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SF Tidbits for 9/26/08

DreamWorks has acquired the film rights to John Wyndham’s Chocky. “Steven Spielberg is said to be keen to make the adaptation his next directing project.” [...]

September 26, 2008 // 0 Comments

Google Book Preview Crashes Internet Explorer

For those users who have been using Internet Explorer to read SF Signal, it seems that the Google book Preview widget we posted yesterday causes IE to crash. That post has [...]

September 25, 2008 // 6 Comments

SF Tidbits for 9/25/08

Interviews and Profiles: @The Dragon Page: S. M. Stirling, author the the alternate history novel The Scourge of God. @Genreville: Del Rey editor-in-chief Betsy Mitchell. [...]

September 25, 2008 // 1 Comment

Wednesday Matinee: Harrison Bergeron

Next year, “Everyone Will Finally Be Equal”. That’s the tag line for 2081, a short film version of Kurt Vonnegut’s story “Harrison [...]

September 24, 2008 // 3 Comments

First Impression: The Mentalist

Despite what I said in my Fall TV preview post, the online videos for The Mentalist piqued my interest enough to get me to DVR the series pilot last night, which I then [...]

September 24, 2008 // 1 Comment

SF Tidbits for 9/24/08

Christopher Paolini’s Brisingr (sequel to Eragon and Eldest) sold 550,000 copies on its first day. Them’s a lot of books. Antiquarian Weird Tales posts Sam [...]

September 24, 2008 // 0 Comments

Tube Bits for 09/24/2008

NotCot ‘twitterviews‘ S.A.R.A.H. from Eureka. Yes, the house was interviewed using Twitter, which is a rather cool idea, and yes again, S.A.R.A.H. has a twitter [...]

September 24, 2008 // 2 Comments

GIVEAWAY Reminder: Anathem T-shirts

Our Anathem T-shirt giveaway is still ‘live’, through Sept. 27th. If you win, you’ll be one of only 1000 people who can sport the ‘Bulshytt’ [...]

September 23, 2008 // 0 Comments

REVIEW: Every Last Drop by Charlie Huston

REVIEW SUMMARY: A good series overall, but this one is a misstep. MY RATING: BRIEF SYNOPSIS: MY REVIEW: PROS: Joe is a likable character with an attitude that just [...]

September 23, 2008 // 0 Comments

SF Tidbits for 9/23/08

Cover Pr0n: Snowbooks shares the awesome cover of The Osiris Ritual by George Mann, the sequel to the steampunky The Affinity Bridge (also awesomely be-covered). Speaking of [...]

September 23, 2008 // 2 Comments

WINNERS: 2008 British Fantasy Awards

Here are the winners of the 2008 British Fantasy Awards: The Sydney J. Bounds Best Newcomer Award: Scott Lynch BFS Special Award: ‘The Karl Edward Wagner Award': Ray [...]

September 22, 2008 // 0 Comments

Books Received: September 22, 2008

Here are the books we received this past week. Which covers do you like? Which books pique your interest? Related posts: Books Received: July 26, 2010 Books Received: April [...]

September 22, 2008 // 5 Comments

Tube Bits for 09/22/2008

Sci Fi Channel has greenlit the series, Warehouse 13, after ordering the two-hour pilot. Warehouse 13 looks like a cross between The Librarian, The X-Files and the warehouse [...]

September 22, 2008 // 0 Comments

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