Science Fiction

Avatar vs Star Wars
The Free Beer & Hot Wings Morning Show just brought this to my attention, it has been a while since "Avatar" hit the theaters. When it was breaking the box office, some people made the bold statement that "Avatar" is this generations "Star Wa…
The Nerdy Burden
Last night I saw "The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies" for my wife's birthday. As soon as we had left the theater, our friends began voicing their complaints and grievances regarding the movie.
Come To The Disney Side, We Have Star Wars Now.
When I heard about the Lucasfilm and Disney merger I had to comment. I am a huge fan. Like Billy Fucillo Huge. I saw the original Star Wars in 1977 at the Vail Mills Drive-in near Broadalbin, when my older sister Kathy, decided to take me because we both shared a love of science fiction. Star Trek w…
Build Your Own Working Tricorder – Tech Thursday
Lately I've been on a Star Trek kick. I've been watching some old episodes of Enterprise and The Next Generation. So when I came across a story about a Canadian man building a real working Tricorder, I had to check it out. The really interesting part about it is, he's doing it open so…
Albany Sci-Fi Fans, AlbaCon 2011 is Coming
I'm taking a break from Tech this Tuesday, to share something I had no idea was happening or even existed. I consider myself a Science Fiction geek. I wouldn't say I am a die hard, but I know what I like and usually stick to that. But I recently found out about a local convention where the…
Greetings Program! TRON: Legacy is coming!
And so, after 25 or so years, my geek dream is coming to life! A new TRON movie. Ever since I saw the first and was gobsmacked by the effects, I have dreamed of the day I could see the next chapter. And now, the house that the mouse built is making it come true.