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December 2006

SF Tidbits for 12/31/06

Google Video has a all the chapters of the Radar Men from the Moon serial. Mike Resnick has joined Baen’s Universe as executive editor. Rick Kleffel of Agony Column [...]

December 31, 2006 // 1 Comment

Gallery of 2006 Book Covers

I still love science fiction/fantasy/horror artwork. Mark Kelly at Locus Online has put together this year’s gallery of genre book and magazine covers that made their [...]

December 30, 2006 // 0 Comments

SF Tidbits for 12/30/06

New at Gutenberg: Police Your Planet by Lester del Rey. Bookgasm has posted their 5 Best Sci-Fi Books of 2006 Based on a MediaBistro poll, Del Rey Vice President Betsy [...]

December 30, 2006 // 0 Comments

Catch Up On Heroes

Have you heard the hype but haven’t been able to check Heroes out yet? Perhaps you want to, but you can’t because they are on mid-season break and you hate the [...]

December 29, 2006 // 2 Comments

UPDATED: David Tennant Leaving Doctor Who?

It’s hard to find a reliable Time Lord these days… The Sun is reporting that the second actor to play Doctor Who in the new series, David Tennant, will be [...]

December 29, 2006 // 22 Comments

SF Tidbits for 12/28/06

There is a new teaser trailer for Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer. OK, I’m slightly more impressed. In an NPR podcast, Stan Lee reflects on a lifetime of [...]

December 28, 2006 // 3 Comments

Entertainment Weekly’s Best of 2006

Entertainment Weekly‘s Best of 2006 issue is out. Here is the smattering of genre-related tidbits it contains: PEOPLE Amongst the Greatest Performances: James Callis [...]

December 27, 2006 // 3 Comments

SF Tidbits for 12/27/06

A frakkin’ toaster has a website! Tricia Helfer’s site also has an infrequently-updated blog. Sorry, Tim. I’ll call you when it’s Boomer-time. Tim, [...]

December 27, 2006 // 1 Comment

POLL RESULTS: Animating Star Trek

Here are the results of the latest SF Signal poll. QUESTION Is the proposed animated Star Trek series a good idea? RESULTS (80 total votes) Wow, talk about evenly matched! A [...]

December 25, 2006 // 3 Comments

SF Tidbits for 12/24/06

Happy Holidays! Here is the Star Wars Holiday Special, in two parts. Frank Wu has been added to the list of sf/f authors who blog. Marginal Revolution answers the question [...]

December 24, 2006 // 1 Comment

When Authors Don’t Attack

Not all authors attack critics. Infamous NYT science fition critic Dave Izkoff has this to say about John Scalzi’s books: The Ghost Brigades has its minor, forgivable [...]

December 24, 2006 // 0 Comments

How Bookstores Die

Shedding light on the question “How do bookstores survive?” might be an explanation of How Bookstores Die… According to one source in the Guardian article [...]

December 23, 2006 // 4 Comments

Expresso – not just a drink anymore…

Books on Demand is one of those things that is often discussed around these parts due to our general love of brick and mortar book sellers. In most cases, the ability to [...]

December 22, 2006 // 2 Comments

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