It is happening… Again. Twin Peaks return to TV in 2016!

Social media is exploding with this story today, and rightly so: Twin Peaks, the series that inspired much of the great TV drama that we have enjoyed for decades, will return to the airwaves on Showtime in 2016. Not to go into too…

A letter from the mayor of Twin Peaks

The Twin Peaks nostalgia continues, this time with a scan of the letter from the Mayor of Twin Peaks the Honorable Dwayne Milford. This letter was sent to members of the Twin Peaks fan club along with the free Twin…

The Twin Peaks “Family Tree”

Lots of people are buzzing about the potential return of one of my favorite shows, Twin Peaks, after a couple of cryptic tweets were simu-posted by creators Mark Frost and David Lynch. “That gum you like is coming back in…

How to play “Trek God”

Blatantly ripped off from Drew McWeeney at HitFix, earlier this year I started doing a Star Trek “party game” with some of my Trek fan friends. The premise is simple: If you were “Trek God” like Q and could take…

The Warrior's Battlejacket from Battlestar Galactica!

The Warrior’s Battlejacket from Battlestar Galactica!

If you were a fan of Battlestar Galactica in the late 70s, there was one thing you coveted (OK, two things, if you count Jane Seymour or Maren Jensen) – that flight jacket. And you could actually buy one! You,…

The Moonbase Alpha Technical Notebook!

The Moonbase Alpha Technical Notebook!

I STILL want this. Way back in the 70s, fan-made blueprints of SF settings ships and gear were REALLY popular. It all started with the Star Fleet Technical Manual from Franz Joseph, which provided a lot of unofficial Star Trek…

Celebrating Pizzazz magazine

Celebrating Pizzazz magazine

Anybody remember Pizzazz Magazine? It was an attempt by Marvel Comics to enter the teen magazine market in the late seventies, and I was a subscriber. I LOVED Pizzazz, because it was a lot more geeky than other magazines (it had a…

Happy 50th Anniversary to The Man From U.N.C.L.E.!

“Open Channel D.” This is a heck of a week for spy fans. Last week was the 50th anniversary of the release of Goldfinger, and today marks the 50th anniversary of the first episode of The Man From U.N.C.L.E. U.N.C.L.E….

The #StarTrek “cheat sheet”

As you may see from some of my other posts, I’m kind of a Star Trek fan, and have been one most of my life. I grew up on reruns of the original series and over the years have watched…

Video: 1977 interview with Patrick McGoohan, “The Prisoner Puzzle”

This is a 35 minute conversation with Patrick McGoohan, talking about The Prisoner for Canadian television on the tenth anniversary of the program. He gets a bit fired up in response to a couple of questions, and his explanation of…