HERE IS TODAY'S NEWS
THE ZOCALO TODAY
SUNDAY, JANUARY 8, 2017
Sorry the updates have not been more frequent. I have run into a bit of a health problem and have found it difficult to keep up the site. I will try harder to put something out at least once a week. We'll see how it goes.
For those of you who have subscribed to Netflix, I hope you have watched the Sense8 Christmas Preview. The story is very complex (a true JMS trait) and though we will have to wait for new episodes, it will re-introduce you to the cast members and bring you back into the story.
CLAUDIA ON NCIS
As I sat to watch my favorite show on Tuesday, who should pop up on the screen -- none other than Claudia Christian. It is great to see B5 cast members guest starring on new programs.
PETER WOODWARD COMING TO NCIS
Speaking of NCIS, Peter Woodward will be appearing on the show soon. Loved him in Crusade and can't wait to see him on NCIS. I wonder if he will be a lucious villain?
Be sure to check out The Zocalo Today on Facebook.
There is also a version of The Zocalo Today generated by Paper.li. Check it out and subscribe to get your daily feed.
Here is a quote from J. Michael Straczynski about emotions.
I had this theory that the more important and intimate the emotion, the
fewer words are required to express it.
First it's in dating: "Will you go out with me?" Six words.
"Honey, I care for you." Five words.
"You matter to me." Four words.
"I love you." Three words.
"Marry me." Two words.
But what's left? What's the one most important and intimate word you can ever
say to somebody? It's "goodbye."
While Michael O'Hare (Sinclair), Andreas Katsulas (G'Kar), Rick Biggs (Dr. Franklin), Tim Choate (Zathras), Jeff Conoway (Zach Allen) and Jerry Doyle (Michael Garibaldi) are no longer with us, we will not forget their wonderful personalities and talent -- as well as their significant contributions to the BABYLON 5 universe. Be sure to visit In Memory Of for more information about memorial efforts.
Until we met again, in a place where no shadows fall.
BABYLON 5 BIRTHDAYS
January 3 - Danica McKellar (Centauri noble Aria Tensus in the "The War Prayer.")
January 4 - John Schuck (Draal)
January 9 - David Allen Brooks
January 13 - Richard Moll (Max, a lurker criminal, in "Hunter, Prey" (Season 2)
January 24 - Peter Woodward
January 27 - Julie Caitlin Brown
January 27 - Tamilyn Tomita
Have I missed anyone? If you know the birthday of someone connected with Babylon 5, pass the information along. We want to include everyone in our Happy Birthday Wishes.
BABYLON 5 MUSIC VIDEOS AND TRIBUTES
John Hudgens has created many Babylon 5 videos, but I believe this is the most moving. It was first shown at the Phoenix Comic Con 20th Anniversary and honors many of the Babylon 5 familywho have passed on.
Here is a link to John's Babylon 5 videos:
Richard Biggs memorial:
Andreas Katsulas memorial:
- This is the extended version that I did for Andreas' widow ater the
original cut was released on the net. It's never been seen online
For those of you who've never seen these, I hope you enjoy them - and
for those that have (and emailed me many times over the years about
releasing them), I hope they're as good as you remember. Working with
Joe on these videos was one of the highlights of my career, and I'll
be forever grateful to him for the doors these have opened for me. I'm
proud to have them on my resume.
If you know of any conventions coming up, please drop me a note at firstname.lastname@example.org and I will put it on the convention listing. Thanks for your help.
Wizard World Conventions has a large number of events planned for the year. Be sure to visit the page to see if there is a convention of interest near you.
Creation Entertainment has a large
number of conventions planned for the next several months. They include stars
from TWILIGHT, SUPERNATURAL, STARGATE, FARSCAPE, XENA, SERENITY, STAR TREK,
etc. Check out their calendar to see if one will be in your neighborhood soon.
Don't miss their Videos
page as well. It is full of some priceless video from a number of
Be sure to visit the referenced sites to see if there have been changes in
dates/guests attending. Visit our Convention
Calendar for a full listing of upcoming conventions.