Author Archives: Roger Pocock

About Roger Pocock

Author of windowsintohistory.wordpress.com Co-writer on junkyard.blog Editor of frontiersmenhistorian.info

Babylon 5: Shadow Dancing

Z minus 7 days and we are busy Shadow Dancing!  This weeks A plot has Sheridan and the Army of Light going on a Shadow offensive.  In the B plot, Franklin is finally going to meet himself and come to … Continue reading

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Star Trek: Charlie X

When I was a kid, we rented a house in Lavallette NJ.  My cousin and I would stay up late to watch Star Trek at 12 midnight, and The Twilight Zone at 1:00.  One combination never seemed to occur.  Charlie … Continue reading

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Photo Kano

Dating sim games are something of a phenomenon in Japan. The way they seem to work is that there are a variety of different characters who the player can end up dating, depending on the way they play the game. … Continue reading

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The UFO Baptism

My article about UFOs in Rome provoked an interesting discussion among my friends, and I am indebted to one of them for sending me this image: It was sent as an example of the possibility of UFOs in art, and … Continue reading

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Another Episode 8

“Hair Stand” The view from Igirisu: That was something a bit different. After a pre-credits splattering of something red, it turns out to be just a watermelon, which sets the tone for a breather episode. In case you’re not familiar … Continue reading

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Babylon 5: And the Rock Cried Out, No Hiding Place

It’s Dec 7 on Babylon 5 and it’s Z minus 14 days.  Whatever that means, it can’t be good! If last episode felt like a departure from the arc, it was to make way for this, the 20th episode of … Continue reading

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Star Trek: The Man Trap

Star Trek was the brainchild of Gene Roddenberry.  He wanted to offer the networks something that he could have some fun with.  So he pitched a science fiction western, or as he put it, a “wagon train to the stars” … Continue reading

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