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December 2003

Ripple!

December 31, 2003 // 2 Comments

The website is available for the The SpongeBob Squarepants Movie! Check out the live action trailer with James Earl [...]

2003: A YEAR IN REVIEW

December 31, 2003 // 5 Comments

This is a year-end wrap up for my sf/fantasy/horror experiences for 2003. These are not necessarily things that first appeared this year; they are just the things that I read [...]

Notable Fiction for 2003

December 30, 2003 // 0 Comments

The New York Times has their list of Notable Fiction books for 2003. Science fiction titles listed are: Altered Carbon by Richard K. Morgan Blind Lake by Robert Charles [...]

The Story of Doctor Who

December 30, 2003 // 2 Comments

For Dr. Who fans, the BBC is running a special on Doctor Who to celebrate his 40th Anniversary. Personally, I never really got into it. And it appears they are still going; [...]

Website Showing Relative Starship Sizes

December 30, 2003 // 0 Comments

In case you need to know that sort of thing. One pixel equals one meter (in 1-to-1 scale). It also compares the ship sizes with real-world objects, like the Stay-Puft [...]

LINK: A Time Traveller’s Blog

December 29, 2003 // 2 Comments

One of the more interesting internet hoaxes is the elaborately done web log of John Titor, Time Traveller. This mysterious visitor from the year 2036 accurately predicts [...]

REVIEW: The Phoenix Exultant by John C. Wright

December 29, 2003 // 6 Comments

REVIEW SUMMARY: A sequel that is as superb as its predecessor MY RATING: BRIEF SYNOPSIS: Phaethon, exiled from Utopia, seeks to reclaim control of his space exploration ship, [...]

When is a Star Chamber a good thing?

December 28, 2003 // 1 Comment

When its a game that good a great review from Gamespot. I know Gamespot reviewers are weird, but an 8.8 is a decent mark. Star Chamber itself is a ‘collectible’ [...]

For the Star Wars Fanboy

December 27, 2003 // 2 Comments

Now you too can feed your inner Star Wars fanboy with the Luke Skywalker or Darth Vader replica lightsaber! For only $99! Woo! But hurry, this ‘collectible’ will [...]

NORAD tracks Santa!

December 24, 2003 // 0 Comments

Holy WarGames, Batman! <voice type=”computer-generated”&gtWould you like to play a [...]

REVIEW: Little, Big by John Crowley

December 23, 2003 // 3 Comments

REVIEW SUMMARY: MY RATING: SYNOPSIS: (from the back cover) little, big tells the epic story of Smoky Barnable – an anonymous young man who meets and falls in love with [...]

Can you map the internet?

December 23, 2003 // 0 Comments

The Opte Project aims to do just that. Some of their maps are cool looking though. A fascinating read too. Oh, please help by donating a new server. They need mucho CPU [...]

Now this is cool

December 23, 2003 // 0 Comments

Europe-Africa rail tunnel agreed is a story about a proposed tunnel that will run underneath the straights of Gibralter, connecting Spain with Morocco. Certainly a cool idea, [...]

Best and Worst of 2003

December 23, 2003 // 0 Comments

GameSpot’s Best and Worst of 2003. A comprehensive look back at the best and worst games of 2003. My current favorite game, Knights of the Old Republic, takes a couple [...]

A SciFi Christmas?

December 22, 2003 // 0 Comments

Taking a break from their usual horror fare, well moviewise anyway, the SciFi Channel has take a step to put the Sci back in the Fi. Their Christmas Movie Marathon actually [...]

Rubik’s Prequel

December 22, 2003 // 1 Comment

Also from scifiweekly… Dark Horizons reported that Lions Gate is readying Cube Zero, a prequel to the 1997 SF movie Cube, which the studio described as turning away [...]

I, Ad Campaign

December 22, 2003 // 4 Comments

From scifiweekly: A faux Web site and “commercial” for the “NS-5” robot domestic assistant has gone up as a promotion for the upcoming feature-film [...]
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