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May 2008

SF Tidbits for 5/31/08

May 31, 2008 // 2 Comments

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 [...]

Tube Bits for 05/31/2008

May 31, 2008 // 0 Comments

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 [...]

SF Tidbits for 5/30/08

May 30, 2008 // 3 Comments

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 [...]

Can You Name This Story? (Part 5)

May 29, 2008 // 7 Comments

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 [...]

SF Tidbits for 5/29/08

May 29, 2008 // 0 Comments

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 [...]

Tube Bits for 05/29/2008

May 29, 2008 // 1 Comment

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 [...]

REVIEW: Ravenor by Dan Abnett

May 28, 2008 // 5 Comments

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 [...]

SF Tidbits for 5/28/08

May 28, 2008 // 4 Comments

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 [...]

REVIEW: The Digital Plague by Jeff Somers

May 27, 2008 // 1 Comment

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 [...]

SF Tidbits for 5/27/08

May 27, 2008 // 1 Comment

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

The Science Behind Superman

May 26, 2008 // 1 Comment

While I wrestle with our blogging software, please entertain yourself with the science behind Superman. [via Biology in Science [...]

SF Tidbits for 5/26/08

May 26, 2008 // 2 Comments

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