We left off last episode with Penny and Kady showing Quentin and Alice the shield icon that Penny saw on the wall of the dungeon that he astrally projected to. Quentin says he thinks Penny went to Fillory and, in his fan-boy excitement, asks Penny if there were any talking animals there. Penny reminds him... Continue Reading →
After having been kicked out of Club Hedge Witch, Julia shows up at the safe house and demands from Sleazy Guy (I don’t know his name and don’t care to learn it) the spells she helped Marina steal from Brakebills last episode. Sleaze says they’re locked in Marina’s filing cabinet, and even if they weren’t,... Continue Reading →
The urban fantasy series The Magicians has only aired 5 episodes so far, but already it’s become my weekly WTF television experience. And I don’t mean that in a good way. For those of you who haven’t seen it, it’s the television adaptation (on Syfy in the U.S., on Showcase in Canada) of Lev Grossman’s popular... Continue Reading →
It’s Wednesday night, 10:00 p.m. In her suburban Detroit living room, MontiLee Stormer is sitting down in front of the TV, her husband at her side and her laptop logged into Facebook. In Bethel, PA, Pamela V. Jones is doing the same. They are both tuned in to CBS’s CSI: Cyber – but not because... Continue Reading →
In exchange for handing out candy on All Hallows' Eve, I get to collect data and compare trick-or-treating stats from year to year. Because I'm a dork.
Causes, consequences, and where we go from here February 8, 2015 Shortly after midnight on August 4, 2014, the tailings storage facility (TSF) at the Mount Polley copper and gold mine breached, releasing an estimated 17 million cubic metres of water and eight million cubic metres of fine sand and mine tailings into Polley Lake.... Continue Reading →
November 29, 2014 “Growing up, I always liked the bad guys,” Joseph Mallozzi says from the couch of his furnished rental apartment in downtown Toronto. As he speaks, his three small, beloved, elderly dogs (two pugs and a French bulldog) lounge before him in the middle of the living room floor, each in his or... Continue Reading →
We're going on a journey through my head. I write about the stuff I find interesting, which runs the gamut from science fiction to politics, from Dancing With the Stars to behavioural economics. If you have a topic or story you'd like me to cover, please leave a comment and let me know. I'm ever curious... Continue Reading →