I have always liked cats, ever since I was a kid. I now own two dogs, which is a product of (who I am married to) x (where I live), but they are the only two dogs I have ever owned, while my family have had cats since I was a little kid. And the cat I own now is one of the coolest animals ever.
So to celebrate the cats in our life we are doing another Random Pop Culture list–the top twelve fictional cats that were played by real cats.
Continue reading Fictional Cats That Were Played by Real Cats [Random Pop Culture Top Twelve]
Concluding here our rundown of my 60 Favorite Fictional Artificial Intelligences.
This means things like robots, holograms, sentient computers, and so on from movies, TV shows, comics or books.
You can have a look here for Part One, which includes some of the rationale for this list, as well as some of the explanations and qualifications, and here for Part Two and here for Part Three and here for Part Four.
Continue reading Top 60 Favorite Fictional A.I.’s – Part Five [12-1]
Continuing here our rundown of my 60 Favorite Fictional Artificial Intelligences.
You can have a look here for Part One, which includes some of the rationale for this list, as well as some of the explanations and qualifications, and here for Part Two and here for Part Three.
Continue reading Top 60 Favorite Fictional A.I.’s – Part Four [24-13]
Life continues! And that means all the things that make up life continues. The School of Communication that I am helping to lead, the editing of the documentary about Sister Veronica, the editing of the documentary about Mt. Margaret Mission, and of course, as always, my film and television viewing.
Continue reading Stuff I’ve Read, Watched, Done – March 8, 2022
Apropos of nothing, I’ve been looking from time to time at what connections to Doctor Who can be found in other popular TV shows. As I mentioned recently, there is a lot of obvious overlap between the fandoms of Doctor Who and that of Red Dwarf. At least, I assume as much given that they are both British and science fiction TV.
(Daily Doctor Who #148)
Continue reading Red Dwarf–the Doctor Who connections
As I’ve mentioned lately, in November 1993 I took a bus to Chicago and met up with my friend Matt to attend a big convention: Visions ’93. The promotional material declared that it was in celebration of the 30th anniversary of Doctor Who (which debuted in 1963), the 15th anniversary of Blake’s 7 (which started in 1978), the 10th anniversary of Robin of Sherwood (which had premiered in, uh, 1984, actually), and the 6.5th anniversary of Red Dwarf (which had kicked off in early 1988.
(Daily Doctor Who #147)
Continue reading Science Fiction Convention Encounters: Danny John-Jules