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September 2008

REVIEW: Pandemonium by Daryl Gregory

September 8, 2008 // 3 Comments

REVIEW SUMMARY: A combination wacky pop-culture alt-history and moving portrait of mental illness MY RATING: BRIEF SYNOPSIS: Del has to try to understand the demons that are [...]

To Spore or Not to Spore

September 8, 2008 // 2 Comments

With apologies to the Bard… I’ve been looking forward to the new PC game, Spore, for awhile now. I even went so far as to purchase the Spore Creature Creator to [...]

SF Tidbits for 9/8/08

September 8, 2008 // 0 Comments

Golden Age Batman, Superman, Flash papercraft! Awesome. [via Super Punch] The Agony Column interviews Kathleen Ann Goonan (In War Times). Free Fiction [courtesy of [...]

Tube Bits for 09/08/2008

September 8, 2008 // 0 Comments

And now for the J.J. Abrams/Fringe portion of our bits: Wired has a really nice interview with Fringe co-creators Alex Kurtzman and Robert Orci. They talk Fringe, Star Trek [...]

Star Wars Video Game Retrospective

September 7, 2008 // 0 Comments

I have fond memories of the vector graphics Star Wars and Empire Strikes Back arcade games. So it was a trip down memory lane to see that Game Trailers has a 9-part (so far) [...]

SF Tidbits for 9/7/08

September 7, 2008 // 0 Comments

Free Fiction [courtesy of QuasarDragon] @FeedBooks: “Security” by Ernest M. Kenyon. Audio Fiction: @LibriVox: Space Viking by H. Beam Piper, read by Mark Nelson [...]

SF Tidbits for 9/6/08

September 6, 2008 // 3 Comments

Interviews and Profiles: @Concept Sci-fi: Neal Asher (The Engineer Reconditioned). @RevolutionSF: Patrice Sarath (Gordath Wood). @Eos: A recording of Neal Stephenson’s [...]

SF Tidbits for 9/5/08

September 5, 2008 // 3 Comments

At Audible, guest-Editor Charlaine Harris lists a few of her favorite things while Orson Scott Card podcast-reviews Larry Niven’s Protector. Interviews and Profiles: [...]

The Spore Hype Continues

September 4, 2008 // 5 Comments

Spore is the new ‘God’ game from Will Wright, where players get to create their own alien creatures and guide them from humble beginnings all the way to galactic [...]

Tokyo After the Apocalypse

September 4, 2008 // 4 Comments

Pink Tentacle (oh, tentacles!) points us to these fantastic images of Tokyo after the apocalypse, all overrun by nature. The two big ‘geek’ centers, Akihabara and [...]

REVIEW: Victory of Eagles by Naomi Novik

September 4, 2008 // 1 Comment

REVIEW SUMMARY: The 5th book in a series, this novel keeps up the quality work seen in previous efforts with a darker tale. MY RATING: BRIEF SYNOPSIS: England is threatened [...]

The Misadventures of P.B. Winterbottom

September 4, 2008 // 1 Comment

I stumbled upon this really interesting student created game called The Misadventrures of P.B. Winterbottom. It has a really nice 1920’s vibe to it and all wrapped up [...]

Tube Bits for 09/04/2008

September 4, 2008 // 5 Comments

Are you tired of the current campaign for President of the U.S.? Are you looking for something new but haven’t been able to find it? Never fear, the Tigh/Roslin ticket [...]
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