SF Tidbits for 4/30/09
- Interviews & Profiles:
- Free Fiction [courtesy of QuasarDragon]
- Vintage Photo: John W. Campbell, Forest J. Ackerman and Sam Moskowitz. Cool.
- Want some free books? SF author Andy Remic says: “Biohell for the Speccy is available this Friday 1st May from my website www.andyremic.com. It’s a free download, and the first person to send me the solution and password gets a copy of my first five books, whilst the next three runners up get a copy of my latest novel Biohell, published by Solaris Books.”
- Where Charlie Stross gets his ideas…
- J.C. Hutchins’ 7th Son trilogy has been optioned by Warner Bros.
- Niall Harrison takes a detailed look at The Arthur C. Clarke Award nominees.
- Apex Magazine goes on hiatus.
- SFWA has announced the results of this year’s officer elections.
- Here’s an artsy take on Darth Vader and the Death Star. [via Super Punch]
- A nice gallery of The ray guns of Edison Giacattoli.
- Some great artwork to be viewed at SciFi Scanner’s cool gallery of Horror Comics Horror Movies.
- Entertainment Weekly‘s Pop Watch looks at “The Great Sci-Fi Divide” and asks Why don’t we want science fiction on TV?
- 6 Degrees of Shatner: The latest William Shatner Priceline commercial features Robert Pine, the actor who played Erik Estrada’s boss on CHips and father of Chris Pine, the new Kirk in the upcoming Star Trek reboot film. The only thing missing is Kevin Bacon.
- Real Science: Meet GRB 090423, The Furthest Object Ever. It’s 2.5 septillion meters away.
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