NASA’s second attempt to launch the Artemis I Moon Mission takes place at 2:17 p.m. EDT on Saturday, September 3. Although the capsule contains no humans, it represents a step to returning astronauts to the moon and beyond. Details on the Artemis missions may be found here.
Author Archives: JD DeLuzio
Toronto Fan Expo
I finally attended Toronto Fan Expo, the third-largest nerd-con in North America. I was a panelist, though the literary panels fall very much in the shadow of the celebrity guests, gaming, and cosplayers.
The cosplayers also dominate my video. Enjoy!
TV Review: The Sandman (Season One)
If dreams disappear, so will humanity.
The long-awaited adaptation of Neil Gaiman’s The Sandman has finally dropped the
ten eleven episodes of Season One. It covers Preludes and Nocturnes, The Doll’s House, and a bit of Dream Country.
Weekend Review: Undone, Season One
We haven’t been doing summer weekend reviews of older films and shows, so here’s a bingeworthy series from 2019 which received a surprise second season in 2022. We’ll get to that (and Sandman) later. Meanwhile, here are four fascinating, rotoscoped hours of psychological drama, comedy, dark secrets, and time-travel.
Nichelle Nichols, R.I.P.
Nichelle Nichols, the groundbreaking actress best-known as Lt. Uhura in the original Star Trek series and subsequent films, has died of natural causes. She was 89 years old.
TV Series Review: Paper Girls (Season One)
I am a fan of the graphic novel, which was the timey-whimy and less nostalgia-smitten Stranger Things with female protagonists, before Stranger Things existed. I awaited the Amazon adaptation with hope and trepidation.
Season One dropped this past weekend. What’s the verdict?
Alan Grant, R.I.P.
Legendary and influential comics writer Alan Grant has died at the age of 73. He is best-known for his work on Batman and Judge Dredd.
Star Trek: Strange New Worlds– “Spock Amok” and “Lift Us Where Suffering Cannot Reach”
The two most recent episodes of Strange New Worlds include a quirky comedy and a riff on an old philosophical question, one better explored in a classic story by Ursula K. Le Guin.
Star Trek: Strange New Worlds Review– “Memento Mori”
Strange New Worlds serves up some military SF this week, keeps the enemies in the shadows, and delivers the strongest episode thus far.
Thor returns with Love and Thunder!
Marvel’s next entry in the MCU brings back Thor, Valkyrie, and Thor… And a few other gods….