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DeFlip Side 189 A Touch Of Cleese
Published: 2018-7-21
In which I get to see the legendary Python John Cleese live on stage
Tribeca Film Festival Review The 716th
Published: 2018-5-12
Writer-Director Andrew Bowen delivers with this action-packed comedy short from the 2018 Tribeca Film Festival
DeFlip Side 188 A Bold New Leap
Published: 2018-5-12
My Quantum Leap fandom comes full circle as I become a full-time host of the Quantum Leap podcast
Tribeca Film Festival Review Seven Stages
Published: 2018-5-07
Suicide and apartment troubles turn a perky couple into serial killers in this black comedy misfire from the 18th Annual Tribeca Film Festival
Tribeca Film Festival Review The Dark
Published: 2018-5-07
Director Justin P Lange delivers more than scares at the 18th Annual Tribeca Film Festival with a horror film that is dark intimate and thoughtful
DeFlip Side 187 Defying The Death Slot
Published: 2018-4-28
In which we wish Destinies The Voice of Science Fiction a happy 35th Anniversary
DeFlip Side 186 Decrypting Ready Player One
Published: 2018-3-29
The popular rise of Ready Player One indicates that genre fans now hold nostalgia sacrosanct above all else We try to figure out why
DeFlip Side 185 Le Guin s Legacy
Published: 2018-2-02
A leading light in Science Fiction has gone out We pay tribute to Ursula K Le Guin
DeFlip Side 184 Best Reads Of 2017
Published: 2018-1-14
Readers rejoice We list the SF Fantasy and Horror novels we geeked out over most in the last year
DeFlip Side 183 Tarantino s Trek
Published: 2018-1-05
The creative auteur behind gonzo classics like Kill Bill and Reservoir Dogs is gearing up to boldly go into the final frontier
DeFlip Side 182 Voyage Of Discovery
Published: 2017-10-06
Star Trek Discovery has sparked admiration and ire among divided Trek fans Here s our take
DeFlip Side 181 Castle Rock TV Podcast Preview
Published: 2017-7-21
Enjoy an exclusive sneak peek of my new show The Castle Rock TV Podcast
DeFlip Side 180 Tiara Triumphant
Published: 2017-6-02
Wonder Woman is a Princess Warrior Hero and Icon -- and may now be the savior of the DC Cinematic Universe
DeFlip Side 179 Fannish Pursuits
Published: 2017-5-10
Celebrating the the 34th anniversary of Destinies The Voice of Science Fiction or How I got my geek on at Long Island Geek
DeFlip Side 178 2017 Sci-Fi Madness Results Show
Published: 2017-4-01
After 64 rounds of mechanized mayhem a victor has emerged in the Robopocalypse
DeFlip Side 177 2017 Sci-Fi Madness Championship
Published: 2017-3-26
Sixty-four entered Two are left standing Who will reign in the Robopocalypse
DeFlip Side 177 2017 Sci-Fi Madness Final Four
Published: 2017-3-22
Gears grind and circuits fry as the division champs are battle it out
DeFlip Side 177 2017 Sci-Fi Madness Elite Eight
Published: 2017-3-18
The Robopocalypse division finals are here and the roster of clockwork competitors reads like a who s who of cybernetic celebrity
DeFlip Side 177 2017 Sci-Fi Madness Sweet 16
Published: 2017-3-14
Grab your dancing shoes princess The Robopocalypse is celebrating its Sweet 16
DeFlip Side 177 2017 Sci-Fi Madness Round 2
Published: 2017-3-09
Old battles have ended new battles begun Does your favorite robot have the gears to grind it out in the Robopocalypse VOTE
DeFlip Side 177 2017 Sci-Fi Madness
Published: 2017-3-04
Prepare yourselves for mechanical mayhem 2017 is the year of the Robopocalype Will your favorite Robot take it all VOTE
DeFlip Side 176 Best and Worst Reads Of 2016
Published: 2017-3-02
