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January 2005

How Do You Buy Books?

January 31, 2005 // 9 Comments

There are two kinds of book buyers: Hunters and Gatherers. Hunters know exactly what they want. To them, it’s just a matter of browsing to Amazon or walking into a [...]

The Incredibles Sweep The Annies

January 31, 2005 // 0 Comments

The Annie Awards honor achievements in animation. This year’s awards were held Sunday with a butt-load of the awards going to The Incredibles. Other winners included [...]

SfSignal Makes Top 40 List

January 31, 2005 // 3 Comments

SF Author and Asimov’s SF contributor James Patrick Kelly has posted a list of 40 interesting SF blogs. We’re proud – no – humbled…OK, [...]

POLL RESULTS: Book Format

January 31, 2005 // 0 Comments

Here are the results of the latest SF Signal poll. QUESTION What book format do you prefer? RESULTS  (18 total [...]

EW Reviews SF

January 30, 2005 // 0 Comments

Noah Robischon, who reviews sf for Entertainment Weekly, has published another brief monthly roundup of recent sf books. OLD MAN’S WAR by John Scalzi Grade: B+ Lowdown: [...]

Reynolds/Varley/Nolan Interviews

January 29, 2005 // 5 Comments

The SciFi Channel interviews Alastair Reynolds (Revelation Space, Chasm City, Redemption Ark and Absolution Gap), John Varley (The Ringworld series and Red Thunder) and [...]

SF Authors Behoax Unscrewpulous Publisher

January 29, 2005 // 1 Comment

Blogs are all a-buzz with a humorous experiment in which science fiction prove a point about a certain unscrupulous publisher. SF Author John Scalzi’s blog outlines the [...]

2004 Recommended Reading

January 29, 2005 // 4 Comments

Locus Magazing has released their 2004 Recommended Reading list. And boy is there a lot of stuff on there. I’ve read very few of the titles mentioned, and to read the [...]

Look! Up in the Sky!

January 28, 2005 // 1 Comment

It’s a Bird! It’s a Plane! It’s…Ringo? Stan Lee is working with Beatle Ringo Starr to create a new animated superhero based on Ringo Starr himself. [...]

Still More 30-Second Bunny Theater

January 28, 2005 // 8 Comments

Angry Alien is still at it. Now the list of animations include: The Exorcist, The Shining, Titanic, Alien, Jaws, It’s a Wonderful Life, Freddy vs. Jason, Scream and TX [...]

Hitchiker’s Guide Toys

January 28, 2005 // 2 Comments

Comingsoon.net has an article detailing the upcoming H2G toys, as distributed by Diamond. They gots action figures, plushes, and toys. Sweet! I needs me a Marvin plush toy. [...]

Way To Go Kenobi

January 28, 2005 // 2 Comments

At the risk of having John be called a Star Wars fanboy again, I thought I’d post the following fan parody of Episode III, The Lost Hope. It’s quite funny, with [...]

Episode III Opening Crawl

January 27, 2005 // 4 Comments

Lest I be accused of not living up to my unwarranted label as Star Wars fanboy, here’s a bit of news. The Episode III opening crawl has been released (click next on the [...]

Of Music And Zaphod’s Heads

January 27, 2005 // 0 Comments

Comingsoon.net has part 3 of their Q&A with Garth Jennings and Nick Goldsmith about the upcoming H2G2 movie. I”m really interested to see how they do [...]

REVIEW: Jennifer Government by Max Barry

January 27, 2005 // 1 Comment

REVIEW SUMMARY: A funny and worthwhile read. MY RATING: BRIEF SYNOPSIS: Satire in which a government agent investigates a murderous marketing campaign in a corporate-run [...]

Xbox 2 thoughts

January 26, 2005 // 3 Comments

As I sit here and realize that we have had very few posts that might generate some comments over the last couple days (save John’s “asteroid” post.) I have [...]

Asteroid for Adams

January 26, 2005 // 3 Comments

Douglas Adams now has an asteroid named after him. I think he would’ve gotten a kick out of that. Jealous? For $26, you could get a star named after you. To make sure [...]

A Terry Pratchett fan site

January 25, 2005 // 0 Comments

In the process of looking for a picture for JP, I came across this website: The Adventures of Cheery Littlebottom. The art is not so great but it does cover alot about Terry [...]

Orson Scott Card, Firefly Fanboy

January 24, 2005 // 0 Comments

Like all right thinking people, Orson Scott Card realizes just how @$$-kicking double-plus good Firefly is. Get the hence to a video store and/or NetFlix and rent said [...]

DVD Commentary

January 24, 2005 // 0 Comments

Commentary DVD is a website devoted to (as if you couldn’t guess by the name) DVD commentary tracks. This is an interesting idea since the main appeal of a DVD [...]
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