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Geek With (Lots of) Books: Comic Geek

I apologize for the delay in doing these columns. The last year has been tough. Last summer my dad started falling down for no particular reason and was unable to get up. [...]

June 22, 2010 // 8 Comments

REVIEW: Interzone #228

MY RATING: I’m continually amazed at the consistently high production quality of Interzone with its big, glossy color pages and fine artwork. It begs to be picked [...]

June 22, 2010 // 0 Comments

Star Wars General Grievous Costume

Hat-tip to Great White Snark for finding this video of an impressive Star Wars General Grievous Costume. Unless you speak German, skip the first 40 seconds. If you do [...]

June 22, 2010 // 3 Comments

SF Tidbits for 6/22/10

Interviews/Profiles Angela Slatter interviews Karen Miller. Frederik Pohl on Frank Herbert. BSCReview interviews David Moody (Dog Blood). News It’s an E-reader price [...]

June 22, 2010 // 1 Comment

Stop Punking the Genre!

In 1983, the term Cyberpunk was born, with a story by the same name by author Bruce Bethke in Amazing Stories #94. The term is defined as a “[S]ubgenre of science [...]

June 21, 2010 // 14 Comments

ApolloCon 2010

The Houston science fiction convention ApolloCon is coming up this weekend, June 25-27, 2010 . This year’s Guest of Honor is Catherine Asaro. Other headliners in [...]

June 21, 2010 // 0 Comments

WINNERS: 2010 David Gemmell Legend Award

The winners of the David Gemmell Legend Award 2010 were announced on Friday 18th June at the Magic Circle Headquarters in London. They are: RAVENSHEART AWARD (Best Cover [...]

June 21, 2010 // 0 Comments

Books Received: June 21, 2010

In the interest of full disclosure, here’s the stuff we received this week. Related posts: Books Received: March 29, 2010 Books Received: June 6, 2011 Books [...]

June 21, 2010 // 0 Comments

SF Tidbits for 6/21/10

Interviews/Profiles Neverending Panel interviews Jeremy Lassen and Amelia Beamer (video). The Outer Alliance interviews Rose Lemberg. Paige Turner interviews Tansy Rayner [...]

June 21, 2010 // 0 Comments

MOVIE REVIEW: Toy Story 3 (2010)

In a summer where Liam Neeson and company do their best to whip a creaking A-Team into fighting shape, and where Sarah Jessica Parker and friends leave both sex and the city behind, it comes as a welcome, wonderful relief that Toy Story 3 provides more engaging, coherent action than The A-Team, more style and fashion sense than Sex and the City 2, and more heart than anything thus far in release this summer. Better still, with Toy Story 3, the franchise does something that other cannot do: it grows up. [...]

June 20, 2010 // 1 Comment

REVIEW: Redemption Corps by Rob Sanders

SUMMARY: Sanders introduces us to a gritty, action-packed “A-Team” for the 41st Century. MY RATING: As a fan of the Black Library’s Warhammer 40K series [...]

June 20, 2010 // 1 Comment

Batman Fan Film: ‘City of Scars’

This 30-minute Batman fan film, City of Scars, made by Aaron Schoenke’s for $27,000, is only available to watch for free for one month…so watch it now. [via [...]

June 20, 2010 // 0 Comments

SF Tidbits for 6/20/10

Interviews & Profiles Now posted: Jonathan Strahan’s and Gary K. Wolfe’s latest podcast, with guest Amelia Beamer (The Loving Dead). News Marooned [...]

June 20, 2010 // 0 Comments

Catching Up on SciFi Movies (Part 10)

As I’ve done before, here are my quick takes on the genre-related films I’ve watched in the last several weeks… Inglourious Basterds (2009) – [...]

June 19, 2010 // 1 Comment

Free Fiction for 6/19/10

@Strange Horizons: “The Night Train” by Lavie Tidhar @Lightspeed Magazine: “Cats in Victory” by David Barr Kirtley @Beware the Hairy Mango: [...]

June 19, 2010 // 0 Comments

SF Tidbits for 6/19/10

Interviews & Profiles BSCReview interviews Lou Anders. Futurismic has video of Big Think’s video interview of Catherine Asaro. io9 profiles artist Wayne Barlowe. [...]

June 19, 2010 // 0 Comments

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