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Atlantis4Life
Okay, call me what you like, but I'm starting a thread where I provide updates from SGU Producer Joseph Mallozzi's Blog.  

I will also provide updates on anything I find about SGU, TPTB, and SGA/SG1.  

Yes, it's a dirty job, but I figure someone's gotta do it!

And, on with the show...
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The Mallozzinator:

Alright!  Just caught up on reading the blog (so you don't have to) and this is the second blog entry in a row where Mr. Mallozzi has been - well - nice.

Where's the Mallozzinator with his snarky distain? What happened to mocking loyal fans and shooting people down with his snide comments?

What happened?  

Yesterday, he actually came down from his throne to play paddy-cake with the peasants for a brief spell.  Even his most die-hard fans are questioning what's going on.  It's shocking!  It's..........nice.  

Today, he answered questions directly and was kind about it. He didn't make fun of the questions being asked, or the people asking them.  He didn't edit questions/comments and then make fun.  So.........nice.

Was he told to do these things?  Was this new (professional) behavior politely suggested by "someone" giving him (much needed) PR advice?  Is it the holiday mood that's kicking in?  If the Mallozzinator is anything like the Terminator, then I can be sure of one thing:

He'll be back.
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Here's some news on the current MGM situation for those of you that care:

http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/hr/content_display/news/e3ia0d444a2a4b3e35a1f6c51ef274bb027 

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And, the DVR + 7 numbers for SGU's Justice episode are supposed to be out tomorrow.  I'll try and get them posted here as soon as I can.  


Well that's it for now.

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Why I DON'T want Mallozzi & Mullie to write the Atlantis movie!

I stayed up and watched Broken Ties on Fox tonight. Oh brother!  It was a good concept with some really big flaws.  Once again, the actors save the writing.  classicgatefan said how they don't pay attention to past team members realistically, and I agreed.  These writers are bad at remembering past events in their own show, not just past characters and forgetting to use their memory when it should occur.

The 2 big flaws for me are:

Ford:  This episode had his name written all over it.  It was like they forgot that three years ago they had dealt with the same "addiction" to the wraith feeding enzyme.  Keller didn't mention any records Beckett would have had for Ford, Teyla, Ronon (not the first time he's been addicted - see The Lost Boys ep), and McKay.  Mckay never mentions knowing what it felt like to go through that kind of withdrawl.  It was like they all had amnesia.  What?

Ronon:  Uh, I thought that the whole reason why he became a runner (see Runner ep) was because the wraith couldn't feed on him.  But they were they able to do it all of a sudden?  These people are so bad at writing with any kind of continuity.  One-off episodes is really their thing.  


I may sound like I'm picking on Mallozzi and Mullie, but it's really that I know they are capable of more than sloppy writing.  I just wish I could say to them "Watch your show for goodness sake!"  That would help.  Making these kinds of errors in a season with 20 episodes is one thing, doing this with a feature length film is another.  I want a really good Atlantis movie if one is made and I don't think these guys are up to it.  

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I'll agree with you on the assessment of the writers ability on Stargate in general. I've seen very few episodes where emotional scenes were handled well which includes the other series. With this series however, they delve into it and what comes across is hollow. For instance, we take on Chloe's father's death. She didn't seem distraught she appeared to be having an icarly hissy fit.

A lot of people try to compare it to Battlestar and that if false as watching that show I could feel the despair and hopelessness and the filth that permeates from every person at some time. This was very good for the first few seasons. With anything like that showing up in the Stargate franchise it comes across as hokey and weird. The writers of Stargate just aren't very good at translating real raw emotions. Instead, they settled on adventure, comedy and CGI which is fine to emphasize your strong points.

Also remember in the beginning of Atlantis the wraith were nearly impossible to kill even with members emptying weapons into them and they still are advancing. By season 3 or 4 they were hit with one bullet and they fall over dead.

I had hoped to see some actual exploration of Atlantis but, that never happened much either once they figured out how to fire weapons Atlantis just became a base like SG1. You are kidding me they were on Atlantis! The problems with the show was purely lack of imagination!

What we have with SGU is Stargate with all the adventure, comedy, and much of the CGI removed. What is left is the hokey emotional moments that seem really off.





