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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 [...]

Elfwood

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 LATZ.org. 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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