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0.0 MHz (horror movie: trailer).

March 27, 2020 | By | Reply More
0.0 MHz (horror movie: trailer).

Here’s the trailer for the South Korean horror flick, 0.0 MHz, where the staff of a supernatural exploration society enter a haunted house with a lifesize female doll and use technology (the 0.0 MHz frequency) to encourage evil spirits to possess the doll and bring it to terrible life. Gee, that sounds like a very […]

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All Of This Could Have Been Prevented: Author Max Brooks On COVID-19 (science audio).

March 27, 2020 | By | 1 Reply More
All Of This Could Have Been Prevented: Author Max Brooks On COVID-19 (science audio).

Apocalyptic genre novelist Max Brooks has researched planning for pandemics and other disasters for his novels. The author, whose books include World War Z, Germ Warfare and his forthcoming Devolution, has toured the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and has reviewed government response plans related to various emergencies — all in the course of […]

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Bill Gates: on winning the war against COVID-19 (science video).

March 27, 2020 | By | Reply More
Bill Gates: on winning the war against COVID-19 (science video).

Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates offers his take on the COVID-19 pandemic, discussing why testing and self-isolation are essential, which medical advancements show promise and what it will take for the world to endure this crisis. This is an hour-long video on the important subject.

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Star Trek: Discovery 3rd season now on go-slow; ditto, Supernatural (news).

March 27, 2020 | By | Reply More
Star Trek: Discovery 3rd season now on go-slow; ditto, Supernatural (news).

Apparently, Star Trek Discovery‘s third season is on a pre-production slow-down thanks to the global pandemic – and that’s straight from the mouth of actor Wilson Cruz, who should know, as he’s also Hugh Culber, the head medical officer of the USS Discovery. I didn’t see @albinokid’s comment this morning on #InstagramLive… but see for […]

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Shaun of the Dead deals with pandemic panic, as do the Brooks family (news)

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Shaun of the Dead deals with pandemic panic, as do the Brooks family (news)

Shaun of the Dead deals with pandemic panic, as do the Brooks family (news) Friends and actors Simon Pegg and Nick Frost of Spaced-fame have re-filmed that scene from the 2004 Shaun of the Dead movie where their characters make the plan to avoid the zombie apocalypse. This time the plan is to NOT go […]

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Freebies roundup: from Amazon Prime TV shows to Doctor Who and 2000AD comic-books (news).

March 27, 2020 | By | Reply More
Freebies roundup: from Amazon Prime TV shows to Doctor Who and 2000AD comic-books (news).

There’s a whole lot of freebie flinging going on at the moment as content creators, individuals and firms try to cheer up everyone stuck at home. Amazon is making lots of children’s programming free to people, the kind of TV that you would normally need a Prime Membership to access. The exact shows vary from […]

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Forbidden Planet megastore and offshoot shops shut (news).

March 25, 2020 | By | Reply More
Forbidden Planet megastore and offshoot shops shut (news).

Well, there goes my favourite geek-specialist retail experience off Oxford Street – the London Forbidden Planet megastore and its various offshoots around the country have now been shut down in the face of the global pandemic. They say, “To protect our staff and our customers, and to help prevent the spread of the coronavirus, all […]

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CoNZealand, the World Science Fiction Convention, switches to virtual event, only (news).

March 25, 2020 | By | Reply More
CoNZealand, the World Science Fiction Convention, switches to virtual event, only (news).

CoNZealand, the 78th World Science Fiction Convention – aka the Worldcon – is now to become the first-ever ‘virtual Worldcon’, as the convention cancels their physical event amidst the current global pandemic. CoNZealand Chairs, Kelly Buehler and Norman Cates said, “This has been an incredibly difficult decision, but one that had to be made now […]

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The Last Human by Zack Jordan (book review).

March 24, 2020 | By | Reply More
The Last Human by Zack Jordan (book review).

I always tend to worry when I learn more about the plot from the back cover than the content of a book. More so when you’re thrown in the deep end and expected to make sense of where the plot is going. With a title like, ‘The Last Human’, you would expect author Zack Jordan […]

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Upload (Amazon Prime scifi comedy TV series: trailer).

March 24, 2020 | By | Reply More
Upload (Amazon Prime scifi comedy TV series: trailer).

Comedy scifi is an odd beast and a hit and miss affair at the best of times, so will Amazon Prime’s new science fiction TV series, Upload, be any good? Well, this one is from the mind of Greg Daniels (aka The Office, and Parks and Recreation). In the near future, people who are close […]

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