The first episode of Tales from SYL Ranch – LIVE! is now in the archive.
Streaming begins five minutes before the show, so you can skip to 05:00 if you like.
The Old Fan’s Review of Star Trek: Discovery, S01E04: “The Butcher’s Knife Cares Not for the Lamb’s Cry.”
After the review, Q&A!
Going forward, The Old Fan’s Reviews will be livestreamed at the following times:
- UTC: 1am
- Eastern: 9pm
- Central: 8pm
- Mountain: 7pm
- Pacific: 6pm
All episodes will be available for viewing on my YouTube channel.
Equifax is incredibly negligent, and your Congressmen don’t know the correct questions to ask.
Listen to the Old Fan as he tells you just how bad most IT systems are, and how their security is totally lacking — drawing from his 40 years’ experience in IT.
Show this to your Congressmen.
“Battle At the Binary Stars”
Star Trek: Discovery has had a wildly-polarized reaction among fans. Some like it some hate it, but very few fans are completely ambivalent.
Power Records Star Trek Audio Adventures
Star Trek and Dimension X Album Art
With all the movies and serials and cartoons I’ve been commenting on, we’ve fallen behind on audio adventures. We’ve got a bunch of doozies today.
We’ll largely listen to Star Trek — though probably not the Star Trek you were expecting. We’ll listen to what Memory Alpha rather generously calls, the “Peter Pan Records Star Trek Audio Adventures.”
In the mid-1970s, Power Records subsidiary Peter Pan Records produced a series of records for children. As was common at the time, such records were cheaply-produced. The assumption was that children wouldn’t know the difference.
The Old Fan’s Commentary On
You’ve never heard of Target Earth? It’s not surprising. Target Earth was a 1954 science fiction B-movie. However, unlike most B-movies, it has a medium-sized budget (for a B-movie). It’s well-written, well-directed, and well-produced.
It’s the precise opposite of The Old Fan’s Commentary On Plan 9 From Outer Space.
This is one of those blog entries that exists because I’ve tired of typing the same things over and over on social media. If you’re here at all, it’s most likely because in some social media conversation, I sighed and pointed you here.
Bitcoin is solely an investment instrument and cannot possibly succeed as a general, global currency. All we’ve been seeing since its inception is a highly-volitile price controlled solely by wildly-speculative traders. Continue reading
Yes, we’re going there.
Just like The Old Fan’s Commentary On The Star Wars Holiday Special, we’re descending into the bizarre world of Plan 9 From Outer Space.
Plan 9 From Outer Space is a hack-fraud movie from beginning to end. The film would is a classic B-movie, and probably one that most of the audience would have left.
It’s really, really bad — but fortunately, it’s so bad it’s good. The film has become a cult classic.
We’ll set the TARDIS controls for 1959, on premiere night of the film. You’ve seen everything else: the cartoons, the serials, the A-movie, etc. It’s coming up on 10pm, and the lights dim in a theater converted from a live theater. It could seat a thousand and includes a balcony or two. The curtains open on the screen, and then you see Plan 9 From Outer Space.
Link To Plan 9 From Outer Space (Colorized)
A YouTube version was discovered after recording. I’d be amazed if it wasn’t DMCA-ed at some point:
I’d be amazed if this wasn’t DMCA-ed at some point
You’ll need to purchase this. The Commentary is based on the Amazon stream at:
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