vəˈräɡō/: a woman of strength or spirit; a female warrior.

INSPIRATION

Graphic Novellas: Sleepy Hollow and Agents Of Shield Leading the New Fall Series

As Hollywood grapples with ways to water down genre films, specifically to appeal to a mass audience who will in turn become bored by the pandering and sink potential billion dollar franchises in Titanic fashion, in walks Network Television (and what i like to call Graphic Novellas for TV). With Fox’s Suburban Gothic series ‘Sleepy Hollow’ and ABC’s Super-Spy show, …

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What Friday sounds like: “Ivan Ives – “Higher” (ft. Aaron Marsh)” on YouTube

IVAN IVES, “HIGHER”directed by Ivan Ives | produced by and featuring Aaron Marsh |Stranger LP out now video at youtube.com/watch?v=TINs707Cr08stream the Stranger album free | buy on iTunesIvanIves.com | Twitter [@thisisives]  Russian born/bred L.A. resident Ivan Ives presents the self-directed music video for “Higher”, the Aaron Marsh-produced new single from his new album Stranger. Ivan Ives originally stepped into the hip hop world in 2007. Rolling Stone named …

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Axis Bold As Love: Janelle Monáe’s “The Electric Lady” Album Review

We’ve been orbiting Janelle Monáe’s cosmos since Metropolis  where she morphed into Cindi Mayweather, an android who falls in love with a human named Anthony Greendown. The cyborg-themed anthem followed the singer as she flexed her musical muscles and showed the world that Hip hop, pop, soul and rock can all live in harmony on one track.  “Sir Greendown” was a futuristic …

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Orphan Black, Sleepy Hollow and Sci-Fi’s Iron Butterflies

As a devoted fan of genre films, the outrage over Tatiana Maslany not being nominated for her performance on the cult BBC America series ‘Orphan Black’, is understandable but not that surprising. There is still a stigma surrounding ‘Genre’ shows as being juvenile, and to top it off a lot of the exceptional shows, i.e. “True Blood”, “Games of Thrones,”etc. are …

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