Scifi

Origin (new scifi series on YouTube Premium).

Origin (new scifi series on YouTube Premium).

Here’s Origin, one of the new offerings of upcoming YouTube Premium service (this one is by the producers of The Crown & Lost), although Origin doesn’t feel very new, given it’s an addition to the ‘haunted spaceship’ sub-genre and scans like a clone of the upcoming Nightflyers series from Netflix. What with a subscription service from […]

July 20, 2018 | By | Reply More
Iron Sky The Coming Race (scifi movie: 2nd trailer).

Iron Sky The Coming Race (scifi movie: 2nd trailer).

Here’s the second trailer for the Iron Sky The Coming Race movie, in which the space Nazis have retreated inside the Hollow Earth to rebuild their wicked plans for world domination.

July 19, 2018 | By | Reply More

Anime & Manga

Transformers-style robots: now as rideable amusement park rides!

Transformers-style robots: now as rideable amusement park rides!

You have to love SoftBank’s Asratec robotics arm, along with Japan’s Brave Robotics Company, they’ve teamed up with amusement park tech specialist J-deite Ride to develop a prototype of something I’d pay a Dollar to ride – a real Transformers-style robot you can actually sit inside and have some fun with. J-deite RIDE is a new 4-meter tall robot […]

April 29, 2018 | By | Reply More
Attack On Titan – Season 2 (2018) (Blu-ray anime series review).

Attack On Titan – Season 2 (2018) (Blu-ray anime series review).

‘Attack On Titan’ is the anime based series on the phenomenally successful debut manga by artist Hajime Isayama, has now had its second season arrive on Blu-ray. While season one was a sprawling twenty-six episodes, the second season gives the series a little more focus with only eleven episodes. For the uninitiated, ‘Attack On Titan’ […]

February 28, 2018 | By | Reply More

TV

Preacher (Series 3) (trailer).

Preacher (Series 3) (trailer).

The 3rd season of Preacher’s TV series gets a trailer featuring the Allfather and Eccarius before it drops on Amazon Prime.

July 21, 2018 | By | Reply More
Star Trek Discovery, second season trailer: Finding Spock.

Star Trek Discovery, second season trailer: Finding Spock.

Here’s the trailer for the second season of Star Trek Discovery. In this trailer, Captain Pike takes over the command chair of the Discovery and heads away with the crew to investigate seven mysterious energy beacons which have set up shop across the galaxy. Mr Spock has supposedly gone on leave, but is somehow involved […]

July 21, 2018 | By | Reply More

Culture

Stuff They Don’t Want You To Know: Conspiracy Theories That Won’t Go Away by David Southwell and Graeme Donald (book review).

Stuff They Don’t Want You To Know: Conspiracy Theories That Won’t Go Away by David Southwell and Graeme Donald (book review).

Conspiracy plots tend to be border-line with SF these days, more so as so much SF is far into the future than current times. Then again, with at least 18 months to 2 years before a book sees print, any modern day conspiracy plot can quickly become dated these days if you want to include […]

July 12, 2018 | By | Reply More
Editorial – July 2018: A.I. A.I.-Oh!

Editorial – July 2018: A.I. A.I.-Oh!

Hello everyone Reading the news last month that Google’s technical staff had resigned from working with the American military on Project Maven in creating an Artificial Intelligence because of their awareness of what they might would do with it doesn’t surprise me. Much of new technology has a place in military use long before devolving […]

June 29, 2018 | By | Reply More

Science

At Least Know This: Essential Science To Enhance Your Life by Guy P. Harrison  (book review)

At Least Know This: Essential Science To Enhance Your Life by Guy P. Harrison (book review)

When you read Guy P. Harrison’s introduction to ‘At Least Know This: Essential Science To Enhance Your Life’ and the statistics of how 40% or less people world-wide have any knowledge of science, it should send a shiver through your backbone that the world’s population is edging quickly into ignorance. We are living in a […]

July 20, 2018 | By | Reply More
Your flying Rolls-Royce propulsor taxi awaits.

Your flying Rolls-Royce propulsor taxi awaits.

Rolls-Royce has unveiled an electric vertical take-off and landing taxi at the 2018 Farnborough International Airshow, which will take to the skies in the early 2020s. The Rolls-Royce EVTOL project uses gas turbine technology to generate electricity to power six electric propulsors specially designed to have a low noise profile. It also has a battery […]

July 16, 2018 | By | Reply More

Books

Brief Cases (The Dresden Files anthology book 2) by Jim Butcher    (book review)

Brief Cases (The Dresden Files anthology book 2) by Jim Butcher (book review)

Immersion in a world that is the background for a successful series of novels is often the penalty a writer pays. There is a demand for more novels from fans, there are also the requests from editors to contribute to anthology and the danger of coming out of the mindset needed for the next novel. […]

July 20, 2018 | By | Reply More
At Least Know This: Essential Science To Enhance Your Life by Guy P. Harrison  (book review)

At Least Know This: Essential Science To Enhance Your Life by Guy P. Harrison (book review)

When you read Guy P. Harrison’s introduction to ‘At Least Know This: Essential Science To Enhance Your Life’ and the statistics of how 40% or less people world-wide have any knowledge of science, it should send a shiver through your backbone that the world’s population is edging quickly into ignorance. We are living in a […]

July 20, 2018 | By | Reply More

Recent Articles

Iron Fist (season 2).

Iron Fist (season 2).

The second season of Marvel’s Iron Fist is making its ways to Netflix on the 7th September 2018. I hope he remembers to bring Luke Cage into the series to kick some Ninja butt-ski. 

July 20, 2018 | By | Reply More
Star Wars: The Clone Wars (new series trailer: 2018).

Star Wars: The Clone Wars (new series trailer: 2018).

Star Wars: The Clone Wars is reporting for another tour of duty, soon, at the end of the year.

July 19, 2018 | By | Reply More
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