Latest transmissions from the Post-Geek Singularity …

Do comic book movies set an unrealistic standard for how we should look?

Imagination Connoisseur, Sam O’Neill, is a fit guy – but he wonders if the superheroes we enjoy on screen are setting an unobtainable example when it comes to how we fans should look.

Beefcake: It’s what’s for dinner … and whatever comes later.

Imagination Connoisseur, Manuel Schaper, writes in with a follow-up to his earlier letter on the “female gaze” and how female sexuality is portrayed in art with a deep dive into what makes men worth looking at as an object of desire.

Shedding some light on THE LIGHTHOUSE.

Imagination Connoisseur, Joel Sommers, shares a personal story about how he and his friends had very different reactions ot Robert Eggers’s film, THE LIGHTHOUSE.

Sharing one Imagination Connoisseur’s appreciation for the Post-Geek Singularity.

On Valentine’s Day, the Imagination Connoisseur known as Jet Screamer writes to share his love for the warm reception he’s received in the Post-Geek Singularity.

Re-discovering BLAKES 7.

Imagination Connoisseur, Ian Samuels, celebrates the classic BBC sci-fi show, BLAKES 7.

Was pairing Gene Wilder with Harrison Ford a good idea? Watch THE FRISCO KID and decide for yourself.

Imagination Connoisseur, Aaron Johnson, takes a shot at THE FRISCO KID, a western-comedy that paired Willy Wonka with Han Solo. How many Schnozberries do you rate this film?

The Samuels Whoview: That time watching too much TV was really, REALLY bad for you.

Whovian and Imagination Connoisseur, Ian Samuels, lights “The Idiot’s Lantern” in this review of the Dr. Who episode of the same name, from May of 2006.

Three Word Review: Cube (1997)

Fellow Imagination Connoisseurs share their 3-word reviews of the Canadian independent, sci-fi film CUBE.

This is how legends (and legendary characters) get born …

Imagination Connoisseur, Sven Eric Maier, sent us the teaser trailer for a series he’s developing called BLACK FOREST WITCH.

Does our view of a star change after it’s gone away?

Imagination Connoisseur, Brian Ng, asks a poignant question about how we view celebrities after their passing.

The Samuels Whoview: The “mirror” Who-verse is made of metal instead of glass.

Imagination Connoisseur and Dr. Who mega-fan, Ian Samuels, continues his review of classic Dr. Who episodes with this take on the 2-parter “Rise of the Cybermen” and “The Age of Steel” from 2006.

The Samuels Whoview: Who’s who when it comes to playing Dr. Who.

Noted Whovian and member of the Post-Geek Singularity, Ian Samuels, provides his fellow Imagination Connoisseurs with a comprehensive run-down of who’s played Dr. Who in the iconic BBC series over the past 50+ years.

The delicious TV obsession that is HBO’s SUCCESSION.

Imagination Connoisseur, Amir B, is effusive in his praise of the HBO series, SUCCESSION. The series stars BRIAN COX and tracks the lives of the Roy family and the media conglomerate they control.

Thanks for all the great sci-fi memories.

Imagination Connoisseur, John Hirose, writes in to say “thanks” to writer-producer-director, Robert Meyer Burnett for FREE ENTERPRISE and for the interview on ROBSERVATIONS #320 which featured an interview with Paul Salamoff.

Willow Talk: Bolding going where no deep fake has gone before.

Imagination Connoisseur and fan-favorite guest blogger, Willow Yang, is more than just a little creeped out by TNG’s Reginald Barclay’s bad hologram habit.

Can Jean-Luc Picard come out of retirement and save Star Trek? One Imagination Connoisseur seems to think so …

Imagination Connoisseur, Ian Samuels, is “all-in” on STAR TREK: PICARD. He sees plenty of connections to Jean-Luc Picard’s earlier stories (in STAR TREK: THE NEXT GENERATION) and looks forward to where the new series (and maybe the future of Star Trek) is headed.

Welcome to The BurnettWork – the home to video blogs and other content produced by Hollywood-based, writer-producer-director Robert Meyer Burnett and a host of other like-minded collaborators.

You can learn more about the website, our featured programs, our contributors and collaborators and our community, known as the Post-Geek Singularity, by clicking here.

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Are you an Imagination Connoisseur?

Then welcome to the Post-Geek Singularity. It’s what we call the dynamic, respectful, creative community who make up the bulk of our followers on YouTube, social media and this website.

For as little as $1 a year, you can show your support of genre entertainment and be a part of a global community committed to addressing toxic fandom, creator rights and the process of making and distributing genre entertainment: from films to fiction and comic books to toys (and more).

 

It’s a dynamic and fun place to visit – and based on what our nearly 20,000 fans have told us over the past year, it’s become a welcoming, online home where people meet new friends and talk about the things that they love.

We also encourage our Imagination Connoisseurs to engage with other members of the PGS by sending in letters, participating in live chats (like Robservations), sharing their 3-word reviews, posting content to our online gallery and more!

 

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Letters

We receive letters from members of the Post-Geek Singularity daily and post them to our website so everyone can join in on the conversation. Click here to read the latest!

A daily (or nearly daily) video blog from Robert Meyer Burnett sharing new ideas and work from some of the most exciting new creators in genre media. Click here to view all of the Robservation Episodes.

First impressions of STAR TREK: PICARD (non-spoiler).

First impressions of STAR TREK: PICARD (non-spoiler).

Writer-producer-director, Robert Meyer Burnett, gives his first impressions of the latest series in the Star Trek franchise, STAR TREK: PICARD … and the news isn’t entirely bad. Plus reader letters, superchats and great conversation on ROBSERVATIONS (Episode #327).

