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February 2005

Review: The Mote In God’s Eye

REVIEW SUMMARY: Exceptionally strong old-school space opera detailing humanity’s first contact with an alien species. MY RATING: BRIEF SYNOPSIS: Lord Roderick Blaine, [...]

February 27, 2005 // 6 Comments

Superman Science

This is what happens when the intelligentsia reads comic books. No related [...]

February 27, 2005 // 0 Comments

Looking back…from 2020

A retrospective on the last 15 years of technological innovations viewed from 2020 – that’s the concept explored by Peter Cochrane in his Uncommon Sense article [...]

February 27, 2005 // 0 Comments

SciFi Scripts

Ran across this website that might be of interest to some. The name says it all: SciFiScripts No related [...]

February 26, 2005 // 2 Comments

It’s Spaceman Spiff!

You’ve wanted it. You’ve waited for it. Now its finally happend. Now you too can own The Complete Calvin and Hobbes. Every single Calvin and Hobbes strip ever [...]

February 25, 2005 // 0 Comments

Props To The Sci Fi Channel

I know, this is an unusual thing. The lack of actual SF on SciFi makes you wonder why they call it that now, but they have done something interesting, and dare I say, [...]

February 25, 2005 // 2 Comments

Crunchy SF Gaming Goodness

A brief survey of upcoming/recently released SF(ish) games. Unreal Championship 2 – UC2 looks like an intriguing game. It’s going to try to combine the FPS genre [...]

February 25, 2005 // 0 Comments

War of the Scientologists

It’s all business on the set of War of the Worlds, where Tom Cruise has set up a Scientology tent where he can lull the cast and crew into conformance with a [...]

February 25, 2005 // 0 Comments


I alluded to it in a previous post, but thought that this might make a good topic for discussion. “Booksplitting” is the process where a publisher will buy a [...]

February 25, 2005 // 3 Comments

Hi Smiley!

I added smiley support to the blog tonight. 😀 It took a while, but I finally got it! (6) Of course, since it’s new, we’ll probably abuse the bejesus out of it. [...]

February 24, 2005 // 21 Comments

Numa Numa Dance Kid

JP sent this link around via email last week, but I thought I’d post it to the blog because it’s just too funny not to. Remember the popularity of Star Wars Kid? [...]

February 24, 2005 // 24 Comments

More Galactica This Summer

SciFi Wire reports that Battlestar Galactica will begin shooting new episodes in March, with the new season starting this summer. Excellent news. And, in what is sure to be a [...]

February 23, 2005 // 4 Comments

SF Museum Hall of Fame Induction

The Science Fiction Museum will induct 4 new members into its Hall of Fame on May 6, 2005. Nominations by museum members are being accepted through February 28 and the [...]

February 23, 2005 // 0 Comments

Red Hot Ghibli

In case you don’t know, Studi Ghibli is a Japanese film studio that produces animated movies. It is the home of the Japanese Animation Master, Hayao Miyazaki, of [...]

February 23, 2005 // 1 Comment

Get You Fanboy Tinglies Here

That’s right, you Star Wars fanboys who don’t mind a lot of Ep. III spoilage will love this page, which shows Ep. III in a series of pictures, some animated. [...]

February 22, 2005 // 4 Comments

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