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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

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