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The X-Files: I Want to Believe in Horror

I grew up watching the The X-Files in its original run on Fox. Every Friday night you could find me sitting in the living room floor glued to the television as Mulder and Scully dove into the paranormal and the bizarre… Continue Reading →

Government Revelation Gives Proof That The Truth is Out There?

With the publication of The New York Time‘s bombshell report of a secret Pentagon UFO program, The X-Files is quickly transitioning from science fiction to science fact.

Discovering the Star Trek Connection

The final frontier seems to be the focus of a variety of entertainment options right now. First and foremost being Star Trek: Discovery, which is coming to CBS this Fall.

The Sky is Falling; Salvation is Needed

Government conspiracies, cover-ups, a secret rendezvous and an extinction event is the basis for a new summertime TV show. No, this isn’t The X-Files, but what’s familiar is new again for Salvation, currently airing on CBS.

The Genius of Seth MacFarlane and Neil deGrasse Tyson

Two of my favorite people in the mainstream of American culture are Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson and Seth MacFarlane. I have had the pleasure of speaking briefly with each of them and admire them both immensely.

Hidden Figures Uncovers NASA’s Behind-the-Scenes Brilliance

Per Matt When it comes to underdog movies, I’m a huge fan. I absolutely love them. There’s something about a group of characters overcoming huge odds and finding success by the film’s conclusion that always interests me. But when you… Continue Reading →

Passengers Won’t Make Huge Landfall, Still Worth Seeing

Good science fiction poses a compelling ethical question, against a backdrop of advanced technology, within a context relatable to an audience of the storyteller’s choosing. Passengers does all of that, but the audience may not be chosen terribly well, and… Continue Reading →

Westworld: Bizarre, Expensive, Surreal, Intriguing

So, Westworld… “Trippy,” as the kids say. The premise of this story, in case you didn’t happen to recall it from the now-dated film by the same name, or the trailers, is a high-tech Western-themed amusement park inhabited by androids,… Continue Reading →

Happy Anniversary Dragon Con and Star Trek

I experienced my first Dragon*Con Labor Day weekend in 2006, and stayed in downtown Atlanta in the midst of the phenomenal annual event that attracts tens of thousands from across the universe, or at least from the planet Earth. Attendance… Continue Reading →

Space: The Geeky Frontier at the Adventure Science Center’s Way Late Play Date

In the latest gathering of fun-loving sci-fi fans at the Adventure Science Center’s Way Late Play Date, fans of the two most beloved space epics joined together to celebrate in the theme of the evening, “Star Wars vs. Star Trek.”… Continue Reading →

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