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November 2006

Philip K. Dick Goes Mainstream

November 30, 2006 // 5 Comments

In 2007 The Library of America will be publishing a collection of four Philip K. Dick stories from the 1960’s: The Man in the High Castle, The Three Stigmata of Palmer [...]

SF Tidbits for 11/30/06

November 30, 2006 // 2 Comments

Space Archaeology interviews Sean Williams, author of The Crooked Letter and The Blood Debt. Waterstone’s has an interview of Chris Roberson, author of Paragaea. [via [...]

The Best Time-Travelling Movies

November 29, 2006 // 7 Comments

Yahoo India (yes, we outsource our news sources. Ba-dum, crash! :)) lists the outcome of an online-poll to select The Best Time-Travelling Movie. The results: Time After Time [...]

Thoughts on the Children of Men Movie

November 29, 2006 // 6 Comments

I recently read P.D. James’ The Children of Men and found it to be hugely entertaining and I would love to go see the upcoming movie version. But a recent SCI FI Wire [...]

SF Tidbits for 11/29/06

November 29, 2006 // 1 Comment

Cinematical has a thorough review of Superman II — The Richard Donner Cut DVD. Jayme Lynn Blaschke perfectly captures some of my problems with this week’s episode [...]

The 33% Rule

November 28, 2006 // 14 Comments

[UPDATE: Wordsmithed the rule to read better and corrected a spelling mistake. I seriously need to get a proofreader.] A recent post by Michael May (“I Give Up: A Game [...]

REVIEW: The Witling by Vernor Vinge

November 28, 2006 // 0 Comments

REVIEW SUMMARY: Decent adventure, sound science and, perchance, a preview of The Singularity? MY RATING: BRIEF SYNOPSIS: Stranded on an alien planet of teleports and used as [...]

SF Tidbits for 11/28/06

November 28, 2006 // 2 Comments

David Louis Edelman talks about how he promoted his book Infoquake. Elizabeth Bear talks about why she doesn’t write alternate history. Will Shetterly posts Steven [...]

SF Tidbits for 11/27/06

November 27, 2006 // 2 Comments

Adventures in Scifi Publishing podcast-interviews Lou Anders. See also: our SF Signal interview with Lou. The Top 10 Things SF Characters Are Thankful For The sf/f nominees [...]

New Mass Market Book Format?

November 27, 2006 // 8 Comments

I was in Walmart this weekend and two of the titles in their woefully science-fictionless mass market paperback section caught my eye. One was a Tom Clancy franchise [...]

POLL RESULTS: The Coolest Movie Spaceship

November 27, 2006 // 0 Comments

Here are the results of the latest SF Signal poll. QUESTION Which of these is the coolest movie spaceship? RESULTS (108 total votes) So many to choose from, yet twenty-five [...]

Lost Action Figures

November 26, 2006 // 0 Comments

Now you can act out your favorite conspiracy theory with these Lost action figures. (They’re called “action figures” because Adults simply don’t play [...]

SF Tidbits for 11/25/06

November 25, 2006 // 2 Comments

SF über-fan Forrest J Ackerman celebrated his 90th birthday this past weekend. SyFy Portal explains how having genre shows like Battlestar Galactica, Lost and Heroes [...]

Astounding’s Brush with “The Man”

November 25, 2006 // 0 Comments

An Orlando Sentinel article has Ramsey Campbell reminiscing about how the government almost took down Analog magazine in 1944 (when it was still called Astounding Science [...]

SF Tidbits for 11/24/06

November 24, 2006 // 0 Comments

Doctor Who‘s Tom Baker is the celebrity guest-blogger at Blockbuster’s website. Sez Tom: “See how comfortable I am with this cyberspeak now!” [...]

The Dark

November 23, 2006 // 1 Comment

The Dark is a serial web movie whose first two episodes are offered free as a promotion to get subscribers. They describe themselves as “the new high definition digital [...]

SF Tidbits for 11/22/06

November 22, 2006 // 4 Comments

Cinema Blend has two new Spiderman 2 posters. Lou Anders ponders the Cylons and God. The MSNBC article Time-travel physics seems stranger than fiction discusses the science [...]
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