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NOMINEES: 2008 Shirley Jackson Awards

The nominees for the Shirley Jackson Awards have been announced: NOVEL Alive in Necropolis, Doug Dorst (Riverhead Hardcover) The Man on the Ceiling, Steve Rasnic Tem and [...]

April 23, 2009 // 0 Comments

RIP: Ken Rand

Sad News: Writer Ken Rand has passed away at the age of 62. From Locus Online: His novels include Phoenix (2004), The Golems of Laramie County (2005), Dadgum Martians Invade [...]

April 23, 2009 // 1 Comment

SF Tidbits for 4/23/09

Interviews & Profiles: SF Crowsnest interviews Alastair Reynolds. @The Nebula Awards website: Catherine Asaro. Author Kevin J. Anderson sets his sights on Wonder Woman. [...]

April 23, 2009 // 2 Comments


The contest is official over and here are our winners: Patrick Z of League City, TX Ryan R. of West Hollywood, CA Congratulations! You’re Caprica DVDs should be mailed [...]

April 22, 2009 // 0 Comments

MIND MELD: The Best Women Writers in SF/F

We occasionally get Mind Meld topic suggestions from folks. Here’s one that comes from Mike Resnick: Q: Who are the best female writers in science fiction and/or [...]

April 22, 2009 // 26 Comments

Can You Name This Story? (Part 12)

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? I’m not sure how old this is or [...]

April 22, 2009 // 3 Comments

SF Tidbits for 4/22/09

Interviews & Profiles: LA Times profiles sf legend Robert Silverberg. Mary Robinette Kowal interviews Felix Gilman . [via Charles Tan] @Omnivoracious: Melissa Marr. [...]

April 22, 2009 // 0 Comments

REVIEW: Wake by Robert J. Sawyer

REVIEW SUMMARY: After a long-delayed explanation, the book lives up to its potential and delivers. MY RATING: BRIEF SYNOPSIS: Caitlin, a young blind girl, is given the [...]

April 21, 2009 // 6 Comments

Robot Chicken: Bloopers In Space

The only thing funnier than bloopers is fake bloopers. Related posts: Friday YouTube: Doctor Who…Benny Hill Style Jor-El Instructs Baby Superman On His Way to Earth [...]

April 21, 2009 // 1 Comment

SF Tidbits for 4/21/09

INTERVIEWS & PROFILES: Frederik Pohl remembers Cyril M. Kornbluth. Jo Walton interviews Lois McMaster Bujold. @Bibliophile Stalker: Paul Di Filippo. REVIEWS: Paul [...]

April 21, 2009 // 0 Comments

Tube Bits For 04/21/2009

Are you one of the 33% of males or 25% of females that use a PC while watching TV? That would have seemed wrong just a few weeks ago, but then I was chatting with SF [...]

April 21, 2009 // 1 Comment

REMINDER: Win A Copy Of Caprica On DVD

Just a reminder that your chance to win one of two copies of Caprica on DVD ends tomorrow evening at 11:59pm. If you haven’t sent in your email yet and you’d like [...]

April 20, 2009 // 0 Comments

REVIEW: Lamentation by Ken Scholes

REVIEW SUMMARY: An excellent start to a new series. MY RATING: BRIEF SYNOPSIS: In the wake of the destruction of a major city, the world begins to reorganize itself. MY [...]

April 20, 2009 // 1 Comment

Free Comic Book Day 2009: May 2nd

The annual Free Comic Book Day is coming on Saturday, May 2nd 2009. It’s when participating comic book shops across North America and around the world give away comic [...]

April 20, 2009 // 2 Comments

Books Received: April 20, 2009

Fun for us: We get books. In the interest of full disclosure, here are the ones we received this past week. Fun for you: From the following titles: If you saw it at a [...]

April 20, 2009 // 6 Comments

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