Five Ways Maggie Sawyer Could’ve Exited

Disclaimer: I'm no hot-shot writer. I don't write scripts. I wrote a short-story when I was thirteen that was essentially 'War of the Worlds' saturated with some doomsday romance. Looking back, maybe they just all wanted a shag before the world ended. That aside, I think the message is clear: I'm not a writer. And …

Badass Women Archive: Root (Person of Interest, CBS)

February 2nd, 2012. #RootDay. And yes, we're keeping the name, despite the Aussies snickering at the double meaning... 'Root Cause' was the episode. As the name suggests, Root (Amy Acker) hogged the limelight by thrilling us with her unforgettable introduction. It may be fair to say that Root's addition to an already brilliant Person of Interest …

Syd (‘One Day at a Time’) probably just became my favourite character ever.

Ah, Syd. Quick disclaimer here: I did miss Josh from last year. The boy was a sweetheart, and exactly how One Day at a Time (ODAAT) writes really bloody well, he was the furthest thing from the stereotypical jock I was expecting. That aside, Elena (Isabella Gomez, who just gets more and more hysterical) starts …

Badass Women Archive: Elena Alvarez (One Day at a Time, Netflix)

NB: This was written before season two. I thought it should be about time to have a Badass Women Archive. Sure, there's the half-arsed "WCW" and whatever the male version is (have I even abbreviated that correctly?) that essentially praises a woman for being hot, or a man for being hot. I'm not declaring this …

Why is it that The CW’s #MaggieMatters? Twitter speaks from the heart.

There's no hiding the fact that Twitter is one of the most powerful social media tools in the world. You can express an opinion and have it shared a hundred times within minutes. But despite the fact that you will come across some seriously thought-provoking pieces, that's only after you--excuse my French--sift through piles of …