The Guardian has reported the death of science humourist and chemist David Jones. A contributor to the New Scientist for around thirty years, his Daedalus column devised new technologies and scientific breakthroughs. There was always a snag, however, every advance was designed to fail before the end of the page. Never…
Another member of the Babylon 5 cast has left for the great unknown beyond the Rim.
The UK’s King of the Comics has died.
Richard Hatch, who managed to star in two Battlestar Galacticas, has passed away. He was 71.
2016 continues to 2016 us today with the death of veteran British actor Peter Vaughan, known most recently for the role of Maester Aemon in Game of Thrones (a role he only retired from this year), but he has been a frequent face in genre film and television for many decades.
Doctorwhonews.net is reporting that Welsh actor Gareth Thomas, best known for portraying Roj Blake in the British sci-fi series Blake’s 7, died today at the age of 71.
A moment of silence please for Herb Trimpe as the legendary artist passed away at the age of 75 on Monday.
It is sad indeed that Congressman Jim Traficant has finally been beamed back up to that Congress in the Sky. This was truly a wonderful, great, larger than life man for the ages. I mean sure ... he went to jail for 7 years on corruption charges, but that seems like par for the course under our current lax laws. He was…
Just heard the big guy has paseed on.
Sadly, another long-time Who alum has left us. Christopher Barry, who directed 43 episodes of the program between 1963 and 1979, from the very first Dalek serial through Tom Baker's encounter with the Creature from the Pit, died this morning after a fall in his home, age 88. Barry was a regular contributor to the…
Justin Carmical, a YouTube personality who, under the name "JewWario," posted instructional videos on importing and playing Japanese video games on western consoles, died on Thursday. Carmical's wife said on Facebook that he took his own life; he was 42.
Depends on where you live, I guess, what you know him best for. I *think* most Americans will know him as the dulcet-toned Albino in The Princess Bride. For a kid who spent the 80s in England he's the Smith half of Alas Smith & Jones. Also a talented writer and director.