Sci-fi fans invade Scottsdale this weekend

It’s not too late. You can still geek out this weekend at CopperCon, the annual Arizona science fiction and fantasy convention at the Embassy Suites Scottsdale, 4415 E. Paradise Village Pkwy S., Phoenix. [MAP] Guests include author, songwriter and performer Steven Brust; writer Greg Weisman, creator of the Disney cartoon Gargoyles and producer of the […]

Continue

And that’s the way it is: the new Cronkite School opens in downtown Phoenix

ASU IMAGES Today the new Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication officially opened for classes in downtown Phoenix. As a Cronkite School alumnus (class of ’01) who knows well the state of the old school in Tempe, I was thrilled with the rare privilege of checking out the new facility last week as […]

Continue

As one ‘Gate’ shuts, another opens: ‘Stargate Universe’ in early ’09

MGM/SCI FI CHANNEL Sci Fi Channel may have canceled the Stargate SG-1 spinoff Stargate Atlantis — the company announced it would end after its current fifth season and be followed by at least one telefilm — but they’re moving forward with a long-teased third series. And they’re moving fast! Expect to see a two-hour premiere […]

Continue