 
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3...2...1...Action!

Just caught up on reading the blog (so you don't have to), and there's not much going on in Mallozziland, unless you're fascinated in knowing that all of his Christmas presents were food.

Ok, moving on...

I just caught an article on the Australian Sci-fi (yes, they still spell it correctly it seems) website.  It's an interview they did with none other than Mr. Mallozzi himself.  He spoke about how there's going to be more Action and Spacebattles in the second half of SGU this season, and how "It is a bit disappointing that you can’t do more a slow burn and allow the characters more time to grow before you hit full throttle."   So, that's what their spin is now.  We're all to impatient to give them time to slowly develop the characters?  I'm not going to repeat what we all know about how this isn't exactly what they are doing with their writing, even if this is what they are trying (and failing) at.  He also mentions his work on the Broken Ties episode (I offer that you see my post about it).  Here's the link if you are interested in checking the article out for yourself.  

http://www.scifitv.com.au/Blog/2009/12/sgus-writer-producer-joseph-mallozzi-more-space-battles-aliens/ 

Oh yeah, and hey... He also mentions "I personally want to do the alien dog. The telepathic alien dog. It’s perfect..."  Is someone getting ideas from some of alien0's posts?  Sounds like it.    He does joke that this won't happen until a musical episode gets approved for SGU.  I figure since they've already gone the 90210 route, they might as well do Highschool Musical too!  I wouldn't be surprised one bit if the entire cast does a tap-dancing routine during the season 2 premiere.    


And about Syfy cancelling the SGU marathon this past Christmas day, there's an update on Gateworld that says "Syfy’s Craig Engler posted the following on Twitter: “We moved the SGU marathon off Xmas day and are going to run it closer to the mdi-season return. Typical schedule stuff.”  I'm not sure if this is a good idea.  I mean, I'd think that the idea would be to get people to forget how bad the first half was by letting the time pass without airing those episodes.  I could be wrong though.  It'll either attract more viewers or scare more people off that were interested in giving the second half a chance.  Just my thoughts here.

JL, yes I totally do remember the bullets thing on SGA.  You make some good points.  Thanks.

Well, that's it for now.  If I don't post again this year, have a happy and safe New Year's celebration guys!

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Houston... SGU has a problem.

Just caught up on reading the blog (so you don't have to), and there are a few things from Mr. Mallozzi's Mailbag that I think are interesting statements.  Here goes:

A poster named Chevron 7 asked of the SGU team:

"6. Would they attempt to use the stones to get scientific or military assistance?"

Mr. Mallozzi's answer to this question:

"6. In special cases, sure."

Um, I can think of a special case.  Somewhere around 80 people fly through a gate that was supposed to be destined for Earth, but ended up on an old spaceship on the other side of the universe instead.  People are wounded and the only medical personnel is one medic. No one has access to the ship's primary controls.  They don't know where the ship is taking them.  They don't know where the ship is.  They're running out of air, water, power, food, sanity, etc.  The three prominent military figures are a trigger-happy psycho, a "let's-get-it-on-baby" sex-addict, and a wounded and depressed man who's head is still wrapped around his estranged wife more than the current situation on the ship.  The only 2 somewhat competent scientists are a caffeine-addicted masochist that doesn't want to leave because he is the reason why they are there in the first place, and a college-drop-out gamer geek that has a hard time standing up to him.  

Not special enough for you?  Okay.



Another answer that got my attention was:

"poundpuppy29 writes: “Is there going to be more action in the second half of SGU and I don’t mean sex by the way I like the personal stuff but I would like my scifi to have some action too?”

Answer: Yep.  Aliens and space battles in the first episode back, #11: Space, followed by intrigue, mystery, loss, exploration, chaos, revelations, and a big two part finale reminiscent of golden age SG-1."


