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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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Third Black Iron Legacy novel by Gareth Hanrahan now on the way (book news).

September 17, 2019 | By | Reply More
Third Black Iron Legacy novel by Gareth Hanrahan now on the way (book news).

Emily Byron at Orbit UK has acquired world rights for a third Black Iron Legacy novel by Gareth Hanrahan. The Gutter Prayer is the first volume of The Black Iron Legacy and was published by Orbit in the UK and US in January 2019. Cari is a drifter whose past and future are stranger than […]

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Is Space Tourism about to lift off? (video documentary)

September 17, 2019 | By | Reply More
Is Space Tourism about to lift off? (video documentary)

How about a trip to Vigin’s Spaceport USA in New Mexico – chatting to the team behind Virgin Galactic – and discovering a little more about their madcap scheme to send tourists into space. And if that wasn’t enough, you can peek behind the 20th anniversary of the now quite ubiquitous cubesat, right?

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Zombieland 2: nut-up, or shut-up (horror film trailer).

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Zombieland 2: nut-up, or shut-up (horror film trailer).

The very amusing trailer for the Zombieland 2 film has arrived, so it must surely be time to either nut-up, or shut-up.

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Ghostbusters 2020 movie gets Dan Aykroyd to star (news).

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Ghostbusters 2020 movie gets Dan Aykroyd to star (news).

Dan Aykroyd doesn’t just own some very nice vineyards in Canada (his Ice Wine a particular favourite of ours at Casa Crowsnest), he also stars in films, still, including the very fine upcoming Ghostbusters 2020 flick. https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/heat-vision/ghostbusters-2020-dan-aykroyd-confirms-he-will-return-1240055 The Offworld Report – the very best news ‘offworld SFcrowsnest.

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Supernatural: final ever season (trailer).

September 17, 2019 | By | Reply More
Supernatural: final ever season (trailer).

The 15th and final season of the CW’s Supernatural is about to open like the gates of Hell for fans of horror TV. However Sam and Dean go out, it’s sure to be in a blaze of demon-arse-kicking glory, right? 

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Steampunk hot rod: burns all competition!

September 14, 2019 | By | Reply More
Steampunk hot rod: burns all competition!

Steampunk car customiser-king Paul Bacon has completed his most steaming project yet – a steampunk hot rod built from scratch. The Automatron is a horse-drawn carriage-inspired hot rod with an estimated top speed of up to 110mph. Beginning with a 1924 Singer Sport base, parts were added from a variety of unlikely sources; including a […]

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Saudi Arabia pulps school textbook accidentally showing their King and Yoda as friends (news).

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Saudi Arabia pulps school textbook accidentally showing their King and Yoda as friends (news).

Saudi Arabia has now pulped a schoolbook accidentally printed with a fake joke photo showing Yoda from Star Wars sitting next to the Saudi King inside the United Nations. https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2017/09/22/saudi-arabia-accidentally-prints-textbook-showing-yoda-sitting/ The Offworld Report – the best content ‘offworld the Nest

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His Dark Materials gets its November release date (news).

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His Dark Materials gets its November release date (news).

His Dark Materials, Jack Thorne’s adaptation of Philip Pullman’s fantasy novels of the same name, will hits the streams on Sunday 3rd November 2019 on BBC One and BBC iPlayer, as well as HBO. The eight-part adaptation tells the story of Lyra, the young protagonist who lives in Jordan College, Oxford. Placed there at the […]

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Way Station by Clifford D. Simak to hit Netflix (news).

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Way Station by Clifford D. Simak to hit Netflix (news).

The 1963 science fiction Hugo Award-winning novel Way Station by Clifford D. Simak is on its way to Netflix in the near future. The book was first published as Here Gather the Stars as serialised form inside Galaxy Magazine In the book, Enoch Wallace, an American Civil War soldier, is chosen by aliens to administer […]

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Do Not Reply (horror film: trailer).

September 12, 2019 | By | Reply More
Do Not Reply (horror film: trailer).

In horror film, Do Not Reply, Chelsea, a high school introvert, is abducted through a social media app and is forced to look like other girls Brad holds captive. Chelsea desperately attempts to persuade them to escape before they all become victims in his virtual reality filmed murders.

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