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The Millennium Falcon from Star Wars VII: The Force Awakens Infinitely Looped

The #MillenniumFalcon from #StarWarsEpisodeVIII #TheForceAwakens Infinitely Looped: http://t.co/pSSxJfRgQL — The Captain! (@RoyMathur) November 30, 2014 Advertisements

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Coruscant Holo Net: Star Wars 7 Rumours

We’ve known for some time about Carrie Fisher, Harrison Ford and Mark Hamill’s supposed return to the franchise helmed by J.J. Abrams. A few days ago Metro and some other sources also reported that Carrie and Mark are both on … Continue reading

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#Cult Stuff: Star Wars #Cassette Tape and #Damned Vinyl #SciFi #Music

Moving is sad, mostly because of the stuff that you have to let go.  You would know this if you share the otaku gene.  So it was with great glee that I recently surfed up copies of two treasured items … Continue reading

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YouTube Trawl: Way of the Sword: Sulu (TOS), Star Wars (1), Matrix (2) #scifi

Star Wars: The Phantom Menace, Neeson et al training- Star Trek: The Naked Time, Takei talking about fencing- The Matrix: Reloaded, Morpheus killing a car- See also- Light Sabres Might Not Exist, But… Thanks toobers.

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Weird Al, Star Wars: The Saga Begins (American Pie Parody)

Is it just me who thinks that Al seems to be aging in reverse?     Hey Pete, this one’s for you.

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Star Wars: Underworld, Live Action TV Series Imminent? Video + Link

O-M-G!!! Interview with producer: + Empire News

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#StarWars Part VII: Roy's Random Rumour Round Up

Samauel L. Jackson says, repeatedly, that he wants to be in it. HuffingtonPost.com Michael Arndt, Ocsar awarded writer of Toy Story 3, will write it. Via StarWars.com Lawrence Kasdan (Empire Strikes Back, Return of the Jedi) and Simon Kinberg (Sherlock … Continue reading

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FAQs

A Scanner Nerdly Here are a few of my favourite things (and yes, I actually sang that line out loud): Toob? Star Trek, Blake’s 7, Doctor Who, Babylon 5, Thunderbirds. Flicks? 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968), The Man Who Fell … Continue reading

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Bibliography

The Never Ending Bibliography Fiction 2016, The Horus Box, Mystery/Action Adventure novel, Blurb: Traumatised bicycle courier and enigmatic African journalist are drawn into the mystery of the century, deep in the dark heart of London; a secret that will change … Continue reading

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Roy Random: Prediction for Game of Thrones Season 5 Finale and What I Want to Watch and Read

In the Game of Thrones season 5 finale, I predict that the set-piece spectacular will be when Cersei Lannister’s creepy pet necromancer, Maester Qyburn, resurrects a Terminatorised Ser Gregor “The Mountain” Clegane to rescue her from the Sparrows. What I want … Continue reading

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Roy's Rocket Radio Meets SciFi Tech Talk

Tonight I was kindly invited by Julie Kuehl, Mike McPeek and Jeff Syer as a guest on their SciFi Tech Talk podcast. Inevitably, and in the midst of really enjoying myself, Star Wars, Star Trek and Doctor Who were, of … Continue reading

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#SciFi: Hey, Banks! Keep Writing! (#IainMBanks)

The unpleasant recent news about writer Iain (M.) Banks got me thinking that, although I don’t consider myself a fan, I have read an awful lot of his books. Also, it is quite astonishing that I have found it difficult … Continue reading

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#Oz: The Great and Powerful: The ONLY #Movie #Review that Matters, Read this or Perish!

I watched the new Oz movie about two weeks ago at the Empire in Leicester Square. Having grown up on the original and been petrified as a kid by the Wicked Witch of the West, how did the new Sam … Continue reading

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Black Angel: Do Your Remember Seeing This #Fantasy #Movie?

Back at the dawn of time, I remember my mother taking me to see some movie, and this beguiling fantasy short came on before the main feature*.  There was a knight, a woman and and a clever twist, but that’s … Continue reading

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TechieTalk: Online Dating In #Mauritius

Mr. No-mance – I’m one of those unmatchable guys.  Whilst living in the UK, I joined the well known Desi dating site Shaadi.com.  This site did get me dates, but seemed to produce the most unlikely of pairings.  For example, … Continue reading

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Nerd Advice: How to Make Friends (And Not By Building A Robot Either)

I should be cleaning my boat right now, but St. Murphy has decided to bless us with rain, so here are my top three Dos and Don’ts regarding gaining friends- Don’t 1/ Ask for help moving. 2/ Mention you’ve been … Continue reading

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My #Marvel Gateway Drug: The Amazing #Spiderman Pocket Books Volume 1

These are the two Marvel pocket books that directly led to my life-long Spiderman obsession.  They came into my possession magically around the age of  seven or eight.  I say “magically” because I cannot honestly remember how I got them.  … Continue reading

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Spoiler Free Review: Prometheus – Miss Vickers, Are You A Robot?

Just back from the cinema. I watched Ridley Scott’s latest attempt to rehash his original 1979 meisterwerk. Fifth time lucky?  No chance. Pros: I’m feeling kind because it’s a sunny day, so I’ll start with the good bits. I  loved … Continue reading

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Yo, Ho, Ho and a Bottle of Venusian Rum: Summer Boat Restoration Project Part 2

Remember the boat that I bought at scrap value from eBay recently? Here it is again: Today I had a go at cleaning it. One of my neighbours generously helped create a little space around the boat, which is parked … Continue reading

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Movie Weekend Madness: John Carter (of Mars)

Hi, it’s movie weekend madness chez Roy’s, I started watching John Carter last night and finished it over breakfast. Dejah and John together forever.  OK, I can take the schmaltz, even the bit with a dog.  It is Disney after … Continue reading

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Latest Nerdery: Prototype 2, Mass Effect 3, Tiger Woods, Samsung S3, Snow White and Avoiding Work

Mon 07-May-2012 Xbox 360: Star Wars Special Edition Mon 14-May-2012 Video Games News Mon 21-May-2012 Superphones, Money and Evil Queens Mon 28-May-2012 An Office Workers Guide To Avoiding Work More stories about Gadgets, Video Games, Consoles, Computers, Apple, PC, Linux, … Continue reading

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The Smell of Fat, Teeshirts, Leather, SciFi Conventions… and Agriculture

About 12 months ago I had bloated up to massively obese 40 inch waist-line thanks to illness, twelves hours a day at the computer and junk-food.  Since then gym, vegetables and some sport has got me down to 36 inches.  … Continue reading

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Geek Pride

Dad looked over my newspaper tech column yesterday and said in a slightly shaky voice- “You know, they’re going to think you’re a geek!” He had JUST realised his son was a geek.  You’d have thought the books, comics, games, … Continue reading

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Wizardly Goodness: Playmobil Wizard's Workshop and Lego Kingdoms Wizard Key-Ring!

Nerds, especially computer nerds relate to wizards.  It’s not hard to see why.  They are the medieval equivalent of hackers.  So it comes as no great surprise that I love anything wizardly in nature.  I just spotted this Playmobil set, … Continue reading

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TV Hell: Christmas Viewing

With Christmas rapidly approaching I’ve been trying to broaden my TV consumption and catching up with shows I’ve missed over the last couple of years. First, I really made an honest attempt to get into Star Wars: Clones Wars after … Continue reading

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Nerd Confessional: What I Actually Watch

Hats off to the actors and actresses, who almost universally, act their pants off, but lately I think my geek cred may be slipping, because there is so much TV that I cannot bare to watch anymore.   Shows I … Continue reading

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SciFi Watering Holes: The Best Bars In All Possible Universes!

Chalmun’s Cantina, Mos Eisley, Tatooine Where Captain Solo famously blasts a hole in Greedo before the latter has time to reach.  The band is also partly the reason I am learning to to play a musical instrument! The Spacers Rave, Proton … Continue reading

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