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February 2008

The Religious Experience Of Philip K. Dick

In 1974 after having his wisdom teeth removed, Philip K. Dick experienced a profound religious experience. Pumped full of Sodium Pentathol, Dick answered the door to meet a [...]

February 29, 2008 // 4 Comments

LOST, The Best SF Show on TV

As I write this, I just finished watching the latest episode of LOST, called ‘The Constant’. To all those who poo-pooed the idea that LOST was not science [...]

February 29, 2008 // 13 Comments

More Free Stuff From Tor

Tor’s latest free eBook is the 2006 Hugo Award-winning Spin by Robert Charles Wilson. Have you signed up yet? They’ve also posted a couple of cool desktop [...]

February 29, 2008 // 0 Comments

SF Tidbits for 2/29/08

Free Reads: As promised, Neil Gaiman‘s publisher, Harper Collins, has made his book American Gods freely available. It’s only available for one month and only via [...]

February 29, 2008 // 1 Comment

Tube Bits for 02/29/2008

Marc Wade, former director of production at, has landed a weekly column over at His first column takes a look at Star Trek: The Tour. Cine [...]

February 29, 2008 // 0 Comments

Michael Moorcock Named SFWA Grand Master

From the Science Fiction Writers of America: The SFWA® Board of Directors and President Michael Capobianco are pleased to announce that writer and editor Michael Moorcock [...]

February 28, 2008 // 2 Comments

Thursday YouTube: Starship Troopers 3

Call me silly, I liked the first movie. I never saw the supposed suckfest that was Starship Troopers 2. And now this? I dunno. Your thoughts? No related [...]

February 28, 2008 // 12 Comments

SF Tidbits for 2/28/08

There’s a brand new website for Space Vulture, the new pulp science fiction adventure book written by Gary K. Wolf (Who Censored Roger Rabbit?, the basis for the film [...]

February 28, 2008 // 0 Comments

SF Tidbits for 2/27/08

Science Fiction Quarterly interviews Robert J. Sawyer (Rollback). “What’s best about the genre right now is that a goodly number of writers are striving to engage [...]

February 27, 2008 // 1 Comment

REVIEW: Deep Inside by Polly Frost

REVIEW SUMMARY: A collection of well-written erotic science fiction short stories. MY RATING: See the text below. BRIEF SYNOPSIS: 10 erotic science fiction short stories [...]

February 26, 2008 // 1 Comment

Daily Monster

Stefan G. Bucher’s Daily Monster website operates with a simple premise: every day he posts a short, high-speed video of him drawing a new monster. A simple idea, yes, [...]

February 26, 2008 // 0 Comments

Can You Name This Story? (Part 3)

Another reader writes in with a story description looking for a title. Do any of our readers out there know the title of this story? When I was a kid in the 1970s, I read [...]

February 26, 2008 // 12 Comments

SF Tidbits for 2/26/08

Free Fiction: “Mathralon” by David Louis Edelman (appears in The Solaris Book of New Science Fiction, Volume Two] Free Audio Fiction: Key Out Of Time by Andre [...]

February 26, 2008 // 2 Comments

Flash Gordon Read-Along Books

Way back when I was a young geek, science fiction took many forms, one of which was a precursor to audio books: I’m talking about the 45 RPM Read-Along comic books. I [...]

February 25, 2008 // 1 Comment

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