Episode 79 – Tortured Masterworks VII: Terminator Part I

Terminator might seem like an odd choice for the Tortured Masterworks, which tend to involve one central name as the core creator, and so while the Terminator changed hands several times over, I think its story is just too wild to ignore. This is a supreme case of a narrative hammered into shape by the commercial tendencies of the medium, tendencies that frequently bent space and time and resurrected characters and continue to do all sorts of dumb stuff just to put out the next installment. The moment you suggest that continuity can be broken, guarantee it’ll break. And the moment you suggest there’s a fictional world, 98% of the time you’ll see it again. … More Episode 79 – Tortured Masterworks VII: Terminator Part I