SF Tidbits for 10/5/06 – The Biggest Set of Tidbits Ever!
Nothing says “no new content” like a butt-load of links to elsewhere.
- The Agony Column’s Rick Kleffel interviews artist John Picacio, author of the awesome Cover Story. Kleffel also podcast-interviews Jeff VanderMeer, author of Shriek: An Afterword.
- John Scalzi interviews Mark Budz, author of Clade, Crache and Idolon.
- The Columbus Dispatch interviews Ellen Datlow. [via Locus Online]
- Meme Therapy asks people for their Wonder Gadget Wish List.
- Robert Anton Wilson could use your help. [via Locus Online]
- CGSociety is hosting a computer graphics contest based on Greg Bear’s book Eon. [via Locus Online]
- Helix Issue #2 features free fiction by Terry Bisson, Jay Lake and more. [via Locus Online]
- Jim Baen’s Universe Issue #3 has subscriber-only fiction by Mike Resnick, Gene Wolfe, John Barnes, Gregory Benford, Wen Spencer, and others; plus articles and columns by David Brin and Eric Flint. [via Locus Online]
- According to one Atlanta, Georgia mom: Harry Potter is evil!
- The BBC7′s 7th Dimension will be airing a reading of Ted Chiang’s 1991 novelette “Understand“. (See SF Signal reviewlette.)[via SFF Audio]
- Jonathan Strahan and Gardner Dozois have completed The New Space Opera.
- The Thrilling Wonder Story has posted a series of their Best SF/F Lists.
- There’s a new promo for the Ghost Rider movie.
- Fred Hoyle’s novel The Black Cloud was scientifically helpful to vision research. [via Mind Hacks]
- Big Head Press is now serializing online the complete graphic novelization of L. Neil Smith’s The Probability Broach. [via Easter Lemming Notebook]
- Elizabeth Bear has posted Chapter 1 of Carnival. (PDF).
- Chapter Feeds has posted Chapter 1 of The Clan Corporate by Charles Stross.
- G.B.H. Hornswoggler (Andrew Wheeler) celebrates his first year in the blogosphere by reviewing his best posts.
- LucasFilm is done making movies…about three prequels too late. [via Backwards City]
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