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 …

Let’s talk subversive, female-led, witty, ass-kicking, snark: aka the Andras-Lovretta Method.

A disclaimer: this isn't saying that between Michelle Lovretta and Emily Andras, they wrote all the strong female characters ever. We've had Root and Shaw from 'Person of Interest', Commander Lexa from 'The 100', the Danvers sisters from 'Supergirl', pretty much all of the women off 'Orphan Black' (have I mentioned how excellent Canadian television …

Person of Interest’s AIs: Can Humanity Seep In?

NB: This was written far before B.S.O.D.'s release, and any spoilers had hit the Internet at all--these are just random musings of my (now BSOD'd) mind. A thinkpiece, if you will (and a probably highly illogical/inaccurate one by now, at least if not within the next few episodes!). If you'd like in-depth reviews on Person of Interest, …

Quotables: What Are Your Favourite Person of Interest Quotes?

After I asked Twitter for a series of their favourite Sameen Shaw one-liners (which come in truckloads, I now remember—and shame myself for forgetting) I've collected a brief run-down of what I think my favourite character quotes/exchanges are: for Reese, Finch, Carter, Fusco, Shaw and Root. Some are a little more trivial than others, but …