Tagged: sci fi

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“Star Trek” TOS Enterprise at The Smithsonian

Neither Paramount Studios nor The Smithsonian couldn’t know the cultural impact Star Trek would have when they donated the original U.S.S. Enterprise model in 1974. After decades of neglect, it’s getting a proper restoration and display in the main hall.

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Everything is a Remix: The Force Awakens

Kirby Ferguson of “Everything is a Remix” takes a look at Star Wars: The Force Awakens and the J. J. Abrams vs. George Lucas methods of remixing. Many said The Force Awakens didn’t feel new, and Ferguson helps break down why.

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Jem Trek: To Boldly Go… Truly Outrageous!

I think The Mary Sue said it best on their Tumblr blog. OH MY GOD WE NEED THIS SHOW IMMEDIATELY Jem Trek. Seriously, someone please make this happen. As the movie was a terrible flop at the box office, this...

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Back to the Future is History

Today’s the day, but I noticed this gem earlier this week. http://just-shower-thoughts.tumblr.com/post/131382899149/after-this-week-back-to-the-future-will-take After this week, Back to the Future will take place entirely in the past. Yep, the events that took place in The Back to the Future Trilogy are...

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news: message from The Doctor?

I’m not normally inclined to read the Washington Times’ sports page–or any sports page, for that matter. But while riding into work on the this morning, I glanced across the aisle and noticed a fellow commuter’s newspaper. To anyone else,...

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culture: Towel Day

Towel Day is an annual celebration on the 25th of May, as a tribute to the late author Douglas Adams (1952-2001). On that day, fans around the universe proudly carry a towel in his honor.

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video: Doctor Who 1963-2010

A video montage of the entire history of Doctor Who from Nov 23, 1963 to Dec 25, 2010, plus a chart of The Doctor and River Song’s romance. Some thoughts on the series, and the withdrawal of waiting a WHOLE week between new episodes…

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holiday: so here it is…

I’m just off the phone with mom and dad, been getting lovely online and SMS holiday greetings from friends, mixed up a pitcher of holiday cheer and have been settling in for some nice televised marathons on various networks. As...

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weekend wrap-up: on the 7th day

Compared to Saturday, Sunday was actually pretty tame. I didn’t get to bed until late the previous night, so I slept right on through the time change, though the change in light outside was pretty easy to notice. In an...

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video: Aisha Tyler is my muse…

TGIF everyone! Have I mentioned how much I love Aisha Tyler? Probably so, but it bears repeating. James and I have become total fanboys, quoting bits from her special, following her on twitter and generally spreading the gospel. I call...

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tv: Next Gen cast ‘boldly stars’ on Family Guy

TrekMovie posted the above image, released by FOX, from an upcoming (March 29) episode of Family Guy starring the voice talents of the cast of Star Trek: The Next Generation. In the episode titled “Not All Dogs Go to Heaven,”...

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Jamie Bamber poses shirtless for PETA UK

When Jamie Bamber learned how Canadian black bears are killed to make the Queen’s Guards’ ceremonial caps, the British-born actor jumped at the chance to help. “I initially decided to do the PETA ad because a great friend of mine...

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TGIF: …their brains start working

Looks like our office will be getting another special visitor this afternoon. Sadly, they sent out the notice about this at around 5:30 last night. Most of the Feds at my site are early birds and usually outta here by...

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B5/video: be somewhere else

I won’t say anything yet about the recent episode of Battlestar Galactica, but if you haven’t seen it, you have very little excuse. Both SciFi channel and Hulu have it available for viewing online the next day. There were definitely...