Get your Mars on!

A long time ago, on a planet far away, alien races fought in good versus evil battles prompted by complicated politics and religious & ideological differences. No, I’m not talking about the Star Wars story, but its predecessor by 65 years, A Princess of Mars, otherwise known as the John Carter of Mars saga (AKA […]

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Ooh Pandora is a place on Earth

In a case of life imitating art, James Cameron has traveled to Brazil to support indigenous groups trying to save the Amazon rainforest by taking a stand against a titanic hydroelectric project. Of course, he was also in town to promote the DVD release of Avatar, his 3-D sci-fi epic about the natives of the […]

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Geek icons up for TIME ‘Most Influential’ honors

Neil Gaiman, writer of the Hugo-nominated Batman collection Whatever Happened to the Caped Crusader?, is already up for an even higher honor: TIME magazine’s list of the Top 100 Most Influential People of 2010. Also among the 200 nominees: DC Entertainment president Diane Nelson, Avatar visionary James Cameron, Dr. Horrible himself Neil Patrick Harris, the […]

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