Channel 4 Will No Longer Be Looking for Jessica Hyde

Some sad but not surprising news today: Channel 4 has decided not to renew the primary color extravaganza that was Utopia. The show got dismal ratings throughout its run even though it enjoyed a cult following online and was mostly well-reviewed. And while I recommended that you tune in for the second series a few months … Continue reading Channel 4 Will No Longer Be Looking for Jessica Hyde

The Sexist DC T-Shirt Debate; Or, Why Are We Still Dealing With This Shit?

A few days ago, some eagle-eyed fans at a Long Beach Comic Con spotted an official DC t-shirt featuring Superman bending Wonder Woman over with the caption: Score! Superman does it again! Around the same time, another DC-approved shirt (pictured above) was seen online encouraging women to reach for the brassiest rings -- not so much … Continue reading The Sexist DC T-Shirt Debate; Or, Why Are We Still Dealing With This Shit?

Black Mirror Is Going to Have a Christmas Special Because of Course It Will

Black Mirror, Charlie Brooker's very weird, very wonderful Twitter Twilight Zone, will be back on BBC4 Christmas day. And if you were worried that the show might lose its gloomy viciousness, fear not: Brooker said he's looking to make it a cross between the traditional "ghost story at Christmas" and the Amicus' compendium horror movies of the … Continue reading Black Mirror Is Going to Have a Christmas Special Because of Course It Will

Next Season of True Detective Might Star Women, Internet Rages

Dustin Rowles over at Uproxx has been covering True Detective with a certain amount of rabid enthusiasm since its debut early last month. Today's first article (he does like 3 a day -- the man is obsessed) is in part about creator and head writer Nic Pizzolato's now-deleted tweet hinting that the next season will star female detectives. To catch … Continue reading Next Season of True Detective Might Star Women, Internet Rages