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From the time it was announced last year, I and millions of others have been looking forward to SyFy’s Ascension, for it was a promise to return to the network’s dramatic science fiction roots. 748 more words
The twists and turns of Ascension’s three-night mini-series flight landed the earthbound space ark’s most Right Stuffy space hero and the story itself in a mysterious place strewn with wreckage and reminders of other stories. 1,825 more words
In the first season of Mad Men, in the episode entitled “The Wheel,” pitchman poet Don Draper reframed a carousel slide projector as a time machine and defined the word “nostalgia” not as “a sentimental longing” or “wistful recollection of the past” but by the Greek meaning, “pain from an old wound.” 1,557 more words