SF Tidbits for 9/15/09
- Adam Roberts reviews Sam Merwin, Jr.’s sexy time travel classic, The Time Shifters. Ack! That painful prose reminds me of Pel Torro!
- Interviews & Profiles:[some via Bibliophile Stalker]
- Rick Kleffel podcast-interviews Kage Baker.
- Darryl Whetter interviews Margaret Atwood.
- Mur Lafferty podcast-interviews Jay Lake, Felix Gilman, Jim Kelly, John Kessel, and Pat Cadigan.
- Suvudu interviews Chris Evans.
- Jeff VanderMeer interviews Caitlin R. Kiernan.
- Stargate Producer John G. Lenic answers reader questions at Joseph Mallozzi’s blog.
- Suite101.com interviews Linnea Sinclair
- If You’re Just Joining Us podcast-interviews SciFi Literary Agent Ginger Clark
- Pyr Books announces a handful of intriguing new forthcoming titles:
- The Buntline Special: A Weird West Tale by Mike Resnick. “Picture a fractured America, steampunk technology, cowboys, rayguns, Native American shamans, and, drum roll please, zombies!”
- The Greyfriar by Clay and Susan Griffith, the first book in the new Vampire Empire series. Elevator pitch: Alternate-History Steampunk Vampire.
- Shadow’s Son by Jon Sprunk, the first in a trilogy that continues with Shadow’s Lure and Shadow’s Master. A swordplay story of “an assassin thrust into the middle of a political and religious upheaval that threatens to topple the last bastion of civilization.”
- Website Facelift of the week: Manybooks.net. [via MobileRead]
- The Daily P.O.P. looks at Michael Moorcock’s Jerry Cornelius and the Final Programme.
- Walter H. Hunt lists his 5 favorite Webcomics.
- SCI FI Wire lists 5 new things you don’t know about Tron Legacy.
- Here’s a fun SF Novel Crossword. [via Science Fiction Brewed Fresh Daily]
- Words that need no further explanation: Indiana Jones Giant R/C Ant.
- 1 Thing you can’t watch: Defying Gravity. Canceled! [UPDATE: Or not.]
- 2 Things you Should Watch Right Now:
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