Author Ideas: Your Query Letter and You

No Sci-Friday this week. I’ve been shooting out author query letters for MESH and that brings up another author-related topic for you, the aspiring writer. You’ve written your first novel – congratulations! That’s a big step, and you should be proud of yourself. Now it’s time to think about selling your project to a publishing …

Sci-Friday #110 – Leonard Nimoy Presents Star Wars – Fun Scifi Stuff

There’s a lot of talk about Star Wars / Star Trek crossovers, but none better than the time Leonard Nimoy presents Star Wars back in 1983. The back story is pretty simple: Leonard Nimoy hosted the making of “Return of the Jedi” (1983) from a Nickelodeon show called “Standby…Lights! Camera! Action!” which showed behind-the-scenes segments …

Sci-Friday #110 – Roasts by Megatron – Fun Scifi Stuff

For today, I’m tossing in some moments from Universal Studio’s Megatron picture zone – whoever this guy is, he needs to be in the next Transformers movie. Roasts by Megatron are definitely on my bucket list – Absolutely hysterical. Check out the guy who comes in around the 7:00 mark – hard to be scared …

‘New Golden Era of Space Exploration’ – Michio Kaku & Stephen Colbert

This is an interesting discussion from the Late Show with Stephen Colbert, where Michio Kaku talks space exploration and potential contact with aliens. Michio Kaku is incredibly excited for the second golden era of space exploration but he does not think it is a great idea to alert extraterrestrials to human existence and he explains …

It’s Okay If You Have PCSD

Here’s a quick public service announcement. As a person diagnosed with PTSD (Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder) I’m starting to notice certain patterns with people as we exit the worst parts of the COVID-19 pandemic. Individuals seem to be more irritable, avoid on guard for danger, self-destructive. Irrational, angry outbursts are very common. Have you noticed that, …

Sci-Friday #109 – Quick Fun Story – Cool Scifi Stuff

Hooray, happy Friday! No videos or pictures today, this Sci-Friday is a quick fun story, some cool scifi stuff I started in response to a Writing Prompt on Reddit this week. Here’s the prompt: “You’re not here to invade us or do horrible experiments on us, are you?” Asked the human. “What? No, of course …

Sci-Friday #108 – The Martian Outtakes Fun Scifi Stuff

Happy Friday! Here are ‘The Martian’ outtakes, fun scifi stuff for your pre-weekend consumption. ‘The Martian’ was directed by Ridley Scott and features Matt Damon and a ton of other great people. I had forgotten how many awesome actors were in ‘The Martian,’ so this gag reel is a happy walk down memory lane featuring …