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March 2009

SF Signal Welcomes Carl Vincent

Is there no sanctity in the hallowed halls of blogging? Will they let just anyone in? If we have anything to say about it…yes! To that end, we’ve added a new [...]

March 31, 2009 // 12 Comments

REVIEW: Just a Geek by Wil Wheaton

REVIEW SUMMARY: Who’d have thought you get valuable life lessons from Wesley Crusher? MY RATING: BRIEF SYNOPSIS: Actor Wil Wheaton’s musings about the transition [...]

March 31, 2009 // 0 Comments

Free Fiction for 3/31/09

Free Fiction [courtesy of QuasarDragon] From Pyr: “Fire and Sleet” by James Enge. Audion Fiction: @Escape Pod: “Sumo21” by Daniel Braum, read by [...]

March 31, 2009 // 0 Comments

SF Tidbits for 3/31/09

Interviews & Profiles: National Review Online podcast-interviews Gene Wolfe (The Best of Gene Wolfe) and asks the impossible question “Which story is your [...]

March 31, 2009 // 2 Comments

Why is Science Important?

The Guardian points us to the interesting and educational film Why is Science Important? No related [...]

March 30, 2009 // 3 Comments

18 Recently Free SF/F Stories

Thanks to the ever-vigilant Free Speculative Fiction Online, these recently free stories came to my attention, an now yours: James P. Blaylock: “The Dry Spell” [...]

March 30, 2009 // 1 Comment

Books Received: March 30, 2009

Here are the books we received this past week. Related posts: Books Received: February 16, 2009 Books Received: February 15, 2010 Books Received: March 1, 2010 Books [...]

March 30, 2009 // 9 Comments

SF Tidbits for 3/30/09

Kay Kenyon starts her stories with world building. SFF Audio adds Ted Chiang to its ever-growing list of author pages which feature podcast/story links for each writer. [...]

March 30, 2009 // 0 Comments

Tube Bits For 03/30/2009

Many people didn’t like the way Galactica ended, but Ron Moore kicked around a somewhat different ending that involved the Galactica herself, on Earth (2). That’s [...]

March 30, 2009 // 1 Comment

SF Tidbits for 3/29/09

Harlan Ellison’s name popped up twice today: In Andrew Wheeler’s Harlan Ellison’s Introductions post, and in Scott Edelman’s dreams. Talk about [...]

March 29, 2009 // 1 Comment

Science Fiction Films of the 1950s

The New York Times, using next Friday”s release of the 1950s SciFi film parody/homage Alien Tresspass, looks at the science fiction films of the 1950s. Salient quotage: [...]

March 28, 2009 // 0 Comments

REVIEW: Nation by Terry Pratchett

REVIEW SUMMARY: One of Pratchett’s strongest and most passionate works. MY RATING: BRIEF SYNOPSIS: Disparate and unlikely survivors of a devastating tsunami wave band [...]

March 28, 2009 // 7 Comments

SF Tidbits for 3/28/09

Cover Pr0n Post Award of the Day goes to…Neal Asher, for sharing the stunning Jon Sullivan covers of some reissues of his books. (Bonus points to Karen Burnham for [...]

March 28, 2009 // 0 Comments

GIVEAWAY: Monsters vs. Aliens Prize Pack

SF Signal has 5 Monsters vs. Aliens prize packs to give away to five lucky readers. Each prize pack contains: Monsters Vs. Aliens: The Official Movie Adaptation – Susan [...]

March 27, 2009 // 2 Comments

PortmeiriCon Kicks Off This Weekend

Prisoner fans rejoice! PortmeiriCon kicks off this weekend in Portmeirion, the location where they shot The Prisoner. Read all about it in my post at AMC’s SciFi [...]

March 27, 2009 // 0 Comments

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