Not to mention that Space and the two-part finale are ALL episodes Mr. Mallozzi wrote (self-promotion!!! Yay??), but he now references the "golden age" of SG-1 to sell them to his readers, trying to ensure that his episodes get good viewership.  But Mr. Mallozzi, I thought that you said, only a short couple of months ago that:

"SGU is NOT SG-1 or Atlantis.  It’s a different show in terms of tone and characters.  If you’re expecting flawless people, square-jawed heroes, and stories that set up and deliver all the answers over the course of a forty-five minute episode, you WILL be disappointed.  And DON’T expect that to change.  If you don’t like the character interactions, romance, and open-ended story elements introduced to date, you’re in for a looooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooong haul because that’s our show."

So, which statement is true?  Is SGU supposed to be "golden" SG-1?  Or, is it the crap that's not going to change that we've all been suffering through and that you've been vigorously defending since early October of last year?  Hmm?  Which one is it?  I'm still thinking that SGU is crap.  So, I'm not going to watch it.  However, I can't blame you for promoting your own work.  You've got to do what you can to ensure job security.  


Well, that's it for now.  See you all next time.

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This man doesn't seem to have any convictions at all... except of how great he, and whatever he happens to like for the moment, is.

No, he doesn't.  None of them do.  It seems that they will say anything to make a buck.  SGU was supposed to bring them tremendous profits, but it didn't.  I agree that this year will be very critical for the Stargate franchise.  I am not sure how much more failure the franchise can sustain.  The SG-1 and SGA movies make more financial sense than a second season of SGU, so we'll see what happens.  I still have my fingers crossed for those movies, but I'm not holding my breath.  

The Stargate fanbase doesn't deserve this.
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Help!  I’ve Lost My Creative Way And...

Just caught up on reading the blog (so you don't have to), and it seems as though Mr. Mallozzi is having some issues with creativity in writing (what’s new!).  So much so, he’s asked his fans for suggestions in naming some of the season 2 episodes of SGU.  Maybe this was a bad idea.  It looks like from some of these episode names, Mr. Mallozzi’s fans might feel the same way we do about SGU.  Check this out.  These are real quotes of some of their ideas for episode names:


“Take This Stone and Shove It!”

“When Young Attacks!”

“Destiny: If It Ain’t Workin’, Don’t Fix It”   - My third personal fave.

“Shameless”

“Maybe Baby”  -  I guess this one comes from the sexual exploits of the Scott character.

“Cry Me a Chloe”   -  My second personal fave.

“Regression”

“Secession”

“Bumping Uglies!”

“Let me then not die ingloriously”

“For the Love of Carson Beckett!”   - My personal fave.  So much so, they should replace all of the SGU actors with the SGA (season 2) cast. 


Mr. Mallozzi, if some of your loyal and fawning “blog regulars” don’t really care for SGU that much, then I don’t know what to tell you about the show’s (future?) success.  



Here’s a link on the current MGM situation if you’re interested.  They own Stargate:

http://www.businessweek.com/news/2010-01-06/metro-goldwyn-mayer-sets-jan-15-deadline-for-bidders-update2-.html



And finally, a happy belated birthday to Paul McGillion (41) and Joe Flanigan (43).  They both celebrated another year on this planet yesterday.  



Well, that’s it for now.  See you next time.


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Oh, the poor thing... NOT!

Definitely.  I just checked his blog during lunch, and this guy is beyond low-class in his behavior.  He was "apologizing" to the spammers that sent him messages, using their "names" as a not-so-subtle way to insult them.  I guess it's true what they say:  "You can take the boy out of the trailer park, but you can't take the trailer park out of the boy."  

It appears as though he's losing traffic (or readers rather) on his blog, so he's resorted to using insanely outrageous captions to try and sucker - oh I'm sorry - attract the attention and the spotlight he seems to crave.  When I went to his blog, the caption literally read:  "Valedictorian Chimpanzee Acquitted of Manslaughter!"  

Trust me, it's not worth reading - and obviously not what his blog entry was really about.  Like I said, I read the blog so you don't have to.  


Oh, and his loyal fans are still trying to help him with script names.  Here are a few more:

"Writer’s Block"

“Oh Crap!”    -  2 people gave this one as a suggestion.

"Untitled"

"Oh Shit!"

