Sci-Friday #116 – How Peter Cullen Made Optimus Prime’s Voice

You know Peter Cullen even if you don’t know him. He’s been the voice of Optimus Prime, the hero of the Transformers, since the 1980s. Along with Transformers, Cullen is also:  Eeyore in the Winnie the Pooh,he first voice of KARR in Knight Rider, and the original vocalization resource for the Predator. How do you get a front-row seat to …

Deathclock Machine – SciFi Flash Fiction Now Available

Pleased to say that Deathclock Machine – a scifi flash fiction now available, is another freebie I’m releasing from Inkican. The short story features a person who invents a machine that can tell when you are going to die. Here’s how it starts: “You can literally predict my death.” “That’s right.” “You must be a …

Elon Musk Is Not Tony Stark – He’s Obadiah Stane

I feel bad for saying this, because like many of you, I wanted to believe that Elon Musk really was transforming himself into the real-life Tony Stark. Sadly, the past few years of Musk-ness have left me with no alternative conclusion: Elon Musk Is Not Tony Stark – He’s Obadiah Stane. Buckle up as I …

Sci-Friday #115 – Making of Super 8 – Fun Scifi Stuff

Getting warmer out there as we move into summer, so for this Sci-Friday let’s revisit some fun scifi stuff by watching the Making of Super 8. It’s ten years old now, and still remains one of the best non-Spielberg Spielberg movies you’ll ever watch. Kick back and enjoy the Making of Super 8 movie below: …

Solid Answer to the Question: “Y No Aliens?”

If you love science fiction, you’ve asked yourself: “Y No Aliens?” I mean, really … where are they? We’re all a little curious. Wouldn’t it be cool to play ‘Close Encounters’ the home game? Hasn’t happened yet, but on the flip side, at least we haven’t been colonized and used for slave labor in the …

Sci-Friday #114 – The Great 1952 Space Program That Almost Was

For this Sci-Friday, enjoy a look at the future that never happened in this collection of Collier’s photos ‘The Great 1952 Space Program That Almost Was.’ As Gizmodo reports, ‘In 1952, Collier’s magazine sponsored a gathering of the world’s greatest space experts who, in a series of illustrated articles, outlined one of the first comprehensive scenarios …