Death, Lesbians, Virtual Reality, and Hope

Death, Lesbians, Virtual Reality, and Hope

October 24, 2016 user-circle Mika A. Epstein

Where in a show that otherwise would have been perfect is the tipping point for the most dead lesbians in a year.

RizzlesCon – When TV Failed Us

RizzlesCon – When TV Failed Us

September 23, 2016 user-circle Mika A. Epstein

They never had a chance, and what they pulled off was nothing short of a miracle. But RizzlesCon was a thing. It happened. It was also a disaster. And one I’m proud to say I was a part of.

The Diversity (and Unoriginality) of Death

The Diversity (and Unoriginality) of Death

June 16, 2016 user-circle Mika A. Epstein

Death is overdone on TV, it’s boring, and too many lesbians are still dying!

You Can’t Fight While Killing

You Can’t Fight While Killing

June 10, 2016 user-circle Mika A. Epstein

The summary is Ilene Chaiken is a piece of work.

The Spring of Our Discontent

The Spring of Our Discontent

April 20, 2016 user-circle Mika A. Epstein

Death may not be the only way to dispose of characters, but the stories being told are not only repetitive and cliched, they are boring.

Minorities Are Not Disposable

Minorities Are Not Disposable

April 11, 2016 user-circle Mika A. Epstein

More deaths, more meaningless deaths, more unnecessary deaths.

The CW Went to Hell

The CW Went to Hell

April 4, 2016 user-circle Mika A. Epstein

It went to hell and we’re all watching it burn.

The Walking Dead

The Walking Math

March 29, 2016 user-circle Mika A. Epstein

I did some math on The Walking Dead, since people have been complaining that it’s a show where everyone dies. And on the surface, yes, this is true. I went to The Walking Dead Wikia and pulled out some numbers. These are clearly not perfect, but it’s what I have to work with. 794 characters…

Lexa with a rainbow cloak, and fists of many colors supporting her

Critical Mass

March 25, 2016 user-circle Mika A. Epstein

Representation matters.

The Number Keeps Rising

The Number Keeps Rising

March 14, 2016 user-circle Mika A. Epstein

The number of dead lesbians on tv keeps getting higher and higher.

Bring Out Your Dead

Bring Out Your Dead

March 11, 2016 user-circle Mika A. Epstein

The trope has hit critical mass.

Law & Order

Watercooler Moments

March 11, 2015 user-circle Mika A. Epstein

Law & Order’s ‘bang’ was worth a whimper.