"The End"

"“I Totally Saw It Coming”

"The One Where They Use the Stones
The One Where Chloe Has a Catfight
The One Where Everyone Almost Dies
The One Where Scott Has Sex
The One Where We All Realize Hot Chicks Outnumber Hot Guys on the Ship
The One Where The Ship Does Something All By Its Onesies, and Everyone Acts Surprised – Again – That it Can Do That"

"Sex"

"Huh?"

"Holy Crap!"

"ROTFLMAO"

"Twitter"


Well, I guess that's more than a few.  Oh, here's something interesting that was on his blog.  He talks about being unsure about the Atlantis movie being made.  He mentions:

"We’ve got a great script that I think the fans will really enjoy.  We’ve got action, adventure, exploration, a race against the clock, Atlantis in peril, unlikely allies, surprises, tragic loss, and new beginnings."

Tragic loss....tragic loss?  Um, I don't trust these guys to kill off the right people.  They don't exactly have a great track record with this in SGA.  All I know is that if it's anyone aside from Keller or Kanaan, I'm going to be screaming bloody hell again!!!  And I'm sure I won't be alone in this.  As for the rest of his "claims" - I'll believe it when I see it.

I've said it before, I believe that Mr. Mallozzi and Mr. Mullie are capable of more than sloppy writing, and that's something I'd love for them (or any of the other writers) to deliver.  Although, they could write Oscar-worthy material for SGU (not that it's possible - they'd have to give ALL of the characters personality transplants and change too much about the show for this to happen and it still be remotely close to any of the creative "concepts" they've been so vigorously defending) , and I'm still not supporting it for reasons I've already gone into.  

Um, I guess I ended up writing another update.

Well, that's it for now.

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I Can’t Believe It... Wait A Minute - Yes I can!!!


I have observed that Mr. Mallozzi’s, shall we call it, “timing” seems magnificently spectacular when it comes to playing the sympathy card, and milking it for all that it’s worth - plus more.  Anytime the scrutiny from disgruntled and disappointed fans seems to be too much for him, expect a “feel sorry for me/my family/my dogs” blog-post.  It’s not so much that these things aren’t happening as it is when (and perhaps why) Mr. Mallozzi’s chooses to report them.  Take today’s blog-post as a case in point.  His mother fell and broke her hip somewhere around 2 weeks ago, but he just happens to blog about it today.  Today, after his script got shot down at work and, fans have been asking questions he’d rather not answer about the SGA movie, and joking about SGU hopefully getting cancelled, and asking that SGA come back as a series, among other things.  

Mr. Mallozzi hasn’t had it so great these past few months.  His iPhone didn’t work - that is - until he needed to promote the next episode of SGU on his blog.  Then, it seemed to work just fine.  His Blackberry didn’t work - that is - until he needed to promote the next episode of SGU.  Then, it seemed work just fine.  His home internet service wasn’t working (this was shortly after his “rant“).  He complained about this for what seemed like forever.  Once the sympathy ran out, Mr. Mallozzi finally decided to change ISPs.  His brand new Macbook didn’t work - that is - until Thursday November 12th when he wanted to make sure that everyone knew that there was “One more day until Stargate: Universe episode 8: Time!”  

He wanted everyone to know that mother wasn’t getting the right treatment she needed at the hospital - that is - until people pointed out to him that he’s most likely rich and well-connected.  People asked him if he couldn’t do anything to help her, and get her the best care possible.  He didn't mention her for a good little while after that. Several people had to ask about her before he simply stated that she was getting more tests.  Now, I’m not saying that he’s a bad son.  It’s not my place to say whether this is true or not.  However, he does appear to be an opportunist when I consider “when“ he reports certain things.  

The other thing he decided to do on today’s blog-post was to give advice.  No, don’t adjust your screen.  You are reading this correctly.  He was actually giving advice to a professed newbie to the business.  He said “It’s all about the script.”  

Yes, Mr. Mallozzi.  Now, can you remember that?  And, don’t forget to tell your buddies at work that too!



Well, that’s it for now.

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HAHAHA!!! YES!!!  He is Rodney!!!

That's why they wrote so much for that character.  And oooh yes... that technical thing was a store.  I think it was called Rogers or something like that.  Yes.  He is petty.  Well, what goes around comes around because I'm letting everyone I know that SGU is terrible and not worth their time if they're lucky enough to not have suffered through an episode of it yet.  It doesn't seem that he likes it the other way around.  

