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SF Tidbits for 4/24/09

BOOKS AND COMICS BOOM! previews the new Philip K. Dick comic, Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? My Favourite Books interviews: David Moody, author of Hater. The World in [...]

April 24, 2009 // 3 Comments

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

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