“Star Trek” Hits DVD, Blu Ray in November

After months of rumors, we finally have a release date for “Star Trek” on DVD and Blu-Ray. Variety reports “Star Trek” will arrive in stores on November 17.   And fans can expect a wealth of extra features on the set. With the packaging feature dubbed “augmented reality,” consumers will be able to hold their disc […]

“Futurama” Voices Recast?

The celebration of the retrun of “Futurama” may have been premature. Yes, we’ll still get 26 new episodes, but we may hear different voices when the series returns for its new seasons. According to Forces of Geek, 20th Century Fox has issued a casting call for new actors to play the voices of the cast.  […]

Bean Cast in “Game of Thrones”

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Actor Sean Bean has been cast in the lead role of Lord Eddard “Ned” Stark in HBO’s upcoming adaptation of “A Game of Thrones,” according to Variety. “Thrones” will be a 13-episode adaptation of George R.R. Martin’s best-selling novel and the first season of the “Song of Fire and Ice” series for the cable outlet. […]

What Ever Happened to Summer Repeats?

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Editorial by: Michael Hickerson (Slice of SciFi Editor) A couple of days ago, Summer dropped me a note, saying that repeats of “Medium” had started to show up on CBS’s regular line-up.    You may recall that “Medium” was dropped by NBC this year, but quickly scooped up by CBS as part of its Friday night […]

Apollo 11 Crew Celebrates Moon Landing, Challenges Us to Go To Mars

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Forty years ago today, Apollo 11 made history as the first human beings landed on the moon. And as the original astronauts from the mission–Buzz Aldrin, Neal Armstrong and Michael Collins–gather to celebrate the event, they have a new challenge for the next generation of space explorers–let’s go to Mars. The astronuats lamented that NASA […]

“Harry Potter” Tops Box Office

After months of waiting, muggles anxious to see the sixth installment in the “Harry Potter” franchise finally got their chance last weekend.   And judging by the box-office receipts, they turned out in large numbers. “Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince” took in just under $80 million at the box-office over the weekend and has sold […]

Venom Returns on Tonight’s “Spectacular Spider-Man”

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SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN: (7:30-8:00 p.m. ET) — Episode: “Growing Pains” The second season of “The Spectactular Spider-Man” continues tonight at 7:30 p.m. EST on Disney XD with the return of Eddie Brock, aka Venom. As Eddie Brock works to frame Spider-Man, our favorite web-crawler must deal with another big crisis–Col. John Jameson’s growth due to some […]

“Mario Marathon” Raises Money for Charity

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A group of gamers from Lafayette, Indiana recently completed a video game endurance test, playing seven Mario games in four days.  Their goal was to raise money for Child’s Play, a charitable organization benefiting children’s hospitals. The Mario Marathon 2 began on July 10 and ended Tuesday, totaling 96 hours and collecting $28,684.01 for the […]

“Sense and Sensibility and Sea Monsters”

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With the best-selling hit, “Pride and Predjuice and Zombies,” Quark Books is looking to once again marry the world of Jane Austen with that of sci-fi monsters. This time, it will be the world of “Sense and Sensibility” with an added dash of sea monsters. Coming in September from Austen and Ben H. Winters is […]