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MIND MELD: The Forgotten Books of SF/F/H

Some science fiction/fantasy/horror books seem to see reprint after reprint. Other worthwhile books have faded from the shelves. Who will remember these lost gems? We asked [...]

April 8, 2009 // 25 Comments

REVIEW: Gray Apocalypse by James Murdoch

REVIEW SUMMARY: The strong parts of the book are bogged down by the rest. MY RATING: BRIEF SYNOPSIS: In this tale of human survival and personal redemption, an alien species [...]

April 8, 2009 // 0 Comments

Vacationing Where the Aliens Invade

I’ve long championed the notion that the Japanese are some of the most insanely awesome people on Earth. Look no further than their obsession with all things robotic, [...]

April 8, 2009 // 0 Comments

Doctor Who Season 1 Thoughts…

I know I’m just getting to this series, but wow! I keep wondering why it took me so long to start watching. The other folks here (John especially) raved about it. It [...]

April 8, 2009 // 8 Comments

41 Free Fantastic Fictions

Here’s another batch of free fiction coming to you from the ever-vigilant site Free Speculative Fiction Online, an increasingly indispensable resource for fiction of a [...]

April 8, 2009 // 0 Comments

WINNERS: Alien Trespass Lobby Cards

The winners of our Alien Trespass Lobby Cards giveaway have been notified. They are: Grand Prize Winner (signed lobby cards): Rich K. (Bloomington, IN) Consolation Prize [...]

April 8, 2009 // 1 Comment

SF Tidbits for 4/8/09

Interviews & Profiles: At Tor.com, Lou Anders talks with James Enge, author of Blood of Ambrose. The Nebula Awards website interviews Ruth Nestvold. Paolo Pacigalupi [...]

April 8, 2009 // 0 Comments

Tube Bits For 04/08/2009

Fringe returned last night (at last, more Walter Bishop!) and with it the enigmatic ‘code’ of images shown just before each commercial break. Enigmatic no more as [...]

April 8, 2009 // 3 Comments

REVIEW: Cyberabad Days by Ian McDonald

REVIEW SUMMARY: It was great fun to return to the culturally rich world of McDonald’s future India. MY RATING: BRIEF SYNOPSIS: 7 stories (6 reprints + 1 new) set in the [...]

April 7, 2009 // 1 Comment

Free Audio Fiction: 4/7/09

Free Audio Fiction [courtesy of QuasarDragon] @Fear on Demand: “Room 412” by Michael Laimo, read by Gord Mackenzie @Pseudopod: “The Eyes of the Crowd” [...]

April 7, 2009 // 2 Comments

TOC: Asimov’s June 2009

Asimov’s has posted the table of contents (with samples) for the June 2009 issue: Novellas “The Great Armada” by Brian Stableford “Going Deep” [...]

April 7, 2009 // 0 Comments

TOC: Analog June 2009

Analog has posted the table of contents (with samples) for the June 2009 issue: Novelettes “But It Does Move” by Harry Turtledove “Chain” by Stephen [...]

April 7, 2009 // 0 Comments

TOC: Heliotrope #5

Here is the table of contents for the next issue of Heliotrope (issue #5)…a Michael Moorcock special issue: Michael Moorcock: Behold the Man by Lou Anders Moorcock: [...]

April 7, 2009 // 0 Comments

Tube Bits For 04/07/2009

Fans of the canceled Pushing Daisies have yet to see the final three episodes leading up the the cliffhanger ending for season 2. Good news! Those episodes will appear on the [...]

April 7, 2009 // 2 Comments

SF Tidbits for 4/7/09

Interviews and Profiles: Post-Weird Thoughts interviews Adam-Troy Castro, author of The Third Claw of God. SciFi Scanner interviews John Zakour, author of Ballistic Babes. [...]

April 7, 2009 // 0 Comments

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