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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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Welcome to you new subscribers.

November 13, 2021 | By | Reply More
Welcome to you new subscribers.

A quick welcome to all the new subscribers to the SFcrowsnest Weekly Magazine who have come on recently from Booksweeps. As a special gift to you (and our other readers, of course), you can now download the first three books in the best-selling ‘Sliding Void‘ science fiction series from Stephen Hunt, free for any reading […]

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Settling the Solar System (science video).

November 12, 2021 | By | Reply More
Settling the Solar System (science video).

In this half-hour-long science documentary by Isaac Arthur, we investigate how settling our solar system may follow a variety of techniques across many new planets, whether it’s a pioneering spirit and a desire to explore, a chance to earn a fortune, or a chance to start a new life out in space. Just don’t let […]

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Fortress: Bruce Willis spy-fy movie (trailer) (think Die Hard inside a survivalist compound).

November 12, 2021 | By | Reply More
Fortress: Bruce Willis spy-fy movie (trailer) (think Die Hard inside a survivalist compound).

In Fortress, Bruce Willis portrays Robert, a former CIA agent hiding in a hidden survivalist bunker in the woods, in this near-future action spy-fy cyber-thriller. Robert’s estranged son pays a visit to the camp one day, but he’s followed by evil terrorist Balzary (Chad Michael Murra), an old foe. As Balzary’s assault team closes in […]

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Neal Stephenson: science fiction author interview (video).

November 12, 2021 | By | Reply More
Neal Stephenson: science fiction author interview (video).

Neal Stephenson, one of the first cyberpunk writers, sits down in the interviewee chair to talk with Lex about a variety of topics, from the possibility that the recent UAP sightings are aliens, to his upcoming science fiction novel, Termination Shock, which deals with climate change, global flooding, and pandemics. The tale takes place on […]

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Hunting for alien technical signals (Dr. Avi Loeb interview).

November 12, 2021 | By | Reply More
Hunting for alien technical signals (Dr. Avi Loeb interview).

In this fascinating interview, Dr. Avi Loeb is interviewed by John Michael Godier of Event Horizon-fame about the Galileo Project‘s purpose, which is to move the hunt for alien technical signals of Extraterrestrial Technological Civilizations (ETCs) into the mainstream of transparent, verified, and systematic scientific inquiry, moving away from chance or anecdotal sightings and stories. […]

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Silent Night: ‘The Road’ meets ‘Four Weddings & A Funeral’ (scifi film trailer).

November 11, 2021 | By | Reply More
Silent Night: ‘The Road’ meets ‘Four Weddings & A Funeral’ (scifi film trailer).

Here’s something you don’t see every day. Silent Night… basically, a scifi apocalypse movie crossed with Four Weddings & A Funeral. Nell and Simon have invited their closest friends to their magnificent house in the English countryside for Christmas dinner. It seems like old times when the gang gathers together, but something isn’t quite right […]

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Interview: Scott Montgomery on the forthcoming 2000AD Encyclopedia (video).

November 10, 2021 | By | Reply More
Interview: Scott Montgomery on the forthcoming 2000AD Encyclopedia (video).

The 2000AD Encyclopedia will be released in February 2022, just in time for the 45th anniversary of the UK comic 2000AD. From Aaron A. Aardvark to Zombo, it will be a huge tome representing chapter and verse on four and a half decades of the galaxy’s – well, the UK’s – best comic. Molch-R speaks […]

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Lost in Space (season 3: final trailer).

November 10, 2021 | By | Reply More
Lost in Space (season 3: final trailer).

In the (supposedly) third final season of the rebooted scifi TV series Lost in Space, the Robinsons’ survival instincts go into overdrive in the final season as they rush to reunite and preserve Alpha Centauri from a robot invasion. Netflix will release all of the episodes on December 1st, 2021.

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Cirque du Soleil embraces its inner Stephen Hunt and goes full Steampunk (news).

November 10, 2021 | By | Reply More
Cirque du Soleil embraces its inner Stephen Hunt and goes full Steampunk (news).

Good news if you are in Canada and want to pay a visit to Toronto – Cirque du Soleil has embraced its inner Stephen Hunt and gone full Steampunk with a reopening of their show, Kurios, planned for next year. Kurios will open under the Big Top at Ontario Place on April 14th, 2022, and […]

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Three Body Problem (Chinese scifi TV series: first trailer).

November 10, 2021 | By | Reply More
Three Body Problem (Chinese scifi TV series: first trailer).

Here’s the trailer for the Chinese scifi TV series based on the SF novel, Three Body Problem (the one being produced by Tencent, not the Netflix version, also incoming at some point in the future).

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