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NOMINEES: 2008 Hugo Award

SF Scope has posted the 2008 Hugo Award Final Ballot. [NOTE: Short fiction titles link to free online versions, if available. This is sure to be updated in the coming weeks, [Read more]

March 21, 2008 // 9 Comments

Borders May Be Up for Sale

The good news: There’s a sale at Borders! The bad news: The sale just might be Borders itself. Oh noes! Publishers Weekly is reporting that Borders is considering [Read more]

March 20, 2008 // 0 Comments

MIND MELD: The Appeal of SF&F Art

If you’re like us, there’s nothing quite like a really cool piece of science fiction or fantasy art. For this week’s Mind Meld we decided to ask the [Read more]

March 20, 2008 // 3 Comments

REVIEW: Glasshouse by Charles Stross

MY RATING: Where Halting State sounds like a riff on Dreampark. Glasshouse actually has more in common with Dreampark than Halting State. Glasshouse takes place in the far [Read more]

March 20, 2008 // 5 Comments

SF Tidbits for 3/20/08

Sarah Zettel returns to the world of science fiction with the tentatively-titled Bitter Angels. I read Zettel’s 1993 short story “Fools Errand” (the basis [Read more]

March 20, 2008 // 1 Comment

Tube Bits for 3/20/08

The SciFi Channel has officially announced the development of Caprica, a spinoff prequel of its hit Battlestar Galactica that will “weave together corporate intrigue, [Read more]

March 20, 2008 // 0 Comments

Arthur C. Clarke Links and Video

There is often a compulsion to seek out the written works of recently departed authors, as if reading their work can hopefully, in some small way, keep them with us a little [Read more]

March 19, 2008 // 6 Comments

SF Tidbits for 3/19/08

At SciFi Wire, John Joseph Adams profiles S.M. Stirling, author of In the Courts of the Crimson Kings. UK SF Book News interviews Joe Abercrombie (the The First Law trilogy). [Read more]

March 19, 2008 // 1 Comment

Tube Bits for 3/19/08

USA Today reviews tonight’s FX airing of The Core “an intoxicatingly awful adventure that is, in its own completely committed, deliriously goofy, warped science [Read more]

March 19, 2008 // 4 Comments

RIP: Arthur C. Clarke

Sad news… SF legend Arthur C. Clarke has passed away at the age of 90. From BBC: Legendary British science fiction writer Sir Arthur C Clarke has died in Sri Lanka at [Read more]

March 18, 2008 // 7 Comments

REVIEW: Halting State by Charles Stross

In 2018, a daring bank robbery takes place at Hyak Associates. However, this is no ordinary robbery, being executed by a band of marauding orcs with a dragon as backup in the [Read more]

March 18, 2008 // 2 Comments

Io9 Proclaims the Death of Written SF

io9 is stirring the pot again…this time by listing 5 Reasons To Stop Reading Science Fiction. To summarize: SF is now real life. It’s been colonized by mainstream [Read more]

March 18, 2008 // 7 Comments

Tube Bits for 3/18/08

If anyone asked, I would say that there is not nearly enough coverage of Smallville on SF Signal. Sure, it’s Dawson’s Creek with super powers, but when they tap [Read more]

March 18, 2008 // 7 Comments

SF Tidbits for 3/18/08

Bibliophile Stalker interviews Ellen Datlow, Editor of (among many, many other things) the upcoming anthology The Del Rey Book of Science Fiction and Fantasy: [Read more]

March 18, 2008 // 0 Comments

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