Category Archives: TV Shows

Season 2: The Redemption of Iron Fist

Danny Rand is redeemed. 🙂 Iron Fist was easily the weakest of the Marvel-Netflix Defender-themed shows. I still enjoyed it, no matter its relative unpopularity, but I was not blind to its problems. Then I was disappointed again with a … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #199: Becoming a Man

“Our time together, it’s a ritual, a symbol. It means something to your father. I hope it was not entirely forgettable for you. But it doesn’t make you a man. You do that yourself.” – Inara Serra, Firefly Episode 7, … Continue reading

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A Game of Thrones Fan-Theory: The Targaryen Lannisters

I remember once hearing a fan-theory about Tyrion Lannister, guessing that he may not be Tywin’s son at all but, rather, the son of Mad King Aerys Targaryen. I dismissed that one immediately, didn’t think it was remotely credible. But, … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #193: Respectful Liking

“My way of being polite or however it’s… well, it’s the only way I have of showing you that I like you: I’m showing respect.” – Simon Tam, Firefly Episode 7, “Jaynestown” It is my firm belief that healthy relationships … Continue reading

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Luke Cage, Season 2: A Hero’s Fall?

When the first season of Daredevil aired on Netflix, I loved it. While successive seasons of the Defender-themed shows have sometimes been good, or sometimes in desperate need of reworking – I am looking at you, second season of Jessica … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom 192: “Our” Witch

“Cut her down.” “The girl is a witch.” “Yeah, but she’s our witch. So cut her the hell down.” – Malcolm Reynolds & the Patriarch, Firefly Episode 5, “Safe” It is worth noting that those last few words are accompanied … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom 191: The Meaning of Crew

“Captain, why did you come back for us?” “You’re on my crew.” “Yeah, but you don’t even like me. Why’d you come back?” “You’re on my crew. Why we still talking about this?” – Simon Tam & Malcolm Reynolds, Firefly … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #190: You Are What You Are

“Never forget what you are. The rest of the world will not. Wear it like armor, and it can never be used to hurt you.” – Tyrion Lannister, Game of Thrones Season 1, Episode 1, “” Several seasons in, and … Continue reading

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Jessica Jones, Season 2: AKA, My Complaints

Outside some fair (I think) criticisms, I really liked the first season of Jessica Jones. I can’t really say the same for the second. As the latest of Netflix’s Defender-themed additions to the Marvel Cinematic Universe, taking up Jessica’s story … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #185: Selfish Sanity

“In order to stay sane, you sometimes have to be a little selfish.” – Arthur “Artie” Nielsen, Warehouse 13 Season 5, Episode 6, “Endless” I really love Artie. Next to Claudia, he is my favorite part of Warehouse 13. However … Continue reading

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