James Cameron’s Avatar Teaser

This one looks like it should be worth seeing, this December.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fXF2nH4Z9sc&feature=player_embedded

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I used to think that the brain was the most wonderful organ in my body. Then I realized who was telling me this.
Emo Phillips, Neuropsychology: Clinical and Experimental Foundations
US comedian
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Glenn Reynolds Interviews John Ringo

Glenn Reynolds Interviews John Ringo on Military Science Fiction.

http://www.pjtv.com/v/2334

21 minutes but if you read John Ringo, worth a listen.

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Illusion is the first of all pleasures.
Oscar Wilde
Irish dramatist, novelist, & poet (1854 – 1900)
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The Jedi Drinking Song

Performed by the Celtic band, Brobdingnagian Bards: The Jedi Drinking Song

Hat Tip: SF Signal

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“It stands to reason that where there’s sacrifice, there’s someone collecting sacrificial offerings. Where there’s service, there’s someone being served. The man who speaks to you of sacrifice, speaks of slaves and masters. And intends to be the master.” –novelist and philosopher Ayn Rand (1905-1982)

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Muppets vs. Zombies

You can find anything on the web.

Hat tip: SF Signal

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If you live long enough, the venerability factor creeps in; first, you get accused of things you never did, and later, credited for virtues you never had.
I. F. Stone
US journalist & newspaper publisher (1907 – 1989)
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The Thing With Two Heads

A 1970’s monster/SF classic, The Thing with Two Heads starring Ray Miland and Rosie Grier.  I remember this movie from back in the day, think it went straight to TV!

From a different time, don’t think this could be made today.

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To die for an idea; it is unquestionably noble. But how much nobler it would be if men died for ideas that were true!
H. L. Mencken
US editor (1880 – 1956)
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Star Trek – Gene Rodenberry

A Gene Rodenberry interview on Good Morning America from 1986 on the original Star Trek.

Not the best copy, but the audio is fine.

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We are generally the better persuaded by the reasons we discover ourselves than by those given to us by others.
Blaise Pascal
French mathematician, physicist (1623 – 1662)
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Alien Versus Preadtor

Sunday Morning Science Fiction Fix

Alien Vs. Predator

Alien Vs. Predator

Apparently done for Sky TV New Zealand.

Hat tip: Suvudu

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Part of being sane, is being a little bit crazy.
Janet Long
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