Archives de Tag: TV

Pioneer One, episode 2

More news of the « Man from Mars »! Pioneer One, the award-winning, crowd-funded, BitTorrent-distributed, indie sci-fi TV series is back! To download the long expected second episode, just go to http://vodo.net/pioneerone or http://www.pioneerone.tv/ and choose size of video.

Official preview of episodes 2 and subsequent on Vimeo.

Downloading and sharing is legal under a Creative Commons BY-NC-SA licence (Attribution, Non Commercial, Share Alike) and the producers welcome the contributions from the public. Indeed, the voluntary contributions after the successful release of the pilot enabled the producers to film the episodes 2 and 3.

Now, let’s help them to finish the season 1 with two more…

En passant

What do lions have in common with humans? And with Dromaeosaurs, the dinosaur family that gave us Velociraptor? Darren Naish, of the science blog Tetrapod Zoology, has a thorough look, thanks to Inside Nature’s Giants, a TV show like no … Lire la suite

Bad Universe? Bad TV channel!

OK, so, Phil Plait of Bad Astronomy is going to have his very own TV show, about our big Bad Universe, premiere tonight, Sunday, August 29, on Discovery Channel. First episode (of 3): what would happen if we a bad meteor day? Would we end up like the dinosaurs? Tune in Sunday to find out.

Phil Plait's Bad Universe logo

Oh, but wait! It’s on American TV! And no option on the official website for (at least) an online pay-per-view. What do we poor Plait fans who live in other countries do? Wait for the DVD? Lobby our local channels and hope for the best?

Erm… Rely on The Pirate Bay?

I’m not saying that’s what you should do, right. But when a TV show about our universe is aired as if we were not living on a small interconnected planet… Makes me want to grab the Internet with all it’s P2P, streaming, and direct download resources, and to Hades with the rest!