Sci-Fi & Gaming News Archive - July 16, 2008


The role of Batman in "The Dark Knight" suits Christian Bale better than when he played the comic book hero in "Batman Begins."


The folks at Fox think they've got a big hit in "Fringe," a spooky, sci-fi-tinged drama from celebrated producer J.J. Abrams that is already generating big buzz on the Internet and ranks as one of fall's most anticipated shows.

Word of the Day
  • To play, gamble.
  • To impose upon; delude; trick; humbug; also, to joke; chaff.
  • A deceitful game or trick; trickery; humbug; nonsense.
The word 'gammon' in the sense of 'joke, trick' may come from 'backgammon'.