SF Tidbits for 9/14/09
- @B&N: The Candy Man Can: Or Why John Joseph Adams is Genre Fiction’s Willy Wonka.
- Sequential Tart interviews Mike Allen (Mythic Delirium).
- Matthew Hughes has signed a three-book deal with Angry Robot for “a contemporary fantasy series about a mild-mannered actuary who becomes a caped crusader crime fighter with the unwilling assistance of a demon who talks and dresses like Jimmy Cagney in a 1930s gangster movie.”
- David Herter and Earthling Publications are offering a page of David Herter’s original manuscript to anyone who buys a copy of his upcoming Halloween novel, October Dark. (See also: Jeffrey Ford’s introduction.) [Thanks, Christopher!]
- James van Pelt discusses The Fundamental Disconnect Between Young Adults and Young Adults Writing.
- Lou Anders on Doctor Who: Planet of the Dead (with spoilers): “Moffat, you can’t get here fast enough for me.”
- Mark Wegierski writes about Traditionalist and libertarian themes in science fiction and fantasy. Part Four concerns Fantasy in pop-culture; military SF; and space opera.
- Fantasy Magazine is Looking For Slush Readers.
- Hayao Miyazaki and his anime museum in Tokyo. [via Raymond Thornton]
- Dr. Horrible wins first Emmy for Joss Whedon. Yay, Joss!
- Angela Slatter lists Desirable Characteristics for an Editor (Not to be confused with What Makes an Editor Sexy).
- Den of Geek lists Top 75 spaceships in movies and TV (part 6).
- Innsmouth Free Press lists 10 Vampire Movies You Need to Watch.
- Movies Everyone Else Loved That Joseph Mallozzi Hated. Agreed on Deathproof and Goldmember, but The Usual Suspects? That’s just crazy talk.
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