RIP Majel Barrett Roddenberry

FIRST LADY OF STAR TREK" MAJEL BARRETT RODDENBERRY PASSES AWAY AT THE AGE OF 76 | News - Roddenberry ProductionsI"m stunned and saddened to hear of Mrs. Roddenberry's passing away this morning. While she will be best remembered for her part of the Star Trek dynasty, I will also remember her for the other Roddenberry programs she helped get developed, Earth: Final Conflict and Andromeda. She will be missed. I hope the forthcoming Star Trek movie will be dedicated to her memory.It's been a number of years since I wiled away my time at Gene Roddenberry's Philosophysphere (before it was...

The sphere is returning

*shock* *gasp* Two posts in two days!. (j/k. I'm trying to get back into the habit of posting to this poor neglected LJ at least once a day as ell as get back to reading and commenting on others LJs.) Anyway, if all goes as planned the Thirdsphere.Net relaunch will happen January 1, 2009. I've let Sebacea.com pass into fandom history (if anyone even remembers it, lol) and will be archiving the old site with Thirdsphere. Right now in the final graphics touch ups and debugging to all segments except the fiction archive. After much consideration I decided to redo...

Top SciFi Movie Pick Thoughts

Moviefone's Top SciFi Movie PicksPersonally I prefer to break up my ranking of science fiction films into three categories: Classic Science fiction (pre-1970), Modern Science Fiction (70s-Present), and Parody Science Fiction. That said, I think they missed out on some films but its hard to tell whether the list was based on favorites or films that impacted the genre and brought something new to SF in their time. Some did both, but a number listed really did neither.I've never seen Metropolis though I would love to. I'm sure it would fall into my top 10 classic SF category along with...