Earlier this week the first picture of the Enterprise from next summer’s Star Trek film was released. In case you’ve not been paying attention to the development of J.J. Abrams’ new Star Trek film, it’s a tale of the classic characters — Kirk, Spock, McCoy, and all the rest — during their original five-year mission. … Continue reading On Death Comes to Time and the new starship Enterprise
I was out, on the road, this weekend. I’ll write about it later. For the nonce, I listened to Death Comes to Time, the Doctor Who audio from 2001, and found it surprisingly better than I remembered. It’s only in its final fifteen minutes that it goes terribly wrong. The journey to that point, however, … Continue reading On Random Road Thoughts
I bought some comics recently. Aetheric Mechanics Avatar Press Written by Warren Ellis Art by Gianluca Pagliarani In the year 1907, England is at war with Ruritania on the Continent. France is besieged,and Grand Fenwick has been overrun by Ruritanian forces. England’s spacefleet is keeping London safe, while Ruritanian ships are sighted off Mars, and … Continue reading On Things I’ve Been Reading
If you choose to believe The Sun — which, like a stopped clock, is right only twice a day — there’s an exciting bit of Doctor Who casting coming up in the next season.