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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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Star Wars Galaxy’s Edge Land comes to Disneyland.

February 28, 2019 | By | Reply More
Star Wars Galaxy’s Edge Land comes to Disneyland.

We give you a sneak peek inside Star Wars Galaxy’s Edge, the upcoming Star Wars-themed land arriving at both Disneyland Resort in California, as well as Walt Disney World Resort in Florida. 

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The Tick: season two trailer.

February 28, 2019 | By | Reply More
The Tick: season two trailer.

Amazon Prime have been a little slow to get to season two of their comedy superhero streaming TV series, The Tick, but better late than never. In season one, Tick and Arthur have freed the City from The Terror — now they must defend it from new villains and old enemies. That is if they […]

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X-Men: Dark Phoenix (second trailer: Poor Jean Grey: Sadly led Astray).

February 28, 2019 | By | Reply More
X-Men: Dark Phoenix (second trailer: Poor Jean Grey: Sadly led Astray).

Ah, poor Jean Grey: so easily and so sadly led astray. In the much troubled and re-shot X-Men: Dark Phoenix she goes full postal and embraces her Inner Sith. That bodes badly for the rest of the X-Men, and at least one of them dies in her switch.

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Is the Moon hollow (and if so, why?).

February 27, 2019 | By | Reply More
Is the Moon hollow (and if so, why?).

The History Channel’s Ancient Aliens TV series examines the theory and evidence that supports the less-crazy-than-it-first-seems Hollow Moon theory in a clip from Season 11, Episode 11, entitled Space Station Moon. Actor David Niven wrote his auto-biography entitled The Moon’s a Balloon – did he have inside knowledge? Was he an alien, too? 

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The Enemy Within (trailer: new spy-fi TV series).

February 27, 2019 | By | Reply More
The Enemy Within (trailer: new spy-fi TV series).

Here’s a new spy-fy TV drama that has just hit the US small screen via NBC, called The Enemy Within. Jennifer Carpenter and Morris Chestnut are the two main stars of this one. Three observations. First, given the circumstances of Jennifer Carpenter’s ‘betrayal’, I’m sure she would have been let off. Second, it’s obvious that […]

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Author Ben Galley joins John Jarrold Literary Agency.

February 26, 2019 | By | Reply More
Author Ben Galley joins John Jarrold Literary Agency.

Ben Galley is a novelist from the UK, currently living in Victoria, Canada, and has just joined the John Jarrold Literary Agency. After studying music at college, Ben moved into the world of indie-publishing. His work – published since his first novel in 2010 – includes the four-book Emaneska Nordic fantasy series, which has sold […]

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SF author Chris Beckett now writing for Corvus.

February 26, 2019 | By | Reply More
SF author Chris Beckett now writing for Corvus.

Sara O’Keefe, Editorial Director of Grove Atlantic/Corvus in London has acquired world rights in two further novels by Arthur C Clarke Award-winning UK writer Chris Beckett, for the Corvus imprint.  The deal was concluded with agent to the stars, John Jarrold. Corvus have previously published six novels by Beckett including the Clarke Award-winning Dark Eden […]

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What astronauts really saw on the Moon.

February 26, 2019 | By | Reply More
What astronauts really saw on the Moon.

Here’s a min-doc made from Episode 11 of season 11 of the History Channel’s Ancient Aliens, which asks the question about what NASA’s astronauts really saw on the Moon, and why this might explain why (a) the USA stopped their Moon programme and (b) why the Russians gave up, even though they were close to […]

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Bigelow Aerospace: building zeppelins in space.

February 26, 2019 | By | Reply More
Bigelow Aerospace: building zeppelins in space.

Robert Bigelow, the billionaire owner of Bigelow Aerospace, is deploying inflatable orbital habitats with the end aim of building hotels in space. Here’s a short video documentary exploring how Bigelow is doing with this grand aim. 

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Finding Steve McQueen (trailer: crime movie).

February 26, 2019 | By | Reply More
Finding Steve McQueen (trailer: crime movie).

In the caper movie Finding Steve McQueen it’s 1972, a bunch of oafish crooks from Ohio plan to steal $30 million in illegal political funds and blackmail dosh from President Richard Nixon’s secure bank lock-box, including our titular hero of a thief who has changed his name to Steve McQueen to confuse the police and […]

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