2017 TV Renewals & Cancellations And The 22 We Care About

IMDB has run up a huge list of TV series renewals and cancellations which I’ve linked below.  I thought I’d pluck a few out that we care about and blithely ignore the boring ones. Since this post will be based on my discussion on the topic with Arkayde, my -cough- better half, I’ll faithfully relay his…

Dragon Age – Knight Errant Gives A Much Needed Thedas Fix

May 10 saw the release of Dragon Age: Knight Errant, the latest in tales from Thedas, BioWare’s blockbuster RPG world. This time, it comes to us in comic form and published by Dark Horse and if there was any doubt as to where the story takes its beginning the Lyrium-statued Meredith on the cover should point…

Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Season Finale – A Lotta Bang, A Lotta Bows

The finale to the fourth season of ABC’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. wrapped up yesterday and ended what has probably been their best or certainly one of their best storylines for the show with some small degree of disappointment. I suspect because up until very recently nobody was sure the series would be renewed after all…

TV For The People – American Gods

American Gods is now three episodes in on Starz and champagne shooting itself into TV history with weird poetry, snarky social commentary and a complete disregard for any arbitrary boundaries of propriety or blasphemy. And it does it with gentle panache and a kind, ass-whupping story-telling that is more than any of us deserve. Based…

Daggerspell by Katherine Kerr

  I just finished re-reading Katherine Kerr’s first Deverry book, Daggerspell. Which is a damn good story with a lot more twist than the majority of modern fantasy can cough up with. And SPOILERALERT, there’s a bunch of rape and incest in the story. Which earns it the occasional low-star review from people who feel triggered…