October 17, 2019: Eagle-Eyed Readers, Suji & Lulu Pins, and #SecretsOfStargate – and Dark Matter!

There's not getting anything past you eagle-eyed readers!  In response to many of you who were taken by surprise... Yes, that IS a Gudetama mug Akemi got me for my birthday.  Cool, no? Oh, and, yes, we got married. The important thing is Suji and Lulu will no longer be made fun of by the…

October 3, 2019: The Stargate: Atlantis Greatest Episode Championship!

The finals are upon us!  It's season 1 vs season 5!  Adventure and discovery vs introspection and relationships! Epic vs character piece!  Rising vs The Shrine!   https://twitter.com/BaronDestructo/status/1179873206607302656 Window of Opportunity won the title in the SG-1 championship.  Who will take it for SGA?  By the looks of the early votes, it's going to be close.…

September 14, 2019: The Stargate: Atlantis Greatest Episode Tournament Continues! Roger Cross eye candy!

What is Stargate?  My friend Michelle gave me the heads up that the answer, pictured above, appeared on a recent episode of Jeopardy.  And, yes, apparently, someone had the right question. Siege Part 3 earned a hard-fought victory to secure a playoff spot in our Stargate: Atlantis Greatest Episode Tournament.  But second place finisher Duet…

September 13, 2019: The Stargate: Atlantis Greatest Episode Tournament is underway! Alex Mallari Jr. eye candy!

And Rising takes the season 1 crown, securing its spot in the playoffs. A respectable showing from Siege Part 2, but will it be enough to grab one of the three available wildcard spots?  We'll find out soon enough. In the meantime, cast your vote for the best episode of Stargate: Atlantis's second season... https://twitter.com/BaronDestructo/status/1172631941818081280…

September 12, 2019: Window of Opportunity reigns supreme! And the Stargate: Atlantis Greatest Episode Tournament Begins!

Well, the final results are in and fan favorite Window of Opportunity has been crowned champion of the Stargate: SG-1 Greatest Episode Tournament.  I know, I know.  Many will disagree - some passionately - but that's what makes democracy so great: the fact that a majority of others are directly responsible for your unhappiness.  So…

September 10, 2019: The Stargate SG-1 Greatest Episode Tournament Championship! Goodies from the Dark Matter vault! Actor Anthony Lemke checks in!

And the polls are now open for the final showdown in the Stargate: SG-1 Greatest Episode Tournament.  Window of Opportunity is out to an early lead over Lost City Part 2, but there's still 14 hours left to cast your ballot.  Things can change.  So head on over to twitter and vote or click on…

September 9, 2019: Checking in with the Dark Matter gang!

You'll often hear people talk about members of a production as family.  And, yes, while it may often sound cliche (and, occasionally, a little suspect depending on the production), I can honestly say it's a pretty accurate description of the people I worked with on Dark Matter - most of who, uncoincidentally, I worked with…

Fan Support! A Sci-Fi Survey! And the SG-1 Elite Eight!

Wow.  Tuesday I mentioned that Playback article detailing some of the projects Vanessa Piazza and I have in development, among them a sci-fi series called TimEscape.  Well, yesterday fans, clearly impatient for another rollicking sci-fi show, got the ball rolling by establishing a TimEscapeHQ twitter account.  It's early, as several pieces still have to fall…

August 23, 2019: Whirlwind Day!

This morning it was work, workout, and walkies.  Then, taco lunch with friends followed by chocolate chip cookies, chocolate-covered pistachio gelato bars and... Fan Expo! These aren't the droids you're looking for. The Green Room. Somebody help me move this bar cart into the lobby. This kid's a natural! Then, it was another round of…

August 20, 2019: The Stargate SG-1 Greatest Episode Tournament is underway!

11 hours in to our 24 hour poll and Window of Opportunity is showing why it is the #1 seed in the tournament, opening up a huge lead over its opponent in this round, Urgo.   https://twitter.com/BaronDestructo/status/1163812893856428032 If you haven't voted yet, click the link or head on over to twitter and cast your ballot.…

August 19, 2019: The Stargate: SG-1 Greatest Episode Tournament is set!

We have our last two contestants.  The field is set.  Here are your first round match-ups: #16 Urgo vs #1 Window of Opportunity The hottest episode coming into the tournament, Urgo rides a write-in vote and upset victory in the playoff round to capture the last seed.  But it has a tough first round match-up…

August 16, 2019: Here are (most of) the episodes that will be squaring off in the Stargate: SG-1 Best Episode Tournament!

Here are the Top 10 Seeds (as decided by you, the fans) in next week's Stargate: SG-1 Best Episode Tournament: #1 - Window of Opportunity #2 - The Fifth Race #3 - Abyss #4 - Moebius Part 2 #5 - 200 #6 - Lost City Part 2 #7 - 2001 #8 - Ripple Effect  #9…

August 10, 2019: Dark Matter Virtual Season 4, Episode 4.01 gets the video treatment!

Came across these amazing fan-made videos based on the Dark Matter Virtual Season 4 episodes. EPISODE 4.01 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t_PZtzkTDec&list=PLdKw0mrwDUKeVIN3UTLjZM7zNBW8zkc0p&index=2&t=88s https://youtu.be/dJnGKxF7ZAA https://youtu.be/JvHdcLm345k https://youtu.be/lAjh49VyuvU https://youtu.be/niypwTFf3sM Kudos to Francois Brodeur!

August 8, 2019: It’s the Stargate’s Greatest Episode Tournament (Qualifying Rounds)!

Early evening sound design meeting for Utopia Falls' first episode tonight.  Things are moving fast! Hey, over on twitter, I'm doing daily polls to find out what the fans felt were the BEST episodes of each season of Stargate.  We are presently through the first three seasons and, so far, these are the results: No…