X-Files Redux

For various reasons — renting Season 1 from Netflix, reviewing the X-Files: Resist or ServeĀ (Amazon) game for SCI-FI.com, working on my Delta Green campaign — I’ve been spending an awful lot of time thinking about the X-Files, and about what[…]

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Aliased

Alias is my kind of show. It’s got a cute, strong-willed female lead (Jennifer Garner), storylines involving shadow wars between rival espionage agencies, and the obligatory James Bond like spy toys. And yet, somehow over the last three years I’ve[…]

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Harsh Mistress Coming to Theatres?

SCI-FI.com is reporting that Tim Minear has been hired to do the screenplay adaptation for Robert Heinlein’s The Moon is a Harsh Mistress. That’s excellent news — the novel’s been in limbo for forever and a day. The weird thing is how SCI-FI describes the book: “The novel deals with a 2076 rebellion on a former penal colony on the moon and has been read as an allegory about libertarianism and its costs.”

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