News Bytes: This episode of Slice of SciFi marks our 100th. What started out to be a very short fifteen minute podcast designed to showcase the work being done by fans of the Save Enterprise movement over two years ago has blossomed into a one hour weekly internet podcast, FM radio show and XM Satellite [...]
Interview: We have a full house today, with Michael, Summer and Tim Adamec on hand for this one. Many of the creative forces behind “Stargate” have teamed up to create something that just didn’t fit on television. Damian Kindler, Martin Wood, John Smith and Amanda Tapping are bringing Sanctuary to fruition, and we’ll be talking to all of them in time.
Interview: Michael and Summer ride the roller coaster that is an interview with Stranger Things creator, Earl Newton. Stranger Things is a 30-minute internet vidcast of original SF stories about ordinary people stumbling into the secret world of demons, aliens, shamans and angels. The stories told on “Stranger Things TV” expose the bizarre and the extraordinary things happening all around us, everyday.
Interview: Summer and Sam talk with James Cawley, executive producer and creator of Star Trek: New Voyages. James drops by to tell us all about the newest episode, “World Enough and Time”, featuring George Takei and due out in April 2007.
Interview: Michael, Summer, Brian and Sam talk with John Logsdon, producer and director of the History Channel documentaries “Star Trek: 40 Years of Star Trek” and “Star Trek Tech”. John first tells us about “Beyond the Final Frontier”, which focuses on the recovery of all the Star Trek memorabilia that was stored on a back lot and about to be thrown out, and the stunned executive reactions to the amounts those items sold for at Christie’s auction, but also includes interviews with Patrick Stewart, Jonathan Frakes, Avery Brooks, Kate Mulgrew, and many more Trek stars.
Interview: Michael, Summer and Brian talk with “Charlie Jade” co-creator and executive producer Robert Wertheimer, and we delve a little into the best scifi show not airing on American television.
Robert tells us all about the pacing and moodiness of “Charlie Jade”, and how sometimes commercial interruptions disrupt the mood and flow of the show’s story, the decision to shoot the series in HD, and more. We need more shows like this on our television channels.
Interview: Michael, Summer and Michael Stackpole talk with Tracy Hickman about the progress of The DragonLance Chronicles: The Dragons of Autumn Twilight animated feature that’s currently in production.
Interview: Michael and Summer talk with Peter S. Beagle and Conlan Press president Connor Cochran about the upcoming 25th Anniversary release of The Last Unicorn. We’re finally getting a remastered edition full of extras, and Lionsgate Films has struck an amazing deal to ensure that Peter finally starts to get the film royalties he’s been denied these past 25 years, in addition to introducing this wonderful film to new generations who never had the chance to see it, or never knew it ever existed as an animated film.
Interview: Michael and Summer talk with Richard Hatch about where Season 3 might be going, and Richard’s enthusiastic about how the show is coming into its strength and only getting stronger. He gives us his insights on how Tom Zarek may have become the man we now see on the show, and talks a bit about the reflections on our world that we can see in the show.
Slice of SciFi #90: Interview with Matt Vancil and John Frank Rosenblum on “The Gamers: Dorkness Rising”
Interview: Michael and Summer talk with writer/director Matt Vancil and executive producer John Frank Rosenblum of Dead Gentlemen Productions about their latest project, “The Gamers: Dorkness Rising”. If ever there was a project that would appeal to geeks, this is one: a parody of gaming adventures and fantasy films all rolled into one.
Yes, this is a replay of Slice of SciFi #70… News Bytes: Hellboy 2 has been dropped by Revolution Studios, but picked up by Universal Pictures Sam Raimi acquired the rights to Goodkind’s Sword of Truth series WETA Digital tapped to work on Cameron’s “Avatar” project MovieTalk: Ben Affleck will portray George Reeves in “Hollywoodland”, [...]
News Bytes: China trying to make up it’s mind which way to proceed with EVD/DVD technology UK Trek fan goes bankrupt trying to follow dream of custom building living room sized replicas of Star Trek sets. See 24th Century Interior Design for more details NBC, CBS, ABC and Fox vying for new scifi fare to [...]
News Bytes: Bryan Cranston (Malcom in the Middle) will change type and become Lucifer in the new ABC Family Network supernatural show “Fallen” A recently uncovered ancient Grecian device, the Antikythera Mechanism, has been identified as the earliest predecessor of the modern day computer, dating back to the first century BCE Is China fast becoming [...]
News Bytes: A human can now “inhabit” the body of a distant robot thanks to a new robotic/human interface created in Germany and showcased at the NextFest 2006 this past September Happy Feet up against Casino Royale for top box office honors worldwide Producer Jordan Kerner working on CGI Smurfs feature film MovieTalk: New scare [...]