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GIVEAWAY: Masters of Science Fiction DVDs

We have yet another contest for you, this time for the series DVD set of Masters of Science Fiction. I’ll let the copy do the talking: On August 5th, the critically [...]

August 1, 2008 // 0 Comments

SF Tidbits for 8/1/08

The Orcs are coming! To promote the release of Orcs by Stan Nicholls, Orbit has created a website that allows you to have real, live orc read your message and send it to your [...]

August 1, 2008 // 2 Comments

Tube Bits for 08/01/2008

If you’re interested, Kevin Smith moderates a Battlestar Galactica panel at Comic Con. he panel featured stars Tricia Helfer, James Callis, Michael Trucco and Katee [...]

August 1, 2008 // 0 Comments

Transcriptase – A Home Away From Helix

In response to the recent controversy over Helix SF, several authors have created a new website, Transcriptase, to offer their stories and poems. From the website: In July [...]

July 31, 2008 // 3 Comments

SF Tidbits for 7/31/08

A review of Mike Resnick’s Stalking the Unicorn and Stalking the Vampire. Cool excerpt from a work in progress by Jonathan Wood. Rick Kleffel interviewed at [...]

July 31, 2008 // 0 Comments

SF Tidbits for 7/30/08

The diaries of George Orwell, the author of 1984 and Animal Farm, will begin to appear online and be freely available starting August 9th. Kelly Eskridge on “Reality [...]

July 30, 2008 // 1 Comment

REMINDER: Eureka Season 3 Starts Tonight

A reminder for Eureka fans out there…Season 3 begins tonight. It wouldn’t be fair to slam the SciFi channel and not call attention to something they do right. [...]

July 29, 2008 // 1 Comment

REVIEW: Plague Year by Jeff Carlson

REVIEW SUMMARY: Good premise, plausible science, fast-moving plot, but characters that are hard to care about. MY RATING: BRIEF SYNOPSIS: Survivors of a nanotech plague [...]

July 29, 2008 // 0 Comments

SF Tidbits for 7/29/08

You can own Marty McFly’s hoverboard! …For a mere $30,000 (USD). “Hello! McFly! Where am I gonna get that kind of money?” [via Fanboy] Interviews [...]

July 29, 2008 // 0 Comments

Giveaway Reminders

Just a friendly reminder to everyone that we are currently running two contests where you can win some free swag. First, we’re giving away 5 copies of Titan [...]

July 28, 2008 // 0 Comments

Books Received July 28, 2008

Here are the books we received this past week. Thoughts on some these titles after the jump… Related posts: Books Received: July 25, 2011 Books Received: November 7, [...]

July 28, 2008 // 5 Comments

SF Tidbits for 7/28/08

“Neil Gaiman has been tapped to write a two issue arc for Batman and Detective Comics in January 2009.” Elizabeth Bear: “There’s a generation gap in [...]

July 28, 2008 // 10 Comments

Tron 2 Trailer ‘Released’

As you might expect, when the Tron 2 trailer was show this past week at Comic Con, someone was there to record it. Someone who needs to learn how to use the record function [...]

July 27, 2008 // 10 Comments

Sword and Sorceress #23 Cover Image Contest

Vera Nazarian asked us to pass along the following information about a cover contest at Norilana Books: Here’s your chance to become a part of genre history! Norilana [...]

July 27, 2008 // 0 Comments

Sunday Cinema: Quark

Waaaay back in 1977-78, Buck Henry, creator of Get Smart, created a science fiction comedy series called Quark. Richard Benjamin played Captain Quark (hmm, sounds like [...]

July 27, 2008 // 1 Comment

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