Posts in category "Sci-Fi"

Review of Syfy's Freakishly Addicting 'Opposite Worlds'

Review of Syfy's Freakishly Addicting 'Opposite Worlds'
I’ve spent the last 24hrs. of my life working, barely sleeping, and marathoning all 12 episodes of a new Syfy Channel reality competition series called Opposite Worlds. Opposite Worlds is a reality game show that some have described as a combination of Big Brother meets The Hunger Games. Before this week, I hadn’t even heard... Read more »

Is Nicolas Cage a real-life vampire?

If this isn't a photograph of the immortal Nicolas Cage, then we definitely found his doppelgänger.
Vampires have been all the rage in pop culture over the past few years. Not being a huge vampire fanatic myself, even I have Vampire Diaries recorded on my DVR every week. These supernatural creatures have been sensationalized, and rightly so, they’re complete bad-asses (unless they sparkle…that’s not bad-ass at all, that’s just silly). Could... Read more »

No Ordinary Family

No Ordinary Family cast ABC © 2010 ABC has a new sci-fi drama that centers around a typical American family that gains super powers after their small plane crashes in the Amazon River. I have to admit, when I first saw commercials for this series I had some doubts. Michael Chiklis stars as the dad,... Read more »

Meet real life superhumans!

Meet real life superhumans!
It’s no secret that the world loves superheroes. With the popularity of blockbusters like Iron Man, Watchmen, and The Dark Knight, it’s very clear that superheroes have gone mainstream. 20/20 has found real life people who seem to have superhuman abilities! Never have I been more excited to see a 20/20 special. Tomorrow 20/20 will... Read more »

Can't Get Enough of Smallville

Just two of the most gorgeous people on Earth! Erica Durance as Lois Lane, and Tom Welling as Clark Kent. When I was 16, I fell in love with the perfect guy. He was handsome, charming, smart, chivalrous, and he was Kryptonian. His name was Clark Kent…the show was Smallville, and 9 years later, it’s... Read more »

Life Imitating Art

As any cosplayer knows, getting your picture taking is as common as saying “hello” when you’re at a convention. The key to taking a great photo in costume is having the perfect pose. To channel your character, it’s quite common to strike one of their signature poses. I’ve come across a few cosplay photos that... Read more »

Iron Man Auction

If you’re a memorabilia junkie, and you just have to have the most screen accurate props, AND you’re an Iron Man fan, then Chicago is where you want to be! C2E2 will be conducting an Iron Man Auction which include exclusive props and costumes seen in the original Iron Man film released in 2008. Nearly... Read more »

Cyphan: Sci-fi & Fantasy United

  It seems like 2010 is the year for new cons! Cyphan is a first year sci-fi/fantasy convention coming to Wheeling this June. It’s always hard to gauge how well a con will do its first year. Finding guests, spreading the word, getting volunteers, and ultimately getting people to attend is tough. Despite the modest... Read more »

Cosplay = Double Life

Nash as the Mighty Morphin Yellow Ranger @ Anime Central 2007 (photo by It has come to my attention that a good number of people out there have no idea what cosplay is!!! SHOCKING!!! Don’t fret. You’re in luck. Let me break it down for you. Let’s start with the word cosplay. The word... Read more »