"If Zygon duplicates need the original human alive to access the original's memories, then it would seem that Missy must have killed Osgood II, since Bonnie would need the original Osgood to become Osgood III.
Unless technobabble technobabble…"
"I just watched Episode 2 in the past hour, and while I heard Clark Kent, Lois Lane and Perry White namedropped, I don't actually recall hearing Superman. It feels like I should have, but I don't think I did.
Now watch someone prove me…"
"The Peanuts Movie. I liked this one a lot. Some purists might have a little problem with the ending [no spoilers here], but I was OK with that because it was in the service of a moral appropriate for the intended audience. Nice job…"
"And a tribute to the work she and Iain De Caestecker (and the writers) have put into their characters and their relationship that it felt absolutely right that Fitz was the one Jemma would confide in, and that he would react the way he did, even…"
"I watched it last night and again this evening with The Lad, and I smiled all the way thru both times. That's what I wanted from this show, that it make me smile. Also, that The Lad would like it. Mission accomplished.
I'm with CK --…"
"That's pretty complicated, but the TV show decided it wasn't complicated enough, splitting Black Canary into two characters, sisters named Lance who have both dated -- and broken up with -- Oliver Queen. On TV, Sara Lance was the original…"
"Anybody recognize the fella who came through the wormhole at the end? I felt like we were supposed to.
To me, it looked like the lovechild of Tom Cavanagh and Bruce Greenwood, but I'm guessing it was just Cavanagh with weird lighting.
"Anyone notice that one of the characters in the latest episode was named for Dwight Frye, the actor who appeared in both the original Dracula and Frankenstein?
Yes, because I'm a geek. I don't remember which one, though -- since I…"
Thanks fot the welcome! Man, you ARE old! I don't even want to think about how long I've been writing my column. I figured I had a half-dozen topics tops, but they just keep coming. I'm glad you enjoy it.
I appreciate you taking the time to tell me that. In fact, I'm right in the middle of preparing the next Deck Log entry when I took a moment to check my new e-mail.
I imagine all of us leave a bigger wake than what we realise. But it's nice to, every once in a while, have somebody tell us so. I'm glad you enjoy the column. Many moons ago, when Rich Lane approached me with the idea, my first concern (after wondering if there was enough material to keep a Silver-Age column going for long) was if anybody would have any interest in reading it.
The hit-counters tell me that somebody's out there reading it, but it's an especial treat to get a note like yours. I completely understand the business about not saying anything unless you have something to say. In reflexion, I'm the same way. Not only on threads here, but I frequent other sites regularly, and have yet to post a comment---because there's nothing I can add to the commentary.