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Sense8 (season 1)

Posted by Dave Switzer under Reviews of TV shows

{5/5} “Impossibility is a kiss away from reality.” Sense8 season 1, aired in 2015 Eight people from around the world suddenly become mentally linked, in a way that eventually allows them to help each other by briefly taking their place in order to do something they can do better. Capheus is a bus driver in […]

The Incredibles

Posted by Dave Switzer under Reviews of movies

{5/5} “You always always say be true to yourself, but you never say which part of yourself to be true to!” The Incredibles, released in 2004 After superheroes getting sued a bunch of times, they hang up their capes and lead regular lives. Mr. Incredible and Elastigirl are married with 3 kids when someone from […]

Star Trek: Sarek

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{5/5} “Amanda Grayson Sarek possessed great strength, fortitude, and courage: the strength to survive a world that poses great hardships for outworlders; the fortitude to endure the suspicion and distrust in which humans were frequently held; and the courage to forever alter the way Vulcans view the people of Terra. She changed us, not through […]

Gotham (season 4)

Posted by Dave Switzer under Reviews of TV shows

{5/5} “An invitation? After I killed your father’s last remaining loyalists? Perhaps you overestimate the pleasure of your company.” Gotham season 4, aired in 2017-18 The Penguin has made a deal with the Commissioner and the Mayor — criminals with “licenses” will be ignored by the GCPD. Jim isn’t happy about this but Harvey asks […]

The Good Place (season 2)

Posted by Dave Switzer under Reviews of TV shows

{5/5} “Tahani — it’s such a pretty name. My name is super boring. Gen. Which is short for hydrogen. Which was the only thing in existence at the time when I was born.” The Good Place season 2, aired in 2017-18 When Eleanor deduced that they were in the Bad Place, Michael erased their memories […]

Star Trek: Spock’s World

Posted by Dave Switzer under Reviews of books

{5/5} “‘Doctor,’ Spock said, ‘in the modern Vulcan language, the word for “idiot” is derived directly from an older compound word that means “one who fails to participate in civil affairs.”‘” Star Trek: Spock’s World by Diane Duane, published in 1988 Vulcan is having a referendum on whether to secede from the Federation. Sarek has […]

Agents of SHIELD (season 5)

Posted by Dave Switzer under Reviews of TV shows

{5/5} “An old woman tells you that she was your daughter and that you’ll save the planet from cracking apart — doesn’t happen every day.” Agents of SHIELD season 5, aired in 2017-18 The team unexpectedly finds themselves aboard a spaceship, sent there by a monolith. One of the people on the ship says they’re […]

Modern Family (season 9)

Posted by Dave Switzer under Reviews of TV shows

{5/5} “Now that Manny’s away at college and Joe goes to kindergarten I have time for one of my old hobbies — confronting the Devil in all his forms.” — Gloria Modern Family season 9, aired in 2017-18 Jay rents a boat for the whole family to spend time on for the eclipse, and then […]

The Good Place (season 1)

Posted by Dave Switzer under Reviews of TV shows

{5/5} “There’s something so human about taking something great, and ruining it a little, so you can have more of it.” — Michael, about frozen yogurt The Good Place season 1, aired in 2016-17 Eleanor Shellstrop arrives in the afterlife — she’s relieved to find that she’s in the Good Place. But then she finds […]

Star Trek: Prime Directive

Posted by Dave Switzer under Reviews of books

{5/5} “For every civilization which was more advanced than those making up the Federation, there were a hundred which were less so. And every one of those less-advanced worlds would, in time, have been overwhelmed by the Federation’s superior technological culture and well-intentioned aid and enlightenment — unless drastic measures were taken.” Star Trek: Prime […]