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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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Sam Leith is using national quarantine to reactivate World of Warcraft (news).

March 23, 2020 | By | Reply More
Sam Leith is using national quarantine to reactivate World of Warcraft (news).

Sam Leith is using a nasty touch of national quarantine to reactivate his World of Warcraft account. Let no national disaster go to waste? Read the full story over at https://unherd.com/2020/03/why-im-reactivating-world-of-warcraft/ The Offworld Report – the best content offworld SFcrowsnest  

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British national science fiction convention, Eastercon, cancelled for 2020 – along with the rest of your year (news).

March 22, 2020 | By | Reply More
British national science fiction convention, Eastercon, cancelled for 2020 – along with the rest of your year (news).

Sad news, no happier for being totally expected, the British national science fiction convention, Eastercon, has been cancelled for 2020 with the UK’s new upgraded pandemic measures – no bars, eat-in food, etc, effectively shuttering hotels, bars, pubs, and restaurants. Vanessa and John, the co-chairs over at Concentric 2020, said, “Further to our last communication, […]

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Red Dwarf: The Promised Land (movie trailer).

March 20, 2020 | By | Reply More
Red Dwarf: The Promised Land (movie trailer).

Red Dwarf: The Promised Land is a smegging hot new science-fiction comedy television film – the thirteenth outing of the British science-fiction sitcom, Red Dwarf, in fact. This TV movie sees the Red Dwarf crew of Dave Lister (Charles), Arnold Rimmer (Barrie), the Cat (John-Jules), and Kryten (Llewellyn) face-off against Rodon (Ray Fearon), the leader […]

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The Mandalorian hires Rosario Dawson to play a mature Ahsoka Tano in second season (Star Wars news).

March 20, 2020 | By | Reply More
The Mandalorian hires Rosario Dawson to play a mature Ahsoka Tano in second season (Star Wars news).

So, The Mandalorian Star Wars TV series has now hired actress Rosario Dawson to play a mature Ahsoka Tano in its second season. The news was broken by two sources on SlashFilm and Rosario posted a tweet on it, too. Dave Filoni, the producer and writer over at The Mandalorian hinted a few times that […]

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NASA will temporarily suspend production and testing of Space Launch System and Orion hardware (science news).

March 20, 2020 | By | Reply More
NASA will temporarily suspend production and testing of Space Launch System and Orion hardware (science news).

NASA Administrator, Jim Bridenstine, tells SFcrowsnest that NASA is to temporarily suspend production and testing of Space Launch System and Orion hardware. He said, “NASA leadership is determined to make the health and safety of its workforce its top priority as we navigate the coronavirus situation. To that end, the agency’s Michoud Assembly Facility and […]

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William Shatner squeezes out some fresh logs (news).

March 20, 2020 | By | Reply More
William Shatner squeezes out some fresh logs (news).

William Shatner is at home, like so many these days, so he’s taking the time to squeeze out a few fresh Captain’s Logs on Twitter to keep his peeps happy. Beam me up, Scotty, my work here is done. Captain’s Log: Stardate 1 of self imposed isolation. After having arrived at Planet Home, I was […]

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Self-isolated joker tricks his co-workers into thinking he lives in a luxury apartment (weird news).

March 20, 2020 | By | Reply More
Self-isolated joker tricks his co-workers into thinking he lives in a luxury apartment (weird news).

A software engineer pranked his co-workers into thinking he is some sort of millionaire trustafarian with a super-luxury home pad while self-isolating at home – all with the help of a fake paper backdrop and a cheap web-cam. He says, “This is how I fooled my co-workers on video chat into thinking I live in […]

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George R.R. Martin: holed-up and hale (author news).

March 19, 2020 | By | Reply More
George R.R. Martin: holed-up and hale (author news).

George R.R. Martin has announced that he’s currently self-isolating, holed-up and hale in the USA … which is good, because in both terms of medical problems and age, he’s sadly a walking target for cornovirus. He’s also retreating into Westeros and work by way of comfort. The rest of us might just join him in […]

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The Clone Wars (season six: trailer).

March 19, 2020 | By | Reply More
The Clone Wars (season six: trailer).

Here’s a new trailer for the cartoon series that is The Clone Wars with some Ahsoka Tano action – yes, she’s back; just not a Jedi anymore! Thanks you Star Wars and Disney+!

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Mandalorian: second season (teaser trailer & behind the scenes look).

March 19, 2020 | By | Reply More
Mandalorian: second season (teaser trailer & behind the scenes look).

Is there any situation that Baby Yoda can’t fix? Well, the 2nd season for the Star Wars Mandalorian TV series now has a trailer and some behind the scenes action in this new ten minute-long video.

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