Life, Fandom, and Stuff

Life Having a pretty good day, today. Busy as usual at the the job but still fun. It's just awesome having a career and a job I love (even when said job is contract and coming to an end soon.) On the next job front I was surprised to already have calls for two separate interviews (one for a job over in Mesa and the other in he lovely state of Georgia) even thought I can't start until late November. Neither seemed to care about that part, which was cool of them. So, yeah, I'm pretty stoked on the idea...

Review: Eureka 4.11 “Liftoff”

Warning: Spoilers below the cut! Eureka 4.11 “Liftoff”   Plot: Relationships are tested when an inadvertent launch strands Fargo and Zane in orbit.   Viewing Points:   The bride is having cold feet. I knew the bride was SARAH.Thanks Henry, now we know Jack and Alison are going to have some disagreement this episode for sure. Disengaging aerospace engineer mode. Otherwise I’d never get past harping about the rocketry to enjoy the episode.Never really thought Zane would freak out like that in space.Not surprised Fargo is totally geeking out at achieving a lifelong dream (even if it was not the...

TV Review: Eureka 4.07 “Stoned”

Warning: Spoilers below the cut!  Eureka 4.07 “Stoned”   Plot: With Zoe’s visit to Eureka people start petrifying.   Viewing Commentary: Zoe back from college on break.Directed by Joe Morton. (Henry)Sheesh! You could feed an army with that monotonous cinnamon roll.Jo and Zoe- spa day plans.Holoskype.Zoe has a new guy. Maybe.Carter asks Allison on a date. Dinner in this case.Problems at the construction site of Jo’s new house.“You’re house is getting more action than either of us.” “I try not to think about it.”Flashcrete.Dojo. Firing range. Jo’s house is going to be a nice set up.So someone’s checking up on...

TV Review: Eureka 4.06 “Momstrosity”

Warning: Spoilers under the cut!Eureka 4.06 “Momstrosity”Plot: The artificial intelligences in Eureka begin to behave strangely.Viewing Commentary:• Why “Momstrocity”?• So Fargo, Grant, Kevin, and Carter are fleeing from Tiny. Interesting.• Jo gets spied on by pervy robot. (EMO). Apparently the robot is Kevin’s assigned school project.• Toaster. (BSG Reference #1)• Sheriff Andy arrives and plugs into GS mainframe via S.A.R.A.H.• Carter and the gang going camping, offers to take Kevin for some “guy time”.• “Fargo, this was my job five minutes ago.”• Should I be surprised that no one walking the halls of GD considers it odd (if not a...

TV Review: Eureka 4.05 “Crossing Over”

Beware: spoilers below the cut! Eureka 4.05 “Crossing Over” Plot: While a visiting VIP from Warehouse 13 is in Eureka objects start appearing mysteriously. Viewing Commentary (in no particular order): Claudia’s (from Warehouse 13) opening line is a bit jarring and out of character if you ask me. It seemed a little too forced, to the point of making the character a caricature of itself.Grant trying to stop smoking. Or as it really is: everyone else trying to force himself to quit. I guy loving his cigarettes that much isn’t going to care.I find it amusing Grant liked 70’s music so much. I’m...

TV Review: Eureka 4.04 “The Story of O2”

Beware! Spoilers below the cut.Eureka 4.04 “The Story of 02”Plot: Space week in Eureka while Carter visits Zoe.Viewing points:• Space week in Eureka is serious business.• Henry’s wife is getting out of town.• Carter eager to see Zoe, but nervous she may have changed given the differences seen in Zane and Kevin.• “No, Mom. I decided to use duct tape and bubblegum.” Heh.You’d be surprised what you can do with duct tape and bubblegum, actually.• Astronautics. Kevin’s a kid after my own heart.• Of course Eureka has to have an annual race around the moon. • I’m amused at the...

TV Review: Eurek4.03 “All the Rage”

Warning: Spoilers below the cut!Eureka 4.03 “All the Rage”Plot: Rage infects everyone at Global Dynamics. Meanwhile, Henry and Grant discover a mystery of their own.Viewing Commentary:• Fargo as head of GD and doing a decent job of bluffing his way through it so far.• Everyone seems afraid of Fargo.• Weird Fargo propaganda type posters.• Wil Wheaton as Dr Parrish (sp?) Seems he had fun with the role.• Grant and Henry messing around with the device. Strange things start happening.• Romero reference.• Jo pulling her gun on Carter, but he talks her down.• “Hello, I’m Sheriff Carter. I’m going to save the...

Eureka 4.02 “A New World”

Warning: Spoilers under the cut!Eureka 4.02 “A New World”Plot: Carter and Co adjusts to the changes to the world around them while trying to figure out how to undo the changes they made.Commentary Points:• Okay. Bit of a discontinuity from the end of episode 1. Didn’t she offer him a drink, not lunch?*• Cheeseburger. Extra bacon. So Carter.• Anything related to GD called “Tiny” is going to be trouble.• Kevin stealing Jack’s burger. Heh. Nice to see that apparently Kevin and Jack hit it off in this reality as much as the original reality.• Wow. Jo’s life is looking sucky.•...

Wil Wheaton guesting on Eureka

From (Source: E! Online): Eureka: Geekgasm! BBT fave Wil Wheaton is guesting on the July 23 ep as the "brilliant Dr. Isaac Parrish." The Syfy hit series makes its fourth-season return Friday, July 9. Sweet! And the Legend of the Seeker spoilers (via the E! Online link)  sound interesting, too.  ;) (Read at your own peril! Or not.)