So… Handmines! (Doctor Who, Daleks, & Slaughterhouse Five)

I just watched the season premiere of Doctor Who and was struck by the thing that probably struck all fans of Kurt Vonnegut's Slaugherhouse Five: The Handmines are suspiciously similar to the Tralfamadorians. In case you haven't seen the episode, Handmines are like landmines, but instead of blowing people up, they reach up from underground…Read more So… Handmines! (Doctor Who, Daleks, & Slaughterhouse Five)

My Birthday/Hitchbot/True Detective

Today is my birthday. Here's what I want: A promise from Nick Pizzolatto to make up for the disappointing second season of True Detective by setting season three in Philadelphia and dedicating it to figuring out who killed Hitchbot. The twist? Hitchbot saw something he shouldn't have, and some combination of the Philly PD, the…Read more My Birthday/Hitchbot/True Detective