Not Bad for a Day’s Work

That’s me, taking away Lt. Kelly Severide’s (played by Taylor Kinney) keys after he had about five too many at my bar on last night’s episode of Chicago Fire. I took the train downtown to the show’s base camp where I changed into my wardrobe...

Chicago Fire

Tune your televisions to NBC tonight at 9pm Central time and you just might catch a glimpse of a devastatingly handsome bartender named Mick, played by Yours Truly. It’s another blink-and-you’ll-miss-it role, but I think you’d have to blink a little...

Syfy Might End my Childhood

The stalwart nerds at iO9 report that Syfy (previously known by the less nonsensical “The Sci Fi Channel”) is close to a deal to produce a 6-hour miniseries version of the Arthur C. Clarke novel Childhood’s End. I have issues with this....

So Say We All

There are more things in heaven and earth, Horatio, Than are dreamt of in your philosophy. – William Shakespeare, Hamlet, Act I Scene VAny sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic. – Arthur C. Clarke, Profiles of The FutureThe best...

Kings

It’s got Ian McShane being imperious and conniving. It’s gorgeous, and the story is Shakespearean. Well, technically it’s Biblical, which might get annoying. I feel I can let it go a little farther though because it is essentially an...