I don't normally find pleasure in badmouthing things I don't like, but I hate hypocrisy and lack of respect, I see this as a personal affront, and when I see those things I feel the need to "drag those people down here with the rest of us" if you see what I mean.

I do.  And, you've said that perfectly.  I usually don't badmouth other people or things either.  I just move on.  But, they've taken it to another level with their hypocrisy and insults - and even demands.  They think that we are supposed to watch their show, like it's our duty as Stargate fans.  It was Brad Wright that basically called us addicts when he talked about fans needing their "Stargate fix".  This is what happens when people get spoiled by their success.  They start thinking that the fans are supposed to just provide them with support, not that they need to produce a good product that the fans will enjoy.  So, it's a personal affront to me too.  Like I've said before, I've never prayed for a show to fail in my life until SGU.  And, that's TPTB's fault.  They deserve to fall to bring them back down to reality.



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I knew before I started watching SGU, based on the advertising, that I wasn't going to like it. But I still watched it, mainly on the off-chance that I might find it decent

Me too.  I've never done that before.  If I didn't think I was going to like something, then I didn't watch it. And if I watched the pilot episode of a series and couldn't stand it, I didn't come back again the next week to see if it got better.  They are losing all of the good-will that they accumulated over the years because of SGU.  In my opinion, it's not worth it.  


SGU, on the other hand, is like my best friend had a body switch with a total bitch, and the people responsible and their lackeys tell me it's still her ( only more edgy, cerebral and mature because of her new bitchy, whiny, backstabbing personality ), because the face of this new person matches the one on the driver's license that has the name and social security number of my friend. 

Following the new BS format that they've adopted, that would make her a Cylon.  Isn't the main mission of a Cylon to destroy the original?  Hmm... Oh, did I say BS?  I meant BSG.  


this SGU conflict is one of the worst when it comes to an established universe with an existing fanbase. People are so divided, most either love or hate it

Yep.  And, more people hate it than love it.  It's almost admirable the way that TPTB can spin their failures into successes.



One more thing on Mr. Mallozzi's last blog-post.  He says that his reason for reporting his mother's injury (and the surgery she had yesterday) was because "She wanted to know if I had mentioned her on the blog."  That's interesting.  If it's true, then it means that not even his own mother reads his blog.  If she did, then she would not need to ask if he'd written about her. She would know, unless she's been in the hospital the whole time.  But, if she's been in the hospital the whole time, then she should have had surgery by now.  Hmm...

The other scenario is that Mr. Mallozzi fabricated that little portion of his conversation with her in his blog-post so that it wouldn't seem as though he was using a fall that his mother had about a fortnight ago as a way to change the subject from SGU/SGA to sympathy and well-wishes.  Those kinds of comments have to be much easier and more pleasant to read and approve.  But, Mr. Mallozzi wouldn't be that sinister.  Would he?  

I just read about hip fractures, and surgery is supposed to happen within 1 day of the break.  Sometimes they need to wait a few days if there are complications, but not more than that.  It's like I thought.  Waiting 2 weeks for surgery on a broken hip is like waiting 2 weeks to put a cast on a broken arm.  That's not good because the bone can start to heal improperly during that time.  Is it the Canadian health system?  Who knows... I guess he's still not helping her get the best care possible...
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LOL, heck no. Remember, Health care in Canada is state funded. So, if something's broken you can get it fixed pronto. Couldn't really say if you have to wait 2 weeks for a hip replacement (it's not like you need a donor for a hip ). Heck, last year I thought I had cardio problems, but even with busy schedules, I had 2 ultrasounds within 1 week to make sure I had no Heart or Liver problems.
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I have a slightly different view on the whole SGU is like BSG thing. For one I really liked BSG(until the lame fromfarseencoming Adam and Eve end). Yes it was space opera, but I knew from the start this show was like this. Here are some points why I like BSG but hate SGU.

