We recap the season two premiere of NBC’s oddball genre comedy The Good Place, a favorite around here. Season One is available on Netflix if you want to catch up.
Avast! Thar be spoilers below, you have been duly warned.Continue reading “Recap: The Good Place Ep 2.1”
Working in a store that carries toys of any kind comes with a fair amount of dealing with kiddos. Adding to that, for the most part, comics have been viewed as a medium for kids for a long time. Perhaps when comics were sold for a dime at the rack beside the register, it was easy to count on the fact that you could hand it off to your kids. Captain America would never do anything bad. Superman is the ultimate good guy. You can trust them with your kids. Even then, though, comics had a tendency to get a little… unsuitable for kids.Continue reading “Can They Read This?”
No longer relegated to solely the technical achievement awards, genre television seems to be on the ascendant in critical recognition and popular buzz, and last night’s Emmy Awards reflected this trend amply, awarding some of their highest honors to the streaming dramas that dominated this season. Below, we collect the full list of genre Emmy winners for 2017.Continue reading “Genre TV Cleans Up At the Emmys”
We are very proud to be an official sponsor of LadiesCon 2017 in Somerville, MA: 9/16 at 191 Highland Ave (the Armory) from 12-5p, with free admission!Continue reading “LadiesCon 2017!”
Steven Universe ruled Boston Comic Con 2017, not just with an appearance by Zach Callison (Steven’s voice himself), but with a legion of happy cosplayers spreading joy wherever they went.Continue reading “Peace and Love on the Planet Earth”
Billed for months in advance as “Stan Lee’s Final East Coast Appearance,” the three days of Boston Comic Con last month were a veritable lovefest for Marvel’s icon, and genretastic.com was in attendance at his Friday night event.Continue reading “Stan Lee at Boston Comic Con 2017”
Among the many things mounting in a ceaselessly peripatetic and distracting summer, my comics TBR pile has reached epic proportions, nominating me “Most likely to be crushed by a falling stack of singles she still hasn’t read yet.”Continue reading “TBR Piles”