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Babylon 5 Re-Watch: Episodes 13-16 Give Us One Important Story Arc Entry, But Then a Lot of Treading Water
The  Babylon 5   re-watch  is on!  These are my thoughts on the episodes as I work my way through the full five seasons (plus the movies). I got derailed from this because I end up watching a lot more Fall sci fi TV than I expected.  But I will keep pushing...

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Audiobook Review: Snow Crash by Neal Stephenson
Book Rating: 3 ½ out of 5 Stars Audiobook Rating: 4 out of 5 Stars Bottom Line: Snarky and satirical, this book offers a deconstruction of America and an interesting philosophical connection between language, religion, and computers. Snow Crash is a sci fi ...

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Sci Fi TV Quick Hits: Agents of SHIELD, The Exorcist, Westworld, Channel Zero and More Are Among This Season's Standouts So Far
Before getting to my rundown of the Fall shows I have been watching so far, I have to say something first: I’m calling a time out! There is just too much sci fi to watch on TV these days, and surprisingly a lot of it has gotten really good. Over the past fe...

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Audiobook Review: Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency and The Long DarkTea-Time of the Soul by Douglas Adams
Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency Book Rating: 3 out of 5 Stars Audiobook Rating: 3 out of 5 Stars The Long Dark Tea-Time of the Soul Book Rating: 3 ½ out of 5 Stars Audiobook Rating: 4 out of 5 Stars Bottom Line: The Dirk Gently books have their mome...

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Babylon 5 Re-Watch: Episodes 9-12 Deliver Two Excellent Stand-Alone Entries
The  Babylon 5   re-watch  is on!  These are my thoughts on the episodes as I work my way through the full five seasons (plus the movies). I have fallen behind a bit on this because I have been keeping up with beginning of the Fall season and several of the...

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Blockbuster Overload from Summer? Here Are 5 Sci Fi Movies that Offet a Respite from the Mega-Dollar Franchises
So the Summer 2016 Blockbuster season has come and gone and perhaps you find yourself somewhat unsatisfied after gorging on the franchise-serving, mind-numbing, CGI-overload that many of the mega-dollar sci fi & fantasy entries delivered over the last few m...

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The Anti-Blockbusters: Hunter Prey
Rating: 4 out of 5 Stars Hunter Prey is a 2009 independent science fiction film written and directed by
Sandy Collora on a very economical budget of $425 thousand. It follows a
group of interstellar commandos tracking their alien prisoner on a
desert pl...

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Westworld, Black Mirror, and Luke Cage are Some of the Shows Worth Checking Out This Fall
With over forty shows on the Fall 2016 schedule , that’s a full-time job if you want to keep up with all of them. I don’t believe too many of us have that much extra time for TV watching, so I will point out what I believe are some of the best bets from the...

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Audiobook Review: Varney the Vampire by Thomas Peckett Prest and James Malcolm Rymer
Book Rating: 2 ½ out of 5 Stars Audiobook Rating: 2 out of 5 Stars Bottom Line: Worth a look out of curiosity, but not a must-read in the vampire / horror genre No, this is not the story of some cuddly, purple-skinned vampire who sings songs to children or ...

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Babylon 5 Re-Watch: Episodes 5-8 Have Some Important Moments for the Overall Story Arc
The  Babylon 5   re-watch  is on!  These are my thoughts on the episodes as I work my way through the full five seasons (plus the movies). S1 Ep 5: “The Parliament of Dreams” While a week-long festival celebrating the different religions and cultures of the...
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