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May 2004

REVIEW: Saga of Seven Suns, Books I and II

REVIEW SUMMARY: A rather pedestrian space opera that nonetheless, has some cool ideas. MY RATING: BRIEF SYNOPSIS: In the far future, Humanity unwittingly instigates a [...]

May 31, 2004 // 6 Comments

Speaking of Really Cool RC Airplanes

Check outthis German modeler’s site. This guy obviously loves the hobby. Check out the Concorde model (probably more financially succesful than its big brother…) [...]

May 31, 2004 // 12 Comments

Space Marine Needs Food, Badly

Check out Alien Swarm, a new mod for UT2K4. Its a top-down, coop tactical shooter that really reminds of Gauntlet in Spaaaaaaace….. It looks cool [...]

May 30, 2004 // 2 Comments

Interview with a Hitchhiker

The screenwriter for the upcoming HHGttG movie has interviewed himself. Some rather interesting stuff. I found the “Strangest Note” section to be particularly [...]

May 30, 2004 // 0 Comments

Showgirls in the VIP

In the ‘no, I’m not making this up’ category comes news of a special VIP edition DVD set of the movie Showgirls. Now I know what some of you are saying [...]

May 30, 2004 // 4 Comments

New City of Heroes Update

Coming soon they say. In any case, check out the sweet, sweeet screenshots at GameSpy. Those mechs look sweet as does the new faction, the Nemesis. They look very Prussian, [...]

May 28, 2004 // 1 Comment

New Riddick Cartoon

[Via SFcrowsnest] Riddick is getting his own cartoon series, ala Animatrix. Just in case you can’t get enough [...]

May 28, 2004 // 4 Comments

China::Hi-tech as Microsoft::Standards

China is seeking to meet the hi-tech future on its own terms – at least according to this article. Seems the move to adopt Chinese-created standards is being pushed by [...]

May 27, 2004 // 1 Comment

What The F*nt?

Ever since I started playing City Of Heroes, I’ve been looking for that comic book-like font that they use in the game. After browsing pages and pages of fonts on those [...]

May 27, 2004 // 3 Comments

Now THAT’S a rocket.

While my kids were watching TV the other day, an add for the SUPER SOAKER MONSTER ROCKET came on and immediately the cries of ‘ I want that! I want that!’ could [...]

May 27, 2004 // 8 Comments

Its….Remarkable Guy!

The Adventures of Seinfeld & Superman has been updated with the latest short, ‘Hindsight’. What’s up with the pistachios (is that on your list John)? [...]

May 27, 2004 // 2 Comments

Time Travel Bibliography

Time Travel Bibliography Search is not very user-friendly, but it sure is comprehensive. Type in an author’s name to see all the time travel related stories they have [...]

May 27, 2004 // 2 Comments

Halfway Home

Well, I hit the halfway point with my New Year’s Resoultion this week. The last week of May and I passed 183 SF-POINTS© out of the target 366 for 2004. As I stated [...]

May 26, 2004 // 2 Comments

An interesting pair

This isn’t a review per se because the 3 books in question aren’t Sci Fi (or even fantasy) and as such aren’t topics for this blog. However, the authors are [...]

May 25, 2004 // 2 Comments

The FCC Song

Does anyone like musical SF? And now for something completely different. Here’s a humorous Eric Idle song that’s a bit on the political side, but still humorous. [...]

May 25, 2004 // 3 Comments

A little something for Pete

RevolutionSF is listing the Top 75 Heroines of Sci-Fi, Fantasy, and Horror. This is part 1 and goes to #56. The mega-babes will show up later, Pete! Although look out for [...]

May 25, 2004 // 6 Comments

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