Peggy Carter Isn’t Dead

Today was a rough day. I first heard about the cancellation from a friend.  It was a few moments before the news broke online, so all I texted him back was a single ‘No’.  That got followed by another, and then by a ‘No it isn’t’.  He responded with a simple ‘I’m sorry’, and that was the end of it.  It wasn’t that I didn’t trust him, of course, more that I refused to believe that such a thing would happen.  A few moments after the exchange the tweets started…

Supergirl 1.06 “Red Faced” Review

How do you write about an alien dealing with the day to day issues of humanity in a way that your viewers, who we can assume are mostly human, can relate to? Well, just ask the Supergirl writers. Week after week, we’ve flown with Kara through her adventures not only as Supergirl, but as a woman dealing with the everyday problems of today’s world. Supergirl is filled with action, quips, jokes, banter and romance, but their tackling of every day issues is what really makes it shine. This week dove…

Supergirl 1.01 “Supergirl” Review

Going into this pilot, I had expected to get a little misty. As I’ve mentioned from time to time, I have strong emotional reactions to things I find meaningful or important. I didn’t get misty in this episode. No, there were several moments in the first glimpse of Supergirl that left me with tears streaming down my face. Let’s not get ahead of ourselves though. A smart first move was to not spend too much time on Kara’s origin story. The writers got folks who aren’t familiar with the mythos…