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TIDBABSH 2: Part 2: Return of The Australian

If you thought he was gone, you weren’t paying attention. He’s back! He’s opinionated! He’s Australian! He’s spent more time thinking about pop culture than is probably healthy! And that last bit actually pays off in this, the second half of our conversation, as Lee Sargent and I concentrate on pop culture and movie/TV news… Read More »

Everybody’s right, everybody’s wrong

The truth, it is said, is a three-edged sword: your side, their side, and reality – and it cuts in all directions. Lately the education system is in the news a lot. Specifically, Wisconsin and its government’s moves to reduce (or on the other side, protect) the power of the teacher’s unions is currently on… Read More »

Premieres/Finales Fall 2009

Well, this week was the one to launch three shows I’ll be following this year (Heroes, FlashForward, and Smallville) and close out the opening season for a summer series I watched (Warehouse 13). How’d they do? Read on. Let’s start with the end. The finale to Warehouse 13 on Tuesday was really good. [SKIP TO… Read More »

Green Lantern: First Flight (and other Green Lantern news) – Tuesday TubeWatch

(Holy cow, was today Tuesday?! What happened to last week?) The new animated Green Lantern movie, First Flight was released last week. Here are the first four minutes of the film… Movie Trailers – Movies Blog I’m looking forward to seeing the whole thing. Not as much as I’m looking forward to the live action… Read More »

Catch up on Sci-fi news

A few things that are now probably old news for some of you have come across my reader. Sorry I didn’t get to pass them on earlier. I done been busy. So this’ll be just a quick list for the most part. The next Family Guy: Blue Harvest special will parody Star Wars: The Empire… Read More »

Quick Notes on Entertainment News

I’ve fallen really behind on posting lately. Given the upcoming holiday there probably won’t be much for the next few days either. But I wanted to quickly throw a few things out there in Sci-Fi and Entertainment news. Hobbit films (report stolen from Slice of Sci-Fi): Director Guillermo del Toro told reporters during a Hellboy… Read More »

Khan set us up the bomb!

The New York Times reported last week that Abdul Qadeer Khan may have sold plans for a nuclear weapon: American and international investigators say that they have found the electronic blueprints for an advanced nuclear weapon on computers that belonged to the nuclear smuggling network run by Abdul Qadeer Khan, the rogue Pakistani nuclear scientist,… Read More »

TV updates: 24 and Smallville (w/spoilers)

The networks released their schedules for next year this week. No surprise: Smallville and 24 are both reappearing in the schedules. However, there has been surprising news/rumors about both shows… 24 Jack is back, and as an appeasement from the long wait since last season, we get a 2-hour movie on November 23rd: 24 is… Read More »