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December 2006

SF Tidbits for 12/31/06

December 31, 2006 // 1 Comment

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 [...]

Gallery of 2006 Book Covers

December 30, 2006 // 0 Comments

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 [...]

SF Tidbits for 12/30/06

December 30, 2006 // 0 Comments

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 [...]

Catch Up On Heroes

December 29, 2006 // 2 Comments

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 [...]

UPDATED: David Tennant Leaving Doctor Who?

December 29, 2006 // 22 Comments

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 [...]

SF Tidbits for 12/28/06

December 28, 2006 // 3 Comments

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 [...]

Entertainment Weekly’s Best of 2006

December 27, 2006 // 3 Comments

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 [...]

SF Tidbits for 12/27/06

December 27, 2006 // 1 Comment

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, [...]

POLL RESULTS: Animating Star Trek

December 25, 2006 // 3 Comments

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 [...]

SF Tidbits for 12/24/06

December 24, 2006 // 1 Comment

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 [...]

When Authors Don’t Attack

December 24, 2006 // 0 Comments

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 [...]

How Bookstores Die

December 23, 2006 // 4 Comments

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 [...]

Expresso – not just a drink anymore…

December 22, 2006 // 2 Comments

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 [...]
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