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June 2008

ApolloCon 2008 Trip Report

ApolloCon was loads of fun. The panels I attended were truly interesting. Topics ranged from sf trends, to sf in various media, to YA books to steampunk. Discussions were [...]

June 30, 2008 // 7 Comments

Tube Bits for 06/30/2008

Eoghann over at Solar Flare wonders whether J.J. Abrams can successfully reboot Star Trek. Sure, Galactica was rebooted successfully, but it didn’t have the entrenched [...]

June 30, 2008 // 3 Comments

SF Tidbits for 6/30/08

Interviews: ComicMix interviews Max Brooks, author of World War Z. Subterranean interviews Jay Lake The Dragon Page talks with Laurell K. Hamilton. At NPR, Rick Kleffel talks [...]

June 30, 2008 // 1 Comment

SF Tidbits for 6/29/08

Jeffrey Carver is considering the possibility of making his upcoming novel Sunborn available for free download. Let him know what you think! Free Fiction [...]

June 29, 2008 // 0 Comments

Saturday YouTube: Star Cops

Posting will probably be light this weekend since some of us are at ApolloCon. I’m learning some interesting things…like Allen Steele and Chris Roberson are SciFi [...]

June 28, 2008 // 4 Comments

SF Tidbits for 6/28/08

Interview and profiles: John Scalzi turns the Whatever mike over to David J. Schwartz, author of Superpowers. At Omnivoracious, Jeff VanderMeer profiles Greg Broadmore [...]

June 28, 2008 // 2 Comments

Twittering ApolloCon

As mentioned previously, I will be going to the Houston ApolloCon convention this weekend, starting today through Sunday. JP will also be making an appearance on Saturday (at [...]

June 27, 2008 // 3 Comments

SF Tidbits for 6/27/08

Over at SciFi Scanner, John Scalzi asks: What Are the New SciFi Classics? Free Fiction: Fantasy Book Spot has an excerpt of The Night Sessions by Ken Macleod. [via Jay Tomio] [...]

June 27, 2008 // 0 Comments

SF Tidbits for 6/26/08

The Moon is a Shiny Mistress. Firefly scribe Tim Minear has apparently written a script for Heinlein’s The Moon Is A Harsh Mistress, in glorious PDF. [via Whedonesque] [...]

June 26, 2008 // 6 Comments

SF Tidbits for 6/25/08

Interviews and Profiles: At SciFi Wire, John Joseph Adams profiles Jay Lake, author of Escapement. John Scalzi turns the Whatever mike over to Marjorie M. Liu, author of The [...]

June 25, 2008 // 0 Comments

TOC: Postscripts #15

PS Publishing has posted the table of contents for Postscripts #15, the special WorldCon issue devoted entirely to science fiction: Guest Editorial — Arthur C. Clarke [...]

June 24, 2008 // 0 Comments

Tube Bits for 06/24/2008

Some crunchy Stargate tidbits this time: What’s a Stargate aficionado to do to make their house more Stargate friendly? Build a Stargate home theater of course! [...]

June 24, 2008 // 1 Comment

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