Conflict. People who teach creative writing say you can’t have a story without conflict. Some people do prefer conflict, like the functionary running the Farscape channel wanting to stir up a fan conflict <that’s frelled clip> I refuse to play that game. But since art imitates life, it has inspiredRead More →

Moya in stars

A kind of a map of Farscape. Text Transcript: A Non-Map Map of Farscape Ever since J.R.R. Tolkien drew a map of Middle Earth it’s been popular to make maps for science fiction and fantasy universes. There are no maps for Farscape because part of its charm is the charactersRead More →

We know him as John Crichton, an astronaut, but before he got shot through a wormhole, he was Dr. Crichton. As shown here: This is 20 seconds into “Premiere” (1-01). In the middle of both columns one and two of the fake news story, you can just barely make outRead More →

Jim Henson Productions

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 →