SF Tidbits for 11/27/07
- Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home and Soylent Green make Environmental Graffiti’s 5 Nominees For The Greatest Environmental Film. [via Cinema Blend]
- World’s Biggest Bookstore’s Sci-Fi Fan Letter has put together a Space Opera Reading List
- Wild Life eZine has interviews with Harry Harrison, Jack McDevitt, James Morrow, Tom Purdom and David Weber. [sent in via Fred K.]
- The Penguin Group blog interviews one of their own, writer/editor Ginjer Buchanan. “…what used to be considered hard science fiction is become almost mainstream, as real science catches up with the genre…”
- Waggish reviews Gene Wolfe’s The Book of the New Sun. “Wolfe may not be any worse than Stephenson or Gibson, but his particular weaknesses are much more problematic for non-sf readers than theirs.”
- Alex Wilson narrates the first three chapters of Nathalie Mallet’s novel The Princes of the Golden Cage.
- Illusion TV interviews visual futurist Syd Mead, who worked on Blade Runner, Aliens and Tron. Syd takes questions from Illusion On Demand’s viewers and Jay Maynard The Tron Guy.
- Over at Locus Online, Howard Waldrop and Lawrence Person review The Mist and Mark R. Kelly reviews Jerome Bixby’s The Man from Earth.
- Shameless Plug-o’-the-Week thinly disguised as Pop Quiz: Which one of Charlie’s Angels has the least number of scifi-related roles? Check out the answer at the Charlie’s SciFi Angels post I wrote for SciFi Scanner.
- StarWars.com lists 10 Strange Star Wars Magazine Covers. (I think…I think I had that issue of Dynamite.)
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