Author Archives: Generation Coax

About Generation Coax

I am an aspiring TV writer, amateur photographer, and craft hobbyist.

First Impressions: Star Trek: Discovery

I don’t get very many job perks, but last Tuesday I got two: an email that as a full-time CBS employee, I now have free CBS All-Access, and the ability to go to the new Star Trek press premiere in … Continue reading

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First Impressions: Orville

Last night, Fox premiered the first two episodes of The Orville, a sitcom by Seth McFarlane that is decidedly ripping off Star Trek. And honestly, the “ripping off Star Trek” part was fine. It was the “sitcom” part where I … Continue reading

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Some of them want to abuse you…

Read this. It can be really hard to work in an industry where abuse on the job is not only common and accepted, but sometimes encouraged. One of the reasons I feel so far behind in my career is that … Continue reading

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Summer Binge-Watch: Ozark

A while ago, I read an article about a wealthy couple getting divorced and how the husband was trying to hide hundreds of millions of dollars in offshore accounts and the wife had to hire a private investigator to track … Continue reading

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Summer Binge-Watch: Dear White People

I first witnessed this power out on the Yard, that communal green space in the center of the campus where the students gathered and I saw everything I knew of my black self multiplied out into seemingly endless variations. There … Continue reading

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Summer Binge-Watch: The Crown

One of my coworkers is all about this show. When I told him I was watching Victoria, he insisted I watch this. Unfortunately, I had to wait about six months in between. And then I was kind of disappointed. Victoria … Continue reading

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Summer Binge-Watch: Riverdale

One of the people in my writing group decided to write a Riverdale spec, so I spent the weekend watching season 1. Riverdale is a gritty murder-mystery show on the CW based on the Archie comics, and the look on … Continue reading

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