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August 2003

News Feeds

August 31, 2003 // 1 Comment

Has anyone else out there tried newsfeeds on their PCs? PC World‘s recent article on must-have utilities included a free news feed program called FeedReader. It’s [...]

REVIEW: Evening’s Empire

August 30, 2003 // 2 Comments

Evening’s Empire is David Herter’s second book, but the first one of his that I have read. Wow, I was blown away. I first encountered this book from a review on [...]

The Princess Blade

August 30, 2003 // 0 Comments

The Princess Blade is a live action, kung-fu style samurai adventure film from Japan. I first saw this on the ADV Films website and thought it looked rather interesting. My [...]

Politics Intrudes on SF

August 30, 2003 // 3 Comments

From SFSite The California recall has intruded on the lives of science fiction fans with the announcement by at least two cable networks, FX and Sci Fi Channel, that they [...]

Tron 2.0 – Great game!

August 28, 2003 // 0 Comments

I got an opportunity to try out the new Disney game Tron 2.0. WOW! It is amazing that a game based on a PG movie with little to no action could turn out so good! This game [...]

Ghost in the Shell

August 28, 2003 // 3 Comments

I got a chance (thanks to Trent Ditto!) to see the highly acclaimed anime movie Ghost in the Shell. Well, lets see – good concepts, great art, terrible voice-acting in [...]

Anime Roundup

August 27, 2003 // 3 Comments

Ok kids, time for the weekly roundup of Anime that I have recently watched. Spriggan – Called a cross between James Bond and Raiders of the Lost Ark, Spriggan is the [...]

The Physicality of Books

August 26, 2003 // 2 Comments

Authors (including Neil Gaiman, M. John Harrison, James Patrick Kelly, Tanith Lee, Michael Moorcock, Brian Stableford, and Gene Wolfe) answer 5 questions about [...]

Neal Stephenson Short Interview

August 25, 2003 // 0 Comments

Neal Stephenson Rewrites History is a short interview with the author on Wired’s web site. What’s interesting is that Stephenson is publishing a trilogy of books [...]

Teaser? I hardly know….

August 25, 2003 // 1 Comment

Has anyone else seen the Battlestar Galactica teaser trailers on SciFI? Specifically the ones with the new Cylon, Number Six. If that is the future of robots, then I, for [...]

Short-Short Stories

August 22, 2003 // 1 Comment

Check this out. It’s an ongoing collection of short-short stories by Michael Swanwick based on the periodic table of the [...]

Got Anime?

August 20, 2003 // 1 Comment

I’ve been watching a lot of anime recently, so I figured I might as well comment on what I’ve seen. But first, many of you know that I have not been a big fan [...]

Quakecon Returns!

August 18, 2003 // 0 Comments

From SciFi Weekly. Activision will once again be a featured sponsor of id Software’s QuakeCon 2003, a gaming event and tournament dedicated to the multiplayer games [...]

REVIEW: Chasm City

August 13, 2003 // 0 Comments

John asked for it, John got it. REVIEW SUMMARY: Murder and revenge in a ‘hard SF’ setting. MY RATING: 4.5/5 This is the second book Alastair Reynolds, and it [...]

Indy!

August 13, 2003 // 0 Comments

The release date of The Adventures of Indiana Jones (Raiders of the Lost Ark/The Temple of Doom/The Last Crusade) has been moved up to Oct. 21! Woo hoo! This would make a [...]

Battlestar Galactica

August 13, 2003 // 3 Comments

Unless you’ve been hiding under a rock, you’ve no doubt heard that the SciFi Channel is remaking Battlestar Galactica as a mini-series/pilot this December. They [...]

Random Thoughts

August 12, 2003 // 3 Comments

Just a couple of thoughts that just occured to me. I just finished reading Chasm City when I realized that the last 3 books I’ve read, Kiln People, Celestial Matters [...]

If this is true

August 12, 2003 // 1 Comment

This could rock. Ain’t It Cool News has posted a rumor that major motion picture company has bought the rights toHyperion, from Dan Simmons. This could be extremely [...]
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