A Wrinkle in Time

NOV / DEC 2017: BY CAROL STARKEY I’ve loved science fiction for as long as I can remember. From Flight of the Navigator to E. T. to Aliens, to the countless novels and short-story collections, to TV shows like Star Trek and Quantum Leap, sci-fi has surrounded me pretty much since birth. I wish I …

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Shades of Evil: The Man in the High Castle

NOV / DEC 2017: BY CHARITY BISHOP Amazon’s series The Man in the High Castle is many things… a sci-fi adventure with an alternate timeline, a mind-bending glimpse into a different history, a philosophical exploration of abstract concepts and themes, and… a heart-wrenching story of love, loss, and struggle within different households. The series’ inability …

A Brutal Truth

NOV / DEC 2017: BY JESSICA SANTULLI Life in the 1700s Scottish highlands is no easy walk in the park.  Just ask Claire Randall, protagonist of the Starz original series, Outlander, now in its third season.  She journeyed there from 1945: an easier, calmer time period, that offered fine amenities, like soap.  World War II …