Anthony Granville didn't set out to strike a blow for privacy rights on the fateful day in November 2010 when he snapped a cell-phone photo in a boy's restroom at Huntsville High School. Quite the opposite, in fact. According to prosecutors, Granville's photo, taken without the subject's permission, ... More >>
Captain Kirk and company take up the War on Terror.
by Chris Gray Sci-fi fans across the world were saddened when prolific author Ray Bradbury died Tuesday, Wired magazine reported. The typewriter-loving Bradbury was 91 and lived in Los Angeles. Bradbury was best-known for writing that set the standard for post-WWII science fiction such as Fahrenhe ... More >>
Friday, February 24, at the Double Wide
Brian SmithMarian CallHailing from Alaska, singer-songwriter Marian Call is one odd duck. With songs that feature themes prevalent to geek culture (technology, science fiction, etc.), Call has cultivated a dedicated worldwide fan base. Her soon to be released double album Something Fierce was com ... More >>
I knew where I'd be tomorrow back in January, when we first mentioned that, oh, some guys named Stan Lee and Leonard Nimoy would be attending the Dallas Comic Con, which makes its move to the newly opened Irving Convention Center after years in Richardson and Plano. Figure we'll get there 'round ... More >>
The Sword has gone through some rough times over the past year or so, what with the departure of their drummer, Trivett Wingo, causing them to cancel a slew of tour dates throughout Europe -- no doubt a disappointing way to kick off an album release tour. But fear not! The Sword is back with a resch ... More >>
Erik Clapp, the Fort Worth filmmaker who tends to Bobbie Wygant's archives, was sure he had in the stack o' tapes an old interview with Leslie Nielsen, which we had planned to post earlier this week. Alas, he dug and dug but came up empty-handed. But Erik more than makes up for it with this lates ... More >>
Photos by Danny FulgencioWilliam Shatner's Q&A at the Plano Centre Saturday afternoon was more like a one-man show.In between his flag football game, during which we almost drowned, and his school's fall carnival, I took the 7-year-old who lives in my house to the Trekkie confab at the Plano ... More >>
A Friend of Unfair Park who knows where to find me October 23 -- the Plano Center -- suggests I think again. Because, see, I had plans to take the 7-year-old who lives in my house to meet and greet one William Shatner, who's been booked for months to appear at the Star Trek Fan Days event. Also o ... More >>
If I can sneak away this afternoon, I'm gonna cross Oak Lawn and visit Heritage Auction Galleries HQ -- just so's I can touch the hem of one Admiral James T. Kirk. The Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan costume worn by Bill Shatner, and since stored in the private collection of a prop-and-costume co ... More >>
Bee Girls invade the Angelika
Bill Engvall carries Foxworthy's torch
Mass Effect is riveting — and a bit aggravating too.
Racing to reignite the sun—and our souls—in Danny Boyle's sci-fi collage
The DSO goes Trekkie
Wilhite signs her new release
Flaming Lips: New adventures in sci-fi
Have a ball with the Corndog Festival
Publish Or Perish
H.J. Ralles has a Harry alternative
Simon Wells tinkers with his great-grandpa's Time Machine
Ennio Morricone has written great music for good, bad and ugly films
Overpaid, Over Here; Best What ?; Free Dr. Laura
Two reasons why it took Columbia Records two decades to figure out Ornette Coleman
Sci-fi conventions are where movie stars go to burn brightly one more time
Potluck Audio; Club B-day; Aden high Five; It's not easy being Green
Trekkies boldly peers into the Star Trek phenomenon
Living on the sidewalk for a month. Sleeping with Wookiees. Thousand-dollar action figures. Think the new Star Wars is just a movie? You poor fool.
Action thriller hi-techs its way through visions of another reality
September 24 - 30, 1998
Dallas author Patricia Anthony's sci-fi caught Hollywood's interest. But her decision to chuck the whole genre caught New York's wrath.
When John Woo says 'Action!' it takes on a whole new meaning
With The Fifth Element, Luc Besson swipes from science fiction past to create a slick, vacuous future
Albert Brooks keeps asking, "Mother, may I?" and the answer's a resounding...maybe
Tim Burton turns his ray gun on everything in sight when Mars Attacks!
2001: A Space Odyssey isn't a sci-fi flick, it's the sci-fi flick
Star Trek: Generations rings in the new by killing off the old