Star Trek TV Shows – In Data

Star Trek. It’s a thing.
Not only is it a thing, it’s also a big franchise. You might have heard of it.
If you happen to fall into my sociodemographic bracket, you might not have particularly strong …

So Winter Came, huh?

library(tRakt) # devtools::install_github("jemus42/tRakt")
library(ggplot2)
library(dplyr)

gameofthrones <- trakt.get_all_episodes("game-of-thrones") %>% …

Buuurrrp

Everybody loburpes Rick and Morty, and rightly so.
It ticks all the cynical boxes full of nihilistic meta-humor and what not, while satirizing pretty much everything.

So, yeah, I’ll plot the trakt.tv …

Remember Twin Peaks?

Twin Peaks came, Twin Peaks got weird, Twin Peaks went away and recently it came back.
That’s the short story.
Like many people who thought the original series was extraordinarily weird, yet somehow …

Quickly Compare your TV show ratings to trakt.tv

I’ve posted this little snippet a while ago, but I thought it would be nice to update it to work again.

library(tRakt) # devtools::install_github("jemus42/tRakt")
library(dplyr) …

So Cougar Town Ended

So Cougar Town ended, and I don’t know how I feel about that.

Well, trakt knows hout they feel about it.

library(tRakt)
library(ggplot2)

cougars <- trakt.get_all_episodes("cougar-town") …

So I threw R at a thousand(ish) TV shows

Analyzing TV shows seems to be what I do these days.
So I wanted to keep my newfound calling going and sucked the data for about a thousand shows out of the trakt.tv API, which was nice enough to …

Yay! tRakt is now on CRAN

As of today, I have my first package published on CRAN.

In the grand scheme of things, that’s not really a big deal, since CRAN doesn’t have any quality standards regarding the content of …

Overanalyzing TV Shows

EDIT 2017-08-14: I’ve fixed all the code so it works and is up to date. Side effects include the text not necessarily matching the data. Whoopsie.

Overanalyzing tv shows has kind of become my jam. So …

Introducing tRakt

It’s been a while since I started working on a set of functions to pull data from trakt.tv. I documented part of the early process in an earlier blogpost, and since then I started aggregating …