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J. Michael Straczynski Pens Heartfelt Letter About his Friend, Harlan Ellison

Yesterday the science fiction universe said goodbye to influential and one of kind author Harlan Ellison. Author and friend to Ellison J. Michael Straczynski took to his facebook page to write a letter, talking about where he came from and how important Harlan’s friendship was to him. The pair worked together a few times, Ellison wrote two […]

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J. Michael Straczynski Says With Current Warner Bros. Execs, Babylon 5 Never Going to Happen

During an extended series of tweets on Thursday evening, Babylon 5 creator J. Michael Straczynski expressed at length that the award winning science fiction series’ current television rights holder Warner Bros. has no intention of either doing anything with the license themselves, or of letting anyone else do anything with it. Won't work. They literally told […]

Sic Transit Vir: Babylon 5 Actor Stephen Furst Dies At 63

Babylon 5 Actor Stephen Furst dies At 63, The charming star of Babylon 5 and Animal House passed away on June 16, 2017 due to complications from his long-running battle with diabetes. He passed away at his home in Moorpark, California on Friday in the company of his sons Nathan and Griffith. His wife of 41 years, […]

Babylon 5 Actor Jerry Doyle Dead At Age 60

According to TMZ, former Babylon 5 co-star Jerry Doyle has passed away at age 60. For five seasons and a handful of TV movies, Doyle played Michael Garabaldi on the science fiction series created by J. Michael Straczynski. The character quickly became memorable for his sarcastic retorts, unwavering loyalty to his commanding officer and recovery […]

Tread Perilously Podcast — Babylon 5: Grey 17 Is Missing

Tread Perilously docks at Babylon 5 to take a look at the late season three episode “Grey 17 is Missing,” a story even creator J. Michael Straczynski admits was difficult to write. Boy does it show as Delenn’s ascension to Ranger One becomes a drier affair than it should be — and that’s considering a […]

Tread Perilously Grab Bag: Lost – Stranger in a Strange Land

Tread Perilously is a weekly “worst of television” podcast hosted by Erik Amaya and writer Justin Robinson. They discuss poor decision making in the form of episodic television. Previously centered on the Lifetime limited series The Lizzie Borden Chronicles, lifelong Doctor Who fan Erik decided to subject Justin — a watcher of exactly two 2014 […]

Patricia Tallman On Babylon 5, Army Of Darkness, And Fun Times Traveling

By Jason Strangis Actress Patricia Tallman played the most powerful telepath in the universe in the television series Babylon Five. Besides being part of that popular 1990s Sci-Fi series Tallman has played a variety of other interesting roles over the years. She was The Possessed Witch in the cult favorite film Army of Darkness, and […]