Elisabeth Sladen — One Fan’s Tribute

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Over the close to 50 year run of Doctor Who, a lot of companions have come and gone through the doors of the TARDIS. Some were memorable for the way they joined the Doctor on his journeys and some for how they departed. But in the run of classic Doctor Who companions, there was perhaps none more beloved than Sarah Jane Smith.

The Amber Chronicles — What Happened SCI FI?

Written by: Samuel K. Sloan (FarPoint Media Executive News Director) In April 2002 the SCI FI Channel had issued a press release that gave a listing of all their ambitious miniseries projects. One of those was to be a 4-hour miniseries based on the “The Complete Amber Chronicles,” written by the late Roger Zelazny. Since […]

Klaatu, Barata…whoa!

Written by: Mike McCafferty (SoSF Guest Contributor) I need a little clarity on this. Have you heard the one about Keanu Reeves? You know the one where he’s in a remake of a classic Sci-fi film – one of the best of all time? The one where he plays a super intelligent alien? Oh, wait…that’s […]

Economist: Copyright is Dead

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No wonder they call Economics the Dismal Science. At the Internet Video Policy Symposium in Washington yesterday (co-sponsored by Content Agenda), a chorus line of academic economists postulated that content owners face a far more difficult challenge than they know in monetizing their content on the Internet, and that the odds that we can build […]

China Tightens Net Noose Around Tibet’s Neck

Written by: Samuel K. Sloan (FarPoint Media Executive News Director) China, in its continued beating down of the Tibetan peoples is now trying to limit the internet to those members of that peaceful country so blatantly conquered by mainland China over four decades ago. Authorities in the Chinese capital of Beijing are restricting both Tibet’s […]

What Net Neutrality Means, and Why It’s Necessary

Written by: John C. Dvorak It looks as if we’re about to go another round with yet another idiot taking on net neutrality Much of the debate will be triggered by an anti–net neutrality screed by Andy Kessler that’s running as an op-ed in the Wall Street Journal. This piece highlights the illogicality of the […]

BSG Making Move to NBC?

It seems the rumors that NBC is thinking of picking up and running “Battlestar Galactica” have been around since the show’s second season. So, it’s not surprising to hear this rumor come up again. What is surprising is how much closer to reality it is than it has been in the past. The difference? The […]

What’s the Deal With Fox?

Written by: Samuel K. Sloan (FarPoint Media Executive News Director) The news about Fox shutting down all TV theatrical exhibitions of “Firefly” and “Buffy, the Vampire Slayer” was just posted on Whendonesque.com which leads me to ask just one question. What kind of anti-Whedon bug has crawled up Fox’s butt? First, the network took the […]

‘Masters’ Tanks, ABC Vindicated

Submitted by: Jeffrey Willerth (Farpoint Media – Managing Director (West Coast office), Production Coordinator for Video and Visual Media Projects) Is a network disappointed or relieved when a show they don’t like performs poorly? The new anthology series “Masters of Science Fiction” was cut from six episodes to four, then scheduled to premiere in the […]

“New Amsterdam” Gets Fox’d — What the Fox!

Written by: Samuel K. Sloan (Farpoint Media Exec. News Dir.) In a totally Fox-like and unsurprising move Fox has delayed the debut of its new SF show titled “New Amsterdam,” one of the most promising new programs on the network’s new Fall schedule. Executives over at that clueless network still, after all these years, after […]

New Technologies Take Joy Out of Being a Dictator

By: Samuel K. Sloan (Farpoint Media Exec. News Dir.) Where is George Orwell when you need him? It seems that today’s innovative technologies that are now available to almost anyone, anywhere has taken some of the perks out of being a dictator bent on controlling what news and programming comes out of and into his/her […]

Rocky Stripped Of Title

Written by: Samuel K. Sloan (Farpoint Media Exec. News Dir.) In a satirical move, but one that makes a valid point, The Onion has stripped the once downtrodden underdog, Rocky Balboa of all his previous titles as the imaginary boxing Heavyweight Champion of the World. All this came as a result of the actor who […]

That Dinosaur Called Oscar’s Hollywood

Submitted by: Evo Terra (SoSF Co-host) Author David Louis Edelman (Infoquake) gives nine compelling reasons why he believes Hollywood and the Academy Awards will soon go the way of the dinosaur. In fact, he predicts that the bones of the industry will soon be covered over by a fine layer of dust from multiple assessiblity […]

Christian Game Sparks “Culture Wars”

Written by: Samuel K. Sloan (SoSF Managing News Director) Younger Christians might be marching to a different tune these days with the advent of video gaming. Their new battle hymn might well be “Onward Christian Gamers Marching off to “Culture Wars.’” The new game causing such hooplah is called “Left Behind: Eternal Forces” and is […]

A Word To Our Fans About “Totally Fracked”

After several emails and comments we think it is time to share with all our fans that if you have yet to see an episode of whatever program is being talked about in any “Totally Fracked” article as seen on Slice of SciFi or our partner site MeeVee then be forewarned these reviews and synopsis’ […]