- Literally millions of fans worldwide are petitioning author J.K. Rowlings to not end the Harry Potter series of novels after this 7th and final one. You too can sign the Save Harry Potter petition.
- Sam Huntington, best known as Jimmy Olson in last year’s Superman Returns, has joined the cast of the new ABC comedy “Cavemen,” the series based on the very popular characters from the Geico insurance commercials.
- This year’s San Diego Comic-Con (July 26-29) will again feature big names from the world of scifi, fantasy and horror sitting in on various panels, including casting and plot-talk about Star Trek XI.
Special Segment: This week we have a Con Report from the Heinlein Con. Turns out we fans not attending this each year are really missing out.
TV Talk: “Masters of Science Fiction” will premiere this August on ABC. The series will air on Saturdays for four weeks, and will feature the works of SF greats Harlan Ellison, John Kessel, Howard Fast and Robert Heinlein.
Interview: This week, we talk with two members of Warp 11, Captain Karl Miller and Chief Science Officer Kiki Stockhammer.
Torn starfleet uniforms, polished rock guitars and hilarious sci-fi lyrics can only mean one thing – sci-fi rock superstars Warp 11. With four albums over their eight-year mission to date, Warp 11 has boldly gone from convention circuit to mainstream rock venues, winning skeptics with seriously great music and an undeniable good time.
Future Talk: With 19 films on deck, 2009 will end up being one of the biggest years to-date in the entertainment industry for the introduction of new genre-related films.
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