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It was recently this writer’s privilege and pleasure to have a chat with the actor, stuntman, and circus performer, Felix Silla.  This was during the Zurko Promotions, All Night Flea Market, in Wheaton, Illinois.

Felix Silla has played parts in many iconic films and shows of the past including “Star Trek,” “Star Wars: Episode VI – Return of the Jedi,” “Buck Rogers in the 25th Century,” “Battlestar Galactica,” “The Monkees,” “Bonanza,” and “Petty Coat Junction.” He is, perhaps, best known for his role as Cousin Itt in “The Addams Family.”

During the interview, Mr. Silla spoke of some of his experiences in the film industry. (more…)

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Battlestar Galactica (1978) Movie Poster

The Uncommon Geek review of classic Battlestar Galactica continues, with the middle chapter of the pilot episode, “Saga of a Star World.” (more…)

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Battlestar Galactica (1978) Movie Poster

“There are those who believe that life here, began out there, far across the universe… Some believe that there may yet be brothers of man, who even now fight to survive, somewhere beyond the heavens.” (more…)

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Inigo Montoya Meme

An Uncommon Geek rants about a subject that has stuck in his craw for some time now: the blatant misuse and excessively rampant presence of the term, “reboot.” (more…)

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Battle of Endor1

Today, two uncommon geeks list their favorite space battles of all time.

Lists of Top 5, Top 10, or Top whatever are extremely popular on the interwebz, though they are of course highly subjective, and there is no “one list to rule them all.” However, they can be quite fun, and when you are asked to list some of your favorite things in a particular topic, it really makes you stop and think. It is also a great way to reminisce. So without further ado, we present our personal Top 5 list from one of our favorite topics here on The Uncommon Geek: Space Battles! (more…)

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Firstly, I apologize for the surprise distortion. I did what I could, and when I recorded the new intro, I completely forgot about it!

Happy National Cookie Day! I’m eating a cookie as I post this!

The Uncommon Geek and Blog Monkey Neo sit down with their friend Matt to talk about Battlestar Galactica, both old and new… but mostly new.

Join in on the conversation as as we contrast the attack on the Colonies to the nations reactions on 9/11, talk about the relevance to real life and a rant about the Final Five!

Today’s chiptune song is “Make the World Remember” by Victory Road from his self titled album “Victory Road” released under a Creative Commons Attribution NonCommercial NoDiverse 3.0 Unported license (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/3.0/). Check out his Bandcamp and buy all of his albums (http://v-road.bandcamp.com/)! And as always, for more information about CC License, check out creaticecommons.org!

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It has been a while since my last posting.

Obviously.

Since my last posting, life got very interesting very quickly. Like Bilbo Baggins, I went on a whirlwind adventure that took me across the United States and back again, went to a few cons, found out a lot about myself and met new friends. This will be a catch up blog, which will lead into other blogs. (more…)

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