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SF Tidbits for 1/23/08

At SciFi Wire, John Joseph Adams profiles Sean Williams, author of Saturn Returns. James Wallace Harris Googles the popularity of science fiction and Robert A. [Read more]

January 23, 2008 // 0 Comments

Tube Bits for 01/23/2008

Ever wonder what kinds of cool things you can find at a scrap yard? Well, Kaden over at the MAKE blog found….the Stargate. That’s right, some of the props [Read more]

January 23, 2008 // 0 Comments

RIP: Heath Ledger [UPDATED]

Sad news… CNN is reporting that actor Heath Ledger was found dead of a possible drug overdose in a Manhattan apartment today. Ledger had a starring role in The Dark [Read more]

January 22, 2008 // 5 Comments

SF Tidbits for 1/22/08

At Science Fiction Weekly: Paul Di Filippo reviews Hunter’s Run by George R.R. Martin, Gardner Dozois and Daniel Abraham. “This novel is at once old-fashioned [Read more]

January 22, 2008 // 1 Comment

REVIEW: Three Shadows by Cyril Pedrosa

REVIEW SUMMARY: An engrossing story about life, love and family. MY RATING: BRIEF SYNOPSIS: A family tries to outrun three harbingers of death. MY REVIEW: PROS: Quick moving, [Read more]

January 21, 2008 // 0 Comments

EW Reviews SF/F

Issue #975 (January 25, 2008) of Entertainment Weekly offers some brief reviews of science fiction and fantasy books. Here’s a snippet… by George R.R. Martin, [Read more]

January 21, 2008 // 1 Comment

A 1996 Interview with Samuel R. Delany

The Center for Book Culture has a 1996 interview with Samuel R. Delany. Here’s an excerpt that fits in with our recent Mind Meld posts: SRD: I suppose the questions I [Read more]

January 21, 2008 // 0 Comments

Tube Bits for 01/21/2008

Dave Howe has taken over as President of the Sci Fi Channel and will report to former president Bonnie Hammer, who apparently got promoted. Howe wants to expand the Sci Fi [Read more]

January 21, 2008 // 0 Comments

SF Tidbits for 1/21/08

Variety SF looks at Key elements in the stories of Hal Clement. Mike Brotherton (Spider Star) keeps the good posts coming. This time he takes a look at Tom Godwin’s [Read more]

January 21, 2008 // 0 Comments

SF Tidbits for 1/20/08

The World in the Satin Bag interviews Karen Miller, author of The Awakened Mage: “