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Author Archive: ColonelFrog

Colonel Frog is a long time science fiction and fantasy fan. He loves reading novels in the field, and he also enjoys watching movies (as well as reading lots of other genre books).

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Give me manga, then give me beer, then give me more damn manga (video).

December 9, 2020 | By | Reply More
Give me manga, then give me beer, then give me more damn manga (video).

What if I told you there was a place in Tokyo which was a manga lending library that served you a free beer while you are reading said Japanese comic books? Yes, it truly exists, and it is paradise on earth, well, at least paradise in Japan. Forget about those silly old Olympics, you don’t […]

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Nathan Fillion interview: why Firefly was a cult classic (video).

December 9, 2020 | By | Reply More
Nathan Fillion interview: why Firefly was a cult classic (video).

In this hour-long video interview with actor Nathan Fillion, our lad with the mic, Michael Rosenbaum (aka Lex Luthor in Smallville), chats with Captain Mal about life skippering space Western-style in the far future, and delves into how Nathan’s needed to manage expectations on personal experiences with disappointing projects that he thought would be hits, […]

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Road Rage (short comedy scifi movie: in full).

December 9, 2020 | By | Reply More
Road Rage (short comedy scifi movie: in full).

Proving the point that science fiction doesn’t have to be dour and serious, here’s a new sci-fi movie called Road Rage from James Button, about a Welshman (Derw Derw) lost in a car in the valleys, with an alien-infiltrated satnav which has the power to control time. Blimey, what could possibly go wrong?

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UFO disclosure from past to present, a brief history (commentary).

December 9, 2020 | By | Reply More
UFO disclosure from past to present, a brief history (commentary).

The ever-reliable talking head that is Richard Dolan sits down for an hour-long chat about the subject of UFO disclosure from past to present. Richard is the author of the book After Disclosure, and speculates in this piece about the shelf-life of government-held UFO secrets in the light of their conveyor belt of releases on this […]

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Ex-commander of the Israeli Space Program says, Yep: aliens are visting Earth (weird news).

December 8, 2020 | By | Reply More
Ex-commander of the Israeli Space Program says, Yep: aliens are visting Earth (weird news).

Professor Haim Eshed, the ex-head of the Israeli Space Program, has just released an interview with Israel’s most distinguished newspaper, the Yediot Aharonot, where he follows up on the Pentagon release of UFO (UAP) chase footage where he says that aliens are indeed visiting the solar system and Earth. Professor Haim Eshed is 87, and ran the […]

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Star Trek Discovery: 3rd season, episode 9: Terra Firma (trailer).

December 7, 2020 | By | Reply More
Star Trek Discovery: 3rd season, episode 9: Terra Firma (trailer).

It is time for another play-by-play analysis of the new upcoming episode of Star Trek Discovery – this one is titled Terra Firma – and appears to be focusing on the rather ill Empress of the evil parallel reality Terran Empire, and her attempts to get a cure for whatever is going wrong with her, ably […]

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American Gods: 3rd season, fantasy TV series (trailer).

December 7, 2020 | By | Reply More
American Gods: 3rd season, fantasy TV series (trailer).

If you are a fan of the Neil Gaiman American Gods TV series, then here is a trailer for their fantastic first season which will be arriving via the streams of Amazon Prime on January 11th, 2021. Shadow Moon, our Titan-powered hero is currently undercover and in hiding in the USA’s backwaters, but Wednesday needs […]

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Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan (a Trek movie retrospective).

December 7, 2020 | By | Reply More
Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan (a Trek movie retrospective).

Here’s a 30-minute-long retrospective of the movie Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan, or should that be Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khannnnnnnnn, given it’s launched a thousand memes, since? This is the film where Roddenberry lost control of the direction after the wet floppage of Star Trek The Motion Picture, and the […]

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Sweet Home (Netflix horror film: trailer).

December 7, 2020 | By | Reply More
Sweet Home (Netflix horror film: trailer).

Here’s Sweet Home, a new South Korean horror film from Netflix streaming on December 18th, 2020 – based on the South Korean manga of the same name (manga is called manhwa in Korea). A curse from a demon converts large portions of mankind into mutant monsters and destroys civilization, a teen is given super-powers by the curse, and […]

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The Wow! Signal’s galactic origin (science video).

December 5, 2020 | By | Reply More
The Wow! Signal’s galactic origin (science video).

Here’s a forty-minute-long science video on where the Wow! signal might have come from, featuring an interview with Alberto Callabero who has just written a new paper which pins the possible origins of the Wow! Signal to a sunlike star over 1800 light-years away. The Wow! Signal, was picked up at the Big Ear radio […]

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