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  • Star Trek Discovery S5E68: Labyrinths
    Last week’s episode was the first one this season that felt like it had real stakes. Sure, the progenitors’ all-powerful technology is important, but we mostly know that because the characters keep saying so. But a massive Breen warship threatening Federation HQ with war felt a lot more tangible. So it’s natural that “Labyrinths” wants… Read more: Star Trek Discovery S5E68: Labyrinths
  • Words and Thoughts — May 16, 2024
    Hello again, alleged readers! Do any of you happen to know the notes to “Mr. Brightside”? For this entire week I’ve been walking into work, sitting down at my desk, and attempting to play “Mr. Brightside” on the heavy-duty rubber bands in the office supply cabinet until I leave for the day. The only break… Read more: Words and Thoughts — May 16, 2024
  • What’s Good – May 16-22, 2024
    Our weekly guide to what’s going on around Buffalo and in the world of pop culture. Thursday, 5/16 Yoonmi Nam: Among Other Things (UB Center For the Arts Gallery, first floor, through 6/21)Nam deconstructs everyday objects and reconsiders them as scupture. Wuon-Gean Ho: The Heart’s Sight (UB Center For the Arts Gallery, second floor, through 6/21)A broad… Read more: What’s Good – May 16-22, 2024
  • The Big Door Prize S2E6: Back in the Saddle
    Beau’s friendship with Mr. Johnson (Walt) wasn’t just a one-episode deal, as we open with a buoyant montage of them have wholesome, mostly-cowboy-themed fun together. It’s a nice setup that Door Prize immediately breaks down by smash-cutting to a crisis of confidence on Beau’s part. He knows Izzy’s offhand promotion to sheriff wasn’t real, but… Read more: The Big Door Prize S2E6: Back in the Saddle
  • Star Trek Discovery S5E67: Erigah
    L’ak has not had a good couple of days. The swindler who’s been racing Discovery to find the powerful ancient MacGuffin at the center of this season was shot a few episodes ago, barely escaped with his partner Moll, was captured offscreen by another Federation ship last week, and is now dying in the care… Read more: Star Trek Discovery S5E67: Erigah
  • Star Trek Discovery S5E68: Labyrinths
    Last week’s episode was the first one this season that felt like it had real stakes. Sure, the progenitors’ all-powerful technology is important, but we mostly know that because the characters keep saying so. But a massive Breen warship threatening Federation HQ with war felt a lot more tangible. So it’s natural that “Labyrinths” wants… Read more: Star Trek Discovery S5E68: Labyrinths
  • Words and Thoughts — May 16, 2024
    Hello again, alleged readers! Do any of you happen to know the notes to “Mr. Brightside”? For this entire week I’ve been walking into work, sitting down at my desk, and attempting to play “Mr. Brightside” on the heavy-duty rubber bands in the office supply cabinet until I leave for the day. The only break… Read more: Words and Thoughts — May 16, 2024
  • What’s Good – May 16-22, 2024
    Our weekly guide to what’s going on around Buffalo and in the world of pop culture. Thursday, 5/16 Yoonmi Nam: Among Other Things (UB Center For the Arts Gallery, first floor, through 6/21)Nam deconstructs everyday objects and reconsiders them as scupture. Wuon-Gean Ho: The Heart’s Sight (UB Center For the Arts Gallery, second floor, through 6/21)A broad… Read more: What’s Good – May 16-22, 2024
  • The Big Door Prize S2E6: Back in the Saddle
    Beau’s friendship with Mr. Johnson (Walt) wasn’t just a one-episode deal, as we open with a buoyant montage of them have wholesome, mostly-cowboy-themed fun together. It’s a nice setup that Door Prize immediately breaks down by smash-cutting to a crisis of confidence on Beau’s part. He knows Izzy’s offhand promotion to sheriff wasn’t real, but… Read more: The Big Door Prize S2E6: Back in the Saddle
  • Star Trek Discovery S5E67: Erigah
    L’ak has not had a good couple of days. The swindler who’s been racing Discovery to find the powerful ancient MacGuffin at the center of this season was shot a few episodes ago, barely escaped with his partner Moll, was captured offscreen by another Federation ship last week, and is now dying in the care… Read more: Star Trek Discovery S5E67: Erigah