Travelers – Series Review

Watching Travellers on Netflix reminds me how much I like Canadian-made SciFi. Like Continuum another Vancouver shot show, Travellers offers up a time travel tale for adults. It’s got a smart premise that allows it to sidestep the weight of a high budget to do the story well. In fact, less tech heavy and cgi dependent scifi by nature is forced away from big set pieces & high budget vfx & the real meat and potatoes must come from character & story development. Does it lead to some convoluted plots yes but Canadia scifi slow-burn, Canadian SciFi makes you feel like you earned every twist along the way.  While travelers can fall into typical tv tropes at times, what I like the most is they …

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The Ecstatic Music of Alice Coltrane Turiyasangitananda

Yogic-minded jazz lovers, and Alice Coltrane fans alike should feel blessed by her sonic sojourns into bluesy, psychedelic jazz ragas. True to Alice Coltrane form, this collection is soulful and deep, reflecting cosmic and spiritual energy of the artist and her legacy. More Alice Coltrane: Downloads: Essential albums recommendation:

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Hypno Techno Playlist

Driving heartbeat propulsion and minimal techno delights pulled together for a Hypno Techno playlist with weekly additions on Spotify.

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Deconstructing Militainment

Learn how militainment works and the ways the military uses movies to recruit young people into the army. The channel Pop Culture Detective is a treasure trove of smart video essays examining how men and masculinity are portrayed in modern film. His other videos: The Adorkable Misogyny of The Big Bang Theory, Predatory Romance in Harrison Ford Movies, and The Fantastic Masculinity of Newt Scamanderm are also all really insightful looks at some of the most influential pop properties today.

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