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Sci-Fi Fans: Listen Up!

Britain has a much richer history of radio drama than we have here in the US. Basically, once TV came along, listening to scripted shows on the radio in America… more

The Thing That Came Before The Thing

October means a few things to me: Less light and time to intentionally seek out the sun when it is out in an attempt to stave off those winter blahs;… more

Join Nerdist at Wondercon This Weekend! UPDATE: Chris Hardwick Signing Sunday!

UPDATE: We’ve added a signing with Chris Hardwick himself on Sunday 2-3 PM!  UPDATE: Jessica Chobot has been added to the Nerdist Panel on Sunday at 12:00PM! Details below…… more

DVD Review: “Doctor Who: Day of the Daleks”

Hidy Who, everybody! Last month, BBC and 2 Entertain released, in my opinion, one of the best Doctor Who DVDs yet: “Day of the Daleks.” The two disc set features… more

Review: PotterMORE? Yes. Yes, That Would Be Nice.

Originally, my headline for this blog was going to be “Hogwarts, We Have A (Bandwidth) Problem,” because for the first week after the welcome letter for Pottermore hit my inbox,… more

The Music Geek Track Of The Week: “Light House”

Nestled on the top of my new favorite song blog, I found four minutes reminding me why I love music so damn much. Before I get into the nitty gritty… more

Doctor Who: “The Wedding of River Song” Review (SPOILERS)

Is it possible for something to be at once surprising and yet totally predictable? After watching Doctor Who’s sixth series finale, “The Wedding of River Song,” I was left… more

Catching Up With Colin Stetson

Those who didn’t run (excerpt) – COLIN STETSON by Constellation Records A few months back I interviewed Colin Stetson about his new album, A History of Warfare, Vol. II. Beyond… more

“Doctor Who”: “Closing Time” Review (SPOILERS)

There’s a lot to like about “Closing Time,” the twelfth episode of Series 6 of Doctor Who. There’s the return of Craig Owens (played by James Corden), a… more

“Doctor Who”: “The God Complex” Review (SPOILERS)

I certainly was not expecting this episode to end how it did. From the trailer, I, like most people I think, assumed this would just be another standalone scary-thing episode… more

“Torchwood: Miracle Day”: The Finale Review (SPOILERS GALORE)

So, Torchwood: Miracle Day is over. That happened. How do Russell T. Davies and Jane Espenson explain everyone on the planet not being able to die? With a massive, vacuous… more

“Doctor Who”: “The Girl Who Waited” Review (SPOILERS)

As I’ve said several times, my favorite Series 5 episode is “Amy’s Choice.” My reason for liking it so much is that it tells a relatively simple, straightforward… more

Review: “Undeclared: The Indie Songbook”

Greetings faithful nerds! Looking for a writer you might like? GOOD! I HAVE ONE! His name is Matt Albrecht and I wanted to mention Undeclared: The Indie Songbook to you… more

“Doctor Who”: “Night Terrors” Review (SPOILERS)

Through the eyes of a child, anything can be terrifying. To some children, including me at ages 4-9, everything can be terrifying.  Simple sounds and shadows taken for granted in… more

“Torchwood: Miracle Day” Episodes 8 and 9 Review (SPOILERS)

As I was derelict in my duties as Torchwood: Miracle Day reviewer last week, I’m going to do a double review this week and look at both episode 8, “… more

Doctor Who: “Let’s Kill Hitler” Review (SO MANY SPOILERS)

You have to love a show that isn’t afraid to do something different, and Doctor Who in the Moffat era certainly does things differently. Expositional episodes are a necessary… more

“Sentinels of the Multiverse”: A Card Game For Comic Book Fans

Hi, friends!  Just a quick post to tell you about a sweet new collectible card game that’s available. Now, I’ve never really been into those kinds of games, ala “Magic:… more

A Fright-ning Remake

This week’s offering was the remake to the 1985 vampire classic Fright Night. Directed by Craig Gillespie of Lars and the Real Girl, Fright Night opens on a fairly… more

“Torchwood: Miracle Day” Review “Immortal Sins” (SPOILERS AGAIN)

And like a beacon in the night, signaling wayward ships, Jane Espenson writes an episode of Torchwood: Miracle Day that staves off my complete dismissal of the show. Everything that… more

“Torchwood: Miracle Day” Review: “The Middle Men” (NOTHING TO SPOIL)

I miss the child rapist/murderer. That is a sentence I never hoped to utter (or type) in my life, and yet, Torchwood: Miracle Day’s sixth episode, “The Middle… more

Microphone Check 1, 2, What Is This!?

[youtube] …The five-foot assassin with the roughneck business! Last weekend I saw Michael Rappaport’s A Tribe Called Quest documentary,… more

Does “Apes” Rise to the Occasion?

Saturday morning, my wife and I went to see Rise of the Planet of the Apes. This film is an origin story that doesn’t ignore the original “Apes” movies… more

“Torchwood: Miracle Day,” “The Categories of Life” Review (SPOILERS)

All right, Torchwood, we get it; things are bad all over. We’re all on board with you now, thank you. Miracle Day’s fifth episode, “The Categories of Life,”… more

Indy and Bond vs. ET [SPOILERS]

I got up early on Saturday to head out to see Cowboys and Aliens. The buzz from Comic-Con hooked me on the idea of Indiana Jones and James Bond vs…. more