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February 2011

Military SF: Fighting a Losing Battle

Military history has long demonstrated that militaries are often matched against a known threat, built up and trained accordingly on the part of an organized, political [Read more]

February 28, 2011 // 27 Comments

REVIEW: 100 Cupboards by N.D. Wilson

REVIEW SUMMARY: Brilliantly written fantasy in the tradition of Madeline L’Engle, to be read by young adults of all ages. MY RATING: BRIEF SYNOPSIS: Henry York goes to [Read more]

February 28, 2011 // 1 Comment

Trailer: Thundercats On Cartoon Network

Thundercats was a Rankin/Bass produced, mid-80s cartoon featuring a cast of feline appearing humanoids. It ran for several years on TV and a feature film of the series is [Read more]

February 28, 2011 // 2 Comments

Can You Name This Story? (Part 23)

Another reader writes in with a story description looking for a title. Do any of our readers out there know the title of this story? Back in the 80’s I remember reading [Read more]

February 28, 2011 // 3 Comments

Books Received: February 27, 2011

In the interest of full disclosure (because we all know how painful semi-disclosure can be), here are the items we received this week. Related posts: Books Received: February [Read more]

February 28, 2011 // 0 Comments

SF Tidbits for 2/28/11

Interviews/Profiles Working Writers interviews Janice Hardy. Jonathan Strahan chats with Gary K. Wolfe (podcast). The Outer Alliance interviews Warren Rochelle. Dead Robots [Read more]

February 28, 2011 // 0 Comments

MOVIE REVIEW: Drive Angry (2011)

How much you enjoy Drive Angry will depend a great deal on how much you enjoy Roger Corman. Or maybe not. Granted, this high octane mélange of The Dunwich Horror, The Fast and the Furious and The Wild Angels never achieves the sublime B-movie pleasures of its obvious inspirations nor salvages the reputation of Nicolas Cage. Even when you realize how cheesy it is, you cannot help but realize that it's the kind cheese that comes out of a can: highly processed, bright yellow, tasting of something grown in a vat rather than having ever seen the innards of a cow, and with absolutely no nutritional value. [Read more]

February 27, 2011 // 2 Comments

Free Fiction for 2/27/11

This week’s batch of free fiction is dedicated to pie. Related posts: Free Fiction for 9/18/10 Free Kindle eBook: ‘Strata’ by Stephen Gaskell and Bradley [Read more]

February 27, 2011 // 1 Comment

SF Tidbits for 2/26/11

Interviews & Profiles Matt Staggs interviews Kameron Hurley. 40kBooks interviews Paul Di Filippo. Jessica Strider interviews S. Andrew Swann. Mermaniac interviews [Read more]

February 26, 2011 // 0 Comments


As a reminder, this week’s Mind Meld asked the following question: Q: What books/stories do you feel are just as good now as they were when you first read them? Daryl [Read more]

February 25, 2011 // 1 Comment

New Author Spotlight: Stoney Compton

Author Spotlight is a series designed to introduce authors with 3 books or less in the different SF/F subgenres. Today’s spotlight shines on Stoney Compton. Stoney [Read more]

February 25, 2011 // 0 Comments

SF Tidbits for 2/25/11

Interviews & Profiles John Joseph Adams and David Barr Kirtley interview Chris Roberson (podcast). MTV interviews Chris Roberson. Brent Weeks interviews Peter Orullian. [Read more]

February 25, 2011 // 0 Comments

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