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May 2010

RIP: Jeanne Robinson (1948 – 2010)

Sad news… Robert J. Sawyer and William Gibson are reporting through their Twitter feeds that Jeanne Robinson, author and wife of Spider Robsinson, has passed [...]

May 31, 2010 // 1 Comment

SF Tidbits for 5/31/10

Interviews/Profiles Hour of the Wolf interviews Ellen Datlow (podcast). Outer Alliance Spotlight: Brandon Bell. Locus interviews Brian Evenson. Jason Henninger interviews [...]

May 31, 2010 // 0 Comments

SF Tidbits for 5/30/10

News Angry Robot has posted their updated publishing schedule. Million Writers Award short list. Articles Ari Marmell on Instant Cthulhu: Just Add Water. Jason Sizemore on [...]

May 30, 2010 // 2 Comments

Free Fiction for 5/29/10

@Shareable: “The Jammie Dodgers and the Adventure of the Leicester Square Screening” by Cory Doctorow. [via Jason Sperber] @Fantasy Magazine: Daha’s Son by [...]

May 29, 2010 // 0 Comments

Warren the Ape Plays Dungeons and Dragons

Warren the Ape is a new show that will be premiering on MTV June 14 at 10:30pm ET/PT. Warren is “a hilarious, and once famous, puppet with a drinking problem.” [...]

May 29, 2010 // 1 Comment

SF Tidbits for 5/29/10

Interviews & Profiles Online Writing Workshop interviews Lois McMaster Bujold. [via Eos Books] @PBS: Need To Know Series Finales featuring Paul Levinson. News Robert J. [...]

May 29, 2010 // 0 Comments

MOVIE REVIEW: Prince of Persia – The Sands of Time (2010)

Though I have not seen many, and thus am hardly an expert, I would venture a guess that Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time is the best film adaptation of a video game since the subgenre was inaugurated in 1993 by Super Mario Bros. Considering how wretched virtually all video game movies have been, from Street Fighter and Lara Croft: Tomb Raider to recent travesties like Hitman and Max Payne, one would make the reasonable assumption that this does not mean the most recent entry is good, and one would be right. In spite of this, it manages to be more enjoyable than it has any right to be, despite its lack of originality and its forgettable execution. [...]

May 28, 2010 // 0 Comments

REVIEW: Under Heaven by Guy Gavriel Kay

MY RATING: MY REVIEW: PROS: Beautiful, strong, interesting prose and story. CONS: Passive protagonist; quicker ending than expected. BOTTOM LINE: A poetic escape for readers [...]

May 28, 2010 // 0 Comments

Friday YouTube: Iron Baby

I thought this would be a simple one-shot joke but I was pleasantly surprised to see the craftsmanship and creativity that went into this too-short trailer. More, please. [...]

May 28, 2010 // 0 Comments

SF Tidbits for 5/28/10

Interviews/Profiles Sue Granquist interviews Charlaine Harris. T.J. McIntyre interviews Keffy R.M. Kehrli. IGN interviews Mark Hamill. [via Topless Robot] Dark horse [...]

May 28, 2010 // 1 Comment

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