About JRhodes

Believer, wife, mom, designer, voice actress, podcast host...Anomaly. Jen is one of the founding co-hosts of Anomaly. She introduced Angela to Podcasts in 2006, after stumbling upon Treks In Sci-Fi. They became involved in the Trek SF forum and were encouraged by the host (and now good friend) Rico Dosti, to start their own show. They did in 2007 with a little help from their friends and have never looked back. :)

May 2019

Star Trek Discovery Season 2 Finale Podcast Review

By |2019-05-22T06:47:17+00:00May 22nd, 2019|Anomaly, Show Notes, Star Trek, Star Trek Episodes, TV episode review|

RED ALERT! Spoilers ahead for the season two finale of Star Trek: Discovery! Important Links: Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | iHeart Radio | Stitcher | Subscribe Elsewhere Donate Star Trek Discovery Season Two finale review Was the Star Trek Discovery Season 2 finale too much story for too few episodes? Jen and Angela take a fair and [...]

March 2019

Captain Marvel Review and the Evolution of Women Sci-Fi/Fantasy Characters

By |2019-03-31T17:40:10+00:00March 31st, 2019|Anomaly, Movie Reviews, Sci Fi, Show Notes, strong female characters, Superheroes|

Red Alert: The first 12 minutes are spoiler free, then we sound an alert and take a deep dive into the movie—spoiling everything.  Captain Marvel Review Captain Marvel represents the idea that you can hit the dust, fail, and then rise to the occasion. In this podcast review of the Captain Marvel movie, Jen [...]

X-Files: Jose Chung’s from Outer Space Chat

By |2019-03-17T14:45:59+00:00March 17th, 2019|Anomaly, Classic Anomaly, Classic TV, Sci Fi, Show Notes, The X-Files|

SPOILER ALERT!  This previously archived Anomaly transmission was originally released somewhere around 2008. In it, Angela and Jen discuss the comical alien abduction episode from The X-Files: “Jose Chung’s from Outer Space”. I edited this rereleased episode to get to the point faster. Clips from "Jose Chung's from Outer Space" were originally [...]

An In-Depth Review of “Skyward” by Brandon Sanderson Part 2, Book 1

By |2019-03-03T21:05:16+00:00March 3rd, 2019|Anomaly, Books, Sci Fi, Show Notes|

RED ALERT! Spoilers for "Skyward"! If you are looking for a spoiler-free review, please listen to Part 1 first. "Skyward" is about a young girl named Spensa "Spin" Nightshade. All she's ever wanted was to join the pilots who defend Detritus and prove her father wasn't a coward. Her people have been stranded [...]

February 2019

A Spoiler-Free Review of Skyward by Brandon Sanderson Part 1, Book 1

By |2019-03-03T21:19:19+00:00February 24th, 2019|Anomaly, Book Reviews, Books, Sci Fi, Show Notes|

Part 1 of the "Skyward" Brandon Sanderson Review is Non-Spoiler.  A Spoiler-Free "Skyward" Review (a Brandon Sanderson Novel) Looking for a good sci fi book series? Look no further than Brandon Sanderson's new novel, "Skyward". Skyward is about 17-year-old Spensa Nightshade who desperately wants to join the pilots who defend the last remnant [...]