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In this interview at CONtraflow SciFi IX I talk with Vice Admiral in
The Federation Randolph Allen of USS New Orleans.

We discuss all things “Star Trek”, including his thoughts on Star Trek Discovery, and the new series Star Trek Picard.

Randolph also talks about his work with the New Orleans Public Library, and the annual event they hold called “Geekfest”.

He is also is a vice president with “The Federation” which is a 501c3 charity. Randolph is Vice Admiral of the U.S.S New Orleans.

For more info visit:

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We’ve now passed the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 landing, and all eyes are back on the Moon. NASA is planning to return to the Moon by 2024 with its Artemis mission, the Chinese have put the Moon firmly in their plans for space exploration, and even SpaceX thinks the Moon is the perfect destination to test out the capabilities of its Starship.

But what can you do with the Moon? Refuel spacecraft with resources drawn from the lunar regolith? Mine its helium 3 for your fusion reactors? Build a lunar amusement park?

In fact, the far side of the Moon might make one of the best platforms we have for radio telescopes. One side of the Moon is completely blocked from Earth’s constantly increasing radio traffic, giving it the perfect view to the most sensitive radio signals in the Universe.

Starfleet Command, Space Central, Space Command or Spacefleet Command, was the operating authority of Starfleet, the exploratory, scientific, and military department of United Earth before being integrated into the United Federation of Planets in 2161. The organization’s primary management center was located at Starfleet Headquarters in San Francisco, Earth.

In this interview recorded at CONtraflow SciFi IX I talk with television, movie, and comic book writer Mark Verheiden.

We discuss many of the projects he has done for both television, and
film such as the recent “Swamp Thing” series for DC Universe,
Netflix’s Daredevil, Battlestar Galactica & spinoff show Caprica,
and Heroes.

Mark talks about his work with Dark Horse Comics, having written for both Aliens and Predator comics based off the films franchises.

We also talk about his scripts he wrote for the feature films
“The Mask” and “Timecop”, both based on Dark Horse comics.

Lastly Mark mentions a few properties he would like to work on if given the chance, and the overall message he would like people to take from his work.

For more info visit:

twitter.com/markverheiden

See Dialing Home from the beginning with part 1 of an interview with Stargate SG-1’s Teal’c: Christopher Judge.

“Star Trek: Picard” features Sir Patrick Stewart reprising his iconic role as Jean-Luc Picard, which he played for seven seasons on “Star Trek: The Next Generation.” The new series will follow this iconic character into the next chapter of his life.

Alongside Stewart, “Star Trek: Picard” will also star Isa Briones, Santiago Cabrera, Michelle Hurd, Alison Pill, Harry Treadaway and Evan Evagora.

 

“Star Trek: Picard” premieres Thursday, exclusively in the U.S. on CBS All Access.

In this interview I talk with Jerry Milani of Wizard World
at their 10th anniversary event in New Orleans LA.

We discuss this years event, some of it’s highlights,
including guests, and the companies upcoming event in Portland taking place January 24th – 26th 2020.

Lastly Jerry discuses the over all impact of Pop-Culture, and how the event promotes a sense of community amongst the fans by building lasting friendships over their favorite forms of entertainment.

For more info visit:

wizardworld.com/

www.facebook.com/wizardworld/

twitter.com/wizardworld

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The Moon is gateway to space, and in the future it might serve as an industrial and mining complex fueling vast production of spaceships, rocket fuel, satellites, space stations, and colonial habitats.

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The crew’s of Star Trek’s ships are spoiled when it comes to a choice of food, ever since the days of the NX-01 Enterprise with its on-board Chef, things only got more extravagant with the advent of the food synthesizer in Disocvery/TOS era then full on energy-matter conversion technology by the

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A visit to the clean room at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory to check out the Mars 2020 rover, which is set to launch this summer.

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