Alana Joli Abbott, Den Of Geek

Alana Joli Abbott

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New Haven, CT, United States

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Past articles by Alana:

The Legend of Vox Machina Captures the Joys of Role Playing

More than fan service, Critical Role's The Legend of Vox Machina succeeds at storytelling. → Read More

Lucy Lawless On How Her My Life Is Murder Role is Different From What's Come Before

We talked to Lucy Lawless about the new season of My Life is Murder, including her reunion with Xena co-star Renée O’Connor. → Read More

Marvel's M.O.D.O.K. Review: A Classic Animated Workplace Family Supervillain Sitcom

This Marvel’s M.O.D.O.K. review contains no spoilers. Marvel has already had a big year on the small screen through their Disney+ offerings WandaVision and The Falcon and The Winter Soldier, but on the heels of the latter’s finale comes a strange, quirky show to Hulu. Marvel’s M.O.D.O.K. takes the humor of Deadpool, the weirdness of […] → Read More

Can TV Ever Fully Capture Terry Pratchett’s Discworld?

The final episodes of BBC America’s The Watch stand well enough on their own. But will a Terry Pratchett adaptation ever be able to capture the heart of Discworld? → Read More

Yesterday Is History: Meet the Latest Addition to the Time Travel Romance Genre

When Andre Cobb gets a life-saving liver transplant from a time traveler, his path is forever changed in this YA romance featuring a Black teen boy protagonist. → Read More

Jurassic World Camp Cretaceous Season 2 Review (Spoiler-Free)

Jurassic World Camp Cretaceous season 2 improves upon an already excellent family-friendly concept set in the Jurassic World canon. → Read More

The Watch Episodes 1 and 2 Review

BBC America's loose Discworld adaptation, The Watch, introduces its world (to varying success) with “A Near Vimes Experience" and "Ook." → Read More

Kipo and the Age of Wonderbeasts Season 3 Review (Spoiler Free)

Kipo and the Age of Wonderbeasts goes out at the top of its game in an emotional, thrilling third season. → Read More

Mulan: The Non-Disney Adaptations of a Classic Chinese Folklore

Can’t get enough of Mulan? Check out these other adaptations of her story. → Read More

Kipo and the Age of Wonderbeasts Season 2 Review (Spoiler-Free)

Kipo and the Wonderbeasts remains supremely confident family entertainment in its second season. → Read More

Best Upcoming Non-Western and POC Fantasy Books in 2020

Recent years have seen an uptick in fantasy books that exist outside of a white American/European context. → Read More

The Colonization of Sentient Ships in Recent Science Fiction

We take a look at the colonization of sentient ships in some recent science fiction: Escaping Exodus & Of Wars and Memories and Starlight. → Read More

5 Lesser-Known Series From Popular Authors

Many authors get famous for a specific series. We're looking beyond some of our favorite writers' lesser-known worlds. → Read More

A Dystopia for Our Dystopia: Janet Watson Returns in The Hound of Justice

We take a look at The Hound of Justice, the second book in Claire O'Dell's reimagined Sherlock Holmes series. → Read More

Bookburners, Empress of Forever, and Time War: An Interview with Max Gladstone

Den of Geek talked to Max Gladstone about the many projects he has out this summer, including Empress of Forever. → Read More

Post-Endgame MCU: Marvel Characters We’d Most Like to See

As the MCU enters a new phase, we highlight five Marvel characters we'd like to see take a major role post-Endgame. → Read More

Summer Glau Dives Back Into Science Fiction With Serial Box's Alternis

We talked to actress Summer Glau about narrating the first season of Serial Box's science fiction story Alternis. → Read More

Loving the Oppressor: Identity in A Memory Called Empire

Alana reviews Arkady Martine's space opera mystery, A Memory Called Empire. → Read More

A Safe Place in the Galaxy: Post-Apocalyptic Refugees in The Vela and Terminal Uprising

Alana compares the depictions of post-apocalyptic refugees in Serial Box's latest offering and Jim C. Hines' sci-fi book series. → Read More

Space Operas To Look Forward To in 2019

From A Memory Called Empire to Star Wars IX, here are all of the space operas, on screen and on the page, we're looking forward to in 2019. → Read More