My Trekcore interview with Rekha Sharma…

On my recent pilgrima–er, visit to the annual Star Trek Convention in Las Vegas, I was asked by my friend Bob Stutzman to do an interview for Trekcore.com with Rekha Sharma, who played “Commander Ellen Landry” (both Prime and Mirror Universe incarnations) in the first season of “Star Trek: Discovery,” as well as President Laura…

“Space: Above and Beyond”: In memory of the 58th…

Space: Above And Beyond. In 1995, a new series debuted on the network that had an unfortunate, but mostly earned reputation of killing many a promising sci-fi series (“Alien Nation” “Firefly” and a few others). This single-season series (it was planned for five) was the ambitious, Australian-lensed space war series called “Space: Above and Beyond”…

SyFy cancels “The Expanse,” and the grieving begins…

I’ll admit; I’m a Johnny-come-lately to “The Expanse” party, and I’ve not read the books yet, either.  But I’m a sincere, devoted and passionate fan of this TV series, and it has filled the hole in my heart that’s existed ever since reimagined “Battlestar Galactica” ended its run in 2009…a hole that even BSG’s spinoff…

My long relationship with science-fiction television…

The way it was. When I was a kid there was an emergent wave of science fiction and fantasy films in the multiplexes.  “Star Wars,” “Close Encounters of the Third Kind” and “Superman: The Movie,” as well as countless lesser-quality imitators of each, such as “Starcrash” (an exceptionally awful movie), “Hangar 18” (a dumbed-down “X-Files”…

The original “Battlestar Galactica” 40 yahrens later…

  A year ago, I wrote of the excitement and anticipation my then-11 year old self felt back in the fall of 1978 with the television premiere of “Battlestar Galactica”: Remembering Richard Hatch and Battlestar Galactica With this post, I wanted to take an in-depth look at the three-hour pilot episode, “Saga of a Star…

Remembering Richard Hatch, and Battlestar Galactica…

In September of 1978, when I was all of 11 (a few months shy of 12), a TV show blasted onto my family’s 25″ Zenith’s phosphors that captured my grade school imagination; the Star Wars inspired exodus-in-space story of “Battlestar Galactica.” I remember reading the preview article in TV guide, and I eagerly awaited the…