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Sci-Fi & Gaming News Archive - March 08, 2005

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Debra Hill, who co-wrote the horror classic "Halloween" and rose through Hollywood's ranks to become a pioneering woman producer, died Monday, according to a family friend. She was 54.

Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.