My favorite Post-Apocalypse movies of the 1960’s…

The Sixties... drugs, sex, and rock and roll.  Or perhaps it was irresponsible excess, flamboyance, and the decay of social order.  Whichever one you want to pick, it was a decade of some of the best post-apocalypse movies made - well, since the 50's anyway. Click the poster to watch the movie, trailer, or scenes.   …

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The Starlost… Quite possibly my favorite Science Fiction television series.

Back in 1973, Harlan Ellison was approached by studio executives to come up with a new science fiction show to be produced in Canada.  It was doomed from the beginning...  Through a series of unfortunate events, which included a writer's strike, a new revolutionary special effects system that ended up being a complete turd and getting …

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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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