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May 2008

SF Tidbits for 5/31/08

Publishers Weekly profiles Lucius Shepard, author of Softspoken and The Best of Lucius Shepard. [via Scott Edelman, who also lists The 10 Most Promising New SF & Fantasy [...]

May 31, 2008 // 2 Comments

Tube Bits for 05/31/2008

You’ve probably seen it already, Sci Fi has announced it’s summer programming. Of interest: Stargate Atlantis starts on July 11th and Eureka (finally) starts on [...]

May 31, 2008 // 0 Comments

Friday YouTube: Ewoks Vs. Predator

[via Poe TV] Related posts: The Official Sneaker of the Mos Eisley Cantina Friday YouTube: Jedi A-Holes How It Should Have Ended: The Phantom Menace VIDEO: Star Wars Cantina [...]

May 30, 2008 // 0 Comments

SF Tidbits for 5/30/08

io9 lists 10 Books that Prove Science Fiction Just Got Harder, as in “hard sf”. (Cool = I own seven of them. Sad = I’ve read none of them.) Interviews: This [...]

May 30, 2008 // 3 Comments

Can You Name This Story? (Part 5)

Dave N. is looking for the name of a story that eludes him. Here is his description: I don’t remember the entire plot, but it involved the protagonist going to bed on [...]

May 29, 2008 // 7 Comments

SF Tidbits for 5/29/08

The Telegraph profiles William Shatner, who talks candidly about the death of his wife, which he discusses at length in his new autobiography Up Till Now. Boing Boing TV has [...]

May 29, 2008 // 0 Comments

Tube Bits for 05/29/2008

At right is the new teaser poster (and a more appropriate name than teaser I can’t imagine) for the upcoming (2009) movie, Witchblade. Based on the Top Cow comic of the [...]

May 29, 2008 // 1 Comment

REVIEW: Ravenor by Dan Abnett

MY RATING: For better or worse, I have an aversion to reading media tie-in novels. I think it stems from the many mediocre Star Trek books I read as a kid, so when the good [...]

May 28, 2008 // 5 Comments

SF Tidbits for 5/28/08

Free Book: Hal Spacejock by Simon Haynes. Science fiction publisher Baen Books is making its entire Webscriptions catalog of e-books free to the astronauts living aboard the [...]

May 28, 2008 // 4 Comments

REVIEW: The Digital Plague by Jeff Somers

REVIEW SUMMARY: Another fun action novel from Somers albeit with a less sympathetic character. MY RATING: BRIEF SYNOPSIS: Hitman Avery Cates searches for the people who [...]

May 27, 2008 // 1 Comment

SF Tidbits for 5/27/08

Nancy Kress reviews Cory Doctorow’s Little Brother. Geeks of Doom interview Bruce Campbell. Those magnificent bastards. The HypaSpace podcast interviews Nalo Hopkinson, [...]

May 27, 2008 // 1 Comment

The Science Behind Superman

While I wrestle with our blogging software, please entertain yourself with the science behind Superman. [via Biology in Science Fiction] No related [...]

May 26, 2008 // 1 Comment

SF Tidbits for 5/26/08

ComicMix asks: Are Comic Books Hurting Movies?…referring to Jack Donaldson’s Huffington Post article blaming comic book films for ruining special effects. Nice [...]

May 26, 2008 // 2 Comments

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