Fringe Astrid

That Old Black Magic: Women, Race, and Post-Millennial U.S. Science Fiction Television

Elyce Helford | Though the present and future of post-millennial American science fiction television varies greatly from program to program, all are arguably driven by a melting-pot white ethic that reveals gains for white women and far less for people of color, especially African American women. While programming remains overwhelmingly produced by white men, white…

Courtesy of artist Andrew Pochan

The Intervention

Sue Lange | Five minutes later I stepped off the Chicago to Wyoming line into the stench of Dubuque’s suburbs. Place called Gurwood. I hadn’t had enough time to review the particulars so I inserted the stick into my Slot A and uploaded the info the old-fashioned way: straight to the brain. I perused as…

Regeneration in Dr Who

It’s Timey Wimey for a Female Doctor

Sophia Davidson Gluyas, Deakin University | On the 4th of August 2013 it was announced that Peter Capalidi would play the 12th Doctor. It’s a good piece of casting and I know Capaldi will do a great job, only I no longer hear any profundity in the resounding question of the show. Doctor Who? Well,…