The Game of Names

Illustration by Ed Appleby

Why are names like Peter, Jessica, and Bobby being passed over for the likes of Taylin, Kolbie, and Rashzel?

The optimism of ‘Star Trek’

Screenshot from Star Trek

One of the most famous examples of its commitment to portraying a truly post-racial society was having Kirk and Uhara kiss, the first-ever interracial kiss on camera.

Giant man-eating monsters are back

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The most compelling thing about this series is the world. Bleak and desolate, the grim desperation of humanity clinging to survival in its last few cities is ominously believable.