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SF Tidbits for 5/26/08

ComicMix asks: Are Comic Books Hurting Movies?…referring to Jack Donaldson’s Huffington Post article blaming comic book films for ruining special effects. Nice [...]

May 26, 2008 // 2 Comments

Tube Bits for 05/26/2008

Advertising Age wonders whether the new season’s ‘copycats’ of LOST will be able to find success. Among those listed are the genre shows Life on Mars (which [...]

May 26, 2008 // 4 Comments

POLL RESULTS: Prince Caspian’s PG Rating

Here are the results of the latest SF Signal poll. QUESTION Prince Caspian is generating some controversy for its PG rating not reflecting the amount of violence it portrays. [...]

May 26, 2008 // 0 Comments

SF Tidbits for 5/24/08

Interviews: Fantasybookspot interviews Charlie Huston, who talks about the latest Joe Pitt Casebooks novel, Every Last Drop. I’m really looking forward to this one as [...]

May 24, 2008 // 0 Comments

SF Tidbits for 5/23/08

More Dune novels are on the way from Brian Herbert and Kevin J. Anderson: Jessica of Dune, Irulan of Dune and Leto of Dune. I stopped reading Dune after the 2nd sequel. Does [...]

May 23, 2008 // 8 Comments

Tube Bits for 05/23/2008

The anime-styled Batman: Gotham Knight now has it’s own website. Think The Animatrix set in Gotham City and you’ll have a good idea about this new collection. It [...]

May 23, 2008 // 3 Comments

RIP: Robert Asprin

Sad news… Multiple sources are reporting that Robert Asprin, author of the popular MythAdventures series, has died. See also: Wikipedia entry. Bibliographies at SciFan [...]

May 23, 2008 // 0 Comments

MIND MELD: Scientific Accuracy in Stories

Science fiction would be nothing without the science. Who doesn’t like reading about new or interesting ideas inside of a story? But should SF authors know their stuff [...]

May 22, 2008 // 6 Comments

SF Tidbits for 5/22/08

Free Fiction: Fantasy Book Spot offers “Nano Comes to Clifford Falls” by Nancy Kress. [via Locus Online] ManyBooks.net has Black Oxen by Gertrude Atherton (1923) [...]

May 22, 2008 // 0 Comments

TRAILER: Journey to the Center of the Earth

The web site for Journey to the Center of the Earth is live. This is supposed to be a remake of the Jules Verne classic, but the trailer makes it look more like a hybrid of [...]

May 21, 2008 // 6 Comments

Tube Bits for 05/21/2008

Everyone’s (ok, mine and a few others) favorite Nerd Herd-er, Chuck Bartowksi, is getting his very own comic book. The comic will be 6 issues long and will be comprised [...]

May 21, 2008 // 1 Comment

SF Tidbits for 5/21/08

At SciFi Wire, John Joseph Adams profiles Ann and Jeff VanderMeer, editors of the Steampunk anthology. SFX interviews Liz Williams, author of the Detective Inspector Chen [...]

May 21, 2008 // 3 Comments

Heroes Season 3 Propaganda Bomb

Here’s a tip for the writers of Heroes: when you’re coming off a sucky season 2, don’t start your season 3 pep rally with Nikki – the single worst [...]

May 20, 2008 // 3 Comments

New Hollywood Adaptations: Spin, Ubik

We like to criticize Hollywood for it’s overwhelming tendency to re-make old movies or create sequels to existing ones. But recently there has been a spate of deals [...]

May 20, 2008 // 5 Comments

INTERVIEW: James Morrow

James Morrow published his first novel, The Wine of Violence, in 1981. His efforts since then include The Continent of Lies (1984), This Is the Way the World Ends (1986), [...]

May 20, 2008 // 0 Comments

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