Media Giant Smackdown

TWC vs CBS

Showtime makes a big footprint bigger and on the run, Time Warner versus CBS is now in the 14th round of a bout that could be a real game changer, Trivia: Bows and Arrows, RiffTrax goes live with Starship Troopers, and Flight Test Land gives a Flying Camp for wannabe test pilots!

Elysium Expectations

Elysium

Is there a Doctor in the house? Yes! The new Doctor Who is the same guy from W.H.O. in W.W.Z. Our NASA astronauts take a test drive on Earth while steering from Space. Under the Dome got 13 more but is there enough air, food and water to support all the people watching? Noah’s preview of Elysium didn’t reach his uber-high expectations. Con Report: DragonCon and there’s SciFi on the Horizon, plus some wild Solar Flares about to smack Earth!

Bone Quill: John and Carole Barrowman

John and Carole Barrowman

Slice of SciFi’s Exclusive Interview with John and Carole Barrowman about their young adult fiction series “Hollow Earth”! The latest book, “Bone Quill”, was released in the US on July 9, and they take time out in between convention stops to chat with us about long distance collaborative writing, their inspirations for the world of the Animare and their Guardians, and more. And yes, there will be more stories, and more art forms and more creatures appearing in future books!

Bigfoot: Sword of the Earthman

Bigfoot

Slice’s Exclusive Interview with Josh Henaman, writer for the new comic series “Bigfoot”. Shot at Hypno Comics in Ventura, CA and hosted by our beloved George Chase, who talks with Josh about the initial concept and influences for this Conan-esque character. Discover how the production team came together, tips for aspiring comic creators, the value of comic conventions and the importance of good old brick and motor comic shops!

You Are Here!

cassini earth

BBC’s Atlantis is coming to America and the UK will teach us how to do it right! NASA’s Cassini sends us a pic of Earth and moon from near Saturn which confirms we’re just a drop in the bucket. Gravity film with Bullock and Clooney can’t be heard in space for Sci-Fi fans. X47B New Drone does some Touch and Goes, Star Trek Origins DVD, Walking Dead spins Clone from Kirkman with behind the scenes video!

The Doubleclicks

DoubleClicks

Slice Exclusive Interview with The Doubleclicks, Aubrey and Angela Webber. “Nothing To Prove” is the latest and most poignant song and music video addressing the “fake geek girl” situation and the wider “geek elitism” social faux pas. The Doubleclicks talk about their origins, musical influence and the cred needed to stand proud in their geekdom. And how did they arrive at the name “Doubleclicks”?

Helix and Hunger Games

Helix

Ron Moore’s Sci-Fi medical mystery series “Helix” doubles down on Syfy. House of Cards and Hemlock Grove and Orange is the new Black get Writer’s support, Elon Musk is Hyperloop Crazy for Solar Power magic, Supernatural peels off a pilot plot, “Catching Fire” must-see first look at the trailer, Multiverse News, Con Report: DragonCon and Texas Comic Con how do you spend your Con-going dollars?

The COSMOS Cometh!

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Once Upon A Time in Wonderland is about a goodguy… or is he? Peter Pan is evil and Captain Hook simply lost. Neil deGrasse Tyson gets the sweet gig on the new Cosmos series, Arrow is back but in a different place in different way, SDCC also revealed Spiderman news, New Marvel Animated Universe has a free preview, Trivia: Star Wars

Riddick and the Sharks

Riddick

The RIDDICK restricted trailer excites, but is it too dangerous to be shown anywhere? Sharknado rules Twitter and the airwaves so Syfy tells us more sharknados are on the way, Marvel and DC go toe to toe with their best & brightest franchises at SDCC with Superman vs Batman and Avengers 2, plus Noah reviews The Wolverine

Really, we did include the RIDDICK restricted trailer, but who knew that it would get US restricted, too?

A Tribute to the USS NAUTILUS

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Marvel Mutant Movie Madness Makes More Mayhem!!! This summer is a fest of genre offerings! Science Fact became Science Fiction became Science Fact when considering the Submarine “Nautilus”. All Hands Update Headlines from around the Fleet – GO NAVY! Multiverse News call-in show has special guest, and we catch up on what media you Slicers have been consuming… if we didn’t hear from you… then, Call Slice 206-339-TREK (8735) or use the Slice of SciFi App!

How Did Starbuck and Apollo Meet?

Battlestar Galactica

True Blood has been renewed for the 7th time, can you believe it? Are the characters off the rails? Will you watch it? Are you the Target Audience? Enough questions? Battlestar Galactica can still suck you in, The UK has way better shows than the US, our exclusive interview with Continuum’s Rachel Nichols has hooked one more human, Do North Americans find punching Big Robots boring? Google Glass as potential to remove shaky cam footage on Mike’s big ass tv, more on Man of Steel but do we need more Krypton? Con Report on Book Lovers in the midwest, and FREE Comic Books available this Halloween!

How R.I.P.D Are Your A.B.S?

RIPD

R.I.P.D. opens and we’re wiggy-jiggy about Jeff Bridges — the game and the trailer! Amazon jumps into the Comic Book bed with George RR Martin, Archery is cool now, so watch Nock Out, When planets get kinda close they can make Gold! But can you put a ring on it? We’re all about SCIENCE, it’s the new SQUIRREL! Painkiller Jane is back in the news but in a limited run! There’s amazing video on Flight Test Land like a leaf on the wind, Some important fan feedback on Defiance and the long wait between seasons, and is there an upside to government training videos??

Ender’s Game Wants You!

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FOX has a pilot underway for League of Extraordinary Gentlemen and we think it could be exciting and will avoid “Anticipointment”, Victor Lundin, the first Klingon has died. Ender’s Game offers an aptitude test to see if you’ve got what it takes. The wait is almost over for SHIELD, Trivia: Lady Anti-Heroes, Pacific Rim freebies and fan feedback!

Heathrow Has a TARDIS

TARDIS at Heathrow

Comic-Con International is the One Thing commanding geek attention this week, but is it too much to be fun for the genre updates anymore? Con Report: Fright Night Film Fest preview, Tom Cruise’s new project is renamed but do you still want to see it? Heathrow gets the full Doctor treatment, Skywatch Weather report highlights the heat, and who doesn’t love archery?

Is Comic Con Still Fun??

Slice SDCC

San Diego Comic Con is all the rage this week… who remembers when SDCC was actually fun and not a horde of media madness?? 3D Printing is doing ducky, literarily, so now Buttercup goes swimming! RIPD with Jeff Bridges got our attention among the new films about to release. BTW-Don’t take the kids to see Wolverine. DragonCon marks the end of Summer, WOPR is available for sale, PIXAR needs a rest, Gotta Watch how an Astronaut washes her Hair!!