Orphan Black

Orphan Black: Simulacra and the Multitudinous Self

Simulacra and the Multitudinous Self: Postmodern Portrayals of Cloning and Existentialism Intro: Perhaps the earliest understanding of simulacrum can be linked back to the Greek philosopher Plato. In ...

Orphan Black: “The Mitigation of Competition”

In Orphan Black most recent episode, Evie Cho fosters some good will with the press after promising to bring Bright Born (and jobs) to her impoverished hometown of Tisdale. Rachel and Sarah form an un...

Orphan Black and “The Redesign of Natural Objects”

This week on Orphan Black, Evie Cho can’t wait to exercise her will over Neolution, and Duko goes on the hunt to begin the cull of the troublesome Ledas. With Donnie in jail for drug trafficking...

Orphan Black: “The Antisocialism of Sex”

Major plot points move at a crawl this week in Orphan Black as Sarah and Cosima get a little self-destructive following a death in the family. Sarah leaves home when Mrs. S refuses to forgive her for ...

Orphan Black and The Scandal of Altruism

This week on Orphan Black, Cosima’s medical condition scares her good and she decides, with Sarah, to hand over Kendall’s genome in exchange for a cure and one cheek-parasite removal. But ...

Orphan Black’s Raw Human Material

After three weeks of dragging its feet, Orphan Black finally picks up pace and exposes a little more of Neolution’s plan with a generation of IVF babies, and some interesting territory is covere...

The Helsinki Orphan Black Comic Impacts Season 4

After the last episode of Orphan Black, where a deal was made with Ferdinand, Sarah agrees to give Mika Rachel’s message with the intent of locating Susan, who’s perhaps the only person wh...

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Orphan Black Takes Notes From Dark Angel

As this season’s subplots set themselves up, giving each of the sisters something to do, we see echoes from another biopunk show from some time ago and it’s leaving things on Orphan Black ...

Orphan Black 4×02: Transgressive Border Crossing

With Neolutionists back on the hunt for the sisters, Sarah and the family are forced out of Iceland and back to Canada where there’s a big reunion with the other clones. Teaming up with Art agai...