Fuzzy Nation

I just finished reading Fuzzy Nation by John Scalzi. This is a reimagining of H. Beam Piper’s Little Fuzzy. John Scalzi brought he bit of classic sci-fi up to a modern style. The story features a prospector, Jack Holloway, and his dog who stumble upon a valuable gem deposit on a planet devoid of intelligent …

Bear in Málaga

It’s cool to see one of my favorite composers performing in my adopted city. Bear McCreary is know for his work on SyFy and SciFi show soundtracks. I first noticed his work in Battlestar Galactica as weaved jimi Hendrix’s “All Along the Watchtowers” into the show’s musical theme. From the pictures it looks like he …

The Apes will Rise

Whenever you go into the theater to see a new movie in an old franchise you run the risk of being disappointed. Series like Superman, Batman, Star Trek, Battlestar Galactica even Fletch have all been given the “reimagining” treatment with varying degrees of success. I went into Rise of the Planet of the Apes with …