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November 2003

BOOK REVIEW: Blue Light by Walter Mosley

November 30, 2003 // 5 Comments

REVIEW SUMMARY: An excellent, well-told, page-turning horror/fantasy hybrid. MY RATING: BRIEF SYNOPSIS: A mysterious blue light originating from space endows several people [...]

Essential Blogging

November 29, 2003 // 2 Comments

O’Reilly has a free chapter from their book Essential Blogging. [...]


November 27, 2003 // 1 Comment

I just took a look at the current Webalizer statistics for SFSignal and guess what the number 1 search string is? Glo Fish Thanks John! A term that really has nothing to do [...]

Time Travel

November 27, 2003 // 2 Comments

Time travel is one of my favorite sf themes. But only when it is integral to the story and not merely used as an incidental plot device to, say, get two characters to meet. [...]

More Dick, Phillip K. that is

November 25, 2003 // 2 Comments

The Second Coming of Phillip K. Dick is the main article in December’s Wired magazine. It covers a lot of ground about Dick and his life, and why his short stories are [...]

Bookstores Suck

November 25, 2003 // 15 Comments

No really. At least the ones around here do. Let me explain. I recently finished Quicksilver (I’ll write the review in as much time as it took me to read it…) and [...]

Stargate Spinoff

November 25, 2003 // 0 Comments

The Stargate:SG1 spinoff Stargate:Atlantis is due Summer 2004 according to SciFi Weekly. I always liked SG1, though I cannot say I am a regular viewer. I thought some of the [...]

Equilibrium Review

November 24, 2003 // 0 Comments

So, having read decent things about it, I rented Equilibrium from NetFlix. It tells the story of a future society where emotions are dampened by a drug, no war or anger [...]

YAVOSW: Yet Another Version of Star Wars

November 24, 2003 // 0 Comments

Not that I troll Star Wars Sites or anything, but the latest news on the release of the Episodes 4-6 DVDs is that Lucas is adding new footage, including some reshoots of [...]

The 100 Greatest Movies of All Time

November 24, 2003 // 0 Comments

Along the lines of this Spacecraft blog post comes a poll for the 100 Greatest Movies of All Time at Empire Magazine. And, lest you think that this is anything less than a [...]

ARTICLE: Man Arrested Over ‘Spam Rage’

November 22, 2003 // 2 Comments

OK, I’m not a proponent of death threats, but does anyone feel a whole lot of sympathy for spammers? Here’s what happens when things get out of control. The new [...]

This One’s for Pete

November 22, 2003 // 2 Comments

Latest rumor of the ever-delayed Superman movie…Lois lane is to be played by…Natalie Portman. Good luck, Pete. I hear the Son of Krypton is some stiff [...]
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