I was there at the dawn of the Third Age of Mankind. It began in the Earth year 2257, with the founding of the last of the Babylon stations... This month marks the 25th anniversary of the airing of the Babylon 5 pilot movie, "The Gathering," and the start of Babylon 5's five-year run. In... Continue Reading →
There is a TV show true to the spirit of Star Trek, fun to watch, full of optimism, not afraid to tackle tough issues. And that show is The Orville.
This week brought the debut of "The Orville," the new sci-fi television series from Seth MacFarlane. Better known as the creator of "Family Guy", MacFarlane might seem an unlikely suspect for a quality sci-fi series, but he also served as executive producer on the (rather well-done) reboot of "Cosmos". He is also well-known to be... Continue Reading →
Earth Alliance Station Babylon 5. It has solar panels despite being powered by fusion reactors because, y'know, green. Babylon 5 is one of those television shows that comes along once a generation. Its influence was so great that, twenty years later, it still has its share of loyal fans (and misguided detractors). Of course, every... Continue Reading →
Babylon 5. A groundbreaking show for its time and resources, season one left quite an impression on my twelve-year-old self at the time. This January marked the 20th anniversary of the initial airing of its first season. I recently rewatched the entire five-year story arc on DVD, and just today I saw rumblings of the... Continue Reading →