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June 2004

Cassini Nearing Saturn Orbit

June 30, 2004 // 2 Comments

Not that CNN is the best source for space news, but there is where I first saw the news that the Cassini probe is about to enter an orbit at Saturn. Saturn! How cool is [...]

Two Interesting SF Tidbits

June 30, 2004 // 2 Comments

From SciFi Weekly briefly noted section: Gary Oldman may be voicing a SW EPIII character. Potentially General Grievous. Could be interesting. As long as he gets to say [...]

It’s Free Again…

June 29, 2004 // 6 Comments

Check it out, you can play it for free for 30 days again… I wonder if they’re getting desperate. And I know what Tim is going to say [...]

Singularity

June 29, 2004 // 3 Comments

This Asimov’s SF article is the launch point for for tons of information about “The Singularity”? What is that? There are a few definitions floating around, [...]

Trip Books

June 27, 2004 // 3 Comments

I’ll be taking a trip later this week. I am hesitant to say “vacation” because, inevitably, a trip back to see the family is filled with [...]

Sleestacks R Us

June 26, 2004 // 2 Comments

Land of the Lost – The Complete First Season is now out on DVD! This is the good season, with stories by Niven and Gerrold, among others, and before it jumped the [...]

Klausner Gives Book Only 3 Stars!

June 25, 2004 // 8 Comments

I finally figured out how to read my sf signal mail. Apologies to all the spammers whose promises of huge genitalia fell on deaf ears. Anyway, there was an awesome email from [...]

One thing you can’t say about Lucas

June 24, 2004 // 3 Comments

Is that he doesn’t know design. Check out the DVD packaging for the upcoming DVD release. This looks really cool. And I like the early take of Star Wars on the fourth [...]

Conspiracy Theory?

June 24, 2004 // 1 Comment

I know you’ve all wondered: “How, exactly, could Greedo miss?” Me too. Bad luck? Poor eyesite? Or something [...]

Ringworld’s Children

June 24, 2004 // 2 Comments

By now, we probably all know that Larry Niven has written a fourth Ringworld novel. Here is the Tor website about the book. I read the third and wasn’t too impressed by [...]

GITS 2 – September 2004

June 24, 2004 // 0 Comments

Ghost in the Shell 2 will be coming to American theaters in September 2004 as seen in /. and they have a english website as linked here. I know some folks didn’t like [...]

Who’s Confused?

June 24, 2004 // 4 Comments

Mervius, at Fantastica Daily, has written a 4 star review of Neal Stephenson’s The Confusion. Which prompts me to ask: Who is confused? Mervius, who obviously likes the [...]

Still More Shat

June 24, 2004 // 0 Comments

CNN is reporting that Ben Folds will put his upcoming album on hold to help produce William Shatner’s upcoming CD collection “Has Been” his full attention. [...]

You know you’re a SW fanboy when…

June 24, 2004 // 0 Comments

You dream about you and your friends being Jedi, with some kick-a$$ lightsabers. That’s all I remember, the lightsabers. I blame all the reading I’ve been forced [...]

You’ve Got Spam!

June 24, 2004 // 1 Comment

From CNET News and elsewhere: An AOL worker was arrested for selling 92 million subscriber email addresses to a spammer. I was all set to quip: “Now what’s this [...]

Rise of the Machines

June 23, 2004 // 2 Comments

SF and BoingBoing author Cory Doctorow wrote a Wired article called Rise of the Machines discussing Isaac Asimov’s robots and the new movie that bears the title of [...]
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