Archives for March 2010
So, this weekend I saw Beauty and the Beast on SyFy, so I could review it. I figured it would be bad, and campy, and a little slipshod. I…was not prepared for what happened. It’s up at if you want to know how all that turned out. Disclaimer: the plot summary is correct as far as I can remember, but even after seeing it twice, I am still not sure of anything. It’s just that kind of movie.… Read more »
SyFy's Beauty and The Beast
This weekend, SyFy rolled out the first of many planned fairy-tale updates with Beauty and the Beast. The venture was announced with enough pomp and circumstance to think that perhaps SyFy was finally embracing the camp appeal of their movies-of-the-week, and setting out to create a linked set of films–a grownup’s Faerie Tale Theatre. Unfortunately, SyFy seems to have given this venture the same short shrift it’s given all its other movies, and their premiere effort ends up simply [beast-related pun]. Below the fold, five things you should know about… Read more »

Recent Work

NEW FICTION: "(dis.)", Hanzai Japan

NEW FICTION: "Given the Advantage of the Blade," Lightspeed Magazine

TV: Sleepy Hollow recaps, Reign recaps

TV: Scream Queens, "Pumpkin Patch", AV Club

Essay: A Dark And Stormy Night: Why We Love The Gothic,

Review: "The Witch of Lime Street,"

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    Vox’s Joss Fong put together a beautiful video pairing the images from the Voyager Golden Records (learn more about them here) with words from Carl Sagan and music from Blind Willie Johnson. The first image was a simple “calibrating circle” used in this post’s title.

    There’s something powerful about this collection of images – this small attempt to sum up human existence. Carl Sagan said:

    The spacecraft will be encountered and the record played only if there are advanced space-faring civilizations in interstellar space. But the launching of this ‘bottle’ into the cosmic ‘ocean’ says something very hopeful about life on this planet.

    If we sent a time capsule to the aliens today, what would you want to include?


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