Fire up your Kindles It s time DeFlip Side s annual Best Reads show And 2016 is all about two words Robin Hobb
DeFlip Side 175 Tuning In To Time Travel
Published: 2016-11-30
Time Travel fanatics rejoice There are three time travel shows on network television -- and they re actually good
DeFlip Side 174 To Boldly Let Go
Published: 2016-10-11
As Star Trek hits 50 we shift expectations for the future of the franchise
DeFlip Side 173 Virtual Mailbag 2016
Published: 2016-10-11
Letters We get letters Listen up as listeners chime in on a bunch of stuff
DeFlip Side 172 No Lives Matter
Published: 2016-7-22
Bringing some cosmic perspective to our hate-fueled hashtag-happy direly divisive democracy
DeFlip Side 171 Life s First Handshake
Published: 2016-6-17
The discovery of chiral or right- and left-handed molecules in deep space may give us new understanding of how life arose on Earth
DeFlip Side 170 2016 Sci-Fi Madness Results Show
Published: 2016-4-29
Sixty-four time travelers entered the Temporal Tempest but only one could leap to victory Presenting your 2016 Sci-Fi Madness champion
DeFlip Side 169 2016 Sci-Fi Madness Championship
Published: 2016-3-28
There can be only one Choose your Temporal Tempest Champion
DeFlip Side 169 2016 Sci-Fi Madness Final Four
Published: 2016-3-24
The division champs go head to head in the Temporal Tempest
DeFlip Side 169 2016 Sci-Fi Madness Elite Eight
Published: 2016-3-20
Presenting your Temporal Tempest division finalists On with the Madness
DeFlip Side 169 2016 Sci-Fi Madness Sweet 16
Published: 2016-3-15
Sixteen time travelers continue to ride the whirlwind and battle on in the Temporal Tempest
DeFlip Side 169 2016 Sci-Fi Madness Round 2
Published: 2016-3-10
Sixty-four has become 32 and we move into Round 2 of Sci-Fi Madness Is your favorite Time Traveler still twisting in the Temporal Tempest
DeFlip Side 169 2016 Sci-Fi Madness
Published: 2016-3-05
Your favorite time travelers are throwing down in our Temporal Tempest Embrace the Sci-Fi Madness
DeFlip Side 168 TV s New Silver Age
Published: 2016-2-13
A brave and bold universe is unfolding on the small screen featuring DC s classic heroes and villains in all their pulpy glory
DeFlip Side 167 The Best and Worst Reads Of 2015
Published: 2016-1-18
Check out the best and worst books I read in 2015
11 22 63 An Event Podcast
Published: 2016-1-05
Stephen King fans history buffs and time travel geeks take a trip through the Rabbit Hole Listen to 11 22 63 An Event Podcast
The Best and Worst Films Of 2015
Published: 2016-1-04
Counting down the best and worst films genre films of 2015
DeFlip Side 166 Fessenden s Gift
Published: 2015-12-24
On Christmas Eve 1906 Reginald Fessenden made the first radio broadcast and changed the world
DeFlip Side 165 Legacy Of The Lunokhod
Published: 2015-11-29
We celebrate the 45th anniversary of the Soviet space first that shaped the current era of space exploration
DeFlip Side 164 You Don t Know Jack
Published: 2015-10-30
Why do we carve jack- o-lanterns every Hallowe en Swamp gas Really
DeFlip Side 163 The Continuity Vortex
Published: 2015-9-25
Genre fans love geeking out over continuity but is there a tipping point at which continuity becomes a liability
DeFlip Side 162 A Bright Future At Brookhaven Lab
Published: 2015-8-27
The National Synchrotron Light Source II puts Brookhaven National Lab and Long Island at the forefront of scientific exploration
DeFlip Side 161 Exploring New Horizons
Published: 2015-7-17
We celebrate New Horizons milestone trip to Pluto along with a milestone of our own
DeFlip Side 160 Fandom Pegged
Published: 2015-6-29
