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SF Tidbits for 11/16/08

Frank Sinatra Meets Harlan Ellison! No, it’s not a fictional story. Esquire has published the complete 1966 article Frank Sinatra Has a Cold, which recounts a tense [...]

November 16, 2008 // 0 Comments

Trailer: Timecrimes

Here’s the trailer for Timecrimes, a new Spanish time travel thriller from Six Shooter Films (the people who brought you child vampires) opening December 12 in New York [...]

November 15, 2008 // 0 Comments

TOC: Asimov’s January 2009

Asimov’s has posted the table of contents for the January 2009 issue: Novellas “Lion Walk” by Mary Rosenblum (read sample) “Uncle Bones” by [...]

November 15, 2008 // 0 Comments

SF Tidbits for 11/15/08

Heavy weekend reading: Shambleau…and Others: the role of the female in the fiction of C. L. Moore, a litcrit essay by Sarah Gamble that was published in 1991’s [...]

November 15, 2008 // 0 Comments

First Ever Photos of Extrasolar Planets!

Astronomers are reporting that they have successfully taken the first-ever photographs of planets outside of our solar system. Photographs of extrasolar planets have been [...]

November 14, 2008 // 4 Comments

SF Tidbits for 11/14/08

Interviews & Profiles: SciFiDimensions podcast-interviews Lou Anders (Fast Forward 2). Tobias Buckell is interviewed at Cult Pop and BookSpotCentral. He talks about Sly [...]

November 14, 2008 // 0 Comments

HBO To Play A Game Of Thrones

It’s been on HBO’s radar for awhile now and now it’s official: HBO has ordered a pilot episode to be produced based on George R.R. Martin’s Song of [...]

November 13, 2008 // 6 Comments

SF Tidbits for 11/13/08

Cover Pr0n: Artist James Jean details the genesis of the cover for his art book, Fables. Here’s a Flickr set of Alan Aldridge SF Covers. Interviews an Profiles: @Joseph [...]

November 13, 2008 // 0 Comments

How To Gain Fans: Cha$e

Last week I criticized Legend of the Seeker for it’s apparent attempt to make it as difficult as possible for new fans to find and sample the show (which was the point, [...]

November 12, 2008 // 3 Comments

SF Signal Featured on Starship Sofa

Tony Smith from the entertaining Starship Sofa podcast has given me the opportunity to “sit on the couch”. The latest episode has just been posted and has my [...]

November 12, 2008 // 4 Comments

Wednesday YouTube: Small Wonder

Small Wonder was a syndicated TV ‘sitcom’ that ran from 1985-89 and concerned the trials and tribulations of a girl robot named VICKI (Voice Input Child [...]

November 12, 2008 // 0 Comments

SF Tidbits for 11/12/08

Artist Robert Hunt has posted a comprehensive step-by-step diary of his creation of the cover for Dragon in Chains. [via Irene Gallo] Interviews and Profiles: The Science of [...]

November 12, 2008 // 0 Comments

MOVIE REVIEW: Planet of the Apes (1968)

REVIEW SUMMARY: An excellent science fiction film whose social commentary still stands up today. MY RATING: BRIEF SYNOPSIS: Astronauts land on a planet where humans are [...]

November 11, 2008 // 7 Comments

Pyr Readies Release of Mass Market Volumes

Pyr, an imprint of Prometheus Books, who until now has been publishing books in hardback and trade paperback formats, will soon publish several of their titles in mass market [...]

November 11, 2008 // 6 Comments

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