Michael O'Hare, the little-known actor who earned his place in sci-fi history when he joined the original cast of Babylon 5 in 1992, died Friday after suffering a heart attack several days earlier. He was 60.
One of the things I love about Comic-Con happens long after Hall H has emptied and the cosplayers have disrobed. Days later, when I've reemerged from the come-down, I go through all the random crap I grabbed on impulse and discover a few nuggets of geek gold.
Syfy's new series Dream Machines (which premieres Tuesday at 10/9C) is all about dreaming big to get the futuristic super vehicle you've always wanted. Well today, we're dreaming extra big—interstellar starship big.
Sci-fi is all about the world-building. From new cultures to alien races, you almost have to create a new sandbox to play in. And what does every real and fictional culture need? Language. And what does every language need? A few juicy expletives, that's what.