Vote for “Chuck”

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We’re still celebrating the good news that “Chuck” got an order for eleven more fourth season episodes.

But that isn’t all the series could be celebrating in the near future.

Slice of SciFi #287: Conversation with Troy Ruptash (“30 Days of Night: Dark Days”)

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Interview: Actor Troy Ruptash (a.k.a. “Mr. October”) stops by and talks with the studio gang about his latest horror film project “30 Days of Night: Dark Days” which is based on the successful comic book series.

Hit the Beach in an R2-D2 Swimsuit

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It may not be the droid you’re looking for, but it could be the perfect swimsuit for wearing to the beach or pool.

A new swimsuit is modeled on the popular “Star Wars” character, R2-D2.

We’ve got pictures of it below and don’t worry, they’re SFW.

Steampunk R2-D2

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Steampunk is all the rage these days from costumes at cons to novels.

There are a lot of creative people out there re-imagining some of our favorite characters and ships in steampunk fashion.

Slice of SciFi #286: A Conversation with Walter Koenig & Sky Conway

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Interview:  This week, Mike and Brian talk to Walter Koenig and Sky Conway talk about the Hollywood Expo

Titan Launches Star Wars Galaxy Comic

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Star Wars Galaxy is the brand new 4-weekly comic from Titan Comics, showcasing the greatest Star Wars comic adventures from a galaxy far, far away!

Launching on 28 October in the UK, each 4-weekly 76-page issue contains three pulse-pounding Star Wars comic adventures.

Slice of SciFi #285: Interview with Stan Lee

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Interview: Excelsior! Mike and guest Mike Stackpole talk with comics icon Stan Lee! They talk about “Superhumans” on History Channel, his appearances at New York Comic-Con and Hollywood Xpo this month, and his thoughts on the evolution of the acceptance and popularity of comic books today as compared to 30-40 years ago.

Slice of SciFi #284: SPOILER-Filled Conversation with Jamie Paglia of “Eureka,” Part Two

Interview: “Eureka” producer Jamie Paglia is back for the second half of our  interview about season four of the hit SyFy series.  We go full SPOILER for this one, so if you haven’t seen up through the mid-season finale, you may want to catch up and then listen. (Seriously… we SPOIL the heck out of things and if you’re not watching “Eureka” all we can ask is–why not?!?)

“Robocop” Trilogy Giveaway

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Slice of SciFi has two (2) copies of the upcoming release of “The Robocop Trilogy” to give away. The release is a Blu-Ray release.

Caprica Season 1.0 DVD Giveaway

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Coming on October 5, 2010, CAPRICA Season 1.0 on DVD is chock full of extras, and Slice of SciFi has one copy to give to a lucky listener, courtesy of Universal Home Entertainment!

BONUS UPDATE: This CAPRICA prize pack also contains a copy of the Beyond Caprica” guidebook — basically, it’s a travel guide to the Twelve Colonies, complete with dining tips, geography, festivals, etiquette, and tons more!

George Lucas: Return of the Mythmaker

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PANDEMONIUM. That’s what erupted at the Star Wars Celebration at the Orlando Orange County Convention Center this August 14, when to cap the exuberant four-day celebration of all things Star Wars, the legendary filmmaker George Lucas appeared to join The Daily Show’s host Jon Stewart for a wide-ranging conversation about the Star Wars saga.

Slice of SciFi #283: A SPOILERific Conversation with Jamie Paglia of “Eureka”

Interview: “Eureka” producer Jamie Paglia drops back by this week for an interview about season four of the hit SyFy series.  We go full SPOILER for this one, so if you haven’t seen up through the mid-season finale, you may want to catch up and then listen.  (Seriously…we SPOIL the heck out of things and if you’re not watching “Eureka” all we can ask is–why not?!?)

Hollywood Xpo News

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Over 100 stars – including two American legends – iconic comics super hero creator Stan Lee and foremost science fiction and fantasy author Ray Bradbury — plus 40 luminaries from various incarnations of Star Trek and other top TV series and films — will all appear at Hollywood Xpo, the first-annual multimedia, popular culture convention for fans of science fiction, fantasy and horror, film, TV, comics, online entertainment, literature and music.

“Dark Tower” Novels To Become Film, Television Series

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Stephen King’s epic series “The Dark Tower” is set to become a trilogy of films and a television series.

Deadline reports that NBC Universal will develop the epic project with Ron Howard at the helm for directing first film and the series’ pilot and screenwriter Akiva Goldsman adapting the novels for the first movie and serving as the show runner for the first season.

Box Set Highlights Ron Jones “TNG” Music

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Composer Ron Jones has composed some of the most memorable incidental music featured in modern “Star Trek.”

Fans have been able to purchase a few selected highlights of his work over the years, but this month Film Score Monthly offers a 14 CD set, covering Jones’ work on “Star Trek: The Next Generation.”

The set is limited to 5000 copies and runs $149.95. You can hear samples and order HERE.