The characters were very interesting and everything they did was for a good reason. Like Adama ordering his son to arrest and bring back President Roslin, because she was interfering with the military protocol. Or later in season 2 were you have the face of between the Galactica and Pegasus. Two of the Galactica personnel were gonna be shot, because they saved a cylon(one is still in love with her and the other used to be) from being raped by a fat bastard from the Pegasus.

The music combined with the visually awesome space battles were also fantastic to see an hear.

SGU isn't doing this for me, because first of all it isn't Stargate(yes I know this has been said many times). The characters are not giving me a reason to like them, nor are they doing anything intelligent like flushing the stones and kino's through the Destiny's toilet. So nobody can spy on them or give them bad advice from earth. Oh yes lets offer them an option which may bring them home or bring doom and destruction to the ship. On the other hand they should do that...

Because Universe isn't what stargate used to be...
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Re: Mallozzi Updates & More

Atlantis4Life
Yes.  The world has gone bananas with this whole blog/twitter thing.  I can understand why some people have blogs.  But, I just think twitter isn‘t necessary.  No offense to anyone out there that likes twitter, but I don’t.  I think it’s a waste time.  Your Alaina Huffman example is a great example of how crazy it’s gotten.  I think that people should have some clear guidelines on how they are going to use a blog or their twitter account - especially if they are anything close to being a celebrity or public figure - and then stick to those guidelines.  It’s not just good for them.  It’s good for the readers too, so they know where the lines are, and not to cross them.  And, it keeps the blogger/tweeter from looking...bad.  I’ll just leave it at that.  




@US06154

Yeah, exactly.  I was trying to be as fair as possible considering that there is a rather small but existent chance that his account of events is accurate.  But, really.  I don’t buy it.  I try to stay away from commenting on his personal life because I really do just catch up on the blog once or twice per week to see if there’s any SGA news.  But, sometimes he writes these blog-posts that just make you say “What the fuck???”  Yesterday’s post was one of those posts.  

There was a fan that basically told him exactly how I feel about his entries about his personal life a little while back.  It had to do with questions the fan had about Mr. Mallozzi’s marriage.  He told him:

“Okay, this is weird. I know I have absolutely no right to ask this question. But, since you have mentioned your wife Fondy on many occassions the narrative you’ve built up over the years is one in which includes a wife and a healthy marriage.
Being married for 24 years myself I am sometimes startled to read something that I know my wife, if it were me saying or typing what I read here, would be upset to say the least. And my marriage is not a conventional one, we’ve always kept our finances separate, I photograph fine art nudes for a living (well, as a part of my living anyway), and my wife has gone out on the town with her girlfriends for years (before she fell ill 3 years ago and now never leaves the house, spending 22 hours a day in bed)….. so, if something startled me, something you wrote, about how you conduct your personal life, its with good reason. Miss Japan? Out to dinner with a flight attendant? 2 years in a row visiting Japan alone? No Christmas in Montreal this year? I’m barely touching the surface here, but I’m sure you can see where someone would be interested in knowing what’s up. If you wanted us to simply care about the food you write about, or the TV show, then you would not include personal things like you did tonight, ie, dinner with the flight attendant, feeling down about missing Japan…. see what I mean?
I simply have to ask. You don’t need to answer of course, but your explanation would go a long way toward satisfying my, and many others, curiosity about the state of your marriage.
Are things on the homefront okay? Are you still married? Divorce pending?
I sincerely apologize for daring to ask the question, but it has been one that has crossed my mind at least 20 times in 2009 while reading your column… this is not something off the top of my head.”


I think Mr. Mallozzi should just blog about food and Stargate mainly.  That’s what I try to focus on, but like this fan said, sometimes he posts things about his personal life that are unnecessary - and that don’t add up.  This leads to fans having unnecessary thoughts and questions.  




@Original_StarGate

I’m not really bashing BSG.  I don't have a problem with that show.  What I’m saying is that when Stargate tries to become what TPTB "think" BSG is, that’s bullshit.  And, you’ve done a good job in explaining just how that is bullshit.  SGU isn’t really Stargate, and it’s not really BSG.  It basically managed to become the worst kind of mish-mash of these 2 shows, with a little Survivor and Young & the Restless thrown in for bad measure.  

I think we agree.  
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