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SF Tidbits for 3/11/08

io9 interviews John Varley (Rolling Thunder): “Space opera has not only arrived, it has conquered all, since the release of Star Wars. Don’t get me wrong, I loved [Read more]

March 11, 2008 // 5 Comments

Obsolete Skills: SFSignal edition

Recently the blogosphere has been abuzz with listings of obsolete skills. It was started by Robert Scoble and was focused initially on skills obsoleted by technological [Read more]

March 10, 2008 // 16 Comments

New Speed Racer Trailers

I just found these new, international trailers for the upcoming Speed Racer movie and all I can say is “Wow! It looks like a live action ‘cartoon’.” [Read more]

March 10, 2008 // 6 Comments

Another Free Nebula Story

Robert J. Sawyer notes that another Nebula-nominated short story is available. “The Story of Love” by Vera Nazarian has been posted for free at Fictionwise. [Read more]

March 10, 2008 // 3 Comments

Sands Of Oblivion Giveaway

Last July, the 28th to be exact, the Sci Fi Channel debuted their original movie, Sand of Oblivion. Starring Adam Baldwin and Morena Baccarin (worth the price of admission by [Read more]

March 10, 2008 // 5 Comments

VIEWPOINT: What makes sci-fi work?

What makes science fiction cross over into the mainstream? I have found myself thinking about that a lot recently because I recognize that there are many people (of whom [Read more]

March 10, 2008 // 6 Comments

INTERVIEW: Kenneth Johnson

SF Signal had the chance to ask Emmy Award-winning Writer/Director/Producer Kenneth Johnson about his work, which includes such science fiction television classics as The Six [Read more]

March 10, 2008 // 3 Comments

REVIEW: Blue War by Jeffrey Thomas

REVIEW SUMMARY: Without Punktown, Blue War is just another good sf detective novel. MY RATING: BRIEF SYNOPSIS: Shapeshifting detective Jeremy Stake is hired to identify a [Read more]

March 10, 2008 // 0 Comments

Tube Bits For 03/10/2008

The LAist has posted an interview with Naoko Mori from the BBC series, Torchwood. They have also posted an audio interview with Mori where they cover Knight Rider and [Read more]

March 10, 2008 // 1 Comment

SF Tidbits for 3/10/08

Irene Gallo at The Art Department points us to Artist Todd Lockwood’s blog. Derryl Murphy shows off the cover the cover of The Engine’s Child by fellow (offline) [Read more]

March 10, 2008 // 3 Comments

REVIEW: Shadowbridge by Gregory Frost

[EDITOR’S NOTE: The following is a guest review by Karen Burnham, proprietor of Spiral Galaxy Reviews. Karen is vocationally an engineer and avocationally a speculative [Read more]

March 9, 2008 // 0 Comments

TOC: Interzone #215

TTA Press has posted the table of contents for the 215th issue of Interzone: STORIES: “The Endling” by Jamie Barras “Crystal Nights” by Greg Egan [Read more]

March 9, 2008 // 0 Comments

SF Tidbits for 3/9/08

Fantastic Reviews interviews Paolo Bacigalupi, author of the well-received collection Pump Six and Other Stories. Now posted: Dave Langford’s Ansible 248, March 2008. [Read more]

March 9, 2008 // 0 Comments

SF Tidbits for 3/8/08

Cover Pr0n: Orbit books shows off the cool cover for ORCS by Stan Nicholls. Here’s the Dave McKean cover for Neil Gaiman’s The Graveyard Book. The latest Tor [Read more]

March 8, 2008 // 2 Comments

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