In the News:
- Scientists at England’s Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust have produced the first images of a heart attack taken from inside a human heart, which may help treating heart attacks in the future.
- Webcasts of funerals are gaining in popularity.
- Sir Terry Pratchett has been testing a new device that could slow down or even reverse the effects of Alzheimer’s disease.
Krazy Joe’s Punch in the Junk: This week Joe’s fist of justice punches goes to Ben Mankiewicz of “At the Movies” for his choice of the worst film of 2008.
- Ron Moore’s prequel to “The Thing” has a director and is moving forward
- Dominic Monagahan is ready to reprise his role as Merry in the upcoming “Lord of the Rings” prequels
Slice of Trivia: No Slice of Trivia this week. Instead Kurt offers us a look at what a crossover between the careers of Ricardo Montalban and Patrick McGoohan would have sounded like.
TV Talk: At long last, Damon Lindelof and Carleton Cuse confirm what most of us knew–”Lost” is scifi.
Discussion: This week, Michael Hinman of SyFy Portal comes on the show to chat about the state of scifi television with Mike, Brian and Summer.
In the Future:
- Keanu Reeves has signed on for the role of Spike Spiegel in the live-action “Cowboy Bebop” movie.
- Nathan Fillion says the sequel to “Dr. Horrible” will happen… he’s just not sure when it will happen.
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