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July 2008

Transcriptase – A Home Away From Helix

In response to the recent controversy over Helix SF, several authors have created a new website, Transcriptase, to offer their stories and poems. From the website: In July [...]

July 31, 2008 // 3 Comments

SF Tidbits for 7/31/08

A review of Mike Resnick’s Stalking the Unicorn and Stalking the Vampire. Cool excerpt from a work in progress by Jonathan Wood. Rick Kleffel interviewed at [...]

July 31, 2008 // 0 Comments

SF Tidbits for 7/30/08

The diaries of George Orwell, the author of 1984 and Animal Farm, will begin to appear online and be freely available starting August 9th. Kelly Eskridge on “Reality [...]

July 30, 2008 // 1 Comment

REMINDER: Eureka Season 3 Starts Tonight

A reminder for Eureka fans out there…Season 3 begins tonight. It wouldn’t be fair to slam the SciFi channel and not call attention to something they do right. [...]

July 29, 2008 // 1 Comment

REVIEW: Plague Year by Jeff Carlson

REVIEW SUMMARY: Good premise, plausible science, fast-moving plot, but characters that are hard to care about. MY RATING: BRIEF SYNOPSIS: Survivors of a nanotech plague [...]

July 29, 2008 // 0 Comments

SF Tidbits for 7/29/08

You can own Marty McFly’s hoverboard! …For a mere $30,000 (USD). “Hello! McFly! Where am I gonna get that kind of money?” [via Fanboy] Interviews [...]

July 29, 2008 // 0 Comments

Giveaway Reminders

Just a friendly reminder to everyone that we are currently running two contests where you can win some free swag. First, we’re giving away 5 copies of Titan [...]

July 28, 2008 // 0 Comments

Books Received July 28, 2008

Here are the books we received this past week. Thoughts on some these titles after the jump… Related posts: Books Received: July 25, 2011 Books Received: November 7, [...]

July 28, 2008 // 5 Comments

SF Tidbits for 7/28/08

“Neil Gaiman has been tapped to write a two issue arc for Batman and Detective Comics in January 2009.” Elizabeth Bear: “There’s a generation gap in [...]

July 28, 2008 // 10 Comments

Tron 2 Trailer ‘Released’

As you might expect, when the Tron 2 trailer was show this past week at Comic Con, someone was there to record it. Someone who needs to learn how to use the record function [...]

July 27, 2008 // 10 Comments

Sword and Sorceress #23 Cover Image Contest

Vera Nazarian asked us to pass along the following information about a cover contest at Norilana Books: Here’s your chance to become a part of genre history! Norilana [...]

July 27, 2008 // 0 Comments

Sunday Cinema: Quark

Waaaay back in 1977-78, Buck Henry, creator of Get Smart, created a science fiction comedy series called Quark. Richard Benjamin played Captain Quark (hmm, sounds like [...]

July 27, 2008 // 1 Comment

SF Tidbits for 7/27/08

Joseph Mallozzi interviews artist John Picacio (covers for Jeffrey Ford, Frederik Pohl, Walter M. Miller – great stuff!) [Ed: Thanks for the kind birthday wishes, Joe!] [...]

July 27, 2008 // 0 Comments

Phasma Ex Machina

The independent filmmakers of Phasma Ex Machina, currently in pre-production, are looking for feedback on the movie’s concept. Here’s info on the film: The Title: [...]

July 26, 2008 // 2 Comments

Movie Poster: Red Sonja

Red Sonja is the new film from producer Robert Rodriguez, starring his is she/isn’t she girlfriend Rose McGowan as the titular hero (that’s either good or bad [...]

July 26, 2008 // 9 Comments

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