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#ThrowbackThursday The Vampire Diaries, Pilot

#ThrowbackThursday The Vampire Diaries, Pilot

The Vampire Diaries Season One, Episode One, Pilot First Aired: 10 September 2009 Foggy Wood Introduction Why is Mystic Falls’ wood so smoky/foggy? Forget vampires, werewolves and witches, the biggest supernatural mystery is how a wood in dreary weather can look like a forest fire aftermath. This literally sets the scene for every The Vampire … Continue reading

#ThrowbackThursday Smallville Pilot

#ThrowbackThursday Smallville Pilot

Smallville Season One, Episode One, Pilot First aired: 16 October 2001 Evolution of Lex’s hair: A curly unnatural orange – tuft – bald. 1989 Something sciency stirs in space. Meanwhile, an unsuspecting town sign goes about its day-to-day signage. It reads: “Smallville: Creamed Corn Capital of the World.” Luthor and son fly overhead in one … Continue reading

Review: The Tomorrow People, Pilot

Review: The Tomorrow People, Pilot

What is it about this TV show premise that producers’ cannot lay to rest? With the amount of reboots in a pretty short space of time, The Tomorrow People must be an exceptional story that producers are seeking to perfect. Rodger Price created The Tomorrow People in the 1970s as a children’s sci-fi show for … Continue reading

#ThrowbackThursday A Very Supernatural Christmas

#ThrowbackThursday A Very Supernatural Christmas

Season’s greetings! To celebrate this ever so timely decision to begin blogging a series of sci-fi/fantasy #ThrowbackThursday posts, here is a Christmas special. With Supernatural having a themed episode for just about everything, it took little effort to remember the episode where the cardigan-wearing pagan gods celebrated Christmas by pulling Sam’s fingernail off!  Supernatural Season … Continue reading

6 Fan Themer Themes for Android

6 Fan Themer Themes for Android

Need a reminder of how much of a raging geek you are when you look at your phone’s home screen? Us too. Themer is a new Android app that allows you to change your smartphone home screen theme. It’s nice to finally give your home screen a personal touch without battery-draining live wallpapers and boxy … Continue reading

Doctor Who 50th Anniversary

Doctor Who 50th Anniversary

Half a century of hiding behind the sofa, an array of bizarre monsters to creepy kids – “Are you my mummy?” – and holding the title of world’s longest-running sci-fi TV show while still holding fans’ interest, Doctor Who is definitely a show to be celebrated. What other way is there than to celebrate with … Continue reading

Top 3 Fan Convention Guests

Top 3 Fan Convention Guests

Rogue Events have seen many a sci-fi star entertain the convention halls. Here, they list their top three. Chris Gauthier (Supernatural, Harper’s Island, Watchmen) was simply amazing.  He changed his professional work schedule to ensure he could make the convention, as he really wanted to attend. He was more than happy to spend as much time … Continue reading

Organising a Fan Convention

Organising a Fan Convention

Conventions have to be on any hardcore sci-fi fan’s bucket list. Geekybit talks to Rogue Events about the ups and downs of organising cons. For many people a TV show ends when the credits roll. Not for fan convention attendees. And certainly not for the fans that organise these conventions. They take their passion for … Continue reading