SF Tidbits for 8/19/06
- Here’s a library of golden-age comic books available for download. (Requires a sequential reader program supporting .cbr format, like CDisplay for Windows or FFView for Mac.) [via W@teotU)]
- Now available: The RiffTrax for The Fifth Element. (RiffTrax are MST3K-like alternate audio streams to play alongside your DVDs.) [via E.E. Knight]
- Daniel Craig (the new James Bond) has been cast as Lord Asriel in the upcoming move The Golden Compass based on the book by Phillip Pullman.
- Meme Therapy interviews Tobias S. Buckell, author of Crystal Rain.
- OF Blog of the Fallen interviews Elizabeth Moon, Guy Gavriel Kay and Stephen R. Donaldson.
- An article on Writing Pulp Fiction profiles Edgar Rice Burroughs, Robert E. Howard, H.P. Lovecraft, Clark Ashton Smith, Raymond Chandler and Dashiell Hammett.
- Here’s an article on Social Science Fiction in the Works of Isaac Asimov.
- You want lists? Solar Flare lists The Most Annoying Robots In Sci-Fi while Top 5 offers The Top 10 Unexpected Problems in an Interspecies Marriage.
- Real Science: The Physics of Interstellar Travel by Michio Kaku. [via Gerald Lucas]
- If Iain Banks is late with his next book, Matter, blame his addiction to the game Civilization. [via Joystiq...thanks, Tim!]
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