Nerd hero Simon Pegg recently described SF fandom as infantilized childish and dumbed down And he nailed it Here s why
DeFlip Side Is Tops In 2015 PCLI Media Awards
Published: 2015-6-05
DeFlip Side creator Christopher DeFilippis wins first place in the category Social Media Blog Created and Maintained by an Individual
DeFlip Side 159 Geek Chorus
Published: 2015-5-16
Cinephiles hipsters and modern opera collide in the misguided mashup of Hercules vs Vampires
DeFlip Side 158 2015 Sci-Fi Madness Results Show
Published: 2015-3-27
A profusion of pointed-eared pugilism caps off the 2015 Sci-Fi Madness Which Movie Hero survived the melee
DeFlip Side 157 2015 Sci-Fi Madness Championship
Published: 2015-3-23
The embodiment of cool serenity up against the personification of insatiate rage Who will claim the Madness for 2015
DeFlip Side 157 2015 Sci-Fi Madness Final Four
Published: 2015-3-20
Presenting your division champs Spock battles Solo The Jedi Knight battles The Dark Knight Who will advance to the Championship Round
DeFlip Side 157 2015 Sci-Fi Madness Elite Eight
Published: 2015-3-17
Elite is the operative word in this Elite Eight Round It s a Sci-Fi heavyweight free for all
DeFlip Side 157 2015 Sci-Fi Madness Sweet 16
Published: 2015-3-14
Sixteen survivors have emerged from the rubble of Round 2 Who will go on to claim the 2015 Sci-Fi Madness
DeFlip Side 157 2015 Sci-Fi Madness Round 2
Published: 2015-3-11
Sixty-four has become 32 and we move into Round 2 of DeFlip Side s 2015 Sci-Fi Madness
DeFlip Side 157 2015 Sci-Fi Madness
Published: 2015-3-07
64 legendary characters 6 rounds of play 1 Winner Who will take it all in our Movie Hero Melee You decide in DeFlip Side s Sci-Fi Madness
The Seeker Meets Its Destinies
Published: 2015-3-03
I discuss my book The Seeker on Destinies The Voice of Science Fiction
Leap To The Quantum Leap Podcast
Published: 2015-2-27
I join the Quantum Leap Podcast Oh boy
Introducing DeFlip Side Press
Published: 2015-1-12
DeFlip Side Press offers genre-bending speculative fiction
DeFlip Side 156 Best and Worst Reads Of 2014
Published: 2015-1-09
Break out your bifocals We count down the best and worst books we read in 2014
DeFlip Side 155 Christmas Ghost Stories
Published: 2014-12-19
Prepare for a haunting holiday as we scare up a forgotten Victorian yuletide tradition
DeFlip Side 154 Le Guin s Beautiful Reward
Published: 2014-11-28
Join me in book geek Nirvana as I celebrate the ongoing influence author Ursula K Le Guin as had on my literary life With special guest star Neil Gaiman
DeFlip Side 153 Into The Realm Of Death
Published: 2014-10-25
We celebrate Halloween with a horrifying tour of the world s largest grave --the famed Catacombs of Paris
DeFlip Side 152 NASA s New Era
Published: 2014-9-21
NASA chooses two private companies to reboot America s manned space program
DeFlip Side MCU Worst To First
Published: 2014-9-04
DeFlip Side ranks the Marvel Cinematic Universe from the bottom up Our choices will surprise you
Destinies Guardians Of The Galaxy Review Show
Published: 2014-8-11
The Destinies film review team gathers like a bunch of jackasses sitting in a circle and reviews Marvel s Guardians of the Galaxy
DeFlip Side 151 Comics Rejoinder
Published: 2014-8-01
Just when I thought I was out Can this lapsed comics collector re-embrace the medium without going crazy
DeFlip Side 150 A Monumental Trek
Published: 2014-7-18
I embark on a pilgrimage to Iowa to visit the nerdiest place in America s heartland the future birthplace of James T Kirk
DeFlip Side 149 The X Factor
Published: 2014-6-29
