Battlestar Galactica News
for Thursday, June 15, 2006

Here's the news for Battlestar Galactica for Thursday, June 15, 2006: BSG Season 2 CD Release Party; Galactica audiobook now available on iTunes; Resurrection Ship Podcast available; Why Galactica Ought To Win An Emmy

BSG Season 2 CD Release Party

I was lucky to be one of the very few fans that got tickets to Sunday night’s Official Battlestar Galactica: Season Two Soundtrack Album Release Show in Los Angeles.

I actually live in San Diego, not LA, but it’s close enough that I’d figure it’d be worth the drive up (and the more painful drive home… I didn’t get back until 2am Monday morning). And it’s Galactica, right?

Lots of fun for all with a special guest appearance by Richard Hatch. Bear Mccreary, BT4. Read about it on complete with pictures and commentary.

Galactica audiobook now available on iTunes
Just noticed Apple is now carrying an audiobook version of the new Jeffrey Carver novelization of the Battlestar miniseries, if you'd like to relive the original via iPod. Check it out here.

Resurrection Ship Podcast available
The SciFi Channel has posted Ron Moore’s podcast commentary from the first half of the two-part ‘Resurrection Ship’ episode. Most of this podcast centers around how ‘Resurrection Ship’ - which was originally conceived as a single episode - became a two-parter. Download the podcast here.

New Poll: Helo's most dramatic moment?
All About Tahmoh Penikett (Helo) has a nice new poll for their favorite actor. Here's what they have to say:
In light of the omission of any Helo scenes from the "Most Dramatic Moments" question in the Golden Toaster Awards (remember to vote for Helo!), I've created a poll asking what Helo's most dramatic moment was in the series. Was it his "Look at those clouds" speech to Boomer in the miniseries? His shooting of Sharon in "Kobol's Last Gleaming"?

Cast your vote and read the about the previous poll results about what's going to happen with Helo & Sharon in Season 3. Read more.

Why Galactica Ought To Win An Emmy
or at the very least garner a nomination...

Robert Falconer, HNR Senior Editor has written a very interesting article about why Battlestar Galactica should win or garner an Emmy. One very true point he makes is that Galactica mirrors present society:

Though there are still those that cite it's occasional predilection for agitprop, we think it holds up a mirror to society at a time when society needs to take a good hard look at its reflection, frankly.

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