Happy Birthday, Ed!

1st September 2011

Comes around just once each year, Creates a stunning atmosphere. A heated party, beginning till end, The place to be is SHADOland. A birthday is seldom, a serious occasion, Try not to take it, like the d-day invasion. Laughter and jokes are within sight, Stock up on both, all through the night. Straker’s birthday, they all wish to join, Nina barbeques delicious sirloin. Do not upset her, or she’ll burn…

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Dragon*Con by Anthony Taylor

1st August 2011

I’m Anthony Taylor, author of The Future Was Fab: The Art of Mike Trim, and I’ll be appearing at Dragon*Con in Atlanta, GA (USA) September 2-5. There will be some UFO and Gerry Anderson related programming at the convention I’d like to help spread the word about. At 10:00 a.m. on Friday Sept. 2, I’m hosting a panel on UFO in room A703 of the Marriott Marquis hotel. The panel…

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UFO-Movie postponed another year!

Matthew Gratzner and Avi Haas, the producers hoping to bring a UFO-Movie to the silver screen, have stated on their website: ‘This is a BIG film and it takes time to prepare a project of this magnitude. Like you we are huge fans of the original series and want to do it justice.’ With that statement the movie is being postponed another year, release date now says 2013. Sounds like…

1st July 2011
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The HomeWorld Gazette Now!

1st July 2011

Greetings humans. In this month’s issue we are pleased to bring our many readers, both at home and on Earth, a wider selection of columns, reports, photographs and life-style articles than ever before. The current editors of the Ed Straker (may his name be reviled through the universe) Herald, have been powerless to stop our cyber experts who have hacked into the Herald’s systems to bring you this most special…

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Weather Report

The newest biometerological  report! Save your organs the stress, plan replacements ahead of everyone else! The Meteorological Office issued the following warning to northern areas Warning: Severe lows are expected in all areas, following the rapid development of a large depression over the Eastern seaboard. You are advised to remain indoors once the sirens have been sounded. The Government health channel will broadcast continuous comedy programmes in an effort to…

1st July 2011
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Your Very Own UFO!

1st April 2011

Shado Marketing Department A subsidiary of Harlington Straker                                                                             Spinning Through Space The latest addition to SHADO’s superb range of collectables. SHADO Marketing are pleased to be able to announce their latest collector’s item. This classic masterpiece has been carefully constructed to the very highest standards by our renowned Norwegian sculptor Olaf Pliro. Olaf has gained a reputation for his meticulous attention to accuracy as well as his innovative use…

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SHADO Restructuring

1st April 2011

To all Staff: Following recent consultations with senior management and in light of the current situation, there will be some restructuring of SHADO systems commencing 01.04.2011. All staff should have received communications regarding the following necessary actions. In order to maximise our resources, all senior offices will now be ‘hot-desked’.  Please ensure that you remove any private and personal items from your desk when you leave at the end of…

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How Bad is the Script of the New UFO Movie?

As we had a little bird tell us, Gerry Anderson is not exactly convinced of the script for the upcoming UFO movie. Anderson, who is on board as an advisor, hopefully will manage to have some input. So far the start of production has been postponed several times, and the cast is also not yet been decided upon. We will keep you primed on the latest development!

7th February 2011
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The Ed Straker Herald Goes Online

1st February 2011

As the publisher I am happy to present you with our brand-new fanzine and newspaper for all and everyone interested in UFO and S.H.A.D.O., as well as Gerry Anderson’s other works. As our staff writer Lt. Cmdr. Lightcudder was able to verify the works and applications of those people calling themselves “fans” are worthy of our respect and appreciation. Hence I decided to herewith provide a platform for writers, authors,…

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