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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

SF Tidbits for 11/11/08

Interviews & Profiles: Pat’s Fantasy Hotlist interviews Tom Lloyd, author of The Stormcaller. [via Locus Online] The Forbidden Planet has a nice video interview [...]

November 11, 2008 // 3 Comments

VIDEO: What If The Matrix Ran on Windows?

I recently re-watched The Matrix, so this College Humor video is timely… [via Gizmodo and Tim!] Related posts: Friday YouTube: How ‘Superman’ Should Have [...]

November 10, 2008 // 3 Comments

Robot Chicken Star Wars: Episode II Clips

Who doesn’t love themselves some Robot Chicken Star Wars? No one! That’s why the new Robot Chicken Star Wars: Episode II will be premiering November 16th on [...]

November 10, 2008 // 1 Comment

Books Received: November 10, 2008

Here is the stuff we received this past week. Related posts: Books Received: May 13, 2011 Books Received: August 29, 2011 Books Received: July 1, 2013 Books Received: May 19, [...]

November 10, 2008 // 1 Comment

SF Tidbits for 11/10/08

Locus Online has an online PDF version of Locus Magazine‘s October 2008 issue. Locus Online also notes these remembrances of Michael Crichton: USA Today, Mark Steyn, [...]

November 10, 2008 // 3 Comments

Sunday Cinema: Empire of the Ants

Here’s a loose adaptation of H.G. Wells’ “Empire of the Ants” from 1979. Two years after Star Wars, mind you…not that you could tell from the [...]

November 9, 2008 // 0 Comments

SF Tidbits for 11/9/08

Divers and Sundry lists The Best Genre Films of the 20’s and 30’s. BlogCritics interviews Dan Ronco, author of the sci-fi thrillers PeaceMaker and Unholy Domain. [...]

November 9, 2008 // 0 Comments

SF Tidbits for 11/8/08

Free Fiction [courtesy of QuasarDragon]: Free Web Comic with awesome artwork: The Zombie Hunters by Jenny Romanchuk [via Suvudu]. @Mindflights: “The Book Signing” [...]

November 8, 2008 // 2 Comments

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