…Know It’s All Worthwhile

As Area 51 is “raided” and the Emmys approach, I thought I’d take a moment for a genre that’s a little more “out there.” Sci-fi is a genre that often gets overlooked by the Emmy nominating committee. Outside of the “creative” categories, they don’t get much recognition. They’re more than special effects and makeup. They’re…

…Shoot for the Stars

Attention sci-fi nerds, in case you missed today’s big announcement, we’re officially going to find the aliens…sort of. Today, Russian billionaire Yuri Milner, with the support of Stephen Hawking, announced a new deep space project—“Breakthrough Starshot.”

…take offense

As we all know summer blockbusters are more than just an endless stream of explosions and action sequences. Somewhere buried amid the rubble, hides a lesson (or two), some gem that we can carry with us through the rest of the year until the superheroes return to teach us again…and save us from the aliens…

…Shell Out

It’s a sad week for nerds, dorks and sewer dwelling wildlife. If you got that last reference, then you probably belong to one of those first two groups. For the rest of you, our beloved Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles are under attack from an unlikely source. Fans who were thrilled when it was announced that…

…Wheel Out the Welcome Wagon

On behalf of the citizens of Earth, I would like to send my greetings to any of our extraterrestrial friends out there who may be reading this. It seems that the position of “leader” is still open, so I thought I’d toss my hat into the ring. Yesterday, the blogosphere exploded over reports that Mazlan…