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Game of Thrones, Girls and Mad Men

So, I finally got around to reading Ginia Bellafante’s April 14th review of The Game of Thrones “A Fantasy World of Strange Feuding Kingdoms” but only after I read Amy Radcliffe’s response to it on Tor.com, which should tell you … Continue reading

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Baby robot dinos, you make me smile.

This is an old video, but thought those of you who haven’t, might like to meet PleoTM at least in the virtual world.

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Automate 2011: Dr. Ron Diftler, Anybots and Pleo

I’ve been missing the robots. Sitting here in front of my Compaq laptop (with only 584MB of RAM) is a far cry from the cool tech I saw back in March at Automate and Promat 2011. Automate, formerly the “International … Continue reading

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Strange Dreams, Koontz and (briefly) King – Part 2

Back to the review for Koontz’s most recent and another trend that puts pressure on some authors to write faster and publish more often. The Publishers Weekly reviewer compares Koontz’s novel What the Night Knows to the movie “Fallen.” I’d … Continue reading

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Strange Dreams, Koontz and (briefly) King – Part 1

Lately, I haven’t been sleeping well. It seems every time I get into REM sleep, I wake up halfway through the dream. Last night, people (I don’t know who they were) were hanging around me (in some unknown location) and … Continue reading

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Tonight Serenity flies again

Tonight’s the night to tune into the Science Channel and watch Firefly from the beginning. What else is there to say but…Shiny!

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Firefly much?

Firefly – short-lived television series created by Joss Whedon, which premiered on September 20th, 2002 and was canceled by December of the same year; only 11 of the 14 filmed episodes were aired; DVD sales, a feature film (Serenity), graphic … Continue reading

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Two Kinds of Chick Flicks, Sci Fi and V

Are you watching V? Okay, so it’s not BSG or Firefly (although the cast list does include two of the Firefly alumni: Alan Tudyk in a brief lizardy role for three episodes in season one and Morena Baccarin in a … Continue reading

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What’s in the Header? Part 1

Short answer: lots of stuff, but not even close to all the books and paraphernalia I’ve collected over the years. I’ve pulled together just a few of my treasures to give hint of where my mind usually goes when I … Continue reading

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