Colin Dray is a Lecturer in Literature at Campion College of the Liberal Arts, Australia, and has taught Creative Writing at the University of Wollongong, Australia. His writing and criticism has appeared in Australian Literary Studies, Meanjin, Voiceworks, Antipodes. His blog can be found here: http://drayfish.wordpress.com/
'Twin Peaks': Flame Wars, Walk With Me | 9 May 2017 // 9:30 PM
On 22 May, Twin Peaks returns; unfortunately, so does everything else that surrounds any significant pop culture text. This is how it will go.
'I Ain't Afraid of No Bros': What's Really Scary About the New Ghostbusters' | 12 Jun 2016 // 9:15 PM
The new Ghostbusters have to fight twice as hard to be considered half as good as the old Ghostbusters. As a recipe for heroism, it's perfect.
'Star Trek: Discovery' and 'The Orville': To Boldly Go Where We've Already Gone | 11 Oct 2017 // 10:00 PM
Whereas Star Trek: Discovery continues to explore ideological complexities, so far The Orville seems little more than a celebration of MacFarlane’s love of the Star Trek property and his ability to indulge in expensive cosplay.
'Twin Peaks' and Its Twisted Reflection | 13 Aug 2017 // 9:00 PM
The return of Twin Peaks fundamentally reshapes the theme of the entire text, refashioning it into a meditation upon reflection, and the inability to know oneself.