Mika A. Epstein

Mika has been deep in fandom since she could say 'Trekkie.' With decades experience in running fansites, developing software, and organizing communities, she's taken on the challenge of delving into the recesses of television for queers long forgotten. Making this site with Tracy is nothing short of serendipity. Mika lives with her wife and their cats in Southern California. Of course she has a hybrid, but she'd rather ride her bicycle.
Will Web Series Techniques Go Mainstream (Again)

Will Web Series Techniques Go Mainstream (Again)

July 8, 2020 user-circle Mika A. Epstein

Webisodes and web series all come from discarded traditional filming techniques which are being re-adopted now. What innovations will be next?

Fight For Vagrant Queen

Fight For Vagrant Queen

July 1, 2020 user-circle Mika A. Epstein

It’s got style, camp, and a chance to be saved. Let’s fight for “Vagrant Queen” and get our show another season!

Queerly Copland

Queerly Copland

June 24, 2020 user-circle Mika A. Epstein

On understanding why cop shows are prevalent on TV, and why the first two non-comedy queer-named-and-led series are about law enforcement.

The Limits of Headlining

The Limits of Headlining

June 17, 2020 user-circle Mika A. Epstein

While queer characters are on every type of show out there, the ones where they get to headline a show named for them are limited in scope.

A Lack of Intersectionality

A Lack of Intersectionality

June 10, 2020 user-circle Mika A. Epstein

Looking at the numbers of Intersectionality on shows, we still have a long way to go.

Why I Love What I Love

Why I Love What I Love

May 27, 2020 user-circle Mika A. Epstein

Sometimes we all just need to love what we love. And I love a lot of television shows.

She-Ra Won In the End

She-Ra Won In the End

May 20, 2020 user-circle Mika A. Epstein

We must be strong we must be brave, and we will be gay in the end. How She-Ra took risks and gave us a win in the end.

The Life and Death (?) of Annalise Keating

The Life and Death (?) of Annalise Keating

May 13, 2020 user-circle Mika A. Epstein

This week we say goodbye to one of the most groundbreaking, amazing, bisexual badasses out there. Here’s to you, Annalise.

Farewell (Again) to Will & Grace

Farewell (Again) to Will & Grace

May 6, 2020 user-circle Mika A. Epstein

A show that changed the game has made its final bow. Again. But should it have come back in the first place?

TV Statistics in the Time of Pandemics

TV Statistics in the Time of Pandemics

April 29, 2020 user-circle Mika A. Epstein

It’s difficult to guess at anything for the rest of 2020, but we can say that this season has started out strong.

New Queer Shows to Watch

New Queer Shows to Watch

April 22, 2020 user-circle Mika A. Epstein

There’s been a lot going on. All these shows are in their first seasons in 2020, and you should check them out since you’ve got some TV time on your hands.

Top Fanfiction Tropes in “Gentleman Jack”

Top Fanfiction Tropes in “Gentleman Jack”

April 15, 2020 user-circle Mika A. Epstein

There’s no denying that Gentleman Jack is hella queer, but it’s also chock-a-block full of the queerest fan fiction tropes. Did your favourite make the list?