BY DENNIS R. UPKINS Originally published at 30UpTV Broadcast journalist Corey Graves said it best. There are trailblazers and there are earth scorchers. Gail Simone is definitely the latter. Like many of you, I was introduced to Gail through her run on the DC Comics series Birds of Prey, and became an instant fan of … More Gail Force: An Interview With The Indomitable Gail Simone
BY DENNIS R. UPKINS Originally published at 30UpTV: “I am a woman, a mutant, a thief, an X-Man, a lover, a wife, a queen. I am all these things. I am Storm and for me, there are no such things as limits.” —Storm Nine years old. That was the age of this Catholic Altar Boy … More The Perfect Storm: An Analysis of Marvel’s Most Important Superheroine
“The path of the One is made by many.” —The Oracle, The Matrix films Be it a social media post, an academic essay, a news article, or a novella, many of my readers know that I am very prone to include profound quotes in my work. A number of those quotes have guided me and … More And I Quote
Over on OUTvoices I provide a retrospective on Marvel’s Falcon and the Winter Soldier. In addition to explaining why the Disney+ original series has been a success (and the only one that has been to date), I also explain why the show’s unapologetic critique of racism, antiblackness and other forms of systemic oppression exposes much … More It’s The Hypocrisy For Me
Over on OUTvoices I break down as to why I don’t see it for Wandavision; how Monica Rambeau was arguably the breakout star; and not framing the show from Rambeau’s perspective was a missed opportunity for an excellent series. And now, our feature presentation.
Making my return to Yopp, today I explain why the hit CBS series, S.W.A.T., has been providing a blueprint on police reform for the last few years. And now our feature presentation!!!!
Looking for some great television shows to watch? Well you’re in luck. It’s that time again where I list the top tv shows of the past year. Many titles are familiar but a number of them definitely amped it up this past season. For a series to be selected for this list, it has to pass … More Best Television Shows of 2019
Looking for something to (re)watch while staying at home? I may be able to help you out on that score. Over on 30Up I explain why Crisis On Infinite Earths is the once in a lifetime television event that’s been nearly a century in the making. And now, our feature presentation.
Today on Black Girl Nerds, I provide recommendations for five superb LGBTQ television and web series that are definitely worth checking out. Have a gander.
While 2018 brought more than a few classics to the big screen, the small screen didn’t disappoint either. 2018 saw a year of reboots, new classics, long overdue new seasons, and a whole lot of binge-watching. History was made in entertainment be it a wedding, a crossover or three, or a few sporting events. A … More The Best Television Shows of 2018