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March 2004

REVIEW: IASF August 2000

March 31, 2004 // 0 Comments

REVIEW SUMMARY: First-rate collection of short fiction. MY RATING: MY REVIEW: PROS: Five superb stories CONS: One mediocre story BOTTOM LINE: Better than many [...]

Paying Homage to SF

March 31, 2004 // 0 Comments

A Wired article today tell how the Science Fiction Museum and Hall of Fame will demonstrate how sf literature has contributed to science and [...]

Man of Steel, Comedian of Gortex

March 30, 2004 // 6 Comments

American Express has paired Seinfeld with Superman for a series of web commercials. The only available full-length episode at this time, “Uniform”, features [...]


March 30, 2004 // 0 Comments

No, it’s not someting teenage elves get when solving math problems at the blackboard. Elfwood is a website community for sf and fantasy artists. It includes tons of [...]

I-Con and Time Bomb

March 30, 2004 // 2 Comments

SciFiWeekly editor Scott Edelman reflects on his recent award given to him at this year’s I-Con SF convention hosted at SUNY Stony Brook, my alma mater. This triggered [...]

Google Gets Personal

March 30, 2004 // 3 Comments

Google now offers personalized search features. Specify what you like from a set of pre-recorded categories (computer programming, for example) and Google’s results [...]

A Scanner Darkly…Woah!

March 30, 2004 // 0 Comments

Keanu Reeves is set to star in an animated version of Phillip K. Dick‘s A Scanner Darkly. [...]

Toy Story 3 sans Pixar?

March 29, 2004 // 2 Comments

Disney is leaning towards making a Toy Story 3 for theaters. In light of recent breakdowns in the relationship between Pixar and Disney, Disney studio chief Dick Cook said [...]

Something Else for John…

March 29, 2004 // 4 Comments

…and me, for that matter. Here’s a blurb about our favorite cancelled-but soon-to-be-reborn series. No, it’s not “Sports Night,” scroll to the [...]

Terraforming Mars

March 29, 2004 // 0 Comments

Tomorrow, as part of AbSciCon 2004 , Arthur C. Clarke, Kim Stanley Robinson and Greg Bear will join scientists in a debate about terraforming Mars. We just got there and [...]

REVIEW: Blind Lake by Robert Charles Wilson

March 28, 2004 // 0 Comments

REVIEW SUMMARY: A fun read. MY RATING: BRIEF SYNOPSIS: Scientists search for answers while quarantined at a remote government research facility set up to observe an alien on [...]

Ghibli Goodness

March 26, 2004 // 1 Comment

*** The Next Ghibli Trifecta! *** If you like Studio Ghibli’s movies (such as Princess Mononoke and Spirited Away) then you’ll be happy to hear that Disney has [...]

Century City

March 26, 2004 // 0 Comments

Did Anyone catch any of the three aired episodes of Century City? I missed the first one, programmed Tivo for the second one, which was then preempted by the NBA, [...]

Robot? Not I!

March 26, 2004 // 6 Comments

Revolution SF posts some interesting behind-the-scenes info on the upcoming I, Robot movie starring Will Smith. The gist, as one might not expect in light of Peter [...]

The Games of Infocom

March 25, 2004 // 1 Comment

Are online and can be downloaded from Looks like all of the original Infocom text adventures are here and you can download the interpreter to play them. Sweet. This [...]

Tech TV and G4 Get Married

March 25, 2004 // 3 Comments

Comcast is set to acquire cable channel Tech TV. Comcast stated that it will merge Tech TV with the G4 Game channel. I haven’t seen Tech TV in a while. Has anyone seen [...]
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