Author Archives: Erik

About Erik

Erik Amaya is the host of Tread Perilously and the former Head Film/TV writer at Bleeding Cool. He has also contributed to sites like CBR, Comics Alliance and Fanbase Press. He is also the voice of Puppet Tommy on "The Room Responds."

Tread Perilously — Star Trek TNG: Masks

Tread Perilously returns to the 24th Century for “Masks,” a late-series episode of Star Trek: The Next Generation. When the Enterprise encounters an 85 million-year-old comet, Data begins having visions of an ancient, vaguely meso-American culture. Soon the data center … Continue reading

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Tread Perilously: Special Review Unit — Born Psychopath

Tread Perilously opens the case files of the Special Review Unit for the Law & Order: SVU episode “Born Psychopath.” When the detectives of the Special Victims Unit are called out to a case of possible child abuse, Detective Nick … Continue reading

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Tread Perilously — Ancient Aliens: Aliens and Bigfoot

Tread Perilously gets lost in the weeds with its first ever foray into the docu-series wilderness with an episode of Ancient Aliens known as “Aliens and Bigfoot.” Bigfoot. The Yeti. Skunk Ape. Enkidu. The Legend of Boggy Creek. Every culture … Continue reading

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Tread Perilously — 30 Rock: Greenzo/Hiatus

Tread Perilously sets down at Rockefeller Center for two episodes of 30 Rock: “Greenzo” and “Hiatus.” In “Greenzo,” David Schwimmer appears as a focus-group and NBC/Universal approved non-judgmental conservation mascot. But as will happen, the power goes to Schwimmer’s head. … Continue reading

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Tread Perilously — Deep Space Nine Special

Tread Perilously dispenses with its normal format and discusses Star Trek: Deep Space Nine in its entirety! In honor of the conclusion of Justin’s Fanbase Press column, The Future Will Be Carpeted, Fanbase Press’ Barbra Dillon joins Erik and Justin … Continue reading

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Tread Perilously — Gilmore Girls: The Long Morrow

Tread Perilously returns to Stars Hollow for the seventh season episode of Gilmore Girls, “The Long Morrow.” Lorelai and Rory’s relationships head for the skids as the former sleeps with Christopher and Rory attempts to understand a present left for … Continue reading

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Tread Perilously — The Flash: Duet

Tread Perilously finally meets the Fastest Man Alive with the musical episode of The Flash, “Duet.” When the Music Meister mesmerizes Kara and Barry, they awake in a movie musical about crime, forbidden love and their own romantic misunderstandings. Back … Continue reading

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