Author Archives: DrAcrossthePond

The Twilight Zone: Replay

When I read that we’d be returning to the Twilight Zone in 2019, it was an exciting prospect.  Like Black Mirror, this show allows us to look at our lives through the looking glass.  Star Trek, in 1966, also brought this idea … Continue reading

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The Talos Principle

Imagine: you’re on a path and you run into some obstacles.  You find a nice little inn and you stop for a while.  But one day you realize, “a while” has turned into 20 years.  You realize the path is … Continue reading

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The Land of the Dead

Big Finish: they love stories.  And I would say some of this story is lifted from one of my favorite authors; the great H. P. Lovecraft with creatures from the deep terrorizing an Alaskan base.  Another similarity to the works … Continue reading

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The Twilight Zone: Nightmare at 30,000 Feet

What do William Shatner, John Lithgow and Adam Scott have in common?  Well, probably plenty: they are all actors, all male, but more importantly for our article, they all had a nightmare on an airline.  No, I’m not talking about … Continue reading

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Shotgun Farmers

Last week my boys wanted to try a new multiplayer game together. My younger son found a silly little battle game called Shotgun Farmers.   Oh, yeah, it is as silly as it sounds! At $10, you get a multiplayer game … Continue reading

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Whispers of Terror

The third release by Big Finish, Whispers of Terror, does something brilliant.  It gives us a creature that exists as a sound.  When I was a kid, I had a Star Trek record where the crew encountered a sound creature … Continue reading

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The Twilight Zone: The Comedian

Due  to completing my fallout series, looking back at season 11 of Doctor Who, my Tuesday articles on Big Finish audios will move to Thursday and Tuesdays will take a brief visit to The Twilight Zone.   CBS All Access recently brought … Continue reading

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