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RIP: Philip José Farmer

Sad news… The Official Philip José Farmer Home Page is reporting that Philip José Farmer passed away today at age 91. Farmer is perhaps best known for his [...]

February 25, 2009 // 4 Comments

Wednesday YouTube: The Science of Watchmen

Physics (not physic) professor Jim Kakalios worked as science consultant on the Watchmen film. Here’s what he has to say about the science in Watchmen… Yeah, like [...]

February 25, 2009 // 5 Comments

SF Tidbits for 2/25/09

Cory Doctorow says Bruce Sterling’s new book The Caryatids is the best book of 2009. Lou Anders continues his profile of Chris Roberson’s Myriad Universe at [...]

February 25, 2009 // 0 Comments

Tube Bits For 02/25/2009

One of the better JRPGs available for the Xbox 360 is Blue Dragon. What you might not expect is that Blue Dragon did well enough to merit its own anime show, which is now [...]

February 25, 2009 // 4 Comments

Behind the Scenes of Star Trek

There’s a little movie opening up soon that you may have heard of, J.J. Abrams’ reboot of Star Trek. Sci Fi Wire has a short ‘behind the scenes’ [...]

February 24, 2009 // 1 Comment

Will F. Jenkins Day

Locus Online reports that the Virginia State Legislature passed a resolution declaring June 27, 2009 to be Will F. Jenkins Day in recognition of “the author’s [...]

February 24, 2009 // 0 Comments

TokyoPop’s Battlestar Galactica Manga

Just in time to soothe the nerves of Galactica fans gripping over the soon-to-end series, TokyoPop, maker of all things manga (Japanese comics) will be releasing (April 7th) [...]

February 24, 2009 // 1 Comment

SF Tidbits for 2/24/09

Bibliophile Stalker interviews Peter Crowther, publisher (PS Publishing) and Editor (We Think, Therefore We Are). Lou Anders gives an awesome profile of Chris [...]

February 24, 2009 // 2 Comments

REVIEW: Enemies & Allies by Kevin J. Anderson

Like most families, mine has a long history with both the DC and Marvel characters and universes. We’ve seen the movies, and, in addition, my now 18 year old son and I [...]

February 23, 2009 // 2 Comments

Books Received: February 23, 2009

In the interest of full disclosure, here are the books we received this past week. Related posts: Books Received: April 9, 2012 Books Received: October 8, 2012 Books [...]

February 23, 2009 // 1 Comment

SF Tidbits for 2/23/09

The Philip José Farmer International Bibliography interviews Christopher Paul Carey, the editor of Farmer’s forthcoming collection, The Other in the Mirror. [via Win [...]

February 23, 2009 // 0 Comments

Are You Reading Too Fast?

Over at the Pyr blog, Ian McDonald talks about reading speed vs. quality of enjoyment when he asks How Soon is Now? To me reading isn’t a [progression] of events, [...]

February 22, 2009 // 14 Comments

Sunday Cinema: The Lathe of Heaven (1980)

Ursula Le Guin’s excellent book, The Lathe of Heaven, has seen a couple of adaptations. This one, from PBS, aired in 1980 and stars Bruce Davison as George Orr and [...]

February 22, 2009 // 2 Comments

SF Tidbits for 2/22/09

Blogging the Muse interviews Jay Lake (Green). The World in the Satin Bag interviews Chris Howard (Seaborn). In part 5 or their tribute, asks Was Edgar Allan Poe a [...]

February 22, 2009 // 1 Comment

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