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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

Joseph Mallozzi’s Book Club

Stargate: Atlantis Executive Producer and showrunner Joseph Mallozzi is doing his part to encourage reading in television scifi viewers. His blog features a tri-monthly book [...]

May 20, 2008 // 0 Comments

SF Tidbits for 5/20/08

Over at Religion Dispatches, Gabriel Mckee responds to the Vatican’s recent announcement (that it’s OK for Catholics to believe in aliens) and wonders: Are God [...]

May 20, 2008 // 2 Comments

Tube Bits for 05/20/2008

LOST, which wraps up next Thursday with two hours of goodness, will be released on DVD on Dec. 9th. In addition to the episodes, the DVDs will also contain a lot of goodies [...]

May 20, 2008 // 2 Comments

Moon Town

Steve Ogden writes in to tell us that the web site for Moon Town is live. Moon Town is a web-based animated scifi series. Sadly, no plot details are given, but the web site [...]

May 19, 2008 // 5 Comments

Monday Movie: Frankenweenie

Since it fared so poorly in the last poll, I thought a video reminder of Tim Burton’s Frankenweenie was in order. This is Tim Burton’s first film. It’s [...]

May 19, 2008 // 2 Comments

SF Tidbits for 5/19/08

Movie buffs could troll the Internet Archive looking for genre-related cult films that are freely available. Or, you could use this handy list: The Psychotronic Guide to [...]

May 19, 2008 // 0 Comments

POLL RESULTS: Our Favorite Tim Burton Film

Here are the results of the latest SF Signal poll. QUESTION Which of these is your favorite Tim Burton film? RESULTS (124 total votes) As several people noted in the [...]

May 19, 2008 // 1 Comment


The CubeeCraft website features printable patterns for making paper figures built from cubes. The website’s tag line is “Download. Print, Cut, Fold” and [...]

May 17, 2008 // 0 Comments

The Word This Week Features Philip K. Dick

The Word This Week turns the spotlight on Philip K. Dick in an episode that features appearances by Minister Faust, Jonathan Lethem, Chris Miller, Mark Askwith, Winona Ryder, [...]

May 17, 2008 // 2 Comments

Do you like it hard?

Now that I have your attention (what, isn’t the title sensational enough for ya?) I have a question. Do you prefer your science fiction harder or softer? If [...]

May 17, 2008 // 17 Comments

SF Tidbits for 5/17/08

Eddie Murphy is set to star in another adaptation of Richard Matheson’s The Incredible Shrinking Man. No…really. Free Fiction: To Begin, the Gods by Will [...]

May 17, 2008 // 2 Comments

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