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Writer's Blog: Striking Writers Head to Capitol Hill The writer's strike continues, though negotiations have started once again. Meanwhile, the writers went and had a mock debate in Washington D.C. toWriter's Blog: Striking Writers Head to Capitol Hill

This is a great idea. Eddie Izzard's Dressed to Kill stand-up routine is hilarious (though profanity laced). Matching the bits with Lego stop-motion animation turns out to be really funnyTuesday TubeWatch: Lego Izzard - Cake or Death?

Okay... that was one moody episode of Battlestar Galactica. Fair warning. If you haven't seen the first of the final 10 episodes, turn back now. There be major spoilers ahead. So...The fifth Cylon - say what? (w/spoilers)

For a story about a groundbreaking mathematical proof, Proof had virtually zero math in it. If you ask me, that's a good thing. Let me put my review in the form ofReview: Proof

Another year has gone by, and more fathering lessons have been learned. Hopefully my kids have learned a bit, too. For my part, I've learned - perhaps more than in otherHappy Fathers Day

"Dude," (for some reason this conversation frequently begins with "dude") "you're the most technical person I know. How can you not even have a cell phone?" This conversation (orThe Neo-Luddite Geek Technologist

In general, as most people know, Google builds some pretty good apps, and they're mostly built with collaboration and ease-of-use in mind. As someone whose job involves figuring out howGoogle Wave - abridged

I thought I'd give the site a new look, so I went searching for a new theme. I'm not entirely sold on this one yet, but I'm giving it aNew theme

An extremely long time after I started it, I just finished Ex Machina's 50 issue run. Brian K. Vaughn puts on a heck of a story. This is one of thoseThe Colors of Control: Ex Machina

Two "robots" found on YouTube today... One: paint this dark grey and it would be the coolest homemade AT-ST (All Terrian-Scout Transport) Halloween costume on the block. Just add a WookieYouTube robots

Slice of Scifi - Science Fiction TV & Movie News, Interviews & more » There’s No Place Like Home Photo showing Earth (in the box) from Saturn, taken by the Cassini-HuygensWe are insignificant

Ohio Board Undoes Stand on Evolution - New York Times (free subscription required) The Ohio Board of Education voted 11 to 4 Tuesday to toss out a mandate that 10th-grade biologyOhio Board Tells Students, "Thinking Isn't Important"

Three is one better than two, right? Well, it may sound glamorous, but they're giving me a headache. See, it just doesn't add up. And things need to add up. I'm tryingHanging out with triplets can be a headache

Those who know me may assume my own daughter can also do this. She can't. Yet. [kml_flashembed movie="http://www.youtube.com/v/EBM854BTGL0" width="425" height="350" wmode="transparent" /] Smart kid.  :)Star Wars: A Cute Hope

Today held a couple of movie 'firsts' for me. I didn't see either of them coming. The first 'first': I went to a movie alone. The second 'first': I left before itThe #1 reason to walk out of Inception is...

Future Imperfect: Doctor Who on Sci-Fi

Slice of Scifi – Science Fiction TV / Movie, News, Interviews & more – Jay’s Doctor Who Update

Well, Doctor Who’s second season will air on Sci-Fi in October, as previously rumored. That’s all good news. On the other hand, the second Doctor’s debut episode, the Christmas Invasion, will be held off on Sci-Fi until the Christmas holidays.

While there is an obvious synergy in that timing, that’s really a stupid decision by the suits. . . . → Read More: Future Imperfect: Doctor Who on Sci-Fi