The secret may finally be out! National Geographic’s Nerd Nite returned to San Diego Comic Con for the third year in a row and was more popular than ever. The new venue @HotelSolamar makes for an awesome backdrop to @NatGeo‘s #NerdNite! #SDCC pic.twitter.com/JySoZU6DFP — NERDOPHILES (@nerdophiles) July 22, 2016 This […]
“The Martian” Bring’s Andy Weir’s Novel To Life Brilliantly
[youtube=https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ej3ioOneTy8&w] The Martian (2015) Release Date: October 2, 2015 Cast: Matt Damon, Jeff Daniels, Sean Bean, Jessica Chastain, Kristen Wiig, Michael Pena, Kate Mara, Sebastian Stan, Aksel Hennie, Shiwetel Ejiofor, Donald Glover, Mackenzie Davis Director: Ridley Scott Studio: Genre Films, International Traders, Mid Atlantic Films, Scott Free Productions, Twentieth Century […]
‘The Martian’ is Amazing and I Waited Way Too Long to Read It
The Martian Author: Andy Weir Release Date: February 11, 2014 Publisher: Crown Genre(s): Science Fiction Rating: ★★★★★ Review Spoilers: — GoodReads | Amazon The Martian has been languishing away on my ‘to be read’ list since it first came out. I have no excuse for leaving it there for so long. I have wanted to read it for […]
Two Trailers for “The Martian” Tease a Humanistic Sci-Fi Survival Story in Dead-Opposite Ways
Director Ridley Scott made a name for himself mainly with his science fiction films, but between the stark horror of Alien, the prophetic dystopia of Blade Runner, and the grand pretentiousness of Prometheus, he’s yet to make a movie with a primary focus on character. His 2015 movie The Martian looks like it may change […]
Kickstarter Round-Up: Spaaaaaaaaace!
PeriAreion I can’t play action games to save my avatar’s life, but I have such fond memories of Sid Meier’s Alpha Centauri that this Kickstarter is bringing back. PeriAreion is a real-time strategy game that plops you and your team of colonists down on Mars, where the goal is to […]
Del Rey’s Red Rising Release Day Flash Giveaway is Happening Now!
So Red Rising from Del Rey is probably one of my most anticipated books of the year. I have review copy sitting at the top of my digital book stack right now. Once I’m done with Fire & Blood it’s the next on my list. I would have read this […]
Fresh Water Discovered On Mars
NASA’s Curiosity Rover has been roaming around Mars for nearly two years now, and it’s been reported today that it’s just found some fresh water. Curiosity’s mission has been to assess whether or not Mars is or ever was habitable for microbial life, and the latest information from NASA confirms […]
Doctor Who: Cold War Recap
“It’s the ’80s, everything’s bigger!” This week the Doctor and Clara found themselves in 1983 on a nuclear submarine with Russian soldiers, a walkman-wearing professor, and a 5,000-year-old Martian soldier. But honestly, could we expect any less? Featuring Liam Cunningham and Tobias Menzies (Davos Seaworth and Edmure Tully in Game […]