Science fiction author and SFWA Grand Master Harry Harrison (the Deathworld series, the Stainless Steel Rat series, the novel Make Room! Make Room! which was the basis for the film Soylent Green, the satirical Bill, the Galactic Hero series, and many, many, many more) has just passed away at the age of 87. Continue reading “RIP Harry Harrison”
Jonathan Hardy, the voice of Farscape’s Rygel, has passed away at the age of 71. Continue reading “RIP Jonathan Hardy”
I was channel-surfing with my obnoxiously precocious six-year-old niece Gabby (her full name is Gabrielle Callisto Aphrodite Zimbelman; she was conceived at a Xena convention) when we stumbled upon a rerun of Blaster Patrol. “My favorite show! Did you write this one, Uncle Ricky?” Continue reading “The Elements of Television”
“Thanks for the Memories”…
Since 2000, Creation Entertainment has hosted annual Farscape fan conventions.
What’s a “fan convention,” you might ask? Simply this:
An opportunity for the cast and crew to meet the fans! Continue reading “Ricky’s Farscape CreationCon Report and Picspam”
The Farscape Blu-Ray release is now on sale! And a thing of beauty it is indeed.
However… it’s not entirely complete. Continue reading “Farscape on Blu-Ray!”
A few random musings on attending and speaking at the 2010 Farscape Convention… Continue reading “Yet Another Farscape Convention”
Picture, if you will, perky young Mary Sue, an aspiring TV writer who’s celebrating her first sale. But her enthusiasm will soon be tested, for she has no idea what terrors await in… The Writers’ Room.
Just heard that Australian writer Chris Wheeler, story consultant on Farscape and writer of the episode “I Shrink, Therefore I Am”, died this week, apparently from a heart attack.
Science quiz! Which of these is the least scientifically plausible?