Category Archives: Televsion

The New Age of Technology and Sports

According to the National Federation of State High School Associations, the overall number of student athletes in high school sports has consecutively increased for the 29thyear now. As students get older, this increase in popularity for sports will likely extend into college and to the professional level. Consistent with this prediction, statistics from professional leagues […] Continue reading

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Leave the Ethics at Home- It’s Superpower Time.

Growing up, I’m pretty sure we all asked each other the same question: If you could have any superpower, what would it be? There’s always the go-to flight because, c’mon, who wouldn’t want to see the world on a non-stop roller coaster?! Invisibility. Sneaking out just peaked. Telepathy. Because reading minds and putting thoughts into […] Continue reading

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The True Horror of Black Mirror’s Science Fiction Element

Black Mirror exists as one of the darkest examples of the realities of humans’ technological progressions, and its unmistakable satire of society’s response to such clearly distinguishes itself from other tales of similar subject. What it so successfully achieves is the illustrating of an extreme answer in response to what exactly technology can do to […] Continue reading

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Metamorphosis and Mirrors

[Please Note: This text contains minor spoilers for the 2017 television series “Twin Peaks: The Return.”] The season finale of “Twin Peaks: The Return” earlier this month created a seismic ripple amongst David Lynch devotees of the Internet. The proliferation of detail-obsessed fan theories, wikis in at least six languages, and thoughtful analytic pieces speaks […] Continue reading

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I’m A Little Lost: Is “Lost” Science Fiction or Fantasy?

The human psyche likes to put things into cleared defined boxes. In a complex world, setting up dichotomies or simple categories is a way in which to process all of life’s different intricacies by grouping them based on similar traits. We often find ourselves subconsciously making or accepting checklists to which we compare things. As […] Continue reading

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The Stepford Invasion

For all Doctor Who, and The Stepford Wives fans out there. Rosalie was dizzy when stepped out of the TARDIS (Time And Relative Dimension In Space), but felt much better when she felt the warm Connecticut sunshine on her face. Traveling at warp speed in this time machine, disguised as an antique London police box, […] Continue reading

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The Stepford Invasion

For all Doctor Who, and The Stepford Wives fans out there. Rosalie was dizzy when stepped out of the TARDIS (Time And Relative Dimension In Space), but felt much better when she felt the warm Connecticut sunshine on her face. Traveling at warp speed in this time machine, which was disguised as an antique London […] Continue reading

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The Stepford Invasion

For all Doctor Who, and The Stepford Wives fans out there. Rosalie was dizzy when stepped out of the TARDIS (Time And Relative Dimension In Space), but felt much better when she felt the warm Connecticut sunshine on her face. Traveling at warp speed in this time machine, disguised as an antique London police box, […] Continue reading

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Rosie, I’m Letting You Go

I saw an opinion piece a few days ago in The New York Times about robots. The column by Thomas L. Friedman predicts that advances in robotics will launch an economic boom in the near future. Friedman posits that the field of robotics will effect this boom by increasing productivity and creating jobs. He likens […] Continue reading

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Science Fiction and The Face Off Over Full Face Transplant Sugery

Richard Norris, before and after his face transplant surgery. Photograph from Reuters. Die Another Day, the 2002 installment in the James Bond franchise, is not especially renowned for its emphasis on scientific accuracy. The climax of the film is the revelation that the villain underwent gene therapy to give himself an entirely new face in […] Continue reading

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