Insights from Ian
Whether it’s talking about Dr. Who, opining on Star Trek, discussing Star Wars or debating the finer points of The Dark Knight – Ian Samuels is one of the resident experts in the Post-Geek Singularity who ALWAYS has an opinion worth sharing.
The real story behind THE CONJURING 2 is actually more interesting than the film.
What does a squirrel know about horror movies? Quite a bit when that squirrel is Ian Samuels (aka Detective Squirrel on YouTube). Check out Ian’s discussion of THE CONJURING 2 in today’s blog post.
Is ST:DS9 a copy of BABYLON 5?
Blogger Ian Samuels explains why the similarities between Star Trek: Deep Space Nine and Babylon 5 don’t mean one is a direct copy of the other.
Comparing the first season of THE EXPANSE to the first book in the series.
Ian Samuels thinks the streaming adaptation of THE EXPANSE is a tremendous compliment to the first book in the series, Leviathan Wakes.
Who’s the biggest bad ass in Star Trek’s galaxy?
Ian Samuels runs down a list of the Federation’s most dangerous adversaries to determine who the biggest “bad ass” is in the Alpha Quadrant (and beyond). And the winner is …
Where was the Enterprise-E during the Dominion War?
Ian Samuels asks what happened to the flagship of the Federation, the Enterprise-E, when the Dominion War was going on? It not only didn’t “ride to the rescue” it wasn’t even mentioned. Ian has a few thoughts …
Predictions for the third season of THE MANDOLORIAN
Ian Samuels speculates on the season to come (S.3) of THE MANDOLORIAN – and if Ian has his way, “the way” will be way more than Din Djarin bargained for.
Was there too much fan service in The Mandolorian S.2 finale?
Ian Samuels returns to the Post-Geek Singularlity with his take on whether or not Star Wars may have stepped over the boundary between tying up loose story lines from our favorite films and TV shows and blatant, pandering “fan service.”
So LOWER DECKS is fun … but is it STAR TREK?
Blogger Ian Samuels has watched some episodes of Star Trek: Lower Decks and he’s decided that it’s fun and wacky … but it’s not Star Trek.
Ian Samuels introduces GOTG to the world of DUNE.
Blogger Ian Samuels imagines what would happen if the Guardians of the Galaxy (from Marvel Comics) found themselves in the world of Frank Herbert’s DUNE.
Star Wreck … a parody of a beloved franchise
Blogger Ian Samuels introduces the Post-Geek Singularity to the STAR WRECK franchise – a parody of Star Trek that boldly goes where the franchise didn’t dare go before …
Is anybody out there?
Blogger Ian Samuels offers a brief snippet of the third chapter of his book “A Brief History of Horror” entitled “The End of the World” … we’re pretty sure Ian is already working on Chapter 4, so …
The “spin cycle” isn’t exclusive to Washington, DC …
Blogger Ian Samuels provides examples of how Hollywood’s publicity machine spins out of control making up film firsts and other obnoxious claims.