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October 2006

SF Tidbits for 10/31/06

BBC Newsround has a first look at the film adaptation of Philip Pullman’s A Golden Compass. [via Empire Online] OnOurTv points us to the Heroes comic, based on the TV [Read more]

October 31, 2006 // 0 Comments

What’s the Scariest Movie Ever?

Boo! It’s Halloween! Everyone has their own list of scary movies. (Or movie charcters, or horror villains, or scenes, or…) What do you think are the scariest [Read more]

October 31, 2006 // 14 Comments

SF Tidbits for 10/30/06

New/Updated at Gutenberg: Key Out of Time by Andre Norton. The blog Spinning has posted a series of brief, as-I-read-it posts examining Anthony Burgess’ book A [Read more]

October 30, 2006 // 0 Comments

REVIEW: Event by David Lynn Golemon

MY RATING: BRIEF SYNOPSIS: The story of what really happened at Roswell takes a turn as the aliens who crashed there return to Earth once more. This time 2 creatures live [Read more]

October 29, 2006 // 5 Comments

Putting SciFi in its place

There’s been a lot of talk lately about the genre of creative works known as science fiction and its place relative to the total body of creative work and I feel the [Read more]

October 29, 2006 // 4 Comments

SF Tidbits for 10/29/06

SciFi Wire profiles Ben Bova and his new book The Green Trap. Sean Wallace is previewing the covers for the audio editions of The Dark Worlds of H.P. Lovecraft, Volume 1 and [Read more]

October 29, 2006 // 2 Comments

Star Wars Screen Tests

I stumbled upon this Panopticist post of Robby Benson’s Star Wars audition (he reads for the part of Luke along with a mostly off-camera Harrison Ford). This led me to [Read more]

October 29, 2006 // 2 Comments

SF Tidbits for 10/27/06

Marvel offers a bunch of free digital comics. (Free registration is required to see the full issues.) [via Tyrant of the Seven Seas] SciFi Weekly interviews Terry Gilliam. [Read more]

October 27, 2006 // 6 Comments

SF Tidbits for 10/26/06

ChapterFeeds has posted Chapter 1 of The Baby Merchant by Kit Reed. S.M. Stirling’s latest novel, The Sky People, posits an alternate history in which Mars and Venus [Read more]

October 26, 2006 // 7 Comments

Very Short Stories

Wired asked a bunch of genre writers to come up with a story of exactly 6 words. Here is a sampling: Computer, did we bring batteries? Computer? (Eileen Gunn) Gown removed [Read more]

October 24, 2006 // 0 Comments

SF Tidbits for 10/24/06

According to SciFi Wire, the Hellboy: Sword of Storms cartoon premiering on Cartoon Network this week is more faithful to Mike Mignola’s comics universe than the movie. [Read more]

October 24, 2006 // 0 Comments

SF Tidbits for 10/23/06

Tom Disch is asking “Who do you think is the greater SF genius…Van Vogt or Asimov?” Locus Magazine’s Gary Westfahl reviews The Prestige, the [Read more]

October 23, 2006 // 0 Comments

POLL RESULTS: Robot Smackdown!

Here are the results of the latest SF Signal poll. QUESTION Which of these robots from literature, movies and TV is your favorite? RESULTS (120 total votes) Perhaps its [Read more]

October 23, 2006 // 0 Comments

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