About Darryl Jasper

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From a young age Darryl embraced everything that was geek. His first true memory of the cinemas was seeing the line wrapped around the building for “The Empire Strikes Back”. The light sabers and the Force had him hooked. Though it remains his favorite sci-fi creation, Star Wars was only the beginning. Star Trek soon followed and his obsession with the various iterations of the Enterprise took him to an actual convention. Between these mega franchises, Darryl enjoyed all the geek cartoons of his era: Transformers, GI Joe, M.A.S.K. Bravestarr, Silverhawks, Voltron, and the like. An avid reader, it wasn’t long before his sci-fi and fantasy partiality in movies transferred to his reading. Star Trek was the beginning and in a strange twist, led him back to the novelized world of Star Wars. It has been non-stop geek since. Though comic books and action figures have all been a part of his menu, movies, television, and books remain his primary focus. Oh, and he’s a pretty avid gamer to boot (PS3).
Favorites: Supernatural, The Vampire Diaries, BSG, Star Wars, Star Trek, Peter H. Hamilton, Stephen King, Terry Brooks, Jim Butcher, Lord of the Rings, Constantine and Hellboy (the movies), Joss Whedon, the X-Men…the list is long but distinguished.
Location: Cincinnati, OH

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  • Is It Time For The End Of ‘Supernatural’?

    Posted Tuesday, June 2nd, 2015 05:34 pm GMT -4
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    It’s been a few weeks now since ‘Supernatural’ hit us with its tenth (!) season finale. If you didn’t know, ten years is a helluva long time, especially for a genre show. In fact, when it premieres next year, ‘Supernatural’ will surpass the well-remembered ‘Smallville’ as the longest running scripted show in CW history. But […]

  • TV Recap: ‘The Flash: Fast Enough’ (Season 1 Finale)

    Posted Wednesday, May 20th, 2015 09:00 am GMT -4
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    After nine months of meta-humans, psychic gorillas and discovering his idol/mentor was the man responsible for his mother’s death, Barry Allen have finally arrived at the point in his life he had only dreamed of; saving his mother and preventing his father from spending the next fourteen years in prison. But, as is often the […]

  • TV Recap: ‘Grimm: Cry Havoc’ (Season 4 Finale)

    Posted Saturday, May 16th, 2015 03:00 pm GMT -4
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    “O, from this time forth, My thoughts be bloody Or be nothing worth.” There are few things more debilitating than finding your mother’s head waiting for you in a box. Nick Burkhart received that most distinguished honor in all its horror at the end of last week’s ‘Grimm.’ This week’s season finale picks up with a […]

  • TV Recap: ‘The Flash: Rogue Air’

    Posted Wednesday, May 13th, 2015 08:30 pm GMT -4
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    “I want you to take a moment and think about all the things that define your life. All the people you love. Your job. Your coworkers. Your home. And now imagine if, one day—in a FLASH—all of that vanished. Would you simply accept your new life and continue on? Or would you do whatever it […]

  • TV Recap: ‘Grimm: Headache’

    Posted Sunday, May 10th, 2015 07:00 pm GMT -4
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    “Stronger than lover’s love Is lover’s hate. Incurable, in each, The wounds they make.” Events are coming to a head as Nick Burkhart and his fellow Grimmsters are dealing with a battle on two fronts and, by the end of the season’s penultimate episode, one thing becomes clear: war has been declared. We pick up […]

  • TV Recap: ‘The Flash: Grodd Lives’

    Posted Wednesday, May 6th, 2015 03:30 pm GMT -4
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    “Think about your best friend. It could be your wife, your father…maybe someone you grew up with. It’s the person you can’t wait to talk to at the end of the day. The person who knows everything about you, who roots for you. Now imagine you discover your best friend has a secret. No, not […]

  • TV Recap: ‘Gotham: All Happy Families are Alike’

    Posted Tuesday, May 5th, 2015 07:00 pm GMT -4
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    There aren’t many things as disappointing in television as a promise unfulfilled. Gotham’s season one finale was built up as a game-changer and after the Jason Lennon/Ogre storyline, my hopes were high. Unfortunately those hopes took an unrelenting tumble into the depths of the Gotham river just like, well, how about we just get to […]

  • TV Recap: ‘Grimm: You Don’t Know Jack’

    Posted Sunday, May 3rd, 2015 03:00 pm GMT -4
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    “Catch me when you can…” It’s difficult enough trying to track down the movements of a modern day, Wesen-killing Jack the Ripper type but pairing that with a former lover and friend going off the deepest of ends? Well, it makes for a stressful time for Nick and the gang but that’s not the worst […]

  • TV Recap: ‘The Flash: The Trap’

    Posted Wednesday, April 29th, 2015 05:00 pm GMT -4
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    So you’ve found your mentor’s secret lair that not only serves as the final proof of his betrayal but points to the most bizarre revelation of all—namely that he’s from the future, what do you do? Why, gather more information, of course. Topping off the Wells mind bender is the fact that 1) Barry stares […]

  • TV Recap: ‘Gotham: The Anvil Or The Hammer’

    Posted Tuesday, April 28th, 2015 07:30 pm GMT -4
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    Over the last few weeks, Jim Gordon has played the cat-and-mouse game with Gotham’s ruthless serial killer, the Ogre. This week marks the culmination of the Ogre case as detective Gordon races against time to save his once love, Barbara Kean. After a night of passion and assumed debauchery, Barbara and Jason have their morning […]

  • TV Recap: ‘Grimm: Iron Hans’

    Posted Saturday, April 25th, 2015 08:00 pm GMT -4
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    “He had killed man, The noblest game of all, And he had killed in the face Of the law of club and fang.” Rites of passage have always been a part of the storytelling narrative and such is the starting point for this week’s ‘Grimm.’ Here, it’s fathers and sons “saying goodbye to civilization” as […]

  • TV Recap: ‘Flash: Who Is Harrison Wells?’

    Posted Wednesday, April 22nd, 2015 05:30 pm GMT -4
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    “I’m getting faster; faster than I’ve ever been. And I wonder if it’s because lately something’s chasing me. I know what it is, that’s stalking me. It’s my past and it’s getting closer. And as fast as I am I can’t help but feel like my past has almost caught up with me.” Who is […]

  • TV Recap: ‘Gotham: Under the Knife’

    Posted Tuesday, April 21st, 2015 04:00 pm GMT -4
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    The freshman campaign of ‘Gotham‘ is nearly upon us and, while the show’s been a steady burn of good but not great, this most current of story arcs is closing in on being the best of the show’s young life. And that can only mean good things for the season finale and ‘Gotham’’sdirection in Year […]

  • TV Recap: ‘Grimm: Mishipeshu’

    Posted Sunday, April 19th, 2015 11:00 am GMT -4
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    “The spirit you seek in the water Is only a reflection of yourself.” We’ve come across many a culture during Nick Burkhart’s four years under the ‘Grimm’ mantle but this week’s episode marks the first instance where we go deep into the worlds of Native American lore. Not only that, but we get a bit […]

  • TV Recap: ‘The Flash: All-Star Team-Up’

    Posted Wednesday, April 15th, 2015 08:11 pm GMT -4
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    If you didn’t know already, Barry Allen likes being the Flash. No, he loves being the Flash. His love for the mantle he wears as the Central City Speedster is captured perfectly in the first two minutes of this week’s show when, along with Joe and Eddie, the trio share a busy night of taking […]