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SF Tidbits for 7/25/08

Interview with Hellboy creator Mike Mignola. Science fiction and fantasy that make you laugh. Free preview of Michael Jasper’s A Gathering of Doorways. The fight [...]

July 25, 2008 // 2 Comments

Tube Bits for 07/25/2008

BuddyTV attended the Knight Rider Comic Con panel and wonders if the new show can live up to the original. Bwahahahaha! Live up to the original. I think they meant live down [...]

July 25, 2008 // 0 Comments

GIVEAWAY: Stargate – Continuum

[Update: Deadline extended another week. You have till Aug. 7th to turn in your entry] The latest Stargate movie, Stargate – Continuum is releasing on July 29th. And [...]

July 24, 2008 // 2 Comments

Happy Birthday to Us, Part 5

We’re five years old this week! Yay us! It’s been another fine year here at SF Signal: our readership is still increasing, we’ve taken on new bloggers, we [...]

July 24, 2008 // 14 Comments

George Lucas in Carbonite

As a Star Wars fan, there’s only one thing I want more than a sculpture of Han Solo in Carboinite….and that would be a sculpture of George Lucas in Carbonite. [...]

July 24, 2008 // 0 Comments

SF Tidbits for 7/24/08

John Scalzi’s The Big Idea: Greg Egan Interview with David Schwartz, author of Superpowers. Randy Nakamura: Steampunk’d, or Humbug by Design. (Thanks, John!) Free [...]

July 24, 2008 // 0 Comments

Tube Bits for 07/24/2008

If you’ve ever missed an episode of your favorite TV show, you may have wondered if there was a way to see what you missed before re-runs. Today, the major networks [...]

July 24, 2008 // 1 Comment

Steampunk: Empire Strikes Back

We’ve mentioned Sillof’s Workshop before, most notably for his (Sillof’s) Steampunk Star Wars and Gaslight Justice League creations, both of which are [...]

July 23, 2008 // 1 Comment

Can You Name This Story? (Part 8)

Another reader writes in with a story description looking for a title. Do any of our readers out there know the title of this story? The book concerns an investigator who is [...]

July 23, 2008 // 5 Comments

MIND MELD: Worldbuilding

This week’s Mind Meld is brought to you in conjunction with the Shared Worlds creative writing program for teens, currently in session at Wofford College. During this [...]

July 23, 2008 // 2 Comments

Tube Bits for 07/23/2008

The bizz is beginning to increase around Joss Whedon’s new show, Dollhouse. The Calgary Sun has an interview with Eliza Dushku covering the new show, Joss Whedon, and [...]

July 23, 2008 // 2 Comments

SF Tidbits for 7/23/08

Gwyneth Jones’ Top Ten SF by Women Writers. M. John Harrison’s Top Ten Favorite Books. John Courtenay Grimwood’s The Top Ten Cult SF Novels. The Golden Age [...]

July 23, 2008 // 4 Comments

Charity SF Blogathon

Shira Lipkin is holding a charity blogathon and sent along the following information: I’m doing a blogathon this Saturday, July 26 – posting to my LiveJournal [...]

July 22, 2008 // 0 Comments

REVIEW: The Affinity Bridge by George Mann

REVIEW SUMMARY: An engrossing steampunk/Sherlock Holmes story. With zombies. MY RATING: BRIEF SYNOPSIS: Maurice Newbury and Victoria Hobbes investigate an airship disaster [...]

July 22, 2008 // 9 Comments

Tube Bits for 07/22/2008

In 2001, Delia Derbyshire, the composer of the original Dr. Who theme music passed away. Unknown to all but a few, she left behind 267 tapes containing a multitude of unheard [...]

July 22, 2008 // 1 Comment

SF Tidbits for 7/22/08

Q&A with Iain Banks Joe Abercrombie gives Firefly a go The Crotchety Old Fan talks a bit more about the SF genre and whether it’s actually dying John Scalzi and [...]

July 22, 2008 // 1 Comment

REVIEW: Dr. Horrible’s Sing-Along Blog

During the TV/movie writers strike a few months back, Joss Whedon (creator of such hits as Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Firefly) and his friends decided to do something [...]

July 21, 2008 // 7 Comments

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