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Archive for June, 2005

Hunt for FAB Gerry Anderson prizes at San Diego Con

by on Jun.30, 2005, under Conventions

FAB Gear writes Hunt for FAB Gerry Anderson prizes at San Diego Comic Con!

Online specialty retailer FAB Gear (Fabgearusa.com) is sponsoring FABHUNT! at this year’s San Diego Comic Con International, July 14th-17th at the San Diego Convention Center. The company will distribute promotional color postcards at various intervals and locations around the convention center.” Read More for the details. I want an Eagle!

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Tor Books, SCI FI Channel teaming up

by on Jun.29, 2005, under General News

The largest publisher of SF books is going to team up with the SCI FI Channel to produce “SCI FI Essentials”, which will be a cross-promotion system where Tor Books will promoted on SCIFI.COM, in SCI FI Magazine, and even on the SCI FI Channel itself. First up in July: Cory Doctorow’s Someone Comes to Town, Someone Leaves Town.


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new book-in Jim Long space agent series

by on Jun.26, 2005, under General News

Robin G Howard writes “PRESS RELEASE
www.sfauthorsite-JL.com Official site of author Robin G.Howard
If all the laws in the world became obsolete, murder, rape, sexual deviations, suicide, torture and all other aberrations would prevail. Television ratings would soar as sex and bloodlust audiences crave for more. Gladiatorial television would emerge with the strongest killing the strongest and wild animals devouring the weak. Vast audiences would press their red buttons to determine who lives and dies. The beast in man and woman would be released, destroying all around them in an orgy of fanatical thoughts and deeds.”
Read More for the complete release

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Hollywood’s best “beams”

by on Jun.25, 2005, under General News

Vue Weekly has a humorous article that talks about Hollywood’s best “beams” – lasers, blasters, whatever, with a look at the “Top 10” and an Honorable Mention.


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Star Wars makes top 10 in AFI’s Movie Quotes

by on Jun.22, 2005, under General News

The AFI last night announced the Top 100 movie quotes – and Star Wars came in at number 7 with “May the Force be with you.” A number of other genre movies make an appearance, with The Terminator, E.T: The Extraterrestrial, and the most recent movie in the list, The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers, “ringing” in at 85 with “My precious.”


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Stolen Dalek recovered

by on Jun.22, 2005, under Television

The Dalek that was stolen from Wookey Hole Caves has been found. Apparently the thieves contacted Cave owner Gerry Cottle, telling him where it was and that it was “too hot” to handle.


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More Who per the BBC

by on Jun.16, 2005, under Television

The BBC has announced that a third series of the new Doctor Who has already been comissioned, plus an additional Christmas special, adding 28 more episodes to the 13 already produced. The last one of the current series airs in the UK this Saturday. Also confirmed – contrary to previous reports, Billie Piper will appear throughout the second series.


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Andromeda auction starting Friday, June 3rd at 6PM

by on Jun.16, 2005, under General News

GateAngel writes “LEGENDS MEMORABILIA KICKS OFF ANDROMEDA PROP AUCTION

Press Release Dated 6-3-05

ANDROMEDA AUCTION STARTING FRIDAY, JUNE 3RD at 6PM PST

We will be adding more items daily until the end of the auction on JUNE 24th.
Please be sure to check back often to view the new listings! Check out the fabulous items already available for bidding.

http://members.ebay.com/aboutme/legends-memorabilia It’s late, but there is still a week left.


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Firefly episodes to air on SCI FI

by on Jun.15, 2005, under Television

Here’s something not Stargate related, although I KNOW I heard this a couple of weeks ago and could have sworn I posted it – SCI FI Channel will air all 14 episodes of Firefly – including the three never-aired episodes, and in the intended order – starting July 22nd in the 7pm time slot, prior to Stargate SG-1 – bah, so its still related 🙂


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Amanda Tapping to Guest at Gatecon 2005

by on Jun.15, 2005, under Conventions

GateAngel writes “We are pleased to announce that Amanda Tapping will be a special
guest at Gatecon 2005.

“Legends Memorabilia, who will be exhibiting at Gatecon, will be
featuring a wide range of memorabilia from various film and
television productions, including Stargate SG-1 and Andromeda.
Legends shall also be providing an array of set-used props as a
backdrop on the main stage, including the actual control consoles
from the deck of the ‘Andromeda’!”
Read More for a bit more detail. thanks to GateAngel for keeping me busy…but I need to find some non-SG related news… 🙂 A number of other celebrity guests will attend – check out the website for the complete list.

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