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July 2006

POLL RESULTS: SciFi Channel Progress Report

July 31, 2006 // 0 Comments

Here are the results of the latest SF Signal poll. QUESTION How well is the Sci-Fi Channel doing as compared with last year? RESULTS (40 total votes) Be sure to vote in this [...]

EW Reviews SF/F

July 30, 2006 // 0 Comments

Issue #889 (August 4, 2006) of Entertainment Weekly offers some brief reviews of science fiction and fantasy books. Here’s a snippet. A Separate War and Other Stories [...]

SF Tidbits for 7/30/06

July 30, 2006 // 0 Comments

Did you miss the Eureka season premiere? Watch the 2-hour episode online at SciFi Channel’s Pulse website. Fathom Archive offers us The Biology of B-Movie Monsters. [...]

Lost Superman II Footage

July 29, 2006 // 1 Comment

Now that Richard Donner is getting a chance to make his version of Superman II, there will be changes. Access Hollywood aired a preview of the changes which found their way [...]

The Top 50 Movie Endings of All Time

July 29, 2006 // 2 Comments

Film Critic offers a spoiler-laden list of The Top 50 Movie Endings of All Time. Some genre entries of note: Batman Begins (2005) The Terminator (1984) The Thing (1982) Back [...]

SF Tidbits for 7/29/06

July 29, 2006 // 2 Comments

RIP: David Gemmell. Pendragon Pictures is filing suit against Dark Horse Comics claiming that the comic makers have cribbed a whole lot of visuals from their flick, which [...]

SF Tidbits for 7/28/06

July 28, 2006 // 15 Comments

Dear Pete, Tim and Fred: Please vote for The Top Babe of Science Fiction. Love, Goofy Blog. XXX OOO Lou Anders weighs in on The State of Science Fiction. Farah Mendlesohn [...]

5 Things Science Fiction Fans Love to Hate

July 27, 2006 // 6 Comments

Science fiction fans the world over are known for their easy-going, acceptance of sci-fi shows and movies. Kidding! Do you know any other group so vehemently outspoken about [...]

SF Tidbits for 7/27/06

July 27, 2006 // 1 Comment

William Shatner takes a look at The Lathe of Heaven. A collection of children’s books with a “science sensibility”. SF author/critic John Clute gets a blog [...]

Upcoming SF on TV and Film

July 26, 2006 // 12 Comments

Because of this article in USA Today, thoughtfully provided by John in today’s tidbits, I thought I’d take a quick look at the films highlighted in the article as [...]

JMS News From Comic Con

July 26, 2006 // 3 Comments

That would be J. Michael Stracynski of Babylon 5 fame. It seems that JMS dropped quite a few nuggets of information at the recently completed San Diego Comic-Con. In short [...]

SF Tidbits for 7/26/06

July 26, 2006 // 4 Comments

Spiderman 3 gets a blog. [via Blog Critics] Director Sam Raimi (Spiderman 3) has optioned Terry Goodkind’s Sword of Truth series. [via Publishers Weekly] DC Comics has [...]

More Kids Reading, Thanks to Harry Potter

July 25, 2006 // 6 Comments

Call him Harry Power. The Book Standard article Harry Potter and the Positive Impact shows how the Harry Potter books have persuaded children to turn to books. More than half [...]

Another Literary Debate

July 25, 2006 // 0 Comments

Author Will Shetterly asks: Is “literary and genre” a clumsy distinction? The post is interesting and the comments even more so. They touch upon some of the [...]

SF Tidbits for 7/25/06

July 25, 2006 // 0 Comments

The comic series Priest is headed to the big screen. Comic books of the 1950’s. [via Cynical-C] Andromeda Spaceways Inflight Magazine, “Australia’s Pulpiest [...]

POLL RESULTS: My Favorite Heinlein

July 24, 2006 // 10 Comments

Here are the results of the latest SF Signal poll. QUESTION Which of the following is your favorite Robert A. Heinlein book? RESULTS (66 total votes) Does anyone else notice [...]

UPDATED: SF Tidbits for 7/23/06

July 23, 2006 // 0 Comments

UPDATED: with NPR link. CinemaBlend has the teaser poster for Star Trek XI, due in 2008. This week’s NPR Weekend Edition Sunday will feature a report on the Singularity [...]
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