting walkers (zombies), and I was a big fan of our hero Rick Grimes. When we met Rick in season one, he was on a mission to…

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