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SF Tidbits for 5/22/08

Free Fiction: Fantasy Book Spot offers “Nano Comes to Clifford Falls” by Nancy Kress. [via Locus Online] has Black Oxen by Gertrude Atherton (1923) [Read more]

May 22, 2008 // 0 Comments

Tube Bits for 05/21/2008

Everyone’s (ok, mine and a few others) favorite Nerd Herd-er, Chuck Bartowksi, is getting his very own comic book. The comic will be 6 issues long and will be comprised [Read more]

May 21, 2008 // 1 Comment

SF Tidbits for 5/21/08

At SciFi Wire, John Joseph Adams profiles Ann and Jeff VanderMeer, editors of the Steampunk anthology. SFX interviews Liz Williams, author of the Detective Inspector Chen [Read more]

May 21, 2008 // 3 Comments

Heroes Season 3 Propaganda Bomb

Here’s a tip for the writers of Heroes: when you’re coming off a sucky season 2, don’t start your season 3 pep rally with Nikki – the single worst [Read more]

May 20, 2008 // 3 Comments

New Hollywood Adaptations: Spin, Ubik

We like to criticize Hollywood for it’s overwhelming tendency to re-make old movies or create sequels to existing ones. But recently there has been a spate of deals [Read more]

May 20, 2008 // 5 Comments

INTERVIEW: James Morrow

James Morrow published his first novel, The Wine of Violence, in 1981. His efforts since then include The Continent of Lies (1984), This Is the Way the World Ends (1986), [Read more]

May 20, 2008 // 0 Comments

Joseph Mallozzi’s Book Club

Stargate: Atlantis Executive Producer and showrunner Joseph Mallozzi is doing his part to encourage reading in television scifi viewers. His blog features a tri-monthly book [Read more]

May 20, 2008 // 0 Comments

SF Tidbits for 5/20/08

Over at Religion Dispatches, Gabriel Mckee responds to the Vatican’s recent announcement (that it’s OK for Catholics to believe in aliens) and wonders: Are God [Read more]

May 20, 2008 // 2 Comments

Tube Bits for 05/20/2008

LOST, which wraps up next Thursday with two hours of goodness, will be released on DVD on Dec. 9th. In addition to the episodes, the DVDs will also contain a lot of goodies [Read more]

May 20, 2008 // 2 Comments

Moon Town

Steve Ogden writes in to tell us that the web site for Moon Town is live. Moon Town is a web-based animated scifi series. Sadly, no plot details are given, but the web site [Read more]

May 19, 2008 // 5 Comments

Monday Movie: Frankenweenie

Since it fared so poorly in the last poll, I thought a video reminder of Tim Burton’s Frankenweenie was in order. This is Tim Burton’s first film. It’s [Read more]

May 19, 2008 // 2 Comments

SF Tidbits for 5/19/08

Movie buffs could troll the Internet Archive looking for genre-related cult films that are freely available. Or, you could use this handy list: The Psychotronic Guide to [Read more]

May 19, 2008 // 0 Comments


The CubeeCraft website features printable patterns for making paper figures built from cubes. The website’s tag line is “Download. Print, Cut, Fold” and [Read more]

May 17, 2008 // 0 Comments

Do you like it hard?

Now that I have your attention (what, isn’t the title sensational enough for ya?) I have a question. Do you prefer your science fiction harder or softer? If [Read more]

May 17, 2008 // 17 Comments

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