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SF Tidbits for 2/12/08

The Canadian TV show Big Ideas features a fascinating talk by sf author Robert J. Sawyer (Rollback), who talks about the effect Hollywood has had on science fiction – [Read more]

February 12, 2008 // 0 Comments

Tube Bits for 02/12/2008

The Terminator train just keeps on rolling. Just recently The Sarah Connor Chronicles has graced our TVs (mmm, Summer Glau), now we hear that a new Terminator trilogy is in [Read more]

February 12, 2008 // 0 Comments

Is Heroes Worth Waiting For?

Short Answer: No. Longer answer: Having been away from the show, I’ve had time to reflect. I realized that no show warrants the viewer frustration it put me through. I [Read more]

February 11, 2008 // 13 Comments

Tube Bits for 02/11/2008

Check out this really cool mighty-morphin Mach 5, based on the car from the upcoming Speed Racer movie. Yes, it says ‘6’ on the car. Apparently, the car has [Read more]

February 11, 2008 // 0 Comments

SF Tidbits for 2/11/08

New Weird News: In honor of the publication of The New Weird anthology, editors Ann and Jeff VanderMeer are hosting a contest. Tell them your “new, weird” story [Read more]

February 11, 2008 // 0 Comments

RIP: Roy Scheider

Sad news… Variety is reporting that actor Roy Scheider has passed away at age 75. Roy Scheider, who was Oscar nominated for “The French Connection” and for [Read more]

February 10, 2008 // 4 Comments

New Wall-E Trailer (#3)

Two movies are on my ‘must see’ list this year: Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull and this one, Wall-E. And now, hot on the heels of the Super [Read more]

February 10, 2008 // 2 Comments

SF Tidbits for 2/10/08

Neal Asher writes that Nightshade books is publishing his next book, Shadow of the Scorpion, on May 1st. Set in the Polity universe, The book covers the early part of [Read more]

February 10, 2008 // 0 Comments

The 7 Old Men of Science Fiction

Over at No Smoking in the Skull Cave, Becca has posted an awesome cartoon rendering of Seven Famous Science Fiction Authors. The image has clues to their identities…can [Read more]

February 9, 2008 // 4 Comments

Sign Up for Free eBooks from Tor

Irene Gallo, Art Director for Tor Books, tells us that Tor has something exciting and new on the horizon: Something new is coming. Register to be one of the first to join us, [Read more]

February 9, 2008 // 3 Comments

SF Tidbits for 2/9/08

Fantasy Book Critic interviews Felix Gilman, author of Thunderer: “I wrote a fantasy because I thought it would be fun, because I wanted to write something really [Read more]

February 9, 2008 // 0 Comments

Is It Over? The Writer’s Strike

According to Micheal Eisner on CNBC yesterday, a deal has been made to bring the current writer’s strike to an end. Apparently, the negotiators have reached an [Read more]

February 8, 2008 // 9 Comments

Tube Bits for 02/08/2008

This has been all over the nets, but its worth a repeat. Will Arnett is out as the voice of KITT in the upcoming Knigth Rider re-make, despite the fact he had recorded all [Read more]

February 8, 2008 // 2 Comments

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