Stranger Things

OWA Profile: Tessa Morrison

OWA Profile: Tessa Morrison

I'm a social butterfly who loves raving about the fest and connecting people to something they wouldn't otherwise be aware of. It's not about who knew of it first...it's about sharing the experience.

Stranger Predictions For Stranger Things Season 2

Stranger Predictions For Stranger Things Season 2

This series is like four movies rolled into one: An adult mystery/cop procedural, a teen coming of age story, then a teen horror, and a summer kids film. Even so, here are some fun fan theories, some of my own, and a stinker.  

OWA Recommendations: Now Streaming in October 2017

OWA Recommendations: Now Streaming in October 2017

For many of us at Other Worlds, October is our favorite month - and for good reason! The weather is finally getting comfortable in Austin, we are only a mere couple months away from the festival, and of course we get to celebrate horror all month long! 

5 SciFi Music Videos Worth A Watch From The Past Decade

5 SciFi Music Videos Worth A Watch From The Past Decade

This is not the first time I've written about SciFi music videos and it likely won't be the last. There's a wealth of material out there, and honestly it's pretty fun to see what musical acts, particularly big-budget names, come up with to tell their musical stories. We get alter-egos, ambitious storylines, and style to boot. I've compiled a grouping of videos that run the gamut from robots to aliens to scientists. Ch-check it out:

Pass the Remote - Tessa on Television Shows

Pass the Remote - Tessa on Television Shows

I was raised on television, so after much debating and hemming and hawing, here are my top 5 favorite television shows of the past 5 years. I chose some based on the educational merit of the times and others on the taste of entertainment of our times.

We Hope Kelsey Didn't End Up Like Barb on STRANGER THINGS

We Hope Kelsey Didn't End Up Like Barb on STRANGER THINGS

First, we will attempt to communicate with the Kelseios via ham radio and walkie-talkies. If that doesn’t work, we will try an elaborately staged Christmas light display. We have no idea why this works but we’ve had some success with it in the past. 

The M83 Kids Are Alright

The M83 Kids Are Alright

With all of the shitty things happening in the world in 2016 thus far, let’s appreciate that the year has also offered a welcome reprieve with a renaissance of the ever-popular, ever-awesome trope of “kid with special powers” in film. This gives me an excuse to finally write about M83’s Trilogy.

Creating something new from the old: How Stranger Things shines in a world of remakes and sequels

Creating something new from the old:  How Stranger Things shines in a world of remakes and sequels

We're entering a new era of streamed content, and if STRANGER THINGS is any representation, I am looking forward to what comes next.