sci-fi

  • What the hell is a SyFy?

    Oh man, Dave Howe should be tarred and feathered today at Sci-Fi’s presentation to advertisers today in NYC. “What we love about this is we hopefully get the best of both worlds,” Mr. Howe said. “We’ll get the heritage and the track record of success, and we’ll build off of that to build a broader, more open and accessible and relatable and… Read More

  • Star Wars v. Battlestar Galactica: A rhetorical exemption of accepted norms

    We posit that a confluence of fantasy universes will create a singularity so dense with cultural meaning and freighted with masturbatory value that it would cause the average sci-fi fan to release his (always his) bowels in a rush of hot shame. Discuss. Read More

  • The Office: Battlestar Galactica bit

    Anyone see The Office last night? I laughed out loud at the Battlestar Galactica bit. You? Here it is again for your viewing pleasure. For those of you who missed it, here’s the premise: Dwight claims that he never wastes the company’s time on personal activities, so Jim takes to using a stop watch to document every single second that Dwight is off task. In order to get him all… Read More

  • NVISION08: Tricia Helfer talks Battlestar Galactica movie

    Anybody sittin’ on their edge of their seats for the very-recently confirmed Battlestar Galactica prequel just had a few more weeks tacked on to their wait. During the NVISION08 Conference keynote here in San Jose, Nvidia CEO Jen-Hsun Huang welcomed ol’ Number Six (Tricia Helfer) on stage, and she let slip a bit of bad news. After showing off various visual trickery used in the… Read More