If you missed seeing San Antonio’s technopoptarts Hyperbubble with Japan’s POLYSICS, we present you with an excellent chance at redemption. Head out to Nightrocker Live (605 San Pedro Ave.) on Sunday April 4th for Hyperbubble opening for Japanese action comic punk rockers Peelander Z live in concert!
The superstars of Japanese Action Comic Punk have a [Read it all...]
Shortly after moving to San Antonio in the early 1980s, I discovered that the old Santikos Galaxy Theater (now The Rialto) ran an annual multi-week tribute to science fiction and fantasy films. The Fantastic Film Festival ran from the middle of October to early November and featured an array of old and new genre films [Read it all...]
R.U. Sirius wants to make sure you don't miss the Singularity.
Tonight, Trinity University is presenting the latest can’t-miss installment in its REALITY HACKERS lecture series: author R.U. SIRIUS.
Sirius, current editor of the transhumanist magazine h+ and former editor of the cyberpunk magazine Mondo 2000, is speaking tonight at 7 p.m. in Trinity’s Chapman Auditorium. The free lecture is entitled “Hijack [Read it all...]
"Blows Against the Empire" fan Aaron Delwiche
AARON DELWICHE is the curator of the fantastic REALITY HACKERS lecture series going on this spring at Trinity University. Aaron, a professor in the school’s communication department, has rounded up a mind-meltingly cool gaggle of futurists, technology-focused critics and science fiction writers to take [Read it all...]
Unrelated photo courtesy of Flickr user Asbestos Bill
The Overtime Theater is conducting auditions for a new play of heroic proportions this weekend. The Life & Death of the Amazing Captain Piledriver is a superhero comedy written by Scott McDowell. Superpowers are a way of life in Excalibur City. But when the masks and secret [Read it all...]
If you headed down to San Antonio’s Luminaria arts festival on March 13th, you may have see the following shorts featured with scores of other films showing at the Instituto Cultural de Mexico. If you didn’t, now is your chance to redeem yourself.
First is Millie and Lucy: The Musical (Luminaria Cut) from Lone Bannana [Read it all...]
If you missed the premiere of Cofa Productions‘ stop-motion take on Edgar Allen Poe’s classic The Fall of the House of Usher, Poe’s spirit smiles upon you. The ushers at the Overtime Theater are hosting a free (donations accepted) showing of animator/director Eric Fonseca‘s gem along with another local favorite, What to Do in a [Read it all...]
Michael Moorcock's ELRIC: THE SLEEPING SORCERESS (Ballantine/Del Rey). Cover illustration by John Picacio.
Tor.com has been celebrating the work of author Michael Moorcock with “The Legacy of A Living Legend”, a series of exclusive blogposts by various writers and artists discussing Moorcock’s work and his impact on the sf/f field, as well as fiction [Read it all...]
Freelance photographer meets young vampire girl in tonight’s free anime feature at the Alamo Drafthouse Westlakes. Moon Phase was originally shown late at night on TV Tokyo in 2004 and 2005.
Here is the synopsis according to Wikipedia:
The story is about the relationship between freelance photographer Kouhei Morioka and Hazuki, a teenager who descends from [Read it all...]
Forrest Gump (mocked) Master Pancake vs LOTR | MySpace Video
There are a couple of things happening this weekend that you may want to know about…courtesy of the Alamo Drafthouse Westlakes and the Overtime Theater.
Saturday (March 20) head over to the Drafthouse (Westlakes) at 12:30 PM for a special presentation of the movie [Read it all...]