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Tube Bits for 05/17/2008

It’s a sci-fi on Fox fest today, so get ready! Fox seems to be the place this next season for science fiction on TV. To that end, Fox is trying something called [...]

May 17, 2008 // 1 Comment

This Week’s Freebies from Tor

Tor’s latest batch of freebies includes: Free Book: Starfish by Peter Watts. (Links to HTML version. Those who sign up also get links to a PDF and MobiPocket version.) [...]

May 16, 2008 // 0 Comments

REVIEW: The Last Book by Zoran Živković

REVIEW SUMMARY: A book about books for people who love books. MY RATING: BRIEF SYNOPSIS: The patrons of an independent bookstore have been dropping dead, and it’s up to [...]

May 16, 2008 // 0 Comments

SF Tidbits for 5/16/08

Arthur C. Clarke’s final novel (co-written with Frederik Pohl) will be The Last Theorem. [via File 770] At SciFi Wire, John Joseph Adams profiles David J. Williams, [...]

May 16, 2008 // 0 Comments

Tube Bits for 05/16/2008

The LA Times has an interview with fanboy favorite Joss Whedon. He talks about the inspiration for Dollhouse and how pizza with Gouda can change your life. Fox, which will be [...]

May 16, 2008 // 1 Comment

UK Releases UFO Archives

This week the government of the UK began releasing years worth of research officially done into UFOs. The focus of the research was to determine if the reported UFO was a [...]

May 15, 2008 // 1 Comment

SF Tidbits for 5/15/08

Rescued By Nerds interviewed Jeff Somers, author of The Digital Plague. Newsarama interviews Jonathan Lethem, creator of the comic Omega the Unknown (which I blogged about at [...]

May 15, 2008 // 3 Comments

Tube Bits for 05/15/2008

Darth Mojo has an incredibly cool and detailed post covering the new and classic style Cylon Centurions, as seen in Razor. Check out all the robot goodness. There’s [...]

May 15, 2008 // 0 Comments

Jeopardy 1999

From a 1979 SNL skit… [via Paleo-Future] Related posts: South Park Mashes Tron With Facebook Friday YouTube: Some Days You Just Can’t Get Rid of a Bomb [...]

May 14, 2008 // 0 Comments

SF Tidbits for 5/14/08

John Scalzi turns the blog mike over to Melinda Snodgrass, who talks about her new book The Edge of Reason. “Jeanette Winterson told SCI FI Wire that her latest novel, [...]

May 14, 2008 // 4 Comments

Tuesday YouTube: Stanislaw Lem

A short movie about Stanislaw Lem, author of Solaris, The Cyberiad, and Tales of Pirx the Pilot. [via Divers and Sundry] No related [...]

May 13, 2008 // 0 Comments

SF Tidbits for 5/13/08

Free Fiction: Recently-free fiction at The 2nd Buck Rogers story that was ever published! “The Airlords of Han” by Philip Francis Nowlan (1929) [...]

May 13, 2008 // 3 Comments

REVIEW: Little Brother by Cory Doctorow

REVIEW SUMMARY: A great example of a “Young Adult” book that adults can thoroughly enjoy. Also serves as a great candidate to get teens hooked on science fiction. [...]

May 12, 2008 // 5 Comments

Tube Bits For 05/12/2008

TV viewership is down, way down in some cases. We can surmise that the writer’s strike chased some people off for good, even from their favorite shows. The [...]

May 12, 2008 // 1 Comment

SF Tidbits for 5/12/08

Author Nick Abadzis has out up a website dedicated to his fantastic graphic novel, Laika. The Agony Column podcast-interviews with Jeremy Lassen of Night Shade Books. [via [...]

May 12, 2008 // 0 Comments

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