Author: Shannon Miller

Here’s What to Expect From NBC’s Good Girls (Spoiler Free)

Here’s What to Expect From NBC’s Good Girls (Spoiler Free)

A parent’s love can manifest in a multitude of ways, from moments of sacrifice to feats of utterly superhuman strength. It has the power to skew logic and morality in ways that would appear almost villainous in any other context, but explainable with the understanding […]

CW’s The Flash Could Use Way More Cecile and Way Less Ralph

CW’s The Flash Could Use Way More Cecile and Way Less Ralph

***Warning: Spoilers for the episode of The Flash titled “Honey, I Shrunk Team Flash” ahead.*** Once a show has established itself over the course of multiple seasons, integrating new characters can become an extremely tough task. Not every person can effortlessly gel with the exact […]

For the Folks Who’ve Had Enough: #BlackLightning is Off to a Dynamic Start

For the Folks Who’ve Had Enough: #BlackLightning is Off to a Dynamic Start

***The following recap contains spoilers for the series premiere of CW’s Black Lightning*** I’ve always harbored a fascination for the evolution one endures once they’ve reached the end of their rope. Who do each of us become the moment our wells of patience are tapped? […]

Black Lightning and the Power of Intentional Blackness in Superhero Television

Black Lightning and the Power of Intentional Blackness in Superhero Television

When the news of a Black Lightning television series initially surfaced, the muddled reaction of excitement tinged with trepidation was one that I think many nerds of color deeply appreciate. The feeling is a little more involved than your everyday cautious optimism; it’s about knowing […]

Nerds of Prey Reviews: The Greatest Showman

Nerds of Prey Reviews: The Greatest Showman

Musical theater, in any incarnation, has always had the difficult duty of walking a very fine tightrope. Leaning too liberally on the soundtrack can render a story bare. Conversely, failing to employ quality music can tank the effort entirely. The audience inherently trusts the production […]