Posts Tagged ‘Science Fiction’



Screenwriter Mark Rosenthal is my guest this week! Mark drops by the Lair to chat about penning sci-fi, action, and superhero tales for Star Trek VI, Tim Burton’s Planet of the Apes, and Superman IV: The Quest For Peace!

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Date: June 26, 2021







Celebrating 40 years of The Greatest American Hero with the lovely and talented Faye Grant! Faye joins me to talk about her time on the 80s superhero series. PLUS, she reminisces about doing hard time with Lou Ferrigno and Bill Bixby on the Hulk for the final episode of that show, and battling villainous lizards alongside Marc Singer in the epic sci-fi saga V!
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Date: March 20, 2021







Legendary science fiction author Alan Dean Foster joins me to talk about his time in the world of Star Trek adapting the animated series into prose, bringing Power Records stories to life, and developing the story for Star Trek: The Motion Picture. PLUS – we’ll spend some time in a galaxy far, far away to talk about ghost writing the original Star Wars novelization, writing the follow-up adventure Splinter of the Mind’s Eye, and I’ll get Alan’s thoughts on the latest Star Wars sequels!
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Date: September 24, 2020







It’s the EPIC Comic Book Central 6th anniversary special! I’m revisiting some of the most memorable moments from the past year of the show, including some of your favorite guests and moments!


Date: November 9, 2019







Legendary writer/producer J. Michael Straczynski is here! Joe talks about the origins of Babylon 5, commendations and controversy over his classic Spider-Man tales, how He-Man opened the door to Hollywood, his return to comics with AWA Studios, and how a strange visitor from another planet helped him survive unimaginable horrors as a child…and inspired him to become one of the greatest storytellers of our generation.
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Date: July 27, 2019







The doctor is IN! This week, I’m celebrating the 30th anniversary of Star Trek: The Next Generation with actress Gates McFadden, who portrayed Dr. Beverly Crusher, chief medical officer of the Enterprise-D!
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Date: September 30, 2017






This week, I time travel to the 25th century to chat with sci-fi icon Erin Gray – Willma Deering from Buck Rogers in the 25th Century!
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Date: March 21, 2014






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