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Dr. Sam Owens from Stranger Things

Mad Scientists of Stranger Things: Part II – Sam Owens

And we're back for another look at the scientists of Stranger Things. Today, Dr. Sam Owens, successor of the horrible Martin Brenner, new head of Hawkins Lab. Read More  

Martin Brenner from Stranger Things

Mad Scientists of Stranger Things: Part I – Martin Brenner

Time to get a little... strange... over here, with a series of posts about the scientists* of Stranger Things. We're going to start with Martin Brenner, the true Big Bad of Season One, and a textbook example of one ... Read More  

Egon Spengler

Mad Science Mondays: Egon Spengler Edition

Ghostbusters (1984) is one of the first movies I remember seeing in the theatre as a kid. I'm pretty sure it was the VERY first movie my little brother saw in the theatre: he was young enough that he ... Read More  

x-ray of a bone spur on the skull

Mad Science Monday: The (Missing) Link Between Smartphones and Horns

OK, yes, it's not technically Monday anymore. I traveled, I was felled by an airplane cold. But then, as I soaked my coughing muscles in a hot bath while listening to old episodes of The Daily Show on Sirius ... Read More  

Flight of the Dragons by Peter Dickson book cover

Mad Science Mondays: Dracarys Edition

Let's talk Game of Thrones. Specifically, Season 8, Episode 5, "The Bells," an episode a lot of people hated for a lot of really good reasons relating to character arcs and storytelling. Those reasons have been discussed in detail ... Read More  

The Silence movie poster

Mad Science In Netflix’s The Silence

Let's talk about The Silence. When The Silence popped up on my Netflix browser, I admit I was a bit skeptical (Bird Box knockoff, anyone?). But I watched it because, quite frankly, I consider anything with Stanley Tucci in ... Read More