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RIP: James Cawthorn

Sad news… James Cawthorn, British sf/fantasy illustrator, comics artist and historian, passed away on Tuesday, December 2, 2008. Cawthorn created early interpretations [...]

December 5, 2008 // 0 Comments

SF Tidbits for 12/5/08

Interviews & Profiles: @SciFi Wire: Jeffrey A. Carver (Sunborn) and Benjamin Parzybok (Couch). @Fantasy Magazine: Tobias Buckell (Sly Mongoose) Author Gail Z. Martin [...]

December 5, 2008 // 0 Comments

SF Tidbits for 12/4/08

Interviews & Profiles @Tor: A Q&A with Dave Gibbons, the artist behind Watchmen. @Popular Science: Robert Zubrin (How to Live on Mars). [via Marooned] @Suvudu: Five [...]

December 4, 2008 // 4 Comments

Is the World Finally Ready for eBooks?

CNN has a write-up about Amazon’s Kindle eBook reader today, which is celebrating its first birthday this month. With more than a quarter million units sold and often [...]

December 3, 2008 // 22 Comments

SF Tidbits for 12/3/08

Interviews & Profiles: @SciFi Wire: Eric Brown (Necropath). @Suvudu: Five Questions with Jacqueline Carey (the Kushiel series). @The Nebula Awards: Ysabeau Wilce (Flora [...]

December 3, 2008 // 1 Comment

The Matrix Explained…by Will Ferrell

I re-watched The Matrix trilogy recently. (Go, go, gadget Blu-ray!) It wasn’t as bad as I remember or as people made it out to be. [Ducks for cover.] Here’s the [...]

December 2, 2008 // 4 Comments

TOC: Clarkesworld #27

The contents of free web ‘zine Clarkesworld #27 have been posted: FICTION: “A Woman’s Best Friend” by Robert Reed “Episode Number 72″ by [...]

December 2, 2008 // 0 Comments

Top 10 SF Signal Posts for November 2008

Here are The Top 10 SF Signal Posts for November 2008: Robot Chicken Star Wars: Episode II Clips Do Science Fiction Fans Hate Libraries? MIND MELD: Speculative Fiction Books [...]

December 2, 2008 // 0 Comments

SF Tidbits for 12/2/08

Interviews & Profiles: @SciFi Wire: Jack McDevitt (The Devil’s Eye). @Bibliophile Stalker: Lucius Shepard (The Best of Lucius Shepard). @Apex Magazine: Micahel A. [...]

December 2, 2008 // 0 Comments


Walter H. Hunt has discovered this animated short on YouTube: Skywhales, a 1983 short film depicting a fictional society of alien creatures dwelling in the atmosphere of a [...]

December 1, 2008 // 1 Comment

TOC: Baen’s Universe, December 2008

Volume 3, Issue 4 (December 2008) of Jim Baen’s Universe has been posted. Here are the contents: Science Fiction Stories: “Moon Race” by Ben Bova [...]

December 1, 2008 // 0 Comments

SF Tidbits for 12/1/08

At Jo Walton looks at C.J. Cherryh’s Alliance-Union universe. Irene Gallo shares a video about artist Shaun Tan and The Lost Thing. Free Fiction [courtesy of [...]

December 1, 2008 // 0 Comments

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