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April 2005


REVIEW SUMMARY: A time-travel film that leaves the viewer asking questions. MY RATING: BRIEF SYNOPSIS: Two engineers accidentally create a time machine in their garage. [...]

April 30, 2005 // 5 Comments

Alien Planet

On May 14th, The Discover Channel will air Alien Planet, an conceptual exploration of an alien world teeming with life. Apparently, the aliens have been designed by Wayne [...]

April 30, 2005 // 7 Comments


Paula Guran has posted an interesting article regarding Print-on-Demand. The slant of the article is setting Locus Magazine straight on the POD issues talked about in a [...]

April 30, 2005 // 1 Comment

Charbroiled Anakin

The local Half Price Books had a copy of The The Making of Star Wars, Episode III – Revenge of the Sith on prominent display, obviously in an effort to cash in on the [...]

April 30, 2005 // 0 Comments

Guess The Google

Here’s a game that uses Google to fetch images, display them, then asks the player to guess the keyword on which they are based. A simple idea that makes for a [...]

April 29, 2005 // 1 Comment

Computer Chronicles

Ever watch the PBS series Computer Chronicles? It ran from 1983 – 2002. All the epsiodes are archived to meet all your nostalgic computer needs. Here’s the [...]

April 28, 2005 // 0 Comments

Swear Like Mal

For all you Firefly fans who’ve wished you could swear in Mandarin like the crew of Serenity, well, now you can! Rachel Kronick has put together a list of Mandarin [...]

April 28, 2005 // 1 Comment

Revenge of the Smith

Kevin Smith that is. He’s seen Revenge of the Sith and now he’s given us his review. Short take: He loved it. And he loved it as a Star Wars geek. He also goes [...]

April 28, 2005 // 0 Comments

Hard SF

Author Chris Moriarty has an interesting article about hard science fiction. …hard SF is still going strong, fueled by writers and readers who thrill to that special [...]

April 28, 2005 // 2 Comments

Darth Vader’s Blog

Since everyone and their mother has a blog, it was only a matter of time before fictional characters started having them, too. And who better to have a blog than Darth Vader? [...]

April 27, 2005 // 0 Comments

Anti-Loonatics Campaign

It’s nice when someone notices a bad idea and does something about it. In this case, it took the efforts of a 12-year old to tone down the menacing look of the upcoming [...]

April 27, 2005 // 3 Comments

Simpsons Hits 350

The Simpsons will be airing their 350th epsiode this Sunday. Only 3 series have had more episodes: Dallas (357 episodes – which will be surpassed by The Simpsons this [...]

April 27, 2005 // 1 Comment

Serenity Trailer Live!

As Tim mentioned earlier, the new Serenity trailer is now online at Apple’s site. Prepare to be breathless in anticipation until Sept. 30th, when you get to see River [...]

April 26, 2005 // 8 Comments

A Going Away Gift For Pete

Pete will be leaving our hallowed halls soon and what better way to send him off than with a page devoted to the Ladies of Star Trek? Now if only there were some way I could [...]

April 26, 2005 // 6 Comments

Why Big Budget Blockbusters Keep Getting Made

Slate has an interesting article giving an overview of How To Finance a Hollywood Blockbuster. It seems that, due to tax regulations in other countries, movie studios can use [...]

April 26, 2005 // 0 Comments

Which Genre Character Are You?

Suffereing an identity crisis? A butt-load of science fiction quizzes are avilable at Quiz Farm that will tell you who you are: Which Dune character are you? Which Lord of [...]

April 25, 2005 // 0 Comments

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