Category Archives: Reviews

“The Probability Broach” Review

In attempting to get a political message across in a book, many authors can fall into the trap of sacrificing story to emphasize the message in a way that pulls the reader out of the narrative. Political tracts such as … Continue reading

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“El Ministerio del Tiempo” Review

El Ministerio del Tiempo (The Ministry of Time) is a Spanish television series produced by TVE that began its run last week. The show is surprisingly well done for a locally produced Spanish series, and fills an interesting niche of … Continue reading

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Borgia: Faith and Fear Review

Thanks to Netflix, I have been watching the Canal+ produced series Borgia: Faith and Fear. The series is produced by Tom Fontana, a writer and producer on previous dramas such as St. Elsewhere and Homicide: Life on the Street, and … Continue reading

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Historical Immersion in the Assassin’s Creed Series

There has long been a debate over the treatment of video games as a literary and narrative medium. One of the more innovative methods of storytelling that video games can provide over other media is the direct interactivity of the … Continue reading

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Spike TV’s “Alternate History”

On August 24, Spike aired a special called “Alternate History”, which can be viewed here. It looked like it is supposed to be the start of a half hour series, but no other episodes have been confirmed. The special’s premise … Continue reading

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