Do You Taste Metal? Inevitability and the Emotions of HBO’s Chernobyl

Besides vaguely describing a scene in the first episode there are no spoilers present for the show. Unless you don’t actually know what happened in Chernobyl in the first place. I got around to watching HBO’s 2019 miniseries Chernobyl, and of course I went about it like an absolute buffoon. My husband didn’t want toContinue reading “Do You Taste Metal? Inevitability and the Emotions of HBO’s Chernobyl”

Fuck It, Let’s Remake Sliders

Last summer, I made arguments that the shows Lost and Dollhouse deserved remakes, albeit with some major caveats. Lost needs a lot of work, but mostly that work consisted of ‘tighten that shit up.’ Nobody needs a whole God damned episode about how someone got their tattoos. Dollhouse mostly needs to be freed from theContinue reading “Fuck It, Let’s Remake Sliders”

90’s TV: The End of a Terrible Era

Okay, so, what happened is that I wanted to write about remaking a 90’s show (spoiler alert: It was Sliders), but as I was writing it I realized I should explain how 90’s television functioned to people who don’t remember, and then that segment got way too long so here we are. Basically, 90’s televisionContinue reading “90’s TV: The End of a Terrible Era”