Things About Majoring In Engineering that Always Seemed Like Jokes But Are Actually Painfully True

A repost from my deleted blog, edited with updates. 1. The overwhelming male majority Yes, I knew going in that electrical engineering is a male dominated major. But there's a huge difference between knowing something intellectually and being able to comprehend what that means. My intro to electronics class was maybe fifteen percent female. The … Continue reading Things About Majoring In Engineering that Always Seemed Like Jokes But Are Actually Painfully True

ABC’s Quantico And Why It Matters

I've had my share of issues with Quantico in the past - the constant soap opera drama sometimes overshadowing the plot, lots of plot threads that never went anywhere, unsatisfying conclusions to some subplots, excessive focus on certain characters and relationships at the expense of the story. But despite all of those issues, Quantico still mattered to me. This … Continue reading ABC’s Quantico And Why It Matters

Justice League, Anticipation, and Geeking Out A Ridiculous Amount

When Wonder Woman came out, it felt surreal. It didn't feel like it was actually happening until I was sitting in that theatre. It felt like a movie I'd been waiting for forever that I was in shock I was actually getting to see. Justice League? It's going to be that feeling times ten. The movie isn't coming … Continue reading Justice League, Anticipation, and Geeking Out A Ridiculous Amount

Cars, Pontiac, and Good Design: I Miss My High School Grand Prix

When I was in high school, I drove a Grand Prix. I learned to drive on a Cruze, so it was a little bit of an adjustment at first, but I loved that car. It wasn't something I really fully appreciated then, but since then, after driving other cars, I've realized just how well that car handled. … Continue reading Cars, Pontiac, and Good Design: I Miss My High School Grand Prix

Animorphs: A Children’s Series That Deserves To Be Remembered As a Science Fiction Classic

Remember Animorphs? That super ridiculous nineties series about kids turning into animals fighting parasitic aliens that opened with a character being eaten alive and ended with most of the main characters dead that was somehow ubiquitous in just about every library, even if no library had all the books because there were more than sixty of … Continue reading Animorphs: A Children’s Series That Deserves To Be Remembered As a Science Fiction Classic

The Dark Phoenix Announcement

Fox announced their plans for X-Men: Dark Phoenix yesterday, and as excited as I want to be for another X-Men movie, one in which Wolverine will not be the focus, I can’t bring myself to really care. I’ve talked before about how I have very mixed feelings about the X-Men movies, and I mentioned there how The Last Stand ruined the […]