5 SCI-FI SHOWS YOU SHOULD WATCH BEFORE YOU DIE!

 

 “Klaatu barada nikto” – The Day the Earth Stood Still. Once again I have attempted to avoid the cliche and focus on the independent. That means you’ll see no Star Trek, no Doctor Who, no Star Wars. Instead we’ll look into older and underground shows. “I’m sorry, Dave. I’m afraid I can’t do that.” – 2011: A Space Odyssey. 05: PRIMEVAL. (2007-2011) [youtube id=”pNTOJ9PFwPc” width=”450″ height=”260″] This is one of Britain’s more bizarre TV shows. Created by Adrian Hodges (Survivors) and Tim Haines (Walking with Dinosaurs, The Lost World), this ITV series ran for five seasons. This series revolves around a group of scientists who are tasked with investigating and stopping temporal anomalies and whatever spills out of them. 04: […]

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STAR TREK: MONDAY 12

 

 “You have an appointment in your cabin, Captain, with your bed!” – Doctor Crusher. Well glue a pack of Tribbles, and a lobster to my head, then call me a Klingon. It seems Doctor Crusher has been holding out on us; secretly producing and captioning a large number of memes, though she never stars in any of them – talk about guerilla comedy, or something like that. So let’s get to work then. “Don’t expect a lot of conversation; he’s in full Klingon mode – honorable, strong and close-minded.” – Doctor Crusher. Here’s the classic “Annoyed Picard” meme. We have seen this meme before. Now as you can no doubt tell this particular meme revolves around Doctor Crusher. “Dr. Crusher […]

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5 UPCOMING ZOMBIE FILMS!

 

 It’s Wednesday, and that means zombies. This week we shall look at 5 upcoming zombie films. Obviously there are hundreds more coming, but these are MY personal choices. (I don’t want to hear any complaints.) 5: Epitaph: Bread and Salt. [youtube id=”3gyDENEjrPY” width=”450″ height=”260″] Epitaph: Bread and Salt, is an upcoming Science-fiction, horror film based on the comic book by Nathyn Brendan Masters. Masters directed, wrote and starred in this film adaptation. The film revolves around a family of hunters, who with the aid of a demon hunter, seek to destroy a dark cult. 4: R.I.P.D. [youtube id=”X07xNrVd7DU” width=”450″ height=”260″] R.I.P.D. is an action-comedy film starring Ryan Reynolds, Jeff Bridges, Kevin Bacon (There’s always bacon.) and Mary-Louise Parker. It is […]

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TEN MUSIC VIDEOS: THAT YOU’LL NEVER FORGET!

 

 I thought, let’s do something different this Tuesday. And low and behold we’re doing something different. This week, I’ve decided to dedicate my post to the wonderful world of music videos. Now as you can imagine, this “theme” opens up  a world of dynamic possibilities. Should I focus on horrific videos, or perhaps retro, perhaps Rap or Rock would be better? The options are limitless. So I settled for something a little different. Today we are going to look at TEN music videos (different times, styles, genres,) that once seen shall be burnt into the core fabric of your mind – FOREVER! 10: ZLAD: Supersonic Electronic. ZLAD, born Santo Cilauro, to Italian parents in Australia in, 1961, is a musician, […]

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STAR TREK: MONDAY 11

 

 “In another time and place, this could be funny.” – Counselor Troi. May, Monday, Memes, Mariana Sirtis, Chocolate and Coffee. Right, let’s get on with it then. “That’s funny. I thought most doctors *were* people.” – Counselor Troi. First up is this, commonly referred to as “Deanna Troi” or “Bar Troi.” (Because Troi is sitting at the bar. Star Trek: First Contact.) This meme is a bit of an odd one. It’s not quiet a de-motivational, not quiet a face-palm, not quiet a grumpy meme. (No, it has nothing to do with that condiment cat.) This meme, though few in number, covers a wide range of topics, from simple humour and amusing disbelief, to self loathing and the social conscience. “I […]

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Frank Klepacki: God of Game-Music!

 

 DragonStrike. (Westwood Studios, 1990.) You’ve been waiting a long time for this article, Wookiee; and finally, your Klepacki dreams are coming true. Well, some of your dreams at any rate. Well, the pleasant ones. The one’s without the greasy, instrument incorporated, Cain fueled (See what I did there?) orgies. “Who is Frank Klepacki?” you ask. (Don’t have a heart attack, Wookiee. Not everyone is as awesome as you. ) For those of you who like music, yet are not familiar with, Mr. Klepacki. You’re in for a treat. Command and Conquer: Red Alert. (Westwood Studios, 1996.) Frank Kelpacki is the composer behind ALL the music employed by the former Westwood Studios (and it’s descendents) in their numerous and fantastic video-games. […]

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BEING A ZOMBIE: PROS AND CONS.

 

 Most of us like zombie films, and zombie games. Hell, many of us have probably read zombie survival guides and dream of putting those skills to use. But what if you are on the other-side? What if you are a zombie? What would be the pros and cons for your new state of un-life?   PROS: 1: You can eat anyone! Whoever they are! Whether they annoyed you at school, or are simply a stranger trying to survive another day. That is of course assuming they are not undead like you. 2: You’ll never have to pay for anything that you might still be paying off. Though you won’t be able to enjoy your purchase. 3: You can feel NO […]

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War For The Overworld.

 

 WAR: This is the year for dreams. Since 1999, I, and many of you, have been patiently waiting for a worthy successor to the legend of gaming, Dungeon Keeper 2.  (That Dungeons business doesn’t count. It was ass gravy of the worst kind!) FOR: In the latter quarter of 1999, Dungeon Keeper 3: War for the Overworld was announced, but soon cancelled in March, 2000. Since then we have waited in antici……..pation for our Dungeon Keeper dreams to come true. Started as part of the Kickstarter campaign, which ran from 29 November, 2012 to 3 January, 2013 (receiving rave reviews, and over R2.5 million in pledges) this upcoming strategy game and SPIRITUAL (that means in is NOT, Dungeon Keeper; but […]

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STAR TREK: MONDAY 10

 

 “Yeah, well, I told the Captain I’d have this analysis done in an hour.” – Geordi LaForge. Welcome back. As you can no doubt tell, it’s Monday; and that means Star Trek memes. So let us make it so with the Enterprises SECOND most popular engineer. “We could have been trapped here for hours, days – maybe years.” – Geordi LaForge. Let us have a look at the most popular, LaForge meme, commonly referred to as “Glass Geordi” or various variations thereof. This meme, which has various caption content – ranging from humours to offensive – is the single most popular LaForge meme there is, with dozens of variations available for most online requirements. There’s nothing like “LaForging” someones page. […]

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Worst Last Words… EVER!

 

 Last words; most of us don’t get the chance to say something interesting right before we die. Mostly we hear “Watch out for that bus!” “What bus?” – Splat! However if you are in the lucky minority, what would you choose to say? Hopefully after you have read this article, you’ll have a better idea of what earth-shattering phrase may spew forth from your gaping maw. Millard Fillmore: 1800-1874. Fillmore had an interesting and well remembered career. He worked as a teacher, lawyer, and was the thirteenth president of the United States. (1850-1853) However WE are here for his last words. At a banquet in Buffalo, New York, he suffered a mortal stroke after being served a bowl of chicken […]

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