SF Tidbits for 8/29/09
- The Library of America is selling the boxed set of The Philip K. Dick Collection edited by Jonathan Lethem. It contains 13 novels in 3 volumes.
- Episode #22 of Sofanauts features Amy H. Sturgis, Damien G Walter, and Larry Santoro.
- Read an excerpt of Child of Fire by Harry Connolly.
- Brom’s Ode to Peter Pan.
- Science fiction breaks free from fantasy. Renowned physicist Dr Michio Kaku says that the world of science fiction may be closer to reality than fantasy.
- A Reader’s Manifesto: “Whatever happens, the old American scorn for pretension is bound to reassert itself someday, and dear God, let it be soon. In the meantime, I’ll be reading the kinds of books that Cormac McCarthy doesn’t understand.” [via John Ottinger III]
- For those who wish to support reading, Reading is Fundamental is currently running two campaigns:
- Damien G. Walter says: We Need a “Support our ‘Zines Day”. That day is October 1st.
- More charts from Ian Randal Strock: Attendance at the World Science Fiction Convention.
- @Tor.com: Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder in Fiction, Part 1.
- Reason’s why other Texas cities are better than Houston for cool stuff: Your best chance to see Doctor “S” Battles the Sex Crazed Reefer Zombies on the big screen is Saturday, August 29, at the Alamo Drafthouse Westlakes as part of the San Antonio Horrific Film Fest.
- Eureka gets renewed.
- The Cloverfield Sequel Viral Marketing Begins.
- Here’s a video of “Ace of Spade”s by Motörhead featuring Mad Max clips. Right on. [via Poe TV]
- Doctor Who‘s Greatest Moments: The Companions.
- io9 lists The Top 100 Science Fiction/Fantasy Shows Of All Time.
- GeekDad lists 5 Geeky Stories We Wish Had Been Written, But Weren’t. [via Futurismic]
- @Omnivoracious: Brian Francis Slattery’s Top 10 Books That Don’t Get Enough Respect
- Top 10 Most Expensive Trilogies Sold by AbeBooks. The Foundation Trilogy tops the list at $5,000.
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