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Tube Bits for 02/03/2009

Wired’s Geek Dad (Patrick Orndorff) gives us his list of 10 science fiction TV series he can’t wait to share with his kids. As he states in the piece, his list is [...]

February 3, 2009 // 1 Comment

TOC: Analog April 2009

Analog has posted the table of contents (with samples) for the April 2009 issue: Novella: “Gunfight on Farside” by Adam-Troy Castro Novelettes: “Steak [...]

February 2, 2009 // 0 Comments

TOC: Asimov’s March 2009

Asimov’s has posted the table of contents (with samples) for the March 2009 issue: Novella: “Act One” by Nancy Kress Novelettes: “The Long, Cold [...]

February 2, 2009 // 0 Comments

TOC: Federations edited by John Joseph Adams

Editor John Joseph Adams has posted the contents of his upcoming themed anthology about interstellar societies: Federations: “Mazer in Prison” by Orson Scott Card [...]

February 2, 2009 // 0 Comments

Top 15 SF Signal Posts for January 2009

Here are The Top 15 SF Signal Posts for January 2009: MIND MELD: Shrewd Writing Advice From Some of Science Fiction’s & Fantasy’s Best Writers [...]

February 2, 2009 // 0 Comments

Books Received: February 2, 2009

Here are the books we received this past week. Related posts: Books Received: March 9, 2009 Books Received: February 15, 2010 Books Received: March 1, 2010 Books Received: [...]

February 2, 2009 // 2 Comments

SF Tidbits for 2/2/09

John C. Wright shares an appreciation of David Lindsay’s Voyage to Arcturus: “No mainstream book can compare for sheer, headlong imagination with a science [...]

February 2, 2009 // 0 Comments

Star Trek Superbowl Spot

If you aren’t going to be watching the Super Bowl today, you will miss the airing of a new TV spot for J.J. Abrams’ Star Trek. Never fear, SF Signal is here! [...]

February 1, 2009 // 5 Comments

Sunday Cinema: The Fifth Element

I had been looking to embed The Fifth Element for quite some time, but Hulu does not allow it. Fortunately, Divers and Sundry found an alternate source: Joost! I really like [...]

February 1, 2009 // 3 Comments

The Greatest Snack Food Stadium Ever Built?

Here in the U.S., today is Super Bowl Sunday. A day when football (American style) fans all across the nation gather in bars and homes to watch the action on large screen [...]

February 1, 2009 // 2 Comments

SF Tidbits for 2/1/09

Cover Pr0n: Duplicate Effort by Kristine Kathryn Rusch, the latest in the Retrieval Artist series. So are you ready for some Terminator: Salvation concept art? Time magazine [...]

February 1, 2009 // 0 Comments

Hyperion Film Gets A Director

Last April we noted that Dan Simmons’ awesome Hyperion Cantos had been optioned by Warner Bros. to be brought to the big screen. Things must be moving behind the scenes [...]

January 31, 2009 // 14 Comments

SF Tidbits for 1/31/09

Free Excerpt: BookSpot Central is featuring a preview of the first three chapters of The Dragon’s Nine Sons by Chris Roberson, one on my favorite reads. The latest book [...]

January 31, 2009 // 2 Comments

SF Tidbits for 1/30/09

Interviews & Profiles: Drawn! interviews Shaun Tan, who is also profiled on Omnivoracious. Joseph Mallozzi interviews Jeff Vandermeer. @NewsMiner: David Marusek (Mind [...]

January 30, 2009 // 1 Comment

Are Book Awards Useless?

At Futurismic, Adam Roberts accuses Science Fiction book awards of being rubbish, arguing that only the distance of time can indicate the best: But awards lists and best-ofs [...]

January 29, 2009 // 13 Comments

Tube Bits for 01/29/2009

ABC seems to be going gaga for genre. On the heels of greenlighting a pilot for a re-make of V, ABC has also given the go ahead for another TV adaption of the John Updike [...]

January 29, 2009 // 2 Comments

SF Tidbits for 1/29/09

Interviews & Profiles: @Subterranean Online: Nick Gevers interviews Kage Baker (The Empress of Mars). [via Locus Online] NPR interviews Neil Gaiman about his Newbery win [...]

January 29, 2009 // 2 Comments

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