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.
Interview: This week, we chat with Erin Gray who played Col. Wilma Deering on “Buck Rogers,” also Kate on “Silver Spoons.” Erin discusses her time on the classic series, life at sci-fi conventions and her career. She also discusses her company, Heroes for Hire and being an agent for some of the stars of our favorite shows. Erin will be part of the upcoming Phoenix Comicon if you’re in the area and want to see her.
The studio crew is still enjoying a long winter’s nap, but they’ll be back next week with our first new episode of 2009. Until then, enjoy this repeat interview with Cristine Rose of “Heroes” and we’ll see you on Friday with a new voice mail show and Saturday, January 10th with our first Slice of the new year!
Interview: This week, we talk to Michael Davies and Taryn O’Neill of “After Judgment,” a new web-based series. The story was originally envisioned as a feature-length film that follows the world 100 years after Judgment Day has happened. Michael and Taryn talk about the series and where it’s headed, and the show’s on-line community of fans.
Interview: This week, we talk to Ashley Eckenstein, the voice of Ahsoka Tano on Cartoon Network’s “Star Wars: The Clone Wars.” Ashley may be familiar to some of our younger listeners (and our listeners with young children) as Muffy from Disney Channel’s “That So Raven.” Ashley talks about playing the padawan of Anakin Skywalker on “Clone Wars.”
Interview: “Supernatural” producer and writer Sera Gamble talks with the studio crew about the hit CW series. Sera looks at the way the writers research the various mythologies of demons, ghosts and other things for Dean and Sam to battle with week and week out. She also gets into the way the writers and producers come up with the story arcs for Dean and Sam, including the fact that each character seems to die on a regular basis on the series.
Interview: Speaking of “Heroes,” the gang chats with actress Cristine Rose, who plays the matriarch of the Petrelli family, Angela. Cristine talks to the Slice of SciFi cast about her character’s growth this year, the secrecy of the scripts and offers a few hints of where “Heroes” may be headed next.
Interview: Actor Craig Horner who plays Richard Cypher in the new syndicated series “Legend of the Seeker” is our guest this week. An Australian native, Craig had a recurring role on Lifetime’s “Monarch Cove” and has starred in several hit series in Australia. Craig talks about training for the sword fighting and horseback riding required for the series and how the popular novels are being adapted for the small screen.
Interview: Jeffrey Combs, in Phoenix this weekend to be inducted into the International Horror/Sci-fi Film Festival Hall of Fame, is our very special guest this week. The stage-trained actor shares his take on the whole fan popularity of the Re-animator film and its spin-offs and gives a brief inside look of how these kinds of movies, including the classic “Frankenstein,” have become such a visceral part of horror movie history.