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She Geek Critique – It’s All Connected… Again

Maybe it’s my love of time travel, but apparently I’m drawn to shows and properties in general that espouse the idea of everything being connected. I mean, quite literally, one of Marvel’s slogans is “It’s all connected” and the tagline for the show Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency was “Everything is Connected”. Now there’s Dark. Yes, it actually begins with “It’s all connected”.   Continue reading She Geek Critique – It’s All Connected… Again

She Geek Critique – Stay Strange

It’s Halloween 1984 in small town Hawkins, Indiana. A group of nerdy kids (and their parents) are getting their lives back together after some highly questionable happenings a year earlier. Young Will is suffering PTSD (not surprisingly), the pumpkin crops are inexplicably decaying in the fields and things are not going well at a certain nearby government laboratory. Welcome to Stranger Things season two.  Continue reading She Geek Critique – Stay Strange

She Geek Critique – Defenders Assemble!

This past weekend was the premiere of The Defenders on Netflix and, not surprisingly, I binged it (it’s only eight episodes). Overall, it was not quite what I was expecting in some ways, but it was good. Obviously there’s a lot of action, but it’s also well-paced and plotted. (Btw, I haven’t given any big plot spoilers in this post, so if you haven’t watched the series yet, feel free to read on.)  Continue reading She Geek Critique – Defenders Assemble!

Playing Around – Storming the Castle

Back in 1986, Konami came out with the now classic action game for Nintendo called Castlevania. Set in the 1600s, players get to explore Dracula’s castle, with the ultimate goal of actually defeating Dracula. Along the way there are battles with Frankenstein’s monster, the Mummy, Medusa and more. The original game was followed by two sequels, plus a fourth game that retold the events of the first. The entire series has a lot of fans and now there’s an animated series to enjoy as well.  Continue reading Playing Around – Storming the Castle