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August 2004

Scotty gets a Star

Today, James Doohan recieved a star on the Walk of Fame. He has some serious health issues and apparently this is his final public appearance. No related [...]

August 31, 2004 // 0 Comments

The Infinite Cat Project

Today’s entry in the “Useless Link That’s NOT Science Fiction” category is The Infinite Cat Project, a website devoted to pictures of cats watching [...]

August 31, 2004 // 1 Comment

RPG Documentary

What do RPG gamers do when they’re not gaming? They watch documentaries about gaming, of course! in this case, it’s Life With the Dice Bag on DVD. There’s a [...]

August 31, 2004 // 1 Comment

Upcoming Anime

Wired has a nice article on the explosion of anime in the US, and some thoughts on the upcoming anime releases (true release to cineplex theaters and not art houses) called [...]

August 31, 2004 // 5 Comments

Old school gaming

Lately I’ve been playing some old games on the PC – those that used to be great but have fallen by the wayside because the platforms they run on aren’t [...]

August 30, 2004 // 0 Comments

Enterprise Season Premiere Info

Sci Fi Wire posts some details about the fourth season premiere of Enterprise. It’s got time travel, nazis and a new Friday night time slot. No related [...]

August 30, 2004 // 2 Comments

Crack the SF Jargon Game

BBC hosts a game challenging you to Crack the SF Jargon. Rearrange letters to spell out science-fictiony words. No related [...]

August 30, 2004 // 4 Comments

Top 17 SF Lists

It occurred to me (after finding yet another top whatever list of SF books) that many a SF list has crossed my path. So, I thought I’d collate them here. Many of these [...]

August 29, 2004 // 3 Comments

SW Episode III “Spoilers”

Not that I troll magazines that mention Star Wars or anything, but Entertainment Weekly (the mag you love to hate) is posting some “spoilers” (actually a [...]

August 29, 2004 // 2 Comments

REVIEW: IASFM February 1990

REVIEW SUMMARY: Skip the stinkers but definitely read the two award nominees. MY RATING: MY REVIEW: PROS: 2 excellent award finalists CONS: 2 mediocre stories and 1 bad story [...]

August 29, 2004 // 2 Comments

REVIEW: Abre los Ojos (Open Your Eyes)

REVIEW SUMMARY: This film was the original Vanilla Sky and was every bit as enjoyable as the Hollywood version. MY RATING: BRIEF SYNOPSIS: Handsome womanizer Cesar finally [...]

August 28, 2004 // 3 Comments

Free M. John Harrison

Not from prison, but a free short story, tourism, from Amazon of all places… No related [...]

August 28, 2004 // 0 Comments

Half-life 2 gold on Monday?

Perhaps as this link alludes to. The game is already being preloaded into Steam, and this statement would not be too far of a stretch. If so, look for lots of Halflife 2 [...]

August 28, 2004 // 0 Comments

2004 National Book Festival

Just in case you’re in the D.C. area on October 9th, go see the following SF authors at the 2004 National Book Festival hosted by the Library of Congress. Catherine [...]

August 28, 2004 // 2 Comments

Fear and Loathing as a MORPG

Its multiplayer, I don’t know how massive so its just a MORPG, but The Kingdom of Loathing looks like a fun, humorous RPG to try. Its aim, really is comedy, with your [...]

August 27, 2004 // 13 Comments

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