Star Wars: The Force Awakens….

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=erLk59H86ww No doubt there will be a myriad of blog posts, forum posts, tweets and tumblr's highlighting the new teaser trailer that was released today for Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens.  I suppose this will be just one more added to the pile.  Ignored by all but maybe a couple of people.  …

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Guest blog by Jamie Dodge… An argument for Deep Space 9.

Let's be controversial... DS9 was the best Star Trek show in the franchise. Now, let me explain why... 1.  Up until DS9, the whole franchise was episodic. When DS9 came along, the writers took it into a direction that hadn't been done before. This show serialized the story line, making it one long, seven year …

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Omega Doom…. post-apoc, robots, and Rutger Hauer.

Back in the late 90's, I discovered yet another Kurasawa's Yojimbo remake entitled Omega Doom.  Rutger Hauer, robots, post-apocalypse..... what could be better?  Full of terrible special effects and mediocre acting, this movie holds a dear place in my heart.  Another one of those "I love it, just can't tell you why" movies. Omega Doom …

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Detective Taylor, a case study for redemption…

I recently had a chance to talk to author N.R. Burnette and ask him a question that's been bugging me for awhile.  N.R. Burnette is the author of Cargo Lock 5, Paphos, and his newest book, Kenji.  He also writes a series of flash fiction stories called Bioflash.  These are stories taken from the online …

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Just who the hell wrote The Dead Tide, anyway?

A couple of years ago, I came across a series of books called The Dead Tide. A zombie apocalypse story that was penned by A.D. Bloom. I had just finished reading STITCH: The Bone Blade Girl and absolutely loved it. I immediately downloaded the first three of the Dead Tide books, but didn’t have a …

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Things To Come… a vintage post-apocalyptic film.

I remember my first vision of the apocalypse being the old black and white film Things to Come.  It had been on television and I think I was just about four or five years old at the time.  This would have been in the early 70's.  I distinctly remember scenes from it portraying the devastation …

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