<< NOTE: This article contains spoilers. >> Some fiction is not meant to be anything more than light entertainment. Some fiction is meant to deliver a message to its audience, to give them something that lasts longer than a few hours of entertainment. Farscape has a message, and the messageRead More →

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_ I am still Dominar! Always Dominar! Rygel XVI, “Self-Inflicted Wounds, Part 1 – Could’a, Would’a, Should’a” (3.03) Rygel is comic relief, right? I mean, he farts helium for a start. In the first episode, (“Premiere,” 1.01) with lines like, “There was a time when you would have been disemboweledRead More →

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I was pleasantly surprised to see an article about Farscape in the mainstream Web publication Vice. Farscape never gets as much press coverage as it deserves, especially Farscape’s feminism. Even better, the Vice article is not simply a nod to the 20th anniversary, but a philosophically-minded acknowledgement that Farscape wasRead More →

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Zhaan: “Am I the only species in creation that doesn’t thrive on conflict?” Also Zhaan: “My dear, I have kicked more ass than you’ve sat on.” One of the challenges facing all fiction is to respectfully and accurately portray female characters. In the test to portray women as full beingsRead More →

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