Boat Dinks: Thunder in Paradise, “Thunder in Paradise Interactive (CD-i)”

Before the rise and global domination of prestige television, TV used to be an ocean of forgettable, weird syndicated procedurals. The all but forgotten mad dream of the creators of Baywatch, one show ran for a single season before fading into the dusty halls of ignominy. Read More …

Infinite Diversity: Permission to Disembark [Final Entry]

Star Trek is an enormous and complex cultural entity whose impact on politics, technology, and storytelling are undeniable. It’s also as flawed and problematic as any other massive media franchise. Since 2014, lifelong Trekkie and Deadshirt Editor-in-Chief Dylan Roth has attempted to make sense of it all for Read More …

Riverdale’s Edge #209: Unwrapping “Silent Night, Deadly Night”

In the long, storied tradition of The Teen Drama, there’s never been a show quite like Riverdale, which takes the famously wholesome Archie repertoire and drops them into a dark, steamy soap where innocence is a liability and everyone looks unfairly gorgeous. Join Chuck Winters, Andrew Niemann, and Robyn Read More …

Aw C’mon Gotham: Season 4, Episode 11 “Queen Takes Knight”

Fox’s “Batman-without-Batman” soap opera is the most amazing weird show on network television. For every episode this season, Deadshirt’s own Sarah Register, Kayleigh Hearn and Max Robinson discuss the good, the bad…the beginning? of little Bruce Wayne, skinny Oswald Cobblepot and Jim Gordon sans ‘stache as Read More …

Riverdale‘s Edge #208: Does the “House of the Devil” Have Any Showers In It?

In the long, storied tradition of The Teen Drama, there’s never been a show quite like Riverdale, which takes the famously wholesome Archie repertoire and drops them into a dark, steamy soap where innocence is a liability and everyone looks unfairly gorgeous. Join Chuck Winters Read More …

Riverdale‘s Edge #207: Love is Kinda Crazy in “Tales From the Darkside”

In the long, storied tradition of The Teen Drama, there’s never been a show quite like Riverdale, which takes the famously wholesome Archie repertoire and drops them into a dark, steamy soap where innocence is a liability and everyone looks unfairly gorgeous. Join Chuck Winters, Read More …

Aw C’mon Gotham: Season 4, Episode 10 “Things That Go Boom”

Fox’s “Batman-without-Batman” soap opera is the most amazing weird show on network television. For every episode this season, Deadshirt’s own Sarah Register, Kayleigh Hearn and Max Robinson discuss the good, the bad….the beginning? of little Bruce Wayne, skinny Oswald Cobblepot and Jim Gordon sans ‘stache as Read More …

Aw C’mon Gotham: Season 4, Episode 9 “Let Them Eat Pie”

Fox’s “Batman-without-Batman” soap opera is the most amazing weird show on network television. For every episode this season, Deadshirt’s own Sarah Register, Kayleigh Hearn and Max Robinson discuss the good, the bad….the beginning? of little Bruce Wayne, skinny Oswald Cobblepot and Jim Gordon sans ‘stache as Read More …

Riverdale’s Edge #206: “Death Proof” is Automatic, Systematic, Hydromatic

In the long, storied tradition of The Teen Drama, there’s never been a show quite like Riverdale, which takes the famously wholesome Archie repertoire and drops them into a dark, steamy soap where innocence is a liability and everyone looks unfairly gorgeous. Join Chuck Winters, Read More …

Infinite Diversity Special: Deconstructing Discovery

With this past Sunday’s episode “Into the Forest I Go,” Star Trek: Discovery closes what its writers room are calling “Chapter One” of the first season. This offers viewers their first opportunity to take a step back and examine the show so far. For this Read More …