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The last RISE OF SKYWALKER show and more DUEL OF THE FATES leaks.

The last RISE OF SKYWALKER show and more DUEL OF THE FATES leaks.

Writer-producer-director, Robert Meyer Burnett, promises this is the LAST show dedicated to THE RISE OF SKYWALKER – but that doesn’t mean it’s the last we’ll hear about continued leaks of the Episode IX earlier iteration as DUEL OF THE FATES. Check out the latest revelations! Plus reader letters, superchats and great conversation on ROBSERVATIONS (Episode #326).

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Is the Netflix narrative over?

Is the Netflix narrative over?

Writer-producer-director, Robert Meyer Burnett, gives us an insider’s look at the business of TV and film. And sometimes that view isn’t all that pretty. How will things change in the coming years? Tune in and find out. Plus reader letters, superchats and great conversation on ROBSERVATIONS (Episode #325).

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Featured Guest Bloggers

Some of our fellow Imagination Connoisseurs make regular contributions to The Burnettwork through their special blogs that are exclusive to the Post-Geek Singularity.

Join PGS-favorite Willow Yang as she turns her scientific mind – yes, she’s a real scientist – to the world of sci-fi and genre entertainment. Her essays are entertaining, insightful (and occasionally spicy)!

You’ll often find Willow chatting it up during the live stream of ROBSERVATIONS and THE JOHN CAMPEA SHOW on YouTube.

Dedicated Imagination Connoisseur and devoted Whovian, Ian Samuels, lends his wit and wisdom to this blog dedicated to studying the many adventures of everyone’s favorite, non-holographic doctor.

Ian lives in the UK, writes genre fiction and frequently contributes delicious tidbits of entertaining information to our ROBSERVATIONS programs.

Ali Slate brings a new point of view to the way we look at genre entertainment with her exclusive blog on The Burnettwork. An up-and-coming, female voice in the geekosphere, Ali provides an illuminating perspective on what works and doesn’t work for next-gen fans.

Gallery of the Imagination Connoisseurs

Check out the work of the talented fans who make up the Post-Geek Singularity. We share their art, stories, music, video and more in the ever-expanding celebration of love for all forms of genre entertainment. Have something you’d like to share? Submit it here.

“Combat Fairies, Assemble …”

“Combat Fairies, Assemble …”

Imagination Connoisseur, Dylan Moore, has just finished a 12-issue comic called “Combat Fairies” and they’re set to storm the PGS Gallery with their adorable fairy charm and large caliber weapons.

The Godzilla Hotel in Tokyo

The Godzilla Hotel in Tokyo

Imagination Connoisseur, Sam Oneill, sends in a picture he took of the Godzilla Hotel in Tokyo, Japan. We heard the accommodations are nice, but watch out if you order “Room Service.”

A Beskar Ingot from The Mandalorian

A Beskar Ingot from The Mandalorian

Imagination Connoisseur, Greg Smith, shows off his latest creation – a real steel reproduction of a Beskar ingot from THE MANDALORIAN on Disney+

Join in on the fun as Willow takes a often humorous (and sometimes scandalous) look at your favorite shows and movies. In real life, she’s  an honest-to-goodness scientist (a PhD candidate, no less) with a love of sci-fi and genre entertainment. 

Three Word Reviews

Need a quick recommendation on a movie or TV series? We’ve made it simple for you to read and share reviews of your favorites with other members of the Post-Geek Singularity. Check out hundreds of “Three Word Reviews” by clicking here.

Join geek blogger, Ali Slate, ash brings a new point of view to the way we look at genre entertainment. Ali provides an illuminating perspective on what works and doesn’t work for next-gen fans.


5 reasons why “Reylo” works

5 reasons why “Reylo” works

Guest blogger, Ali Slate, adds her voice to chorus of fans looking for a little something extra in the Rey/Kylo Ren relationship when THE RISE OF SKYWALKER debuts this week.

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Batman: The Animated Series and why it matters

Batman: The Animated Series and why it matters

Imagination Connoisseur, and new contributor to The Burnettwork – Ali Slate – provides an interesting take on characters from Batman: The Animated Series helped shape her into the kind of woman she’s become.

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Writer-producer-director, Robert Meyer Burnett is a recognized expert on the subject of Star Trek. Rob is a regular participant on SDCC’s Starship Smackdown, frequent guest on The Inglorious Treksperts podcasts and writer-producer of all of the “Behind The Scenes” features on the Star Trek:The Next Generation Blu-Rays and select features for the Enterprise Blu-Ray set.

Rob presents his extensive collection of interviews, videos, photos and more as part of the Burnettwork’s “Talkin’ Trek” series. The series also features pieces contributed by fellow Imagination Connoisseurs of the Post-Geek Singularity.

Click here for all the Trek goodness.

Yet another Enterprise.

Yet another Enterprise.

Imagination Connoisseur, Ian Samuels, provides some historical insights into the “ring ship” design used for early Star Fleet starships in the Star Trek universe.

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Reviews from the Post-Geek Singularity

The Post-Geek Singularity (PGS) is filled with all kinds of Imagination Connoisseurs. Devotees of a variety of genres, fandoms, media and culture. And we love hearing from them.

Whovian and writer Sol (Ian) Samuels reviews Modern Who from Christopher Eccleston’s first appearance in the Episode Rose through to up-to-date episode reviews with the present Doctor Jodie Whittaker. Reviews will include production notes referring back to episodes of Classic Who and the history of characters.