Sci-Fi & Gaming News Archive - June 04, 2005


Police have arrested two men suspected of trying to sell stolen copies of the upcoming Harry Potter novel. Police in Kettering, 80 miles north of London, arrested a 37-year-old and 19-year-old Friday on suspicion of theft and firearms offenses.


The planned world premiere in Tokyo of Steven Spielberg's new film "War of the Worlds" has been canceled because of concerns about providing security for Tom Cruise and other stars and preventing bootleg recording of the film, its distributor said Saturday.


"Fathom," a new NBC series starring Lake Bell, will be filmed in Wilmington.

Word of the Day
  • A blustering, bullying fellow; a pot-valiant braggart; a bully.
This word is named for Draw-Can-Sir, a character in George Villiers' 17th century play The Rehearsal.