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August 2008

SF Tidbits for 8/31/08

Lou Anders shows off the cover of his upcoming anthology Fast Forward 2. Free Fiction [courtesy of QuasarDragon] @Inclinations: “Rural Route” by Gere McClellan. [...]

August 31, 2008 // 1 Comment

VIDEO: An Examination of A Clockwork Orange

I saw A Clockwork Orange, Stanley Kubrick’s vision of the Anthony Burgess book, many years ago…but there are still scenes that refuse to leave my head. Get out of [...]

August 30, 2008 // 3 Comments

SF Tidbits for 8/30/08

Interviews and Profiles: @Concept Sci-fi: Marianne De Pierres (Dark Space). [via Orbit] @The Agony Column: Lou Anders discusses space opera. @Emma Larkins: Jason Sanford [...]

August 30, 2008 // 3 Comments

Friday YouTube: Weird Science Trailer

I’m amazed at how this movie’s rigorous treatment of science still holds up today. (Translation: Schwing!) Related bonus video after the jump… Related [...]

August 29, 2008 // 1 Comment

IDW Announces New Science Fiction Line

IDW Publishing has announced a new science fiction line called: New Classics of the Fantastic. The series aims to reprint classics award-winning science fiction that has [...]

August 29, 2008 // 4 Comments

SF Tidbits for 8/29/08

A gallery of John Wyndham covers. Day of the Triffids…great book…horrible movie. [via A Different Stripe] Free Fiction: @Dunesteef, a new audio fiction [...]

August 29, 2008 // 0 Comments

Tube Bits for 08/29/2008

On September 7th, one of the most anticipated PC games in years will be released, Will Wright’s Spore. You get to design your own creature, then guide their evolution [...]

August 29, 2008 // 1 Comment

MIND MELD: The Future of Star Wars

With the release of the new Clone Wars movie, we here at SF Signal have looked at the box office results and pondered where the Star Wars franchise goes from here. For this [...]

August 28, 2008 // 5 Comments

Can You Name This Story? (Part 10)

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? I am looking for an old SF spy book, [...]

August 28, 2008 // 4 Comments

SF Tidbits for 8/28/08

Free Fiction: The first year of Astounding has been scanned for your cumbersome online reading pleasure. [via QuasarDragon] @FeedBooks: “A Prize for Edie” by [...]

August 28, 2008 // 2 Comments

The Monster Self-Defense Test

Speaking of The Blob, Kevin Maher weighs in with another great installment of The Sci Fi Department…this one testing your knowledge of SciFi movie monsters. No related [...]

August 27, 2008 // 0 Comments

Tube Bits for 08/27/2008

Hero come lately, Kristin Bell, will be lending her ‘dulcet’ tones to the new animated feature by Warner Bros., Astro Boy. Check out that link to see that [...]

August 27, 2008 // 0 Comments

SF Tidbits for 8/27/08

Interviews and Profiles: Joseph Mallozzi interviews Catherynne M. Valente (The Orphan’s Tales: In the Night Garden.). The Agony Column podcast-interviews Michael [...]

August 27, 2008 // 0 Comments

SF Tidbits for 8/26/08

Interviews and Profiles: @Night Shade Books: Greg Egan on Incandescence (Read an excerpt! [via Free SF Reader]). @Tor: A brief interview with artist Michael Whelan. Writing [...]

August 26, 2008 // 1 Comment

Star Wars Must Die

Way back in 1977, George Lucas unleashed on an unsuspecting world a movie unlike any ever seen before. For the next year, Star Wars could be seen in just about any theater in [...]

August 25, 2008 // 11 Comments

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