Tag Archives: Science Fiction

The Catholic Geek Radio Show: War of the Dragons 08/13

The Catholic Geek: War of the Dragons 08/13 by We Built That Network | Books Podcasts: //percolate.blogtalkradio.com/offsiteplayer?hostId=533877&episodeId=10201891   The August 13th podcast will be live at 7:00PM Eastern and include eight Dragon Award nominated authors for 2017, including Our Host: Declan Finn, For Best … Continue reading

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Quick Anime Review: Mob Psycho 100

It’s been a while, folks! And I’m a good deal late on this review (blame the part-time work I’ve picked up in the meantime–a small blessing, but it does interfere with my blogging), but I’m determined to get it through … Continue reading

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Military SF Tech @DragonCon, 2016

This was a fun little panel that I was surprised by — mostly that I got such good video feed. “There’s an awful lot of high tech in military science fiction. Some of it is solidly based on current science/tech. … Continue reading

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A Flight of Dragon Awards

DragonCon is a convention that takes place every year over the Labor Day weekend in downtown Atlanta, GA. It is, by all accounts, the largest sci-fi and fantasy convention on the planet Earth. If you don’t believe me, their minimum … Continue reading

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The Machines That Teach Us To Be Human

One of my favorite shows, Person of Interest, recently wrapped up its five-season run, and did so in such a way that makes discussing it an absolute imperative for geeks everywhere. This show may have started as a fun twist … Continue reading

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TONIGHT on The Catholic Geek Radio Show: the Military in Fiction

http://percolate.blogtalkradio.com/offsiteplayer?hostId=533877&episodeId=9055475     At 7 PM, EST, Jonathan LaForce joins us to discuss how to create proper military characters in science fiction and fantasy. Building proper military characters in science fiction and fantasy, including ranks, behaviors and attitudes. A former … Continue reading

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Review: The Big Sheep

When Rob Kroese he gave me a copy of The Big Sheep to review, I thought it would just be another book that I would cross off of my list and move on. Anyway, this book was quite a surprise. No, seriously, … Continue reading

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The Catholic Geek: Erin Lale on WorldCon 09/20 

Description Tonight, host Declan Finn (Honor at Stake) will talk with Damnation Press’ Erin Lale, as Erin gives us an after action report on this year’s WorldCon. Erin Lale is an author and editor. She’s a frequent contributor to Perihelion … Continue reading

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Writing Catholic Novels

I was recently asked to write about Catholicism in my novels. Going through Honor at Stake, one might pick up on the fact that I’m Catholic. It’s only in about a quarter of the novel, after all. I built my … Continue reading

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The Force of Star Wars’ Legacy

Star Wars is a cultural icon, a film with a history spanning decades across the world. Not only did it inspire countless people to explore the world of science fiction, but it also turned into a bedrock for Hollywood screenwriting. … Continue reading

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Star Trek Returns to the Smaller Screen

This has been a strange few days.  First, Van Helsing is making a comeback that makes very little sense. Then, His Dark Materials is rising from the grave like some stupid Hammer Horror film. And now, Star Trek is coming back to television! Seriously, … Continue reading

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Review: The Man in the High Castle

As we know, Amazon, like Netflix, has been getting into producing their own shows.  So far, Netflix has hit the jackpot, with shows like Daredevil and the continuation of Longmire.  Amazon, not so much.  I watched the trailer for their … Continue reading

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Review: Babylon 5

I can’t believe we’ve had this blog up for this long without a single one of us doing a review of one of the greatest science fiction television shows of all time, Babylon 5.  Just to put it in perspective, … Continue reading

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SciTech: Printed Prosthetics

Not too long ago, science fiction author John Ringo stated that science was getting ahead of his fiction. He could no longer handwavium away details and move on — he would have learn all the intricate details. These are prosthetic … Continue reading

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Game So As to Win: What is Competitive Gaming?

A hulking man in an orange military uniform squares off against a blue-clad Chinese kung fu artist. A horde of undead marshals an army against a force of wood-elves. A band of five warriors (who all look completely different and … Continue reading

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Classic Reviews: Forbidden Planet

These days, it’s easy to love being a geek, what with all the Marvel movies and shows, various urban fantasy shows, tons of great books to read, and even favorite classic video games possibly making a comeback. Geek has become … Continue reading

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