Welcome to Captain's Log -- your (semi) daily round-up of sci-fi randomness from around the web. Here's what's happening:

Tomorrow marks the 71st anniversary of Orson Welles' War of the Worlds broadcast.

SyFy is cooking up a U.S. version of the BBC ghost, werewolf, and vampire roomie show Being Human, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

Right after Yves Saint Laurent, Rodgers and Hammerstein, Michael Jackson, and Elvis comes J.R.R. Tolkein on Forbes' list of top-earning dead celebs.

Total Sci-Fi Online reports that Doctor Who writer Mark Gatiss is prepping his own adaptation of the H.G. Wells' story, The First Men in the Moon.

Meanwhile, io9 points out that there's an Easter Egg on the new Battlestar Galactica DVD.