Storyville: How Various Media Can Change You as a Writer

Column by Richard Thomas
Influence can come from any medium, not just the one you are working in.

Who the Hell is Moon Knight?

Column by BH Shepherd
Everything you need to know about Moon Knight before the new show debuts.

Comics vs. Television: "What If...?"

Column by BH Shepherd
How does Marvel's "What If...?" compare to its source material?

A Leigh Bardugo Fangirl on Her Belated Obsession with Netflix's "Shadow and Bone"

Column by Karis Rogerson
An exploration of the TV show, from its past controversies to its promising future.

Comics vs. Television: "Invincible" Animates Well

Column by BH Shepherd
How faithful is Amazon's adaptation of "Invincible" to its source material?

'The Falcon and The Winter Soldier' Fumbles at the Finish Line

Column by BH Shepherd May 12, 2021
A detailed look at the disappointing finale of 'The Falcon and The Winter Soldier'.

Why The WandaVision Reception Is Insulting to Comics

Column by Peter Derk
The thing is, y'all need to start reading comics already.

Four Reasons Hulu Executives Were Fools To Cancel “High Fidelity”

Column by Christopher Shultz
This transformative new adaptation of Nick Hornby's novel was sorely needed in 2020, so why the hell did Hulu give it the ax?
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Kevin Bigley on the Intersection of Writing and Acting

Interview by Leza Cantoral June 9, 2020
The "Upload" actor discusses his debut novel, "Comaville", and the similarities between his creative passions.

Book vs. Series: Breaking Down "Defending Jacob"

Column by Andrea J. Johnson June 4, 2020
This article identifies the differences between the novel and the series as well as how those choices shape the audience's investment in the narrative.

"Star Trek: Picard" is Having Too Much Fun

Column by BH Shepherd March 31, 2020
A review of the Star Trek spinoff featuring Jean-Luc Picard.

The Strange Case of Hazel Drew

Column by Leza Cantoral
Few are familiar with the mysterious murder that would go on to inspire the television show, "Twin Peaks."

The Mandalorian With No Name: How Star Wars Fuses Sci-Fi and Westerns

Column by BH Shepherd
A look at the genre-bending storytelling of "The Mandalorian."

Count Dracula: Misunderstood Monster, Bloodsucking Bastard, And Everything In-Between

Column by Christopher Shultz January 6, 2020
The Count began life as straight-up bad guy, but now his role in pop-culture is a lot more complicated.

Six Things to Know Going Into Netflix's Adaptation of "The Witcher"

Column by Emmanuel Nataf December 17, 2019
Whether you've been a longtime fan of The Witcher or are just discovering it now, here are some must-know facts about the upcoming TV series.

Why Watch the Watchmen?

Column by BH Shepherd
A look at how HBO and Damon Lindelof's "Watchmen" relates to its source material.

Her Dark Materials: Raising Inner Demons To Craft Complex Villains

Column by Amanda Bender
An analysis of Mrs. Coulter in the recent TV adaptation of "His Dark Materials" shows writers how to craft complex villains.

"Pennyworth" is Worth a Watch

Column by BH Shepherd
A critical look at the DC prequel series about Batman's butler, Alfred Pennyworth.

7 Podcast Adaptations You Should Know About

Column by Emmanuel Nataf September 5, 2019
With big sensations such as Amazon Prime’s "Homecoming" rocking the screen as we speak, it's time for you to meet the next biggest podcasts-turned-TV-shows-and-films.

Comics vs. Television: "The Boys"

Column by BH Shepherd
A critical comparison of "The Boys" season one and its comic book source material.

Game of Thrones Was Born 23 Years Ago — Why The Books Will Forever Be Better Than the Show

Column by Emmanuel Nataf August 1, 2019
Game of Thrones was born 23 years ago. Here are four reasons the books will forever be better than the show.

Why I Love YA Rom Coms

Column by Christoph Paul May 31, 2019
Whether it's on the page or on Netflix, I love a good YA rom com.

The Great Game of Balancing Character and Plot

Column by Amanda Bender May 28, 2019
It's no secret many "Game of Thrones" fans were disappointed in the final season. But what lessons can writers take away from it?

Everything You Need To Know About Philip Pullman’s ‘His Dark Materials’ Before The BBC Miniseries

Column by Meredith Borders May 24, 2019
Are you ready for this epic miniseries event? This'll help!

The Shaky Return And Possible Season 2 Missteps Of "American Gods"

Column by Christopher Shultz April 9, 2019
After a troubled production behind the scenes, "American Gods" finally made its way back onto the airwaves. But was it worth the wait?