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Star Trek: Discovery Season 4, “Kobayashi Maru”

Discovery’s season four opener is overflowing with nods to the decades of Star Trek that came before it. And with an episode title like Kobayashi Maru, we know we’re in store for some serious Trek nostalgia. At the outset, the message is clear. The Federation is back, baby!

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Review – The Mysterious Benedict Society

The Mysterious Benedict Society is a new Disney+ series based on the 2007-2008 YA novel (written by Trenton Lee Stewart and illustrated by Carson Ellis). The …

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Television

Amazon’s Invincible Will Hook You

Amazon’s Invincible borrows some of the best qualities of The Boys while mixing in delightfully fresh takes on all your favorite superhero tropes, upending the genre and producing a welcome change of pace.

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News

The Star Trek Discovery Season 4 Teaser Headlines First Contact Day

The 2021 edition of First Contact Day featured a lot of compelling Trek content, including a tantalizing Star Trek Discovery season 4 teaser. Black alert!

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Television

The Snowpiercer Season 2 Finale Manages to Hold the Rails

Snowpiercer’s season 2 finale picks right up from where the excellent episode 8 left us and kicks off a sprint to the end. It’s a strong finish for this much-maligned TV drama and sets up some intriguing possibilities for a third season.

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Book Reviews
Book Reviews

Review – The Physicist and the Philosopher

Jimena Canales tells the neglected story of Einstein and Bergson, the physicist and the philosopher. It is a story of a debate–a debate about time–that …

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Book Reviews

Review – At the Existentialist Cafe

At the Existential Cafe is about (as the title readily suggests) the movers and shakers in the modern line of existentialism. As Bakewell notes, this line …

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