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About thejgman

I am a person and do persony things! Favourite things include Mars bars, video games and, surprisingly, writing. I'm a graduate in Cultural Studies, with a focus towards all things digital and technological.

Some thoughts on the second series of Star Trek Discovery

I have a lot of thoughts about the second series of Discovery. Few, if any, are me actually mentally tackling anything the show presented in a moral, philosophical, social, political, comedic or emotional way as that would indicate the show … Continue reading

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Some thoughts on the first series of Sex Education

In the last few years I’ve found myself oddly attracted to three romcoms. You’re The Worst, Crazy Ex-Girlfriend and Catastrophe are something akin to a distant orbit from the genre’s pillars, yet deliver in engaging ways. YTW’s central couple are … Continue reading

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Things What I Liked In Twenty-Eighteen

This year happened whether we like it or not. Fortunately, mass media is here to make us feel again when everything else is like “Nah, it ain’t worth it.” So here’s a list of things I enjoyed that were first … Continue reading

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The Incredibles 2 was bad enough to make me want to write about it

On reflection I shouldn’t really have been surprised at the fact that I didn’t enjoy the film that much. None of the trailers gave me any encouragement it would be a satisfactory sequel to my favourite Pixar film out of … Continue reading

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Some thoughts on the first series of The Orville

When I was young there were two sci-fi shows I grew up watching. One of them was Doctor Who when re-runs of the older serials were shown; my first Doctor was Jon Pertwee, so I was rather fond during Peter … Continue reading

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Some thoughts on the first series of Star Trek Discovery

Discovery is a very curious show to talk about. Its serialised format makes it quite difficult to discuss specific issues without giving away important plot and character details and to really get into what about the show works or doesn’t, … Continue reading

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Short: The Dancing Fire

My family gathered around the fire fighting against the breeze chill Howling in the Autumn months we watched the flame stood still Embers of the blaze licked our faces with heat Stepping closer now my heart and flame met with … Continue reading

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