Hunting for Neelix’s head

Back at the Entertainment Media Show in London a couple of months ago, I had the good fortune to meet Ethan Phillips through a mutual friend of ours.  It was during our conversation with him that I learnt that Ethan is searching for something that he just hasn’t been able to get hold of.  WhatContinue reading “Hunting for Neelix’s head”

Fringe – the show I love and the way it’s tearing me apart

Initially I stayed away from Fringe, the show brought me no interest when I first heard about it, but then I should know that these things have a habit of entering my personal sphere.  This time it was thanks to my wonderful best friend, E.  The first season was fun, it brought endearing characters andContinue reading “Fringe – the show I love and the way it’s tearing me apart”

Tattoo or not to tattoo that is the question

I was reading an article on the The Telegraph website earlier today about HMV banning visible tattoos and piercings for their store staff and the discussion it sparked in the comments section.  Most of the comments moved from the unification of staff appearance to the topic of body modification being a past time of layabouts, thugs andContinue reading “Tattoo or not to tattoo that is the question”

For once I want the media to portray Queer couples and characters without prejudice

A list of things I want and have every right to expect: Queer characters on my screen as actual people, in mainstream shows.  By Queer I mean EVERY part of the LGBTQ community. Queer relationships.  When the fans see a more probable relationship than the mainstream media do in a show from the chemistry betweenContinue reading “For once I want the media to portray Queer couples and characters without prejudice”

A weekend of chaos and yet of fun

My poor blog has been a little more than ignored since I’ve been in the US and so a post now should at least remedy that a little.  This past weekend I was at Dragon*Con with my fiancee and our friend J.  I’m not even going to attempt to chronologically order things but I amContinue reading “A weekend of chaos and yet of fun”

Shipping and Fandom a Newbie’s guide to the pitfalls of Shipping Wars

If you enter the world of Fandom, you have to be prepared for there to be a whole lot of group “OMG!” flailing and also a number of other things.  In this post, I will try my best to discuss shipping and what exactly it entails.  I’m going to try and remain unbiased, but undoubtedlyContinue reading “Shipping and Fandom a Newbie’s guide to the pitfalls of Shipping Wars”