SF Tidbits for 6/21/07
- The 45 Important Movies as Chosen by the Vatican include Metropolis, Nosferatu, 2001: A Space Odyssey and The Wizard of Oz.
- Jeff VanderMeer’s blog, now called Ecstatic Days, has a new home. The list of sf/f authors who blog has been updated.
- At his Amazon Blog, Jeff VanderMeer briefly interviews Ian McDonald, author of Brasyl.
- Bill Congreve, a Sydney-based writer, editor, book reviewer and publisher, talks about on the state of Australian speculative fiction.
- Simon Reynolds talks about J.G. Ballard. [via Warren Ellis]
- SciFiChick shows off 13 of her cool sf/f drawings.
- Neal Asher really, really liked Death’s Head by David Gunn.
- Wil Wheaton talks about inducting Gene Roddenberry into the Science Fiction Hall of Fame.
- Free fiction: Cory Doctorow’s “When Sysadmins Ruled the Earth” is now freely available from Baen’s Universe, thanks to its Locus Award win.
- New/Updated on Gutenberg: Planet of the Damned by Harry Harrison.
- The Can’t Stop the Serenity event presents worldwide screenings of Serenity for charity.
- Here’s some information on the DVD for La Jetee, the original film behind the idea for 12 Monkeys.
- Centauri Dream responds to Charles Stross’ post about the futility of space exploration.
- Stan Lee gets his own Marvel Legends action figure. Personally, I’m holding out for the disembodied head of Stan Lee action figure. Although I guess it’s not technically a figure, per se…
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