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SciFi Diner Podcast Ep. 44 – What’s On Our SciFi Christmas Lists? Dayton Ward and Kevin Dilmore Join the Discussion; An Interview with Kevin Dilmore.


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Tonight’s Diners: Scott, Miles, Dayton, and Kevin.

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On the menu tonight:

On this science fiction podcast, we chat with Kevin Dilmore about how he got into  writing and linked up with Dayton ward.  The rest of our show, the four of us discuss our SciFi Christmas Lists.  We wrap up with the SciFi Five in Five and Dayton and Kevin giving us their top five, ahem six, aliens.

Our Interview:

Kevin Dilmore talks about how he got into Science Fiction and how he got into writing.  He discusses what the “Golden Age” of Science Fiction is.  He discusses he writing experience and how he got hooked up with Dayton Ward, with whom he has co-authored many books.  He also talks about what is up-and-coming for both he and Dayton.

Promos this Week:

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Show News:

  • Exciting people coming onto our show…. Richmond Peck from V, Brian Jacobs Smith from SGU, David Alan Mack, author of the Star Trek Novel Vanguard. Miracle from Dollhouse.
  • Any questions for these guys let me know!
  • Fringe Casting With Wayne and Dan – Fringe Quote of the Week
  • A SciFi Diner Retrospective: We are looking at having some podcast episodes focused on past shows like Farscape, Sliders, X-files, etc.  Want us to talk about a show you loved in the past? Let us know!
  • Our next show will be focused on the be Science Fiction TV and Movies of 2009.  Let us know your top shows.  What is the best of 2009?

Trivia Question from last week:

Question: What does Firefly, Terminator, 4400, and Dollhouse all have in common?

Prize: The Justice League DVD

Winner: Ken Robinson

SciFi Christmas Lists


  • Star Trek Online
  • All three Star Trek: Original Series seasons on Bluray
  • The Original Series Bridge mural for your wall.
  • The Filming model of the original Enterprise
  • The 1960’s Batmobile parked in his driveway.


  • Light Saber Chop Sticks – the Star Wars Chop Sabers
  • All three Star Trek: Original Series seasons on Bluray
  • Sherlock Holmes the Collection
  • The Airwalk Sneakers from Payless
  • The Batman Vault by Bob Greenberger
  • A gift certificate to


  • A Bluray Player
  • Star Trek XI on Bluray
  • Autographed copy of Kevin Dilmore and Dayton Ward’s next Star Trek Novel
  • A few hours of alone time on the original series bridge
  • A free month of Star Trek Online when it comes out


  • The Matrix Tenth Anniversary Edition on Bluray
  • A full scale replica of an X-wing
  • A Cylon Toaster
  • A complete working Storm Trooper outfit
  • Joss Whedon announces the return of Firefly
  • That announcement would come that the Winter Olympics are cancelled and that Fringe, Flash Forward, and V return two months earlier.


  • Firefly on DVD
  • 9th and 10th Doctors on DVD –  Doctor Who


  • Terminator Salvation (Better than Transformers)
  • Books – we get Kevin and Dayton’s recommendations.

The SciFi Five in Five:

“The SciFi 5” The five favorite aliens in Science Fiction Movies/TV.

  1. The Apes in Planet of the Apes
  2. The Alien from the original Alien Movie in 1979
  3. The Martians from War of the Worlds
  4. Klaatu from The Day the Earth Stood Still (The original)
  5. Three-armed Martian and the Venusian from The Twilight Zone: Will the Real Martian Please Stand Up
  6. Predator from Predator

If you would like to give us your SciFi five in five, send an mp3 or e-mail to us at We’ll play them at the end of the show.

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  1. Dayton Ward December 17, 2009

    Hey, guys! Kevin and I had a blast. Thanks for having us on again!

  2. Scott December 18, 2009 — Post Author

    Yeah it was awesome. I love having guys on….adds some comedy to our cast. You guys rock. We’ll figure out another reason to have you back!

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