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September 2003

Here’s a shocker… (The Klausner Post)

Harriet Klausner reviewed Quicksilver and gave it 5 stars. I know, how improbable is that. She never likes any book. Oh wait, that’s John and Scott recommended books. [...]

September 29, 2003 // 193 Comments

SF Inventions

The Technovelgy site has a database of which SF authors invented which technology in which novel. For example, there is the Time Dingbat, Diabological Armory and the Butcher [...]

September 28, 2003 // 0 Comments

Wil Wheaton Mania!

So, I’m out trolling for newsfeeds and I see that one is syndicated by…Will Wheaton. Finally an answer to the question “Is there a way I can be notified [...]

September 26, 2003 // 1 Comment

Paper Movies

Straight out of Minority Report comes this article: ‘Electronic paper’ has potential to show [...]

September 25, 2003 // 0 Comments

Top 50 SF&F Books 1953-2002

This article, The Most Significant SF & Fantasy Books of the Last 50 Years, 1953-2002, is from…the SF Book Club. Oddly, they do not list the criteria by which [...]

September 25, 2003 // 3 Comments

Musical SciFi

See the Locus article entitled Singing the Body Electric. And the scary part is, I actually own a copy of Edgar Winter’s Mission Earth CD. [...]

September 23, 2003 // 1 Comment


From rec.arts.sf.written Frequently Asked Questions Pronunciation of Cherryh C. J. Cherryh’s original last name was Cherry. The terminal H is silent. The H was added [...]

September 22, 2003 // 0 Comments

REVIEW: Snow Crash by Neal Stephenson

REVIEW SUMMARY: A well written, humorous, action-packed story, if you ignore the parts dealing with the whole Sumerian legend stuff. MY RATING: BRIEF SYNOPSIS: Near-future, [...]

September 21, 2003 // 0 Comments

SF and the Fall TV Season

John posted this link earlier that lists the upcoming mid-season SF shows. Its part of SciFi Weekly’s two part SF TV Preview. There’s a lot of stuff here. I [...]

September 18, 2003 // 1 Comment

I like it hard!

My sci if that is. Check out Science Fiction Stories with Good Astronomy & [...]

September 16, 2003 // 2 Comments

Mid-season TV SciFi

Science Fiction Weekly lists some interesting (but unscheduled) mid-season replacements for the upcoming fall TV season including: The Forever War – based on the Joe [...]

September 16, 2003 // 1 Comment

Temple Of Elemental Evil – Review

GameSpy reviews Greyhawk Adventures: The Temple of Elemental Evil. Looks like it’s a good game, but no multiplayer? Oh, maybe this will sway Kevin et al. to purchase [...]

September 16, 2003 // 0 Comments

What is Space Opera?

SFRevu takes a shot at defining “space opera” as a genre, in Space Opera Redefined. Looking at the list of the contemporary space opera books, I’d have to [...]

September 15, 2003 // 2 Comments

Matrix Almost Reloaded

So my Friday movie pick for the 4Q outing was Matrix reloaded. After hearing so-so reactions from others, I was expecting a so-so movie. But I gotta tell ya’, I was [...]

September 12, 2003 // 0 Comments

I hope this is true…

Ain’t It Cool News has a rumor that everyone’s favorite penguin will be coming back for a weekly comic strip, starting in November, and in a movie. That’s [...]

September 12, 2003 // 1 Comment

Interesting New Computer Game

S2 Games | Savage: The Battle for Newerth is a new computer game I just discovered at Gamespot. It looks to be a blend between an RTS and FPS. And, I think, its multiplayer [...]

September 12, 2003 // 0 Comments

SF Book online, for free!

Down and Out in the Magic Kingdom is a novel by Cory Doctorow. I’ve heard good things about it and I put it on my Amazon Wish List. Today I saw that Doctorow has made [...]

September 11, 2003 // 1 Comment

Round ‘Em Up!

Its that time again, my weekly (or thereabouts) roundup of Anime that I’ve watched. This time, I have only two that I’ve seen. I blame Stacy for not giving me [...]

September 11, 2003 // 0 Comments

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