SF Tidbits for 10/31/07
- Happy Halloween! (Part 2…)
- Neatorama points us to 38 Essential facts about Frankenstein.
- Drivers and Sundry shares the animated movie The Halloween Tree, based on the 1933 1972 Ray Bradbury story.
- SciFi Scanner demonstrates the power of a fully operational Death Star Jack-o-Lantern.
- University of Nebraska Press lists some of their scarier titles.
- Website of the day: The Zombie Channel!
- The Ballardian scans an article from a recent issue of SFX magazine, where J.G. Ballard is quoted as saying: “I haven’t written any science fiction for a long time, probably not since the end of the ’60s. Novels like Crash and my recent novel Kingdom Come are not science fiction.”
- New free fiction at ManyBooks.net: “The Servant Problem” by Robert F. Young (1962) and “The Fourth Invasion” by Henry Josephs (1956).
- Michael May points us to this wicked painting inspired by 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea, painted by Patrick Reilly
- The untitled third book in Christopher Paolini’s Inheritance Trilogy (following the derivative-but-fun Eragon and the ho-hum Eldest) has been given a release date of September 2008. Oh, did I say trilogy? Turns out they’re going to George R.R. Martin a fourth book out of it (PDF link)…
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