Tyrion Lannister the Imp can consort with kings and prostitutes, talk his way out of certain death multiple times, and cheerfully slap a bratty nephew with a flair that Casanova or Cyrano de Bergerac would be envious of. Television has been a lonely place without him these last few months. But with the upcoming season of Game of Thrones, that’s about to change.Read More
It was a geek’s dream come true: a lost Star Trek script by writer Norman Spinrad, who had written “The Doomsday Machine,” had recently resurfaced. And if that news weren’t exciting enough, it was going to be produced by a group of experienced fan filmmakers...and directed by Spinrad himself. But like so many of our Star Trek-based dreams, like the ones with our own teleporters, it looks as if this won’t become reality.Read More
There’s a geek-girl controversy going on here at Forbes, thanks to an article by my fellow blogger, Tara Tiger Brown, who wrote a piece on fake geek girls. She wrote, “We just need to expose the posers for who they are and shine the light much more brightly on those that are the real deal.” But I say that we don’t need to tell faux geek girls to get off our geeky lawn.Read More
I met this guy at a science fiction convention, where it was obvious he was Marty McFly from Back to the Future. Had I met him on the street, I might not have noticed him. Clever.
Not too long ago, we saw a trailer for an upcoming trailer of Prometheus. I was hoping that a release of 20 seconds worth of footage, interspersed by 10 seconds of multiple titles, was a limited phenomenon. But no, it’s back, this time with the upcoming movie, Total Recall.Read More