Tag Archives: sci-fi

She Geek Critique – Missing a Day

A dystopian near-future, over population destroying the environment, scientific advancements creating super crops and a surge of multiple-child births requiring single-child laws. This is the not-as-compicated-as-it-sounds premise for What Happened to Monday, a 2017 Netflix action thriller starring Noomi Rapace, Willem Dafoe and Glenn Close.  Continue reading She Geek Critique – Missing a Day

Best Geeky Finds – They’re All Dead Dave!

It’s not often that a series about the aftermath of a large-scale death not only lasts long without zombies, but reaches 12 seasons in less than 30 years. Yet for followers of the British cable series Red Dwarf, the four main characters have not only done this, but continue to be topical in the future.  Continue reading Best Geeky Finds – They’re All Dead Dave!

Best Geeky Finds – Are We Not Men? Maybe Not

As we near the end of the year I’ve been in a bit of a holiday slump, not feeling like doing much but sleeping and watching television. Not a great few weeks. One good thing about that though is that it has allowed me to catch up on some shows I hadn’t gotten to watch previously. One such show I binge-watched this week was WestworldContinue reading Best Geeky Finds – Are We Not Men? Maybe Not

Irregular’s Intel – The Usefulness of Imagination

A few years ago I was at a family reading festival and my book club was present, giving away free books… it’s how we roll. So, as the day progresses, we talk to people to find out their reading preferences to guide them to either what they’re looking for or something close. I remember chatting with one person who looked at the books and at me with an air of superiority and said “I only read NON-fiction,” and rolled their eyes as they walked away. I remember feeling a little dirty and wanting to challenge them to a duel, but they left quickly and dueling is currently illegal so…  Continue reading Irregular’s Intel – The Usefulness of Imagination

Best Geeky Finds – “We’re not black!” – What Orphan Black Really Means (at Least to Me)

It all started with a train. Actually, it was 3 young women in the suburbs who realized they were identical. It was a mysterious Ukrainian murder with a specific M.O. A father who couldn’t face ever seeing his daughter pass away.

No matter how it began, Orphan Black finished its final season last weekend. After five seasons and many casualties, the LEDA sisters – Sarah, Helena, Allison, and Cosima – have finally taken down the threat of the Neolutionists and are living happy, healthy lives with their families.  Continue reading Best Geeky Finds – “We’re not black!” – What Orphan Black Really Means (at Least to Me)