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September 2008

REVIEW: Pandemonium by Daryl Gregory

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 [...]

September 8, 2008 // 3 Comments

To Spore or Not to Spore

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 [...]

September 8, 2008 // 2 Comments

SF Tidbits for 9/8/08

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

September 8, 2008 // 0 Comments

Tube Bits for 09/08/2008

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 [...]

September 8, 2008 // 0 Comments

Star Wars Video Game Retrospective

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) [...]

September 7, 2008 // 0 Comments

SF Tidbits for 9/7/08

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

September 7, 2008 // 0 Comments

SF Tidbits for 9/6/08

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

September 6, 2008 // 3 Comments

SF Tidbits for 9/5/08

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: [...]

September 5, 2008 // 3 Comments

The Spore Hype Continues

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 [...]

September 4, 2008 // 5 Comments

Tokyo After the Apocalypse

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 [...]

September 4, 2008 // 4 Comments

REVIEW: Victory of Eagles by Naomi Novik

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 [...]

September 4, 2008 // 1 Comment

The Misadventures of P.B. Winterbottom

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 [...]

September 4, 2008 // 1 Comment

Tube Bits for 09/04/2008

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 [...]

September 4, 2008 // 5 Comments

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