The Byrne-ing News, August 2021 Edition

Do you feel that? The first hint of Fall is in the air. Delicious, isn’t it? So, let’s say goodbye to Summer and check out the doings of our favorite Irishman, shall we? As always, we have a heady mix of current news combined with the added spice of previous […]

War of the Worlds, Season Two Finale

Breathless. C’est moi. The final episode of Season Two of Howard Overman’s “grim dark” (I’m stealing this term from a fan of the show on Twitter) homage to the classic story of alien invasion and the human condition by H. G. Wells caught me by surprise and left me truly […]

War of the Worlds Season Two in Canada this October!

I will not gloat because here in the USA we are about to see the finale of Season Two of War of the Worlds on Sunday! This has been a spellbinding season: bleak as ever, and darker too, with more human violence and even more emotion. The complications hinted at […]

War of the Worlds, Season Two, Episode 7

The penultimate episode takes us deep into spoiler territory, but I have tried not to reveal too much from this action-and-plot-packed story. Something that we were reasonably sure would happen DID happen, so I don’t think you’ll be too surprised about that. Otherwise, my lips are sealed. Episode 7 brought […]

They’re Back! War of the Worlds Season 2 in the UK!

They’re back, and Disney+ UK has got them.* War of the Worlds Season 2 begins Friday, July 16, with new episodes airing every Friday. The story picks up a few months later, with our little band of survivors sheltering in place and trying to defend themselves, while Bill Ward, the […]

War of the Worlds, Season 2, Episode 5

It’s getting complicated now. People are separated. People are looking for each other. People are scared–even the alien people are scared. And people are lying around dead all over the place. Yeah. It’s bad. And complicated. This is what happens when there are global disasters, like pandemics roaring out of […]