I contribute a specific type of journalism sometimes pretentiously referred to as "deep television writing" for the Toronto pop-culture website Dork Shelf.

What follows is a list of some television recaps and interviews I've written for that collection of fantastic people. For a more comprehensive list that includes season one of Gotham, check out my profile on Dork Shelf.

On Violence in the Media

4 Reasons Jessica Jones is the Definitive Post Traumatic Hero

Batman’s Disease: Searching For a Post Traumatic Hero


9 Reasons Into The Badlands’ Emily Beecham is a Badass

Hemlock Grove's Famke Janssen

Orange is the New Black's Taylor Schilling and Uzo Aduba


The Manstag in the Mirror: Hannibal Season 1

Episode 2.1 - "Kaiseki'

Episode 2.2- "Sakizuki"

Episode 2.3 "Hassun"

Episode 2.4 "Takiawase"

Episode 2.5 "Mukozuke"

Episode 2.6 "Futamono"

Episode 2.7 "Yakimono"

Episode 2.8 "Su-zakana"

Episode 2.9 "Shiizakana"

Episode 2.10 "Naka-Choko"

Episode 2.11 "Ko No Mono"

Episode 2.12 "Tome-Wan"

The Man Who Ate Himself: Hannibal Season 2

Episode 2.13 “Mizumono”

Resurrecting The Ravenstag: Hannibal Season 3

Episode 3.1 "Antipasto"

Episode 3.2 "Primavera"

Episode 3.3 "Secondo"

Episode 3.4 "Aperitivo"

Episode 3.5 "Contorno"

Episode 3.6 "Dolce"

Episode 3.7 "Digestivo"

Episode 3.8 “The Great Red Dragon”

Episode 3.9 “…And The Woman Clothed With the Sun” 

Episode 3.10 “… And The Woman Clothed in Sun”

Episode 3.11 "…And the Beast from the Sea”

Episode 3.12 “The Number of the Beast is 666″

Episode 3.13 "The Wrath of The Lamb"

Game of Thrones

The Frozen Wedding - A night at the Ice Hotel with Game of Thrones

Game of Thrones: The Complete Fourth Season BluRay Review

Episode 4.1 "Two Swords"

Episode 4.2 "The Lion and the Rose"

Episode 4.4 "Oathkeeper"

Episode 4.6 "The Laws of Gods and Men"

Episode 4.7 "Mockingbird"

Episode 4.8 "The Mountain and the Viper"

Episode 4.9 "The Watchers on the Wall"

Episode 4.10 "The Children"

True Detective

Episode 1.4 - "Who Goes There"

Episode 1.5 - "The Secret Fate of All Things"

Episode 1.6 - "Haunted Houses"

Episode 1.7 - "When You've Gone"

Episode 1.8 - "Form and Void"


Episodes 5.1-5.3 - "Repiot," "Introduction to Teaching" and "Basic Intergluteal Numismatics"

Episode 5.4 - "Cooperative Polygraphy"

Episode 5.5 - "Geothermal Escapism"

Episode 5.6 - "Analysis of Cork-Based Networking"

Episode 5.7 - "Bondage and Beta Male Sexuality"

Episode 5.8 - "App Development and Condiments"

Episode 5.9 "VCR Maintenance and Educational Publishing"

Episode 5.10 "Advanced Advanced Dungeons and Dragons"

Episode 5.11 "G.I. Jeff"

Episode 5.12 "Basic Story"

Episode 5.13 "Basic Sandwich"