Bring Your Own Popcorn

Bring Your Own Popcorn

What makes a good story? In this blog, I explore why some shows hit the sweet spot and some others don't. Bring your own popcorn.


Leave Your Gamer Sensibilities Behind: What Dungeons & Dragons Is Really Like

30 Sep 2022 4 minute read 1 comment Sinistra

It was the 11th hour. They had played for more than 8 hours, starting at 2pm, and it was already 10pm. The end of the campaign was so close, but they were up against a Bone Devil - one of the most dangerous monsters in the game. And because they had...

Loki (2021) Series Review (MAJOR SPOILERS)

20 Jul 2021 9 minute read 0 comments Sinistra

So, the Loki TV series has ended after 6 episodes. Three weeks ago, I wrote a rather disparaging review of episode 3, criticizing the direction the show was taking.  At the end of my review, I gave my prediction of how the remaining episodes would pl...

Marvel's Loki Episode 3 Recap

27 Jun 2021 7 minute read 0 comments Sinistra

I just came back from watching the third episode of Loki, and I have additional questions. (Needless to say, spoiler alert for anyone who hasn't seen the series.) Loki and Sylvie's chemistry seemed off from the very start.  After they fall through in...