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2102, 2018

A 1999 Interview with Brian Herbert & Kevin J. Anderson

By | February 21st, 2018|News & Opinions|

Way back before the turn of the century (which is an extremely fun phrase to write) myself and aspiring author, Justin Rickard, decided to start an independent, self-published magazine. It was called The Pythagorean. It was melding of sorts of philosophy, spirituality and science. Our goal was to show how these things were not at [...]

1402, 2018

A Parliament of Owls (Or How Comic Books Make You Smarter)

By | February 14th, 2018|Features, Related Articles|

Not very long ago I was out with some friends having dinner at a cozy little café in the mountains. It was a beautiful Colorado evening and we sat out on the deck as the sun was setting among the aspens and pines as humming birds and finches and jays nestled in the branches and [...]

1302, 2018

Difficult Beauty: An Exploration of Progressive Rock: Introduction

By | February 13th, 2018|Difficult Beauty, Features|

Progressive Rock is a genre of music that typically to consists of long, complicated pieces of music that attempts to incorporate ideas and styles of jazz improvisation and classical composition. It tends to focus on the virtuosity of its musicians, experimentation in the structure of the music and instruments, and incorporation of references and illusions [...]

102, 2018

Eye of Sauron Seen over the Antartica! (or maybe its the sun)

By | February 1st, 2018|Features, Science & Space|

BREAKING NEWS: Sauron, the lord of darkness - also known as the Necromancer - long thought dead has reappeared over Antarctica. Using his go-to guise of a large disembodied eye, Sauron has been seen gathering followers from the surrounding area. As the area is frozen, desolate tundra the followers have been limited so far to [...]

101, 2018

Obligatory Best of List for the Dumpster Fire Year That was 2017

By | January 1st, 2018|Ideas & Excuses, News & Opinions|

2017 is officially over and frankly, good riddance. Among the vast amount of awful this past year brought we saw a once lauded political institution (know colloquially as “The United States”) become a world-wide punchline and a seemingly endless stream of celebrities and other men in positions of power get outed as sexual predators (so [...]

3110, 2017

Reckoning Upon God: Frankenstein (Monster Memories)

By | October 31st, 2017|Features, Halloween, Monster Memories, Related Articles|

Frankenstein is one of the few classic monster movies that I did not see on a Saturday afternoon on a UHF channel.  No, this film was played in prime time. It was a special movie-of-the-week. A  re-showing of a classic film on “regular” TV. It was a big deal. I sat with my mother, [...]

2610, 2017

Even the Moon is Frightened of Me: The Invisible Man (Monster Memories)

By | October 26th, 2017|Features, Halloween, Monster Memories|

An invisible man must be one of the more bizarre choices for a monster. First of all it’s not really a monster, not in the classical sense anyway. He is, after all, just a man. A deranged man, sure, but just a man nonetheless. There is nothing supernatural about him, no unnatural resurrection or [...]

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Delta Redux

Delta Redux: A Voyager Rewatch: Investigations

January 15th, 2018|0 Comments

In the late 80s and early 90s there was this trend that I like [...]

Delta Redux: A Voyager Rewatch: Lifesigns

October 12th, 2017|0 Comments

Hooray, a Doctor-centric episode! So far in the series the Doctor has been – [...]

Delta Redux: A Voyager Rewatch: Death Wish

October 4th, 2017|0 Comments

I suppose I should start this discussion with a confession: I think Q is [...]

99 SciFi Films

Blade Runner: 99 Science Fiction Films You Must See

October 5th, 2017|0 Comments

Welcome to the second of the 99 Science Fiction Films You Must See. This week [...]

Metropolis: 99 Science Fiction Films You Must See

July 3rd, 2015|0 Comments

Metropolis is the second of the silent films on this list and considered the first [...]

2001: A Space Odyssey: 99 Science Fiction Films You Must See

June 1st, 2015|0 Comments

So what is there left to say about 2001: A Space Odyssey that has not [...]

Monster Memories

Reckoning Upon God: Frankenstein (Monster Memories)

October 31st, 2017|0 Comments

Frankenstein is one of the few classic monster movies that I did not see [...]

Even the Moon is Frightened of Me: The Invisible Man (Monster Memories)

October 26th, 2017|0 Comments

An invisible man must be one of the more bizarre choices for a monster. [...]

Even a Man Who is Pure in Heart: The Wolf-Man (Monster Memories)

October 24th, 2017|0 Comments

By 1941 Universal had been making monster movies for over a decade. It had [...]

Science & Space

Eye of Sauron Seen over the Antartica! (or maybe its the sun)

February 1st, 2018|0 Comments

BREAKING NEWS: Sauron, the lord of darkness - also known as the Necromancer - long [...]

Jovey McJupiterface (or Ego the Living Planet is Real): NASA Image of the Day

June 30th, 2017|0 Comments

Fist let's get this out of the way and mention that scientist Jason Major titled this [...]

Ultraman Mash-Up On Jupiter: NASA Image of the Day

May 27th, 2017|0 Comments

Okay, so I have to admit something...I'm a bit strange. Now most of the people [...]

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