Vacant Expressions 70: Event Horizon Picture, Star Wars Trailer, and Heavy Breathing

We discuss the big reveal from the Event Horizon Project, but it isn’t the black hole at the center of our galaxy. It’s some piece of shit named M87 some place far away. We talk space travel and the best space show right now The Expanse. Then the Star Wars trailer released this week, a […]

Vacant Expressions 69: Event Horizon Project and More

Jon and Wes start with a random discussion on whether they should avoid trailers before a movie or analyze them closely for clues like so many. Then they move on to the big science news, the Event Horizon Project about to release the first images of a black hole ever!!!! If only Stephen Hawking had […]

Vacant Expressions 64: The Church of Nerddom Needs a Reformation

There is a dark and ugly part of nerd-dom in desperate need of a reformation. Wes tries to convince Jon that the toxic, intolerant group behind all the trolling, gamergate, Comicon harassment, and internet anger has a lot in common with the Catholic Church just before the Reformation. Their undeserved sense of authority and obsession […]

Thrawn by Timothy Zahn

– By J.W. Fox – Thrawn was my third Star Wars novel of the Disney Canon. Of the three, it is the first to focus on a real villain, and the first about a character from the Legends/Expanded Universe. My first introduction to Thrawn was through Star Wars Rebels, not the EU novels.  Hence my […]

Thoughtcrime 47: Sci Fi News, Plus a Review of Incorporated

  January has been lean on the movie and TV front. We did get a few bits a news about Star Wars Episode VIII and Star Trek: Discovery. I also do a quick review of the last couple episodes of Star Wars Rebels. Plus I give my midseason review of Incorporated and basically lay out […]

Thoughtcrime 46: A Look at the Year Ahead

    A look to the year ahead in TV shows, movies, and more. We got a brand new Star Trek series, Star Wars Episode VIII, as well as a war with Apes, another world war with zombies, a Handmaid’s Tale, Expanse, Humans, and of course about a dozen superhero movies.