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December 2008

SF Tidbits for 12/31/08

December 31, 2008 // 3 Comments

Interviews and Profiles: The Nebula Awards website interviews Gene Wolfe (An Evil Guest): “The purely commercial writer writes for the editor. The purely artistic [...]

Tube Bits for 12/30/2008

December 30, 2008 // 1 Comment

In case you didn’t know, there is a Star Trek MMO currently in development by Cryptic Studios (City of Heroes). They recently released an info sheet covering the first [...]

SF Tidbits for 12/30/08

December 30, 2008 // 3 Comments

Interviews & Profiles: Sci-Fi-London has a video interview with Neal Asher Interview (Shadow of the Scorpion). Enter the Octopus interviews Jeffrey Thomas (Deadstock and [...]

Books Received: December 29, 2008

December 29, 2008 // 1 Comment

Here’s a list of the stuff we received this past week. What was that I said about publishers slowing down over the holidays? [...]

RIP: Edd Cartier

December 29, 2008 // 0 Comments

Tor’s Art Director, Irene Gallo, is reporting that American pulp magazine illustrator Edd Cartier has passed away. Cartier’s work has been gracing books and [...]

Sunday Cinema: Howard the Duck

December 28, 2008 // 0 Comments

to SciFi Scanner, I mis-categorized A Boy And His Dog as bad. On the off chance I can’t detect a bomb when I see one, I offer Howard the Duck, whose plot is described [...]

SF Tidbits for 12/28/08

December 28, 2008 // 1 Comment

GalleyCat interviews Tachyon Publications’ Jacob Weisman. An interesting excerpt: “And then there’s an anthology, edited by James Patrick Kelly, and John [...]

If We Had No Moon

December 27, 2008 // 1 Comment

Patrick Stewart narrates the 1999 documentary If We Had No Moon. See also: “If We Had No Moon“, an essay by Bernard Foing in Astrobiology [...]

RIP: Leo Frankowski

December 26, 2008 // 2 Comments

The official website of Leo Frankowski is reporting that Frankowski has passed away. Frankowski was the author of the Adventures of Conrad Stargard series of science fiction [...]

RIP: Eartha Kitt

December 26, 2008 // 0 Comments

Sad news…Eartha Kitt has passed away. Ms. Kitt was well-known to genre fans as Catwoman from the 1960’s Batman television [...]

SF Tidbits for 12/26/08

December 26, 2008 // 0 Comments

Free Fiction [courtesy of QuasarDragon]: @Grantbridge Street & other misadventures: The Unknown Worlds of Science Fiction comic book adaptation of Michael [...]
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