Davis, General Hammond on ‘Stargate SG-1,’ dies at age 65

“SG-1, you have a go.” With those five simple words, Gen. George Hammond sent the heroes of Stargate SG-1 through a portal to adventure every week for eight years, before his character moved on to working directly with the White House and “Homeworld Security.” The man who played Hammond was Don S. Davis, and according […]

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‘The Incredible Hulk’ video game make Scott angry

IMAGES COURTESY OF SEGA Comic-book video games have always left something to be desired. That’s why in 2005 we were all happily surprised by Radical Entertainment’s The Incredible Hulk: Ultimate Destruction, a great smash-em-up Hulk game in a destructible, open-world environment with a decent story and good graphics. It’s a shame that three years later […]

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The apes, says Spain, should be treated humane

The Spanish parliament has voted to extend some human rights to apes. Yes, apes. As reported by Reuters, the resolution pledges Spain’s commitment to the Declaration on Great Apes, a 1993 document that demands the protection of our wild genetic relatives’ right to life, individual liberty and freedom from torture. If it becomes law in […]

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Books: From ‘Star Wars’ to noir wars

LUCAS BOOKS IMAGES If you’re like me and the most recent incarnations of Star Wars seem a bit cartoony for your taste (not that there’s anything wrong with that), you might enjoy the new “Coruscant Nights” series of books from Del Rey and prolific Star Wars novelist Michael Reaves. Jedi Twilight, Street of Shadows and […]

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Internet domain names: Anything goes – for a price

Board members of the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) are seen during a vote in Paris, Thursday, June 26, 2008. The Internet’s key oversight agency relaxed rules Thursday to permit the introduction of hundreds, perhaps thousands, of new Internet domain names to join “.com,” making the first sweeping changes in the network’s […]

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