SF Tidbits for 8/20/09
- Slate finds the graphic novel version of Ray Bradbury’s Fahrenheit 451 worrisome. [via Locus Online]
- Interviews & Profiles [some of these via Bibliophile Stalker]:
- Mur Lafferty interviews Cory Doctorow.
- Meanwhile, At Your Library video-interviews Cory Doctorow.
- @Wow.com: Catherynne M. Valente
- Electric Velocipede interviews John Langan.
- Josh Vogt interviews T.A. Pratt.
- The Crotchety Old Fan interviews Nick Mamatas.
- @PJTV.com: John Ringo.
- @Whatever: Lev Grossman.
- @Stomping on Yeti: Jay Lake, author of Green.
- Over at Suvudu, David J. Williams talks about the demise of Mundane SF.
- Sue Lange talks Steampunk at Polka Dot Banner. Check it out and get a free copy of the a shared-world steampunk anthology Shadow Conspiracy, just by posting a comment!
- Ellen Datlow tells us she’ll not only be attending, but she will be delivering a eulogy at Edgar Allan Poe’s funeral.
- David Weber talks about worldbuilding.
- Lou Anders shows off the cover for This Crooked Way by James Enge.
- Point Reyes Cypress Press has published the memoir-biography Search for Philip K. Dick, Revised 2009, with new material, by Anne R. Dick.
- Advice for Writers: How to Give Public Readings by Mary Robinette Kowal. [via Nancy Kress]
- M-BRANE is in full support of the new GreenPunk movement.
- Jeremiah Tolbert says Be a Positive Force in Fandom, Not an @$$hole. Nick Mamatas responds.
- Scott Edelman continues posting video recently obtained from the 2000 Nebula Awards ceremony, this time with Best Short Story Category. Hilarious stuff.
- Nick Abadzis (Laika) is writing a Torchwood comic strip.
- Are you ready for a remake of Outland?
- Our UK friends can get a sneak peek at Doctor Who‘s Greatest Moments from the BBC.
- Zombaritaville zombifies song lyrics. Cool. [via Boing Boing. Speaking of whom, check out their print advertisement from 10 years ago.]
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