From a new moon shot to miracle medical breakthroughs the X Prize Foundation hopes to jumpstart scientific advancement by exploiting humanity s chief natural resource greed
DeFlip Side The Death Of Star Trek
Published: 2014-6-02
June 2 1999 was the day Star Trek died We mark the anniversary of its passing
DeFlip Side 148 Ice Fishing On Europa
Published: 2014-5-02
The waters of Jupiter s frozen satellite may harbor extraterrestrial life So why does NASA seem so reluctant to shoulder its auger and get out on the ice
DeFlip Side 147 An Embarrassment Of Riches
Published: 2014-4-26
Destinies The Voice of Science Fiction celebrates its 31st year on the air Join the party
DeFlip Side 146 2014 Sci-Fi Madness Results Show
Published: 2014-3-28
The Force was strong and the Knight was dark But only one film franchise could take it all in our 2014 Sci-Fi Madness tournament
DeFlip Side 145 2014 Sci-Fi Madness Championship
Published: 2014-3-22
Five rounds Sixty-four contenders Two remain Who will claim the Sci-Fi Madness
DeFlip Side 145 2014 Sci-Fi Madness Final Four
Published: 2014-3-18
Two psychos with mother issues Two space-faring horror shows Divisions collide as the Final Four duke it out
DeFlip Side 145 2014 Sci-Fi Madness Elite Eight
Published: 2014-3-14
The division finals have arrived and the Elite Eight battle it out to enter the last rounds
DeFlip Side 145 2014 Sci-Fi Madness Sweet 16
Published: 2014-3-10
The first two rounds of DeFlip Side s 2014 Sci-Fi Madness are history and the Sweet 16 take the court
DeFlip Side 145 2014 Sci-Fi Madness Round 2
Published: 2014-3-06
The Madness continues Sixty-four film franchises have been whittled down to 32 and the voting begins anew to see who will take it all in DeFlip Side s Sci-Fi Madness
DeFlip Side 145 2014 Sci-Fi Madness Round 1
Published: 2014-3-01
Sixty-four film franchises six rounds of competition one victor Who will triumph in DeFlip Side s 2014 Sci-Fi Madness You decide
DeFlip Side 144 The Best and Worst Reads Of 2013
Published: 2014-1-31
Brush up on your Melvil Dewey trivia It s time for DeFlip Side s annual best and worst reads show
DeFlip Side Best and Worst Films Of 2013
Published: 2014-1-08
DeFlip Side recounts the best and worst genre films of 2013
Destinies Year In Film Review 2013
Published: 2014-1-08
The Destinies Film Review Team assembles live to discuss the best and worst genre films of 2013
DeFlip Side 143 Remembering Mr Christmas
Published: 2013-12-25
You ve never heard of Romeo Muller but you owe many of your warmest fuzziest Christmas memories to this unsung Rankin Bass scribe
DeFlip Side 142 The Timey Wimey Factor
Published: 2013-11-29
Doctor Who s 50th anniversary special The Day of Doctor bodes well for Steven Moffat s ability to bring the Doctor in interesting new directions But it all hinges on the timey wimey factor
DeFlip Side 141 Shining On
Published: 2013-10-04
King and Kubrick sequel or prequel The Shining continues to fascinate We explore the enduring and bizarre legacy of this dark classic
DeFlip Side 140 Path Of The Punk
Published: 2013-9-21
Chronicling the unusual road to publication for my story The Punk Meets the Godfather Stick around for the bonus Who track at the end
DeFlip Side 139 Star Trek Continues
Published: 2013-7-26
There are so many Star Trek fan productions these days that it s getting hard to keep track But a new one called Star Trek Continues has warped to the head of the pack
DeFlip Side Film Review Man Of Steel
Published: 2013-6-15
It s a bird It s a plane It s DeFlip Side s review of Man of Steel
DeFlip Side 138 Chaika s Flight
Published: 2013-6-14
