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Old School Star Wars Filmstrip

From an obscure 1978 educational kit. Sweet. It’s like I’m sitting on the classroom floor again. (Which is how they herded us together back then.) [via Grrl Still [...]

October 2, 2008 // 2 Comments

TOC: Baen’s Universe, October 2008

Volume 3, Issue 3 (October 2008) of Jim Baen’s Universe has been posted. Here are the contents: Science Fiction Stories: “Article of Faith” by Mike Resnick [...]

October 2, 2008 // 0 Comments

Tube Bits for 10/02/2008

Fringe must be all right, since they just got a full season order from Fox. I suppose it warrants a full season, it’s interesting enough. If the writers improve like [...]

October 2, 2008 // 1 Comment

SF Tidbits for 10/2/08

Interviews & Profiles: @Sci Fi Wire: Alan Dean Foster (Quofum). It’s apparently a Connie Willis Interviewing marathon! Mur Lafferty (part 2 of a video interview). [...]

October 2, 2008 // 0 Comments

Outbreak: Interactive Online Zombie Game

Do they still make those Choose Your Own Adventure books? I was never much into them, but I thought the idea was kinda cool. Now there’s a new website that is a flash [...]

October 1, 2008 // 12 Comments

SF Tidbits for 10/1/08

ComicMix rounds up all the different Iron Man DVD Exclusive Editions. That Costco one – with 3 Iron Man bobble heads each with one of the 3 suits from the film — [...]

October 1, 2008 // 0 Comments

Tube Bits for 10/01/2008

Did you know that Heroes had learned from the mistakes of season 2? Neither did I. Apparently the pacing has improved. I’d say it’s become more like ADD fast, and [...]

October 1, 2008 // 1 Comment

A Batch of Free Fiction Links

Here’s a bunch of links to recently-free fiction (too much for a tidbits post!), courtesy of eagle eyes over at QuasarDragon @Munseys: The Fire People by Ray Cumming [...]

September 30, 2008 // 4 Comments

SF Tidbits for 9/30/08

@SciFi Wire, Star Trek:TOS scribe D.C. Fontana picks her favorite Star Trek episodes, including ones written by Theodore Sturgeon, Harlan Ellison, and David Gerrold. [...]

September 30, 2008 // 0 Comments

2005 Kurt Vonnegut Video Interview

The recent Harrison Bergeron post has put me in a Kurt Vonnegut mood. Here’s a video interview with Vonnegut from a 2005 episode of PBS Now: [via The World in the Satin [...]

September 29, 2008 // 1 Comment

Books Received: September 29, 2008

Here are the books we received this past week. Fun games you can play: Rate the book covers! Tell us which books pique your interest! Tell us about past reading experiences [...]

September 29, 2008 // 2 Comments

SF Tidbits for 9/29/08

Free Fiction: Gwyneth Jones has posted a PDF version of her book, Bold As Love. [via Futurismic] Jay Lake shows off the cover for Alembical, an anthology of four novellas by [...]

September 29, 2008 // 0 Comments

Tube Bits for 09/29/2008

Mike Brotherton implores writers of SF TV and movies who are adapting SF stories to not add some sort of ‘societal message’. There’s a reason the story is [...]

September 28, 2008 // 1 Comment

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