Site ColumnsBy Amy
October 25, 2000 - 5:51 AM
Firstly, apologies for the lack of site columns the last two days, especially to those who read them for the tv listings... I think we both forgot to do them. Shouldn't not happen again, unless I'm doing Monday's update from 2-5am Tuesday morning.... Oh well.
The other day, however, I was thrilled to learn that a movie version of 'Good Omens' by Neil Gaiman of 'Sandman' fame and Terry Pratchett, author of the incredible 'Discworld' series, could be in the works. 'Good Omens' is probably one of the most-thumbed books in my slowly expanding book collection, and it's at the top of my recommended must-read list, along with 'Ender's Game' by Orson Scott Card and 'Soul Music' by the aforementioned Terry Pratchett. I just hope it makes the translation to the big screen well - I imagine it could be very difficult to capture the essence of a comedy about an angel and a demon who are searching for the antichrist they lost track of - the book parodies practically every antichrist horror flick under the sun - and fitting in all the gratuitous 'Queen' references could be hard too.
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Today On TV
-At 9:00pm (8:00pm Eastern Time), UPN will be showing Voyager's 'Repression'. Here's how they describe the episode:
After members of the crew are found unconscious, Tuvok leads a search for the mysterious attacker who seems to prey only on those involved in the Maquis resistance movement, including Chakotay and Torres. Although the victims make seemingly quick recoveries, events take an astonishing turn when Tuvok uncovers the identity of the predator who has left his prey with deadly post-hypnotic suggestions.
-In Canada, Space! will be showing Voyager's 'Warlord' at 4am, DS9's 'The Abandoned' at 5am, TOS's 'Day of the Dove' at 10am (repeated at 4pm), TNG's We'll Always Have Paris' at 12pm, DS9's 'Civil Defense' at 5pm and Voyager's 'The Q and the Grey ' at 10pm
-In the United Kingdom, Sky One will be showing Voyager's 'The Killing Game' at 5pm (repeat at 11:30) Thanks go out to the Great Link for this!
-Here in The Netherlands, Net 5 will be showing TNG's 'I, Borg'at 18:00 CET. Thanks go out to StarTrek.nl for this!
Yesterday was the birthday of F. Murray Abraham who played Adhar Ru'afo in 'Star Trek: Insurrection'.