The latest round of voting takes place here. I hope to have preliminary inclusions and eliminations available for week 14. It’s all a matter of my limited free time.
This is a great week for classic TV and not much else.
May 24, 2015
This episode resolves some mysteries and points to the solution to a remaining major puzzle. It also confirms what the audience has suspected: not everyone is getting out of this season alive.
May 20, 2015
Flash reaches its Season One Finale in a blur of unresolved paradox and spectacularly silly comic book science, but our actors fare pretty well.
And they’ve opened a can of wormholes for next season.
It has been almost 30 years since the last Mad Max movie. Since then Director George Miller has done a variety of children’s films, in some form or another involving talking animals. At last, Miller has returned to the wasteland – but after a decade of Happy Feet and cutesy pigs, is he able to return to the world of fire and blood?
NASA’s New Horizons probe, set to fly by Pluto this July, may eventually leave the system with crowdsourced messages for extra-terrestrials.
We’ve also got some video of NASA’s flying saucer:
Robot arms are now so surgically precise they can sew skin onto a grape:
While our own eyes might be modified with bionic lenses.
Below, we leave the science for fiction, with cosplay from cons around the globe:
The latest episode of the X-Files Retrospective podcast, covering The Calusari, is now available here for your listening pleasure. Intro and outro music attribution is below. You can also follow the show from its own feed (RSS, iTunes, Stitcher) or through the Bureau 42 Master Audio Feed (RSS, iTunes, Stitcher).
May 18, 2015
“My sestra. She tears my heart.”
Mad Men broadcast its final episode last night. Orphan Black is now the most intelligent drama on television.