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Ask A Writer

If you are an aspiring writer, or just curious about the process, one useful event you should look into is Ask A Writer on Twitter. In these segments, renowned writer Lillith Saintcrow answers questions about the business, the process, her works, and anything else she feels like. There is a session coming up tonight at […]

Riverworld, Universe trailers

The first trailer is out for the new miniseries Riverworld, based on the classic work of Philip Jose Farmer. There is also an extended sneak peek of Stargate Universe over at Syfy.

Ignatz Awards

The Ignatz Awards were handed out this weekend, at the Small Press Expo in Bethesda, MD. The Guest of Honor for the event was Gahan Wilson, and the actual physical Awards will be handed out next Saturday at the conclusion of the expo.

Friday Linup getting crowded

Season 2 of Dollhouse rolled out this past Friday on Fox, and they also moved Smallville on the CW to Friday. It’s a good thing the Friday episodes of Eureka on Syfy have ended their season, because starting next week Stargate Universe enters the lists of end-of-the-week SciFi. The week after that Sanctuary season 2 […]

Gearing Up for Halloween

It’s that time of year again, and one of the best online resources for Halloween is the Instructables Halloween Costume collection. Since these are instruction sets teaching you how to make your own costumes, I figured I should post now so you had the lead time to start building. Another great place to get ideas […]

Fantastic Fest 2009

It started yesterday, and will be running through next Thursday, October first. Fantastic Fest is a collection of genre or unusual movies held at the Alamo Drafthouse Cinemas and includes such films as Zombieland, Gentlemen Broncos, and The Vampires Assistant, among many others. One of the co-founders, Tim League, put together a list of 10 […]

NY Anime Festival

Coming up this weekend is the New York Animation Festival. The Guest of Honor is Yoshiyuki Tomino, creator of the Mobile Suit Gundam series and a songwriter who has worked with a range of folks from Yoko Kanno to Niel Sedaka. Musical guests include AKB48, Swinging Popsicle and a number of others. The Voice Talent […]

Big Screen Eureka 7!

There are hundreds of theaters around the country that are going to be playing the new movie EUREKA 7 – good night, sleep, tight, young lovers tomorrow. It’s a one-night only event, to see if it is happening near you hit the Event site and feed it your zip code.

Visiting the Enterprise

If you find yourself flying through D.C. with a layover at Dulles Airport of 2 hours or more, you can take a shuttle over to the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center. Located on the Dulles grounds, it is another branch of the National Air and Space Museum of the Smithsonian. Among the exhibits there is the […]

Musical Questions about Rockets

I can’t help it, sometimes I just wonder about things. One of my current questions is: Will Soar Thoat be doing some of the music for the new John Carter of Mars production? I know, the band’s name is a serious Martian pun, and the Civil War veteran did not arrive on Mars by way […]