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April 2009

Batman is Hard…on His Luck

April 30, 2009 // 1 Comment

Will William Shatner be jealous if I tell the world how much I totally love Adam West right now? Batman Garage Sale with Adam West from Adam [...]

‘Vinegar Peace’ by Michael Bishop

April 30, 2009 // 0 Comments

The StarShipSofa podcast is honored to present a reading of “Vinegar Peace“…a SF story written by Michael Bishop for his son Jamie Bishop who died two years [...]

WINNER: 2009 Arthur C. Clarke Award

April 30, 2009 // 2 Comments

Congratulations to Ian R. MacLeod, whoseSong of Time won the Arthur C. Clarke Award. See also: Past Winners. [via Science Fiction Awards [...]

SF Tidbits for 4/30/09

April 30, 2009 // 1 Comment

Interviews & Profiles: The latest Odyssey podcast features Allen Steele talking about world building. Mur Lafferty podcast-interviews John Kessel. [via Charles Tan] [...]

MIND MELD: Gods by the Bushel

April 29, 2009 // 9 Comments

Where would Fantasy be without gods to bicker, argue, and meddle with the fate of mortals? We asked the following of this week’s panelists, who responded with less [...]

FINALISTS: 35th Annual Origins Awards

April 29, 2009 // 1 Comment

The finalists for the 35th Annual Origins Awards have been announced, here are the fiction nominees: Hungerblade by Robin D Laws (Red Juggernaut Inc.) Infernal Sorceress by [...]

SF Tidbits for 4/29/09

April 29, 2009 // 1 Comment

The Art of Penguin Science Fiction. Interviews & Profiles: At Locus Online, Graham Joyce interview excerpts. [via Charles Tan] At Tor, Lou Anders interviews Matthew [...]

Tube Bits For 04/29/2009

April 29, 2009 // 0 Comments

The Star Trek hype train rams the station next week and Vince Horiuchi of The Salt Lake Tribune laments the lack of good movies made from TV shows. While Trek has had a lot [...]

Deep In The Lab by Walter Bishop

April 28, 2009 // 1 Comment

This is why Walter Bishop the most entertaining (in an insane, non sequitur way) character on TV. If you remember the Deep Thoughts by Jack Handy bits on Saturday Night Live, [...]

Free Fiction for Tuesday 4/28/09

April 28, 2009 // 0 Comments The February 1930 issue of Astounding Stories of Super-Science. Thoughtcrime Experiments, edited by Sumana Harihareswara and Leonard Richardson, a brand new [...]

FINALISTS: 2009 Locus Award

April 28, 2009 // 0 Comments

The finalists for the 2009 Locus Award have been announced: SCIENCE FICTION NOVEL Matter, Iain M. Banks (Orbit UK) [See SF Signal reviews] City at the End of Time, Greg Bear [...]

SF Tidbits for 4/28/09

April 28, 2009 // 0 Comments

Interviews & Profiles: @SciFi Scanner: Battle for Terra Director Aristomenis Tsirbas. @Sci-Fi Fan Letter: Robert J. Sawyer. @Bibliophile Stalker: Paul Graham Raven. @SCI [...]

RIP :Tom Deitz

April 27, 2009 // 4 Comments

Sad news via SF Site… Author Tom Deitz has passed away. Deitz was the author of the Soulsmith Trilogy (Soulsmith, Dreambuilder, and Wordwright) and also [...]

Recent SF Book Recommendations

April 27, 2009 // 0 Comments

Memesis Virtualis proprietor Frank Dudley recently asked me to participate in a meme he has going: What are your recent sf/f book recommendations? Check out my response at [...]
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