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December 2007

SF Tidbits for 12/31/07

December 31, 2007 // 3 Comments

Tim Pratt (Blood Engines) invents a new literary movement at John Scalzi’s Whatever blog. The Agony Column has part one of a podcast-interview with Charles Stross [...]

Tube Bits For 12/31/2007

December 31, 2007 // 4 Comments

Just before Christmas, Art Asylum released two pictures of their new retro Galactica minimates figures. These are cool beyond words, and they go nicely with the minimates for [...]

POLL RESULTS: Reading Over the Holidays

December 31, 2007 // 1 Comment

Here are the results of the latest SF Signal poll. QUESTION Do you read more or less over the holidays? RESULTS (95 total votes) Comments this week: “Well, it really [...]

Sunday Cinema – Firefly: The Train Job

December 30, 2007 // 0 Comments

Last week we showed you a bunch of science fiction TV episodes from Hulu. Today we’re going to bring you the next episode of one of the best, if shortest, science [...]

SF Tidbits for 12/30/07

December 30, 2007 // 1 Comment

Recently free fiction at ManyBooks.net: “Damned If You Don’t” by Randall Garrett (1960). The Time Traveler Show podcasts “The Velvet Glove” By [...]

SF Tidbits for 12/29/07

December 29, 2007 // 2 Comments

Jeanne Robinson, co-author Stardance with husband Spider Robinson, will be the first to perform zero-gravity choreography onboard a “vomit-comet” free-fall jet, [...]

Friday YouTube: Nichelle Nichols Sings!

December 28, 2007 // 0 Comments

Today is the birthday of Nichelle Nichols (Star Trek‘s Lt. Uhura). What better way to do a Friday YouTube than with Nichelle singing “Know What I Mean?” [...]

Tube Bits For 12/28/2007

December 28, 2007 // 0 Comments

Adult Swim is showing every single episode of Futurama from now until the crack of Midnight, January 1st, 2008 (see the schedule for times and episodes). I believe it [...]

The Science of Science Fiction

December 28, 2007 // 2 Comments

Slice of SciFi looks at The Science of Science Fiction: Science Fiction involves buying into the premise of a scientific “reality” that often pushes, even [...]

SF Tidbits for 12/28/07

December 28, 2007 // 0 Comments

Readers Voice interviews Ann VanderMeer, Editor of Weird Tales: “The fantasy element can give the writer the freedom to explore topics and ideas that may come across as [...]

Subterranean Online Winter 2008 Issue

December 27, 2007 // 2 Comments

Subterranean Press has just started posting the Winter 2008 issue of Subterranean Online. Here’s what available now, with more to come in the weeks ahead: Audio: [...]

SF Tidbits for 12/27/07

December 27, 2007 // 0 Comments

At Omnivoracious, Jeff VanderMeer interviews Peter S. Beagle: “…there are fiction writers out there who are so good at bringing the literal stink of a certain [...]

Tube Bits For 12/27/2007

December 27, 2007 // 0 Comments

Just before Christmas, Universal quietly (as if they would make a big about this one) released Battlestar Galactica 1980 on DVD. If only they had released it in November, [...]

The Sleeper Awakens! (New Dune Movie A Go)

December 26, 2007 // 10 Comments

Director Peter Berg confirmed that a new Dune movie is ready to go, and that the writer’s strike is the only thing holding it back. Presumably that means there’s [...]

MOVIE REVIEW: Bender’s Big Score

December 26, 2007 // 2 Comments

REVIEW SUMMARY: Futurama returns in a glorious tour de force! Rivaled by only such classics as Casablanca and To Kill a Mockingbird this seminal film is an instant [...]

SF Tidbits for 12/26/07

December 26, 2007 // 0 Comments

Yummy Xmas leftovers: The Daily Pop features A Batman Christmas Carol. Recently free fiction at ManyBooks.net: “But, I Don’t Think” by Randall Garrett [...]

It’s a Sci Fi Christmas – Firefly

December 25, 2007 // 2 Comments

We wrap our Christmas science fiction extravaganza of shows with the poster child for great science fiction killed too early by no nothing execs. I’m speaking, of [...]
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