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SF Tidbits for 12/4/08

Interviews & Profiles @Tor: A Q&A with Dave Gibbons, the artist behind Watchmen. @Popular Science: Robert Zubrin (How to Live on Mars). [via Marooned] @Suvudu: Five [...]

December 4, 2008 // 4 Comments

Is the World Finally Ready for eBooks?

CNN has a write-up about Amazon’s Kindle eBook reader today, which is celebrating its first birthday this month. With more than a quarter million units sold and often [...]

December 3, 2008 // 22 Comments

SF Tidbits for 12/3/08

Interviews & Profiles: @SciFi Wire: Eric Brown (Necropath). @Suvudu: Five Questions with Jacqueline Carey (the Kushiel series). @The Nebula Awards: Ysabeau Wilce (Flora [...]

December 3, 2008 // 1 Comment

The Matrix Explained…by Will Ferrell

I re-watched The Matrix trilogy recently. (Go, go, gadget Blu-ray!) It wasn’t as bad as I remember or as people made it out to be. [Ducks for cover.] Here’s the [...]

December 2, 2008 // 4 Comments

TOC: Clarkesworld #27

The contents of free web ‘zine Clarkesworld #27 have been posted: FICTION: “A Woman’s Best Friend” by Robert Reed “Episode Number 72″ by [...]

December 2, 2008 // 0 Comments

Top 10 SF Signal Posts for November 2008

Here are The Top 10 SF Signal Posts for November 2008: Robot Chicken Star Wars: Episode II Clips Do Science Fiction Fans Hate Libraries? MIND MELD: Speculative Fiction Books [...]

December 2, 2008 // 0 Comments

SF Tidbits for 12/2/08

Interviews & Profiles: @SciFi Wire: Jack McDevitt (The Devil’s Eye). @Bibliophile Stalker: Lucius Shepard (The Best of Lucius Shepard). @Apex Magazine: Micahel A. [...]

December 2, 2008 // 0 Comments


Walter H. Hunt has discovered this animated short on YouTube: Skywhales, a 1983 short film depicting a fictional society of alien creatures dwelling in the atmosphere of a [...]

December 1, 2008 // 1 Comment

TOC: Baen’s Universe, December 2008

Volume 3, Issue 4 (December 2008) of Jim Baen’s Universe has been posted. Here are the contents: Science Fiction Stories: “Moon Race” by Ben Bova [...]

December 1, 2008 // 0 Comments

SF Tidbits for 12/1/08

At Jo Walton looks at C.J. Cherryh’s Alliance-Union universe. Irene Gallo shares a video about artist Shaun Tan and The Lost Thing. Free Fiction [courtesy of [...]

December 1, 2008 // 0 Comments

Pon Farr Mountain

Trek Slash…the savior of low content days… [via Topless Robot] Related posts: The Star Trek 2009 Gag Reel Friday YouTube: Picard Tells Ferengi: ‘You and Me [...]

November 30, 2008 // 3 Comments

SF Tidbits for 11/30/08

Ellen Kushner’s The Golden Dreydl has been adapted for Broadway as The Klezmer Nutcracker, running December 6th 2008 through January 2009, and features Kushner in the [...]

November 30, 2008 // 0 Comments

Do Science Fiction Fans Hate Libraries?

OK that might be a little extreme, but hear me out. My friend Megan is a librarian at a major metropolitan library. She recently asked me “why don’t sci-fi and [...]

November 29, 2008 // 47 Comments

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