Fifty years ago this month Valentina Tereshkova codename Chaika or Seagull rocketed into history aboard the Vostok 6 becoming the first woman in space Now at age 76 Seagull wants to fly again
Top Honors For DeFlip Side
Published: 2013-6-13
DeFlip Side takes First Place in the radio features category of the 2013 Press Club of Long Island Awards
DeFlip Side Film Review Star Trek Into Darkness
Published: 2013-5-22
Trek fans will react to Star Trek Into Darkness with either a bemused shrug or a full-blown apoplectic fit Find out why in our spoiler-laden review
DeFlip Side 137 Memories Of Light
Published: 2013-5-18
After 23 years 14 books and two authors Robert Jordan s epic Wheel of Time series winds to a climax in A Memory of Light Do fans get the payoff they deserve We reflect on the legacy of the Wheel of Time
DeFlip Side 136 Sci-Fi Madness 2013 Results Show
Published: 2013-4-26
The thrill of victory The agony of the cheat Recapping the pinnacles and pitfalls of Sci-Fi Madness 2013 Plus a bonus five-way free-for-all round
DeFlip Side 135 Sci-Fi Madness Championship
Published: 2013-4-22
After a month of play and 7 000 votes two trailblazing Sci-Fi series duke it out to see who will take it all in DeFlip Side s Sci-Fi Madness
DeFlip Side 135 Sci-Fi Madness Final Four
Published: 2013-4-19
The penultimate competition begins as the Final Four duke it out
DeFlip Side 135 Sci-Fi Madness Elite Eight
Published: 2013-4-16
The Elite Eight spring into play Enjoy the Madness
DeFlip Side 135 Sci-Fi Madness Sweet 16
Published: 2013-4-11
The first two rounds of DeFlip Side s Sci-Fi Madness are history and the Sweet 16 take the court
DeFlip Side 135 Sci-Fi Madness Round 2
Published: 2013-4-05
64 have been whittled down to 32 and the voting begins anew to see who will take it all in DeFlip Side s Sci-Fi Madness
DeFlip Side 135 Sci-Fi Madness Round 1
Published: 2013-3-27
64 Shows 6 rounds of play 1 Winner Which show will take it all You decide in DeFlip Side s Sci-Fi Madness
DeFlip Side 134 The Freeman Chronicles
Published: 2013-2-19
Did the successful Half-Life fan film Enter the Freeman inspire J J Abrams plans for a multimillion-dollar Half-Life film adaptation We have our suspicions
DeFlip Side 133 Best and Worst Reads Of 2012
Published: 2013-1-18
Dust off your library cards It s time for DeFlip Side s annual ranking of the best and worst genre books read in the past year
DeFlip Side Best and Worst Films Of 2012
Published: 2013-1-07
DeFlip Side counts down the five best and one worst film of 2012
Destinies Year In Film Review 2012
Published: 2013-1-07
The Destinies Film Review Team assembles live to discuss the best and worst genre films of 2012
DeFlip Side 132 Elf Respect
Published: 2012-12-22
Christmas elves spring from old European folktales about helpful but dangerous creatures with supernatural powers and a taste for child flesh Oh and they re undead too Who s the misfit now Hermie
Star Trek Into Darkness 9 Minute Preview
Published: 2012-12-18
The nine minute preview of new Star Trek Into Darkness has hit the web and we re presenting it here for as long as the link stays active
DeFlip Side 131 Horror Stories
Published: 2012-11-09
Lengthening fall nights are upon us While away your spooky evenings with fresh horrors from authors Jeffrey E Barlough and Glen Hirshberg
DeFlip Side 130 Web Sights
Published: 2012-10-12
Break free of your network TV shackles and check out some Internet filmmakers who are transforming the broadcast medium from the bottom up
DeFlip Side 129 Film s Greatest Year
Published: 2012-9-14
Does the mind-boggling list of genre film classics from 1981 make it the greatest film year in the modern era or am I just getting old and pining for my childhood The answer is yes both times
