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Stepping Through the Stargate: Science, Archaeology and the Military in Stargate SG1

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** COMPLETELY UNAUTHORIZED ** The questions What mind-set is at the heart of the television series Stargate? and What really goes into the creation of each episode? are examined in this anthology. Featuring essays from such noted contributors as archaeologist Sue Linder-Linsley, astronomer Sten Odenwald, parasitologist Francine M. Terry, philosopher Daniel Dennett, and science fiction author Melanie A. Fletcher, this collection delves into every aspect of the series with the same humor and intellectual curiosity of the show itself. Commentary from the show's special effects head, James Tichenor, and actor Tom McBeath is also featured.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781932100327
  • Publisher: BenBella Books, Inc.
  • Publication date: 10/28/2004
  • Series: Smart Pop Series
  • Pages: 244
  • Product dimensions: 6.02 (w) x 8.96 (h) x 0.53 (d)

Meet the Author

P. N. Elrod is the author of 20 novels, including the Jonathan Barrett, Gentleman Vampire series and the Vampire Files series. She lives in Ft. Worth, Texas. Roxanne Conrad has written 12 books, including Exile, Texas. She lives in Arlington, Texas.
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Table of Contents

Highly top Secret 1
Stargate Trek 9
Through the Apple 19
Yasureyoubetcha: Sf-Speak That Doesn't Make You Wince 31
Exploring the Archaeology of Stargate SG-1 37
Artificial intelligence and Genuine Stupidity 51
Help! The Aliens Have Landed and Taken Over my Brain 59
Time Travel for Beginners 73
We Need you Back 85
Spin the Gate 93
Where Am I? 103
I Think He's Called Homer 119
Stargate: The Final Frontier? 127
When in Rome, Don't Wear That 143
I'm Not an Archetype But I Play one on TV 155
Fear and Loathing on Cimmeria 171
A Season of Stargate 183
The Villains I Love to Hate 199
Creativity, Continuity and the Modern Licensed Comic Book 213
Jack's Brain: What Were the Asgard Thinking? 223
Vacuum Tubes and Intergalactic Portals 229
Ruminations from a Rat Bastard 239
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