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Sci-Fi & Gaming News Archive - January 13, 2006

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Sci Fi Channel is getting into business with Steven Spielberg again by giving the green light to production of a 12-hour miniseries titled "Nine Lives," executives said Thursday.

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The burnt-out hit man Pierce Brosnan plays in "The Matador" cowers in a stairwell after another botched job, reduced to tears, blubbering: "I'm a wreck. I'm a parody." The 52-year-old actor appreciates how those words might have haunted his real-life career if he hadn't been cashiered from Bond.

"Lost," Disney's TV drama about a plane crash on a remote island, is proving to be an unusually universal hit as its confounding plot sucks in global viewers from Laos to Latvia.

Word of the Day
cruet
  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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