DeFlip Side 128 Dream Books
Published: 2012-8-23
All book collectors have their dream books Here s how I found one of mine
DeFlip Side 127 Into The Bermuda Triangle
Published: 2012-7-20
From lost Atlantians to little green men the Bermuda Triangle has become synonymous with the supernatural We dig through the hokum to get to the bottom of this enduring mystery
DeFlip Side 126 Radio Adventures
Published: 2012-6-29
The highs The lows The thrill of the chase Collecting old radios is chock full of peril and excitement
DeFlip Side 125 Immortal Thoughts
Published: 2012-5-25
Looking to live forever Let me say one word Just one word Plastination
Destinies The Avengers Review Show
Published: 2012-5-14
The Destinies film review team assembles to review Marvel s The Avengers
DeFlip Side 124 A Time Of Surprises And Miracles
Published: 2012-4-27
In 1987 authors and luminaries at L Ron Hubbard s Writers of the Future conference made predictions for the distant year of 2012 Now that time capsule has been unsealed with some uncanny results
DeFlip Side How I Spent I-Con 31
Published: 2012-4-06
The highs the lows and the weirds of my I-Con 31 SF 038 F convention odyssey
Destinies I-Con 31 Mystery Guest Show
Published: 2012-4-06
HINT It s Nana Visitor best known for her role as as Major Kira Nerys in all seven seasons of Star Trek Deep Space 9
Destinies I-Con 31 Review Show
Published: 2012-4-06
Dr Howard Margolin leads this I-Con 31 Retrospective featuring I-Con attendees Barry Loberfeld Phil Merkel Audrey Dettmering Kristen Nelson Roy Mauritsen and I-Con staff members Neils Olesen and Katrina Lovett
DeFlip Side 123 A Voyage To Shatner s World
Published: 2012-3-08
Part clip show part memoir part shtick William Shatner s one-man show rides a free-form groove fueled by ego swagger and sincerity
DeFlip Side 122 Quantum Reboot
Published: 2012-2-18
Bringing Quantum Leap back to either film or television is a terrible idea at least in today s media environment and here s why
DeFlip Side Through The Looking Glass
Published: 2012-1-31
Dr Sam Beckett never returned home and that s a GOOD thing We explain why in this deconstruction of the Quantum Leap series finale Mirror Image
DeFlip Side 121 Best and Worst Reads Of 2011
Published: 2012-1-20
Clear your stacks because it s time for my annual picks of the best and worst Science Fiction and Fantasy books I read in the last year
Destinies Year In Film Review 2011
Published: 2012-1-10
The Destinies Film Review Team assembles live to discuss the best and worst genre films of 2011
DeFlip Side 120 Joulupukki The Yule Goat
Published: 2011-12-19
Finland s Santa Joulupukki translates literally as Yule Goat a terrifying man-goat creature that tormented children and demanded offerings Let the jolly ritual sacrifices commence
DeFlip Side 119 De-Occupy Sci-Fi
Published: 2011-11-18
We are the 1 percent reclaiming Science Fiction from the hipster and slacker masses who ve stolen our beloved genre
DeFlip Side 118 The Stuff Of Nightmares
Published: 2011-10-21
A nightmare isn t really a bad dream it s a demon that torments and kills you in the night Or has sex with you Or which you can trap and marry It gets confusing
DeFlip Side 117 Darth Libris
Published: 2011-9-16
Bibliomania ain t all sunshine and reading rainbows Like most obsessions it has a dark side Witness my descent from first edition connoisseur to ruthless paperback poacher
Destinies X-Men First Class Review Show
Published: 2011-9-09
Destinies The Voice of Science Fiction film review team grades X-Men First Class