Top 10 Stargate Episodes for the Neophyte Gater!

During yesterday's Dark Matter Monday panel (check it out here) Meteorologist Katie mentioned she'd been meaning to check out Stargate, but wasn't sure where to start.  Of course, the prospect of watching 350+ episodes of sci-fi television can be foreboding for the non-gating neophyte.  While it would be logical to start at the beginning with…

February 22, 2021: Podcasts and endless passwords!

Later today, Dark Matter fans... https://twitter.com/nation_orville/status/1363547615179243522 In case you missed it, Stargate fans, David Read and I discuss SG-1's seventh season... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4EO6bFk9mMA Today, I recorded the first episode of the Gaters Gonna Rate podcast for The Companion - and it included a super special guest I haven't seen in ages! Other than that, I've spent…

February 21, 2021: Suji Sunday!

Confrontational. Spelunking... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=60nxsPq8XGI On especially cold days, we substitute our regular afternoon walks for a carpet run.  Less sniffing and meandering, but a lot more traction and zipping around... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MePR7pIYryc And a classic Suji video guest-starring one of the few dogs she ever got along with - Lulu...

February 20, 2020: Science and Sakura!

Some science news of note... Touchdown for Perseverance! Popeye was clearly on to something.  Eating spinach could protect astronauts from space radiation. Why so many people hate cheese.  What do you say?  Yay or Nay?  And, if yay, what are some of your favorites? Coffee drinkers, rejoice!  5 reasons your morning coffee is good for…

Grandma’s Top 5 Worst Treats!

My father's mother lived to the ripe old age of 112.  She attributed her long lifespan to a diet consisting of little meat, a lot of greens, no black pepper, and a glass of red wine every day.  She was, like most Italians, decidedly fiery.  When her young daughter (my aunt) wandered into the boys'…

February 18, 2021: Presenting…Joe Pro 2.0! And concept art from Stargate: SG-1’s “Cold Lazarus”!

May I draw your attention to the grand unveiling of my new pro page... http://www.josephmallozzi.net Need a successful genre book series adapted for television?  Looking for a seasoned showrunner to oversee production of that big budget science fiction series?  In the hunt for a craft service sandwich consultant?  Well, I may be your guy! So,…

February 16, 2021: Dark Matter Discussion! Yes/No! And News of Note!

In the event you missed yesterday's Dark Matter discussion, here's what we had to say about Episode 206, "We Should Have Seen This Coming"... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QhZz7117tXM&t=2777s Today, a double dose (or should I say, double troll) of Yes/No? https://twitter.com/MorphineDreamzz/status/1361148920982695941 https://twitter.com/Richie_sequel/status/1361124671446519813 She's one recipe away from sprinkling her cabbage rolls with glitter. Some news of note... 3D…

February 15, 2021: Dark Matter fans reconvene! Eclairs! Yes/No! And your least favorite Stargate episode!

Later today, Dark Matter fans!  Orville Nation reconvenes with a discussion of Episode 206, "We Should Have Seen This Coming".  Join us! https://twitter.com/nation_orville/status/1361141301249527810 Akemi and I celebrated Valentine's Day by going for a walk and picking up some eclairs from Nugateau.  Macadamia and Pistachios vs Raspberry and Vanilla-Raspberry.  Guess whose was whose. So, what was…

February 13, 2021: How are you all doing?

I'd like to start off today's entry by alerting you all to a fundraiser organized by a fellow longtime blog reader  who is facing some very difficult challenges.  Please click on the link for Drea's story - Fundraiser for Drea These are trying times for all of us, but some are clearly having a rougher…

February 12, 2021: An All Stargate Blog Entry!

So I've been asked to comment on this recent "breaking news" regarding a rumored sale of MGM to Disney... https://twitter.com/iaw84u/status/1358861584127393795 Yes, there's a possibility this could happen but, in fairness, we've heard similar rumors in the past that never panned out.  Still, I find it interesting as Disney would be a good fit for one…

February 11, 2021: Projects! Yes/No! Marzipan!!!

All systems go across various fronts.  The TimEscape series overview and two scripts are finally going out to prospective buyers while my other time travel project (with producers Doug Pasko, Kristin Mente, Zac Reeder) gears up to head out as well.  Completed the series overview for Powder Mage with an assist from the brilliant Brian…

February 10, 2021: Amazing Covers!

Here are a few that caught my eye... Dejah Thoris #10 - cover art by Lucio Parrillo Eternals #2 - cover art by Esad Ribic Eternals #2 - cover art by Phil Jimenez Taskmaster #3 - cover art by Valerio Giangiordano The Amazing Spider-Man #59 - cover art by Marcello Ferreira Wolverine: Black, White, and…