WandaVision is an odd show. Teased as a 50s-style sitcom featuring Wanda and Vision from the Marvel Cinematic Universe, it was certainly not the sort of thing you’d expect from Marvel Studios’ foray into Disney+ shows, especially when compared to the more conventional shows announced around the same time like The Falcon and the Winter… Continue reading Sticking The Landing
I really liked the 2013 reboot of Tomb Raider. It was a fun adventure story with plenty of neat mysteries to uncover, plus, this incarnation of Lara was a headstrong survivalist who would find a solution to whatever stood in her way. I was totally on board, plus, I love adventure stories. Exploring ancient ruins,… Continue reading Adventuring Colonialism
We’re halfway through February. By my count, this puts me eleven months into this odd pseudo-lockdown that New York’s been in as a result of the global pandemic. I saw pseudo-lockdown because indoor dining opened yesterday (again) even though the infection rate has held steady in the city at around 7-8% for the past few… Continue reading What’s Up?
The Great British Bake Off is a competitive backing show that sees a bunch of bakers baking for the approval of the judges. It sounds fairly typical as far as competitive reality tv shows go, but it foregoes much of the drama and conflict endemic to the genre. With its rebellious optimism and general warmth,… Continue reading Bake Off Punk