The Ultimate Retcon, Part 2

I think I adequately explained why I call what happened to Battlestar Galactica "The Ultimate Retcon," since the 2003 miniseries and 2004-2009 series, telemovies and spinoffs truly were "Galactica In Name Only" ("GINO"). Since I posted that I have learned, however, that "In Harm's Way" is a better known WWII movie than I thought it … Continue reading The Ultimate Retcon, Part 2

The Ultimate Retcon

I'm going to continue my sci-fi musings with a thought I had while writing my impressions of Star Trek: Discovery.  I want to share with you the story of the ultimate retcon, the retcon of all retcons... OK - for those of you who didn't read my last post - "Retcon" is when a TV/Movie … Continue reading The Ultimate Retcon

Why are we treating opinion as news?

This scares me a little.  Actually, it scares me a lot, and it has for quite a while.  Long before the Coronavirus made its appearance, but that has brought it into even sharper focus. Almost every post on social media that even hints at politics (or political figures) links to commentary.  Editorializing.  Opinion.  And in … Continue reading Why are we treating opinion as news?

I plead guilty and throw myself on the mercy of the court…

OK, I was starting to foam at the mouth... "My people skills are fine.  It's my tolerance for idiots that needs work." And the idiots crawl out of the woodwork during a crisis.  People who somehow think the laws of nature don't apply to them.  These are the ones who drive 55 on icy highways … Continue reading I plead guilty and throw myself on the mercy of the court…