Movie Review: Meet the Robinsons Widgets My husband recently got a copy of Disney’s Meet the Robinsons and we watched it the other night. I hadn’t heard good things about it, so I wasn’t really expecting much. I was pleasantly surprised. Meet the Robinsons, loosely based on William Joyce’s book A Day with Wilbur Robinson, is a sweet and […]

Creator of Babylon 5 Featured at L.A. Comic Book & SF Convention

The Los Angeles Comic Book and Science Fiction Convention, to be held Sunday, Nov. 8, 2009, features the stars of the 1969 cult classic film The Green Slime, known for it’s low budget special effects and over the top theme song. The Green Slime Trailer Personally, I’ve never heard of the film, but what what […]

Coming Up these Weekends

There are so many things going on, I just can’t do them all justice. So, I thought I’d clean up my email box and give you the basics in this round up post. Genre Happenings for the Oct. 24-25 Weekend Sci-Fi-London: Oktoberfest 2009 Oct. 23 and 24 Because one science fiction festival every spring just […]

SF Literary Con Features Movie Cast

Say What? Yeah, I know that almost sounds like a sacrilegious act — inviting movie stars to a literary convention — but I promise there is at least a tenuous reason for MileHiCon, the largest Science-Fiction Literary Convention in the Rocky Mountain Region, to do such a thing. As it turns out, once upon a […]

Out of this World Exhibit Opens in Sacramento

Yesterday, science fiction lovers dressed in movie-inspired SF costumes help launch the opening of The California Museum’s new sci-fi exhibit “Out of this World: Extraordinary Costumes from Film and Television,” which will run from this Saturday, Oct. 3, to Sunday, Jan. 10. Proudly sporting their Klingon Bat’leths and evil empire helmets, and even a nice […]

Alas, ST: The Experience Still Not Open at Neonopolis

Back on March 2, I told you that Star Trek: The Experience was going to re-open in downtown Las Vegas in Neonopolis. It was suppose to open in May in conjunction with the reboot movie by J.J. Abrams. So, when I went to Las Vegas last week, I was all excited about seeing the show’s […]

Fish Are Friends, Not Food

What is it about sharks that fascinates us so? Is it the empty stare? The robotic efficiency with which they kill? Is it some ancient memory of fear? I don’t know, but they sure are popular. The first week of August is Shark Week and Tennessee Aquarium in Chattanooga is celebrating the Discovery Channel event […]

Seven Degrees of Douglas Adams

July is Hitchhiker’s Month, so I thought it would be a good time to honor the late Douglas Adams and pay tribute to his work. Born in March 1952, Adams was best known for his popular creation, The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy (HHGG). Telling the story of a rather ordinary human thrust into a […]

Spooky Empire Celebrates 17 Years of Scary Fun

Spooky Empire’s Ultimate Horror Weekend is a three day event that takes place in Orlando, FL, and celebrates all things horror. As any traditional genre convention would have, Spooky Empire includes celebrity autograph signings, live music, film festival, video gaming, costume contest, Q&As, and seminars. It even has tattooing! This year, the event will be […]