Category: wookies

npr’s top 100 sci-fi/fantasy books

NPR did a list of the top 100 sci-fi and fantasy books, and here in bold are the ones I have read. 1. The Lord Of The Rings Trilogy, by J.R.R. Tolkien 2. The Hitchhiker’s Guide To The Galaxy, by Douglas Adams 3. Ender’s Game, by Orson Scott Card 4. The Dune Chronicles, by Frank [Continue]


Yeah, this season is a big humongous WTF? People are evil, then not evil, then moderatley evil, then somewhat good, then stealing pens from the office, then back to hardcore make-Hitler-look-like-a-chump Evil, then back to being good. And skipping through time. And dreaming the future, or tripping the future. And I know he’s evil but [Continue]

new trek movie!

Replace “Mr. Sulu” with “Kif” in the second panel, and the last two panels sound exactly like something Zap Brannigan would say. He’s the Kirk-based starship captain in love with Leela on Futurama. Also funny, but very unrelated, dude trys to pay his overdue bill with a spider drawing.

interview with tom kratman, part 1

“Despite what some may think, we know that you like to read and that many of you enjoy science fiction. A particular favorite is military science fiction. Blackfive has teamed with Baen Books to provide you with a series of interviews with the best military science fiction writers in the world. The first part of [Continue]

garden yeti

Bigfoot, the Garden Yeti Sculpture “Ever wonder where those strange noises in your garden come from? With his characteristically big feet, our over two-foot-tall Garden Yeti will have guests doing a double-take as they admire your creative gardening style! With alleged sightings the world over from the highest Himalayas to the northwest United States, this [Continue]

free e-book

Battlestar Galactica by Jeffrey A. Carver. It’s a .pdf. It’s the novelization of the new Battlestar Galactica miniseries, I think. “For forty years, the Twelve Colonies of Man experienced peace, united since the war against the man-made Cylons. The Cylons, mechanical beings created to perform the manual labor civilization required, were gone forever…or so humanity [Continue]

kirk does common people

William Shatner singing Pulp’s song “Common People” with the video using clips from the Star Trek cartoon. It’s a pretty good song, and Shatner’s style of speaking kinda fits it perfectly. Lyrics: She came from Greece, she had a thirst for knowledge She studied sculpture at Saint Martin’s College That’s where I caught her eye [Continue]

fanmade sci-fi channel

The CLASSIC SCIENCE FICTION CHANNEL “When you want something done right, do it yourself. Right? I’ve been very disappointed by the so-called SciFi Channel since its inception. Like many others, I believed that I’d be able to tune in and regularly catch repeats of classic shows, great classic movies, some SF oriented ‘made-for content’ (coverage [Continue]

how cool is this?

Wesco Star Wars R2D2 Talking Ice Bucket With Hans Solo Carbonite Ice Tray No picture is available. I wonder if the Han solo Carbonite Ice Tray is available separately? I assume it makes ice cubes in the shape of Han Solo frozen in carbonite. How cool! And maybe it can be used to make chocolate [Continue]


Went to the Star Wars exhibit at the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History last Friday night, June 8th, 2007. Wow! Got to see C-3P0 talk for 20 minutesish. Then watched a nice Imax movie on Special Effects. Very cool. Michele won a photo of C-3P0 and R2-D2 signed by Anthony Daniels, veryvery cool! [Continue]

double oh dee two?

Interesting take on Star Wars: A New Sith, or Revenge of the Hope Reconsidering Star Wars IV in the light of I-III “If we accept all the Star Wars films as the same canon, then a lot that happens in the original films has to be reinterpreted in the light of the prequels. As we [Continue]