Tor.com: Returning to Twin Peaks: The Return

I love Twin Peaks, so there was no way I was going to miss a chance to reflect on the one year anniversary of Showtime’s Twin Peaks: The Return. Here’s the thing, though: Twin Peaks is really hard to talk about because Twin Peaks is really confusing. The show’s debut in 1990 coincided with the…

Think Christian: “O Superhero Death, Where Is Your Sting?”

This might be the piece I’ve had the most fun writing, probably because it’s about something I know well that’s been part of the mainstream conversation: superhero deaths. Comic book readers are well aware that dead superheroes always come back. In fact, one of my earliest comic book memories was reading a letter in a…

Review: The Disappointing Breaking In Keeps Breaking Its Own Rules

A good thriller is like a well designed game. There are players with clear objectives, a field of play holding them together, and well-defined rules that determine how the players will meet those objectives. Some random elements are acceptable, such as a bad dice roll or a fortunate card pull, but most of the game’s…