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SciFi Finally Returns to SyFy with “Helix”


There’s been a serious drought of serious science fiction programming on the one cable network which purports to be entirely focused on the genre. Since Ronald D. Moore’s Battlestar Galactica ended in 2009,… Continue reading

A Tribute to Actor Peter O’Toole


Peter O’Toole, debonaire and daring actor of both film and the stage, died recently at the age of 81. He was one of the greatest and most prolific actors of the past 50… Continue reading

Celebrating 10 Years of “Battlestar Galactica”


The 1990s were the heyday of science fiction television programming. The broad success of Star Trek: The Next Generation proved that there was a rabidly interested audience clambering for more programs in the… Continue reading

Erik’s Reactions to “The Day of the Doctor”


The 50th Anniversary special promised so much to the loyal fans of Doctor Who: the first appearance of David Tennant in the role since 2010, the inclusion of first class actor John Hurt… Continue reading

So You Think You Can Trek Part II: Where, or Where do you Start?


Having read my first article on Trekdom, you’ve decided you really have a craving to try Star Trek, but you’re not sure how to begin. Don’t worry! Everyone is a bit nervous about… Continue reading

So You Think You Can Trek: Part I


47 years. 726 episodes. 12 feature films. A plethora of action figures, toy spaceships, fan fiction, and professional paperback novels. Only a tiny handful of other franchises can even begin to compete with… Continue reading