Jun 072015
 
Nichelle Nichols Recovering from Minor Stroke

Like every other Star Trek fan, I was concerned when I read that Nichelle Nichols had suffered a stroke late last week. We then learned over the weekend that the stroke was a minor one, and that she is now recovering. We at Starbasegeek.com pray for a speedy and full recovery for our favorite communications [Read more…]

May 272015
 
Not All Geeks Are The Same

An interesting thing happened a few years ago at a Dragon Panel I was attending. The purpose of the panel was to essentially chew out the SyFy channel over their numerous shortcomings, especially how they viewed their target audience. It was a fun panel with people in the crowd giving their two cents. I particularly [Read more…]

May 262015
 
My Love/Hate Affair with SyFy

When it was announced in the early 1990s that there was going to be a cable channel devoted to sci-fi programming, I just about flipped my gourd. Such news was received with rapture as finally geeks were finally going to get some love in the form of their own channel. That channel was, of course, [Read more…]

May 222015
 
Paul McGann Coming to Dragon Con 2015

Like many other geeks, I’ve been checking out the Dragon Con lineup page on a daily basis to see who’s attending this year. So far, the roster is not that impressive (which is normally the case when it’s still almost four months to the convention), but the news today made me jump up and cheer. [Read more…]

May 202015
 
Steven Moffat Staying Through Doctor Who Series 10

It appears that Steven Moffat is staying put at Doctor Who for the foreseeable future. It’s been reported that the BBC has signed him to stay through season 10. Moffat imparted the news at an event in New York, where he said that he had “just signed up for another year.” While some are cheering [Read more…]