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SF Tidbits for 5/24/08

Interviews: Fantasybookspot interviews Charlie Huston, who talks about the latest Joe Pitt Casebooks novel, Every Last Drop. I’m really looking forward to this one as [Read more]

May 24, 2008 // 0 Comments

SF Tidbits for 5/23/08

More Dune novels are on the way from Brian Herbert and Kevin J. Anderson: Jessica of Dune, Irulan of Dune and Leto of Dune. I stopped reading Dune after the 2nd sequel. Does [Read more]

May 23, 2008 // 8 Comments

Tube Bits for 05/23/2008

The anime-styled Batman: Gotham Knight now has it’s own website. Think The Animatrix set in Gotham City and you’ll have a good idea about this new collection. It [Read more]

May 23, 2008 // 3 Comments

RIP: Robert Asprin

Sad news… Multiple sources are reporting that Robert Asprin, author of the popular MythAdventures series, has died. See also: Wikipedia entry. Bibliographies at SciFan [Read more]

May 23, 2008 // 0 Comments

SF Tidbits for 5/22/08

Free Fiction: Fantasy Book Spot offers “Nano Comes to Clifford Falls” by Nancy Kress. [via Locus Online] ManyBooks.net has Black Oxen by Gertrude Atherton (1923) [Read more]

May 22, 2008 // 0 Comments

Tube Bits for 05/21/2008

Everyone’s (ok, mine and a few others) favorite Nerd Herd-er, Chuck Bartowksi, is getting his very own comic book. The comic will be 6 issues long and will be comprised [Read more]

May 21, 2008 // 1 Comment

SF Tidbits for 5/21/08

At SciFi Wire, John Joseph Adams profiles Ann and Jeff VanderMeer, editors of the Steampunk anthology. SFX interviews Liz Williams, author of the Detective Inspector Chen [Read more]

May 21, 2008 // 3 Comments

Heroes Season 3 Propaganda Bomb

Here’s a tip for the writers of Heroes: when you’re coming off a sucky season 2, don’t start your season 3 pep rally with Nikki – the single worst [Read more]

May 20, 2008 // 3 Comments

New Hollywood Adaptations: Spin, Ubik

We like to criticize Hollywood for it’s overwhelming tendency to re-make old movies or create sequels to existing ones. But recently there has been a spate of deals [Read more]

May 20, 2008 // 5 Comments

INTERVIEW: James Morrow

James Morrow published his first novel, The Wine of Violence, in 1981. His efforts since then include The Continent of Lies (1984), This Is the Way the World Ends (1986), [Read more]

May 20, 2008 // 0 Comments

Joseph Mallozzi’s Book Club

Stargate: Atlantis Executive Producer and showrunner Joseph Mallozzi is doing his part to encourage reading in television scifi viewers. His blog features a tri-monthly book [Read more]

May 20, 2008 // 0 Comments

SF Tidbits for 5/20/08

Over at Religion Dispatches, Gabriel Mckee responds to the Vatican’s recent announcement (that it’s OK for Catholics to believe in aliens) and wonders: Are God [Read more]

May 20, 2008 // 2 Comments

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