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Star Trek at 50!

A little show appeared on television today back on September 8, 1966 and after many years, TV shows, movies, books, and conventions, it is still going strong. As the years have past who has Star Trek not influenced? NASA, Apple, and the American culture are just a few. I mean, didn’t everyone have a friend […]

For the Love of Spock

Leonard “Spock” Nimoy’s son Adam Nimoy filmed a documentary on his dad “For the Love of Spock” and launched a Kickstarter campaign in 2015 to complete it. Spock and Star Trek! Hello, of course I had to backed it. One of the things that you could do was send in your own Spock photo and […]

IMDB ‘The Fencer’ update

My IMDB page has been updated to include the Finnish movie ‘The Fencer’ as a “Special Thanks” for backing the film in their promotion campaign. ‘The Fencer’ was the first ever Finnish film to be nominated for a Golden Globe and to be shortlisted for an Oscar. The film is: “Fleeing from the Russian secret […]

Celebrating Hunger Games and birthdays

Celebrating the opening of “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay — Part 2″ which was not as good as the first few movies, but not bad and they stayed pretty true to the book ending. Also celebrating the 30th birthday of Nicky and Jenny. Happy Birthday Nicky and Jenny!

Back to the Future Day!

Today is Back to the Future Day! Where on October 21, 2015 at 4:29 PM PST Marty McFly and Doc Brown went back to the future! But are we living in the future? No. Because I don’t have a hoverboard. Its all about the hoverboards! The internet, social media, regular media, Time lords and companions, […]

Star Wars

Star Wars: The Force Awakens. Need I say more?    

Con Man

Early this year there was a crowdfunded campaign through Indiegogo for a web series by Alan Tudyk and Nathan Fillion, which was described as: “Con Man centers on the post-show life of Wray Nerely (Alan Tudyk) the co-star of “Spectrum,” a sci-fi series, which was canceled before its time and went on to become a […]

Harry in Korean!

One of my student workers went to South Korea this summer and brought me back books #1 and #2 of the Harry Potter series. Thats ‘Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone’ and ‘Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets’ for you Muggles out there. Needless to say, it was a great way to start a […]

Raiders of the Lost Ark: The Adaptation

Raiders of the Lost Ark: The Adaptation is a fan made film by three 12-year olds from Mississippi, who worked on the movie for seven years (1982-1989). They filmed the whole movie, except one scene-  where Indy is fighting the Nazi on the airplane. As the years went by the movie was rediscovered and people loved it. They filmmakers […]

Girls night out!

Continuing our tradition of seeing bad trilogy movies it was girls night out with friends Nicky and Jenny. We went to a Mexican restaurant and I decided to try the fish tacos, because they were great in New Orleans so why would they not be great in Minnesota, but I was so wrong. Its sad […]