Thirty years ago we were glued to our televisions night after night, hooked on epic stories. Here are some of the best of them.
Leave it to an original Netflix series to depict environmental history as accurately as I've ever seen it on the screen.
My first video Historical Movie Analysis considers the way the hit HBO series "Westworld" uses and deconstructs history, and how we see it.
A fictional pop culture computer in 1984 could “do anything,” but so can one in 2014. It’s just our concept of “anything” has changed.
Let's take a break from history...and celebrate geekdom! This article from Dave's Corner of the Universe introduces the intriguing concept of "Trek in the Park"--live [...]
This is the first in a series of blogs I'm calling "Mashup Storypitches," where I take two or more stories from popular culture--movies, books or [...]
Today is April Fool's Day. My husband and I were chatting last night about it and we agreed that there's very little fun [...]
Did an alien really break into British TV programming one night in 1977?
What do an avant-garde Russian composer and a lovesick Vulcan enduring pon farr have in common? Musically speaking, a tremendous amount.
The above clip is one of my all time favorite scenes from the seminal 1980 science series Cosmos, created and hosted by legendary astronomer [...]