RuPaul’s Drag Race’s coronavirus special limits its scope and its impact

In May of 2020, RuPaul’s Drag Race was one of the few TV shows to find a work-around for COVID-19, filming its final episodes of season 12 remotely, with the queens shooting from their homes. The traditional spectacle and scale of the Drag Race finales had to be set aside, but the producers and queens […]

Time’s Up calls for Golden Globes reform over persistent lack of Black voters

Just two days before the Golden Globes, a new coalition of voices organized by the Time’s Up campaign has risen up criticizing the Hollywood Foreign Press Association, and calling for reform of its memberships rules and goals. Per The L.A. Times, a collection of prominent actors and directors—including Ava DuVernay, J.J. Abrams, Sterling K. Brown, […]

Which Star Trek Books Are Canon?

A very brief history of Star Trek tie-in books. Since 1967, there have literally been hundreds of officially licensed Star Trek books published. The question is, if fans only care about “real” canon do any of the Star Trek books actually qualify as part of the “real” story of the Final Frontier.  The answer doesn’t […]

Lady Gaga’s stolen dogs have been found

Good news tonight in the high-profile, big-name breaking story of the week that would be merely whimsical and silly and strange, except that a man got shot: Lady Gaga’s French bulldogs have now been found. As noted by People, the dogs—Koji and Gustav—were stolen from Gaga’s dog walker, Ryan Fischer, on Wednesday night, in an […]

Marvel’s WandaVision Episode 8: MCU Easter Eggs and Reference Guide

“You didn’t think you were the only magical girl in town, did you?”  Agatha Harkness makes good on that line from last week’s episode in WandaVision episode 8, which functions as a trip through Wanda Maximoff’s entire MCU history. Not only does it reveal previously hidden (and crucially necessary) depths to her character and her […]

Underwhelming undersea road trip Sponge On The Run squeezes SpongeBob dry

SpongeBob (Tom Kenny), the lovable and highly merchandisable naïf from Bikini Bottom, has a problem: His pet sea snail, Gary, has been stolen by the vain King Poseidon (Matt Berry) for use in his daily skincare routine. Those who have absorbed too many episodes of SpongeBob SquarePants (or even just the first SpongeBob SquarePants Movie) […]

Attack on Titan Season 4: Release Date, Trailer, Episodes, and News

Attack on Titan Season 4 Release Date Attack on Titan season 4 will be the final two batches of episodes for the impressive anime franchise. This was expected given the show’s progress with the manga’s storyline but it still a bit of a bummer all the same. Thankfully, there is still quite a bit for […]