Melancholygeek

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Happy (belated) Birthday to… me!

Posted by melancholygeek on March 30, 2009

The report of my death was an exaggeration.

Yes, I’m alive and well, thanks for your concern. And more than that, a year and a week ago today, Happy Zombie Jesus Day – a despite the probably offending title rather insignificant post, mostly about Battlestar Galactica – marked the birth of the internet persona you all have grown to love (or not so much in case you’re a Kara/Lee shipper) – melancholygeek. And yes, I know that I’ve been awfully quiet the last couple of, well, months, but there were good reasons, or at least that’s what I’d like to make you believe. Sometimes Real Life ™ takes its toll, and once you’ve been drawn in there it can be hard to maintain a healthy cyber-social-life. And should this last sentence somehow sound wrong to you, congratulations, there is hope for you yet.

Seriously, it’s not that I didn’t miss blogging, tweeting and participating in other online activities, I just got, well, lazy seems rather strong a word, seeing that I have been quite busy. Let’s say comfortable. But the restlessness grew stronger in this one, and over the past couple of days I slowly crawled back in my Other Life ™. And here I am again. But this post here shouldn’t be about explaining my recent absence. It’s my birthday post, and after the jump, I’ll do what people do on such days… I’ll look back on the awesome year that was the last and make wild speculations about what may lie ahead. So join this jolly good fellow (for that he is) in his shameless self-adulation…

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Battlestar Galactica 4×15 ‘No Exit’ Sneak Peek

Posted by melancholygeek on February 7, 2009

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And this just in, via Twitter from ProgGrrl of Galactica Sitrep fame, the other plot of No Exit (first time trying the embedded SciFi Player, let me know how it works out for you!):

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Battlestar Galactica 4×15 ‘No Exit’ Trailers

Posted by melancholygeek on February 7, 2009

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While I’m still recovering from the shakes Blood On The Scales gave me, you go and enjoy some Final Cylon goodness in these trailers (US and Canada) for next week’s No Exit, courtesy of ye old faithful SevorTB:

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Deaths Galore In BSG 4×14 ‘Blood On The Scales’? (SPOILERS, obviously)

Posted by melancholygeek on February 5, 2009

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(SPOILER ALERT) Quite some interesting stuff is being said over at The TV Addict today about tomorrows Battlestar Galactica episode Blood on the Scales. Highlight to get the short version:

:: Two major characters will die (NOT Adama or Tigh). And one of the Final Five – not Tigh – will serve as the ‘Does He/She Die As Well?’-Cliffhanger. Don’t know how serious to take the ‘Adama in front of a shooting squad is a dream’ though. :: Check out the master’s own words here.

[via battlestar blog]

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More Battlestar Galactica 4×14 ‘Blood On The Scales’ Footage And Pics

Posted by melancholygeek on February 3, 2009

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Already a clip for this week’s episode Blood On The Scales is out and it got everything I had hoped for: A pissed-off Roslin and a talking Leoben! Check it out (thanks to Rumlicek):

And there are some more promo pics to be found over at radon_’s LJ!

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Battlestar Galactica 4×14 ‘Blood On The Scales’ Trailer And Spoiler-pics

Posted by melancholygeek on February 1, 2009

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To be continued my ass, The Oath was plain awesome and I need more now! Should you feel the same way, you can be helped, enjoy the US and the Canadian trailers for next week’s Blood On The Scales, thanks to pennyfeline and SevorTB. And there’s a little xtra at the end of this post…

Plus, and this might be mighty spoilery, check out jeebs83’s LJ for promo pics up to the end of the season!

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Battlestar Galactica 4×13 ‘The Oath’ Canadian Trailer And Mini-Spoiler

Posted by melancholygeek on January 28, 2009

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A little more footage for this Friday’s The Oath, thanks to pennyfeline:

And concerning that mini-spoiler: :: After totally doing it last week, this week’s episode will have Bill and Laura making out in front of everyone. :: sez io9.

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Battlestar Galactica 4×13 ‘The Oath’ SciFi Trailer and Tidbits

Posted by melancholygeek on January 24, 2009

BSGSo, the issues that keep me from writing up original stuff here still persist, so it’s canned food for you again (in case you’re interested though, ADFMS impression is Awesome, 5/5 and not just because of the final minute):

Firstly, eat that, Dirk Benedict [via battlestar blog]

Secondly: io9 has some seriously neat cylony goodness here.

Thirdly (is that even a word?), I’d pay quite some money to know Callum Keith Rennie’s reaction to this [via AVSS]

And finally, the main part of this post, mutiny mayhem in next week’s episode, thanks to indysid:

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BSG 4×12 A Disquiet Follows My Soul Sneak Peek

Posted by melancholygeek on January 23, 2009

BSGStill no impressions, but at least some Colonial One footage for tonight’s episode of Battlestar Galactica, A Disquiet Follows My Soul with lots of thanks to bluecrushfan over at battlestar blog:

Back to work.

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Where are my SAGN Impressions, you lazy bum?

Posted by melancholygeek on January 21, 2009

BSGYes, I’m aware of the fact that I promised Sometimes A Great Notion Impressions quite some time ago. And I’m aware that they are nowhere to be found here. That’s because, they aren’t written yet, and probably won’t be anytime soon. Even though I spend a good 16-18 hours a day in front of a computer typing like a madman, nothing of it (apart from this post, granted) has anything to do with Battlestar Galactica or any other non-Real Life ™ issues. Bottom line: I’m swamped, and basically all of it is uber-urgent. Impressions will continue eventually, but don’t press me for a date.

In other news, and that’s just too awesome not to at least jot a few lines down, Grant Gold over at livejournal came up with the idea of putting together a Fan Appreciation PDF for the cast and crew of Battlestar Galactica. And it’s not just something someone will post on some blog, no, the document will actually be sent to the actors, writers, etc. Deadline for your thank-yous is next Sunday, Jan 25th, and the rules are to be found here on the battlestar blog. I really like the idea and I think you should use this opportunity to give a little love back to the people who gave us one of the greatest shows ever.

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