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Tube Bits for 07/24/2008

If you’ve ever missed an episode of your favorite TV show, you may have wondered if there was a way to see what you missed before re-runs. Today, the major networks [...]

July 24, 2008 // 1 Comment

Steampunk: Empire Strikes Back

We’ve mentioned Sillof’s Workshop before, most notably for his (Sillof’s) Steampunk Star Wars and Gaslight Justice League creations, both of which are [...]

July 23, 2008 // 1 Comment

Can You Name This Story? (Part 8)

Another reader writes in with a story description looking for a title. Do any of our readers out there know the title of this story? The book concerns an investigator who is [...]

July 23, 2008 // 5 Comments

MIND MELD: Worldbuilding

This week’s Mind Meld is brought to you in conjunction with the Shared Worlds creative writing program for teens, currently in session at Wofford College. During this [...]

July 23, 2008 // 2 Comments

Tube Bits for 07/23/2008

The bizz is beginning to increase around Joss Whedon’s new show, Dollhouse. The Calgary Sun has an interview with Eliza Dushku covering the new show, Joss Whedon, and [...]

July 23, 2008 // 2 Comments

SF Tidbits for 7/23/08

Gwyneth Jones’ Top Ten SF by Women Writers. M. John Harrison’s Top Ten Favorite Books. John Courtenay Grimwood’s The Top Ten Cult SF Novels. The Golden Age [...]

July 23, 2008 // 4 Comments

Charity SF Blogathon

Shira Lipkin is holding a charity blogathon and sent along the following information: I’m doing a blogathon this Saturday, July 26 – posting to my LiveJournal [...]

July 22, 2008 // 0 Comments

REVIEW: The Affinity Bridge by George Mann

REVIEW SUMMARY: An engrossing steampunk/Sherlock Holmes story. With zombies. MY RATING: BRIEF SYNOPSIS: Maurice Newbury and Victoria Hobbes investigate an airship disaster [...]

July 22, 2008 // 9 Comments

Tube Bits for 07/22/2008

In 2001, Delia Derbyshire, the composer of the original Dr. Who theme music passed away. Unknown to all but a few, she left behind 267 tapes containing a multitude of unheard [...]

July 22, 2008 // 1 Comment

SF Tidbits for 7/22/08

Q&A with Iain Banks Joe Abercrombie gives Firefly a go The Crotchety Old Fan talks a bit more about the SF genre and whether it’s actually dying John Scalzi and [...]

July 22, 2008 // 1 Comment

REVIEW: Dr. Horrible’s Sing-Along Blog

During the TV/movie writers strike a few months back, Joss Whedon (creator of such hits as Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Firefly) and his friends decided to do something [...]

July 21, 2008 // 7 Comments

SF Tidbits for 7/21/08

NYT reviewer Dave Itzkoff takes on Elric of Melnibone. Here’s an Interview with Jamie Hewlett, Tank Girl scribe. (via Forbidden Planet) Free Fiction: The new electronic [...]

July 21, 2008 // 7 Comments

Introducing Guest Blogger Matt Staggs

Matt Staggs is a freelance book publicist, blogger and sometimes writer who’ll be guest-blogging at SF Signal for the next couple of weeks. Matt caught my attention [...]

July 21, 2008 // 1 Comment

Tube Bits for 07/21/2008

The BBC series Life on Mars has had an interesting road to American television. First adapted by David Kelley, he has since moved on and much about the show has changed. The [...]

July 21, 2008 // 2 Comments

New Site Goes Live

The new site is live. Tor is trying to create a complete online user experience for science fiction fans. To that end, they have created something that is a cross [...]

July 20, 2008 // 1 Comment

SF Tidbits for 7/20/08

Empire names The 50 Greatest Comic Book Characters. [via Forbidden Planet] Jim Van Pelt thinks that there should be a Hugo for cover design. [via Science Fiction Awards [...]

July 20, 2008 // 1 Comment

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