Episode 99 – Frickin’ “Lasers”

of dragons and starships – Episode 99 – Frickin’ “Lasers”

Is this really necessary? Don’t we have enough bad Star Trek reboots? Now it’s time to “Discover” another one! Angus play with his “laser” and accidentally burns the cat. CJ plays with the cat and gets burned by a “laser”.

End of mission…

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Obits

GI Joe inventor dead 

http://comicbook.com/tv-shows/2017/05/09/g-i-joe-inventor-stanley-weston-dead/

Michael Parks 

https://www.yahoo.com/news/michael-parks-apos-kill-bill-170553385.html

Doug Netter

https://www.facebook.com/groups/578108902293988/permalink/1161832500588289/

Powers Boothe 

https://www.yahoo.com/tv/powers-boothe-emmy-winning-character-actor-dead-68-021733028.html

 

News

Tau Zero gets a NASA grant 

http://www.centauri-dreams.org/?p=37577

New Blade Runner Trailer 

https://youtu.be/MU6wytaYID8

Giant wave (radiation) in the Perseus Galaxy 

https://phys.org/news/2017-05-scientists-giant-perseus-galaxy-cluster.html

Komodo Dragons bring down a Water Buffalo 

Holy Shit

http://mobile.the-scientist.com/article/49317/dragons-on-the-hunt

Seeing with the hand

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2017/05/170503131939.htm

Using light to alter conductivity on semi-conductors 

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2017/05/170503100841.htm

American Gods by Neil Gaiman 

https://www.starz.com/series/americangods/featured?gclid=CjsKDwjw0cXIBRCxjqnE3K3sHhIkAL1LezR8ducU7jNshTuirigRaorzeS7ejLCJmbXoQQPqBVRcGgJZjvD_BwE

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/American_Gods

Older settlement than the Pyramids in Canada?

http://inhabitat.com/researchers-discover-14000-year-old-canadian-village-one-of-north-americas-oldest/

Virtual Couch Trip? 

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2017/05/170508130912.htm

Is that a robot in your colon or did to eat the 3 day old steamed clams? 

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2017/05/170508112504.htm

Just when you thought we knew everything about Plutonium. 

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2017/05/170508112454.htm

Organic-Layered Electronics 

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2017/05/170508112403.htm

LM Hybrid Airship…explained

http://lockheedmartin.com/us/products/HybridAirship.html?linkId=100000000369458

Cray entering the AI push 

https://www.extremetech.com/computing/249149-cray-announces-new-ai-focused-supercomputers

Map of Blackholes (Still not a porno) 

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2017/05/170519131811.htm

Star Trek: Discovery trailer 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4dxe_ugmIVM&t=69s

The Orville 

https://www.facebook.com/TheOrville/videos/134880717058405/?autoplay_reason=user_settings&video_container_type=0&video_creator_product_type=0&app_id=273465416184080&live_video_guests=0

Question of the Week

At what point does a sci fi show/movie/book not be sci fi and crosses over into fantasy? (i.e. handwaving)

 

Reviews

Audiobooks

The Collapsing Empire, The Interdependancy Book 1

Written by John Scalzi and narrated by Wil Wheaton.

https://angus48.wordpress.com/2017/04/24/audiobook-review-another-win-for-scalzi-and-wheaton/

CURRENT SCIFI/FANTASY/Horror TV-MOVIE

Get Out

Starring Jordan Peele

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Get_Out_(film)

VINTAGE SCIFI/FANTASY TV-MOVIES

Star Trek TOS

S2E20

Return to Tomorrow

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0708445/

http://memory-alpha.wikia.com/wiki/Return_to_Tomorrow_(episode)

B5

S1E14

TKO

Cheesy but fun.

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0517696/

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/TKO_(Babylon_5)

 

B-MOVIE BLINDNESS

Laser Mission(1989) Brandon Lee

https://youtu.be/dJN7bFWNg8M

 

Shameless Plug Ins

Angus H Day

Next You Universe

CJ McKee

Mountain Dragon Media

Paul Schiola

http://sputniksupplies.com/

Zack “The Mothman” Daggy

http://www.zackdaggy.com/

 

PSA:  Consume Entertainment, Review it.  Be legit, do not return.  Selling dead tree used is cool.  Returning ebooks and audio books is theft.

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