Shore Leave 33 Confirms Guest Roster

You still have time to register for Shore Leave 33, taking place in the Baltimore area July 8-10. Rarly registration is being taken until June 15 and gets you nice discount. Confirmed guests include: John de Lancie Q from the modern Star Trek franchise series Colonel Simmons from Stargate SG-1 I saw him speak at […]

Celebrity Autograph Convention Features Stars of The Vampire Diaries

Eyecon, to be held in Atlanta, GA, this March 25-27, will feature celebrities from the hit CW series The Vampire Diaries. The weekend will feature: games, panels, celebrity Q&As, celebrity photo op sessions, celebrity autograph sessions, a Cocktail Carnival and Banquet with the Stars, and a Masquerade Ball on Saturday Evening. Guests will include: Paul […]

Comedy Central Renews Ugly Americans

Kent Alterman, head of original programming and development at Comedy Central announced last today that the animated comedy series Ugly Americans has been renewed for a second season. The new 14-episode season will premiere in June 2011. Developed by David M. Stern (Producer/Writer, The Simpsons) and created by Devin Clark, Ugly Americans follows Mark Lilly […]

Travel Reads: Star Trek Reader’s Reference to the Novels: 1990-1991

First, let me be totally honest … I did not read this book from cover to cover. Who would? It would be like reading a volume of the Encyclopedia Britannica from cover to cover. Who does that? Ultimately this isn’t really a “travel read” but it is a very good, well-researched reference work on the […]

Is It Just Me? Hawaii Five-O‘s Genre Connections

Is it just me or is Hawaii Five-O acting like a genre show without any genre themes? Think about it … Three of the four series leads have genre roots. Alex O’Loughlin was the lead, Mick St. John, in Moonlight. He’s also appeared in the sci-fi horror flick Man-Thing. Daniel Dae Kim, most recently from […]

Holiday Fantasies Coming Up on the Hallmark Channel

There’s something about the Christmas season that lends itself to flights of fancy. This year the Hallmark Channel has several on its schedule that I only took notice of because they’ll give us all a chance to see some genre stars we may not have seen in awhile. The Santa Suit starring Kevin Sorbo Even […]

Review: Red: Werewolf Hunter

With a cast of familiar faces (at least to me), SyFy’s movie of the week Red: Werewolf Hunter proved to be an entertaining take on the werewolf sub-genre. Quick Aside: Although the movie was promoted as telling the true story of Little Red Riding Hood, there was no mention in the movie at all about […]

Are You a Munsters Fan?

If you are a fan of the 1964-1966 horror comedy classic, The Munsters, then you’re going to want to catch “The Munsters Marathon” on Sunday, October 31, started at 8am Eastern on the Hallmark Channel Premiere. It will be 10 hours, 20 episodes of Munster-tastic fun. The mararthon is hosted by Butch Patrick who played […]

Tempting Connections

I was watching The Temptations of Vh1 the other day and it struck me how many of the actors in the film had genre connections. Let me show you: Charles Malik Whitfield as Otis Williams Supernatural fans will recognize Charles from his the short-lived recurring character FBI Agent Victor Henricksen. He was hot on Sam […]

Ghost Hunters Signing Autographs

Meet the cast of SyFy’s hit show Ghost Hunters at Universal Orlando’s Halloween Horror Nights XX. Steve Gonsalves and Dave Tango will be signing autographs on October 7 during sessions starting at 7pm and 9:30pm. Halloween Horror Nights at Universal Orlando Resort is a separately ticketed event. This year’s event nights are September 24, 25 […]