The whole “ban on genetic engineering” thing in the Federation has always seemed a bit… unthought out. Not in-universe, but metatextually. The logic of it is, “well, Khan was a super-evil dude, so maybe we shouldn’t do that.” And, fair enough, you can see the sense there, and for that being presented as the reason … Continue reading “Strange New Worlds: Season 1, Episode 3 – “Ghosts Of Illyria””
One of the most impressive things about Nichelle Nichols — among a great list of impressive things about Nichelle Nichols — is how she managed to do a huge amount with generally very little screen time. One of the the reasons that Uhura works as an actual character is because of what she invested in … Continue reading “Strange New Worlds: Season 1, Episode 2 – “Children Of The Comet””
Click Here To Listen We flip She Loves You over to cover its B-side this episode with the largely-forgotten I’ll Get You. Does the song deserve to languish in obscurity? How does it fare stylistically? And just how long can JG vamp for while Andrew desperately tries to find some statistics? eMail: firstname.lastname@example.org Twitter: @beatles_ology … Continue reading “Beatles Stuffology Podcast – Episode 19: I’ll Get You”
Star Trek is back for a 3rd 21st century show. But can Strange New Worlds succeed where Discovery and Picard have struggled? Welcome to an episode-by-episode review.
Click Here To Listen It’s the mighty She Loves You this week on Stuffology, the biggest-selling Beatles single of them all. Does the song deservie its totemic reputation? How does Brian Epstein factor into this? And when discussing production, just how pretentious can JG get? (hint: fairly!) eMail: email@example.com Twitter: @beatles_ology
What’s The Show? The second-last Jodie Whittaker Doctor Who story, Legend Of The Sea Devils. What’s It All About, JG? The TARDIS is pulled off course to 19th Century China, where a statue has been convincingly attacked by Madame Ching (Crystal Yu) who’s searching for treasure, only to reveal… a Sea Devil! Excitement? Er… anyway, … Continue reading “Doctor Who – Legend Of The Sea Devils”
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