SF Tidbits for 11/30/07
- The official Hellboy website has new poster art. [via SFX and Cinema Blend]
- Fantasy Book Critic interviews Josh Conviser, author of Echelon and Empyre. “I don’t think the printed word is in danger…literature offers an experience that, as of yet, no other medium can.”
- James @ Big Dumb Object summarizes Farah Mendlesohn’s interview with Iain Banks at a meeting of the British Science Fiction Association.
- Farah Mendlesohn says that Cambridge University Press has commissioned a collection of essays on Modern Fantasy Literature, with a lineup that includes Adam Roberts, Gary K. Wolfe, Paul Kincaid, David Hartwell, John Clute, M. John Harrison, Alex Irvine, Graham Sleight, and more.
- Irene Gallo at The Art Department some cool book covers for The Edge of Reason by Melinda Snodgrass, Summer Palace by Lawrence Watt-Evans, An Autumn War by Daniel Abraham, and Mars Life by Ben Bova.
- Fred @ Texas Best Grok reminisces about A. Bertram Chandler’s John Grimes tales, some of which are now available via Baen’s Webscription service.
- Tor Podcasts presents Part 2 of their Blogging in SF panel at WorldCon. (SF Signal gets a brief mention. :))
- The 50′s SciFi Page looks at, well, scifi films of the 50′s. Duh. Insightful statistics abound, like: did you know in the 1951 version of The Thing, the phrase “Holy Cats!” is used 5 times? I didn’t think so.
- Wired‘s Regina Lynn lists 10 Reasons She’d Rather Marry a Robot.
- Flixster, bless their souls, presents Science Fiction Film Babes Through Time.
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