Supernatural: two bros against the world


More Grown-Up Fantasy TV! This time I’m putting the CW’s Supernatural under the microscope. Fair warning: I haven’t watched this show the way I’ve watched my other shows. As much as I’d love to, I simply don’t have time to settle in and watch all eight seasons in a row. However, I catch it on TV quite a lot Continue reading

Grimm: once upon a time there lived a Portland homicide detective…


Time to venture once again into Grown-Up Fantasy TV! Finally—a show available on basic cable! I realized my last three Grown-Up Fantasy shows (Carnivàle, True Blood, and Game of Thrones) are all from HBO. I promise that’s not the only network I watch. Grimm hails from NBC, and though it’s still best for grown-ups Continue reading

Game of Thrones: seven families, one (ugly) throne

Game of Thrones

It’s time for another TV review theme! This round of reviews will hone in on (drum roll, please)…Grown-Up Fantasy! There’s been a steady stream of fantasy television over the last several years, and though most of it is appropriate for families, some shows are geared strictly toward adults. Of these grown-up fantasy shows, probably none of them are more clearly for adults than HBO’s huge hit, Game of Thrones. Continue reading