Formed in Austin nearly a decade ago, The Sword is one of the heaviest bands to emerge from that scene. Full of monstrous guitar riffs and typically bombastic sci-fi themes, the four Sword albums are intense, thought-provoking and filled with good humor. The band's most recent effort, Apocryphon, is ... 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 >>
Starlog 665: Just bought Spaced Out at Half Price Books...To the Trekkies and Harry Pottererers who skipped all this weekend's claw fever for the Star Trek Fan Days at the Plano Center: We've brewed up some memorabilia for you to get autographed in the future.If you didn't know already, William S ... 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 >>
This morning, Denton-based prog-rock outfit The Raven Charter passed along its new music video to DC9 HQ. And it's not too tough to see why the band might be proud of it: It's a high-tech, science-fiction affair, paired with the group's "new single" called "Thousand Worlds."Says one of the band's c ... More >>
Bill Engvall carries Foxworthy's torch
The FWSO takes on The Mahler Cycle
Mass Effect is riveting — and a bit aggravating too.
Sci-fi fans invade Addison
Tap into some brainy ethics
We got a missive yesterday from an SMU computer engineering student--one of many on the Hilltop upset with the resignation of "ousted advisor Leo Pucacco," as he was referred to in yesterday's Daily Campus. Seems there's quite a dispute going on over the departure of Pucacco, who's the assistant dea ... More >>
Friday, August 4, at Hailey's
Bruce Campbell on making love and screaming brains
James Halperin's book The Truth Machine calls for a utopia where infallible lie detectors make us better people from the president on down. Is it science fiction or prophecy?