Posts Tagged ‘television’
Sci Fi Weekender (SFW) is an event like no other. Less like a convention and more of a festival, SFW is the UK’s largest geek camp and there is literally nothing else like it in the UK. The weekend-long geek-fest officially commenced on the Friday morning, with the opening ceremony where event organiser Jonni Davis […]
The latest announcement, in the already star-studded line-up for Sci Fi Weekender next year, will be Stargate SG-1's Christopher Judge.
When it was launched in 2003, BBC Three’s remit was “to bring younger audiences (16-34) high quality public service broadcasting through a mixed-genre schedule of innovative UK content featuring new UK talent.” Nearly thirteen years on and the BBC will be pulling the plug on the young station, slashing its budget by 50% and […]
All I wanted to be was an action hero, and women just didn’t do that. The only time they did do it, it was a real sexy thing and you had to be half-naked, which wasn’t my idea of true power. Thus, Patricia Tallman describes why she took on the role of Barbara in the […]
Geek Pride heads down to Birmingham to take in the sights at Birmingham Comic Con.
Books. We love books. According to Forbes.com, consumers spend $5.25 Billion annually on Amazon.com just on books. E-books accounted for just 30% of all book sales. That’s a lot of dough, but they could make so much more off of these ideas. Now, do you remember the first novel you ever read? Probably not if […]
Attention, Oncers! Do you smell that? That late-September smell that tells us, yes, our show is coming back. In just a few short days on September 28th, the show that’s had us spell-bound for three years is coming back to us after a 140 day hiatus. The first episode will be called “A Tale of […]
Sorry Trubies, but the news is real and true: True Blood is to end after Season 7 in 2014. HBO confirmed today that the seventh season will be its last. The next season will comprise of ten episodes and will air in the summer of 2014. HBO’s network president, show creator Alan Ball and showrunner Brian […]
When The Newsroom was initially recommended to me I was nervous. I didn’t want to dislike a show that the recommender loved so much but I was apprehensive because it has a political lining; something I tend stear clear of, for fear I might not understand it. However, I decided to give it a chance […]
Material Culture Different cultures may have the same things we have in America, however they may not be used the same way we use them. Let’s take the television for example. In America it is a source of entertainment, education and a news. We happen to be a “rich” country though, where the majority of families can […]