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May 2010

RIP: Jeanne Robinson (1948 – 2010)

May 31, 2010 // 1 Comment

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 [...]

SF Tidbits for 5/31/10

May 31, 2010 // 0 Comments

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

SF Tidbits for 5/30/10

May 30, 2010 // 2 Comments

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 [...]

Free Fiction for 5/29/10

May 29, 2010 // 0 Comments

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

Warren the Ape Plays Dungeons and Dragons

May 29, 2010 // 1 Comment

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.” [...]

SF Tidbits for 5/29/10

May 29, 2010 // 0 Comments

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

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

May 28, 2010 // 0 Comments

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. [...]

REVIEW: Under Heaven by Guy Gavriel Kay

May 28, 2010 // 0 Comments

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 [...]

Friday YouTube: Iron Baby

May 28, 2010 // 0 Comments

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. [...]

SF Tidbits for 5/28/10

May 28, 2010 // 1 Comment

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