Revolution is not Jericho 2.0

A show set in near-future, post-apocalyptic, mid-western America about survival, family and fighting for what’s right? No, not Jericho. NBC‘s new show: Revolution. I keep seeing comparisons, complaints, and accusations about how Revolution is a rip off or retry of Jericho. However, if you dig a little deeper, look just a bit closer, you’ll see these are very different stories. In Jericho we saw an immediate reaction to not only a loss of electrical power,... Read more

Graphic Novel Review: DOLLHOUSE VOLUME 1: EPITAPHS

Publisher’s blurb: The Rossum Corporation’s Dollhouse technology has gone viral with a synchronized phone call that wiped the minds of everyone it reached, turning them into mindless killers. Those who avoided the call–including show favorites Echo, Alpha, Mag, Zone, and Griff–must try to survive in the sudden apocalypse and be wary of Rossum’s expansive technological reach. In DOLLHOUSE VOLUME 1: EPITAPHS (Dark Horse) 1 we get a look at the worst case scenario for the imprint technology used in... Read more

The real-life apocalypse family

YOU GUYS. You have to see this. I was surfing the Interwebs for help in finding a topic for today’s post. Since I tend to write about family related things (my unofficial topic here at ICoS), I was trying to find something related to the apocalypse or the post-apocalypse family. Because, you know, if there’s news, it’s my job to share it with you. And share I will. Okay, so, you all know by now... Read more

The real-life apocalypse family

YOU GUYS. You have to see this. I was surfing the Interwebs for help in finding a topic for today’s post. Since I tend to write about family related things (my unofficial topic here at ICoS), I was trying to find something related to the apocalypse or the post-apocalypse family. Because, you know, if there’s news, it’s my job to share it with you. And share I will. Okay, so, you all know by now... Read more