Also, for all the shocking stuff that happened in that episode, the most unforgettable thing for me was the revelation of the greatest taking-a-dump euphemism ever: sending a fax to Cleveland. I watched TWD just before going to bed and as I was drifting off, I kept waking myself back up chuckling over it. » 3/16/15 5:38pm 3/16/15 5:38pm

Cloud cities are no good; Venus' atmosphere would dissolve them anyway. Terraforming, there's your answer. You've got to crash a bunch of asteroids with water and the other stuff you'd need into Venus to make it habitable. Takes a couple hundred years, though. Kim Stanley Robinson's 2312 talked about it in some detail. » 3/06/15 12:43am 3/06/15 12:43am

I'm on board with most others here in the soft reboot category; Mulder and Scully are back at the FBI or are otherwise a still a partnership looking for aliens and other whacked supernormal shit. Any problems with continuity can be explained away in the first five minutes. No one will mind. » 1/26/15 12:36am 1/26/15 12:36am

Film Crew Engulfed by 'Poonado' of Whale Shit Astonishingly Unfazed

I think the only thing more amazing and stupefying than the fact that this happened is the fact that it happens so rarely. I was also impressed that the article actually managed to shoehorn some facts about whales in between all the fecal references. » 1/24/15 2:53am 1/24/15 2:53am

Attention Bear McCreary and Outlander-heads: Feb Release for S1 Score

Whether you loved the show or wished you could time travel back and warn yourself against watching it, McCreary's compositions never disappoint. After a few tantalizing clips of McCreary and wife Raya Yarbrough performing a couple of pieces at Comicon, the full Season One score is scheduled for release February 10.… » 1/12/15 9:14pm 1/12/15 9:14pm