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First Impressions

Melissa writes about her first impressions of media.

Second Impressions: iZombie

December 26, 2015 |

I don’t enjoy crime dramas. I especially dislike crime dramas with a twist. (Like the detective is a psychic or enlists the help of a psychic). In “iZombie”, a detective enlists the help of the girl who works in the … Read More

First Impressions: iZombie

April 16, 2015 | | One Comment

While I’ve never watched Veronica Mars, iZombie is a new CW show by the same creator that is loosely based on a comic of the same name. Currently, ratings for the 13 episode season seem quite positive but there’s no news yet on … Read More

First Impressions: Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.

January 15, 2015 | | 6 Comments

Back in the day when Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. was about to air I was on board. I was excited. Marvel and Joss Whedon, hell yes. Then it came out, had its first season come to an end, and started another season. … Read More

First Impressions: Spartacus: Blood and Sand

January 9, 2015 |

“You liked 300, right? Well you’ll probably like Spartacus. It’s like the 300 and Gladiator with lots and lots of sex.”

That was the text message that had me downloading the first season of Spartacus onto my iPad the following … Read More

First Impressions: American Horror Story

October 17, 2014 |

On Sunday night I threw a fit over not being able to watch the premiere of The Walking Dead. I’ve been without cable for over 5 years now and, while I don’t regret it in the slightest, I’m at the … Read More

First Impressions: Outlander

September 19, 2014 | | One Comment

You might have heard about Outlander, in one form or another. Outlander is a series of novels by Diana Gabaldon. The first novel was published in 1991 when I was but a wee lass. It’s a series that’s seemingly been … Read More

First Impressions: Witches of East End

August 21, 2014 |

Have you been craving a campy witch series that echoes the greatness that was Charmed? While you’re waiting for the Charmed reboot (yes this is a thing that is actually happening already) Witches of East End, which originally premiered in … Read More

First Impressions: The Strain

August 15, 2014 | | 2 Comments

Like anyone else who peruses the horror section of the bookstore, I’d heard of The Strain. I didn’t know anything about the book other than it was written by Guillermo del Toro and I’ve never been a huge fan of … Read More