• Entertainment,  Television

    Later in 2017 in Serialized Genre Storytelling

    by Not much left in the “still to come” category for genre TV in 2017. Maybe I need to do one more post for all of the stuff that’s already released so the year looks a little better for TV geekery.   Runaways Okay, not much of a trailer, but it’s all I can find. I’d like to have high hopes for this. The comic was fun. What little there is of this third-hand trailer tells me that they’re at least starting with the original storyline. That gives me a little hope. Premiers in November.   Future Man Seth Rogan does SF about a time travelling janitor? Well, maybe. The…

  • Entertainment,  Life

    Happy Paper Airplane Day!

    by By the time I get this post up, it will be well after midnight, local, but it’s still Paper Airplane Day somewhere, right? When I was a kid, once in a while my dad would fold a special paper airplane. It took me a while (probably several years worth of watching the occasional plane take shape since it didn’t happen very often) to learn to fold it myself. When my own kids were small, I tried to do it a little more often, but none of them were particularly into paper airplanes, so it gradually went away. Today, I decided to see if I could remember how it worked.…

  • Entertainment

    What I’m Watching: Remington Steele

    by Okay, so we all know I’m a geek, but I don’t just watch science fiction and fantasy when it comes to movies and TV. Mostly, but not exclusively. Not long ago, we decided to give up cable. It’s expensive and, really, no one was watching it. My oldest daughter watched the occasional show on the Food Network and my wife used the TV to fall asleep at night. Everyone else got their entertainment online or from DVD/Bluray disks. It’s been two months, and no one misses it. Now we’re pulling out all of those DVDs and Blurays we buy on sale and forget about. This is a good thing.…