Mur Lafferty has a varied past dabbling in many forms of media. She worked in the gaming and Internet industries for nine years, from Red Storm Entertainment to writing freelance for RPGs including Warcraft: The RPG, Mage and Exalted. She has written for the magazines PC Gamer, Scrye, Knights of the Dinner Table, Anime Insider and Inquest. Mur has been a podcast producer since 2004, hosting the popular shows “Geek Fu Action Grip” and “I Should Be Writing,” as well as aiding other podcasters in their sound engineering (including Senator John Edwards’ “One America Committee” podcast). Mur is the co-author of Tricks of the Podcasting Masters, a “right brain” approach to the art of podcasting. She lives in Durham, N.C., with her husband, her daughter and a little brown dog.
Men Are from Aquaria, Women Are from Caprica
By Mur Lafferty
from So Say We All
This is one essay from the anthology So Say We All
The science fiction television series “Battlestar Galactica” is known for raising thought-provoking questions concerning martial law, artificial intelligence, power and corruption, and ultimately what it means to be human. What ethical complexities come into play when one mistake could mean the annihilation of the human race? How do you maintain faith in the Gods when you’re involved in an Armageddon of your own creation? What is the distinction between a terrorist and a freedom fighter? These questions are given an intelligent and insightful examination in this engaging collection of essays.
About the Author
Richard Hatch has portrayed “Battlestar Galactica’s” Apollo and Tom Zarek. A Golden Globe Award nominee, he is a veteran actor on screen—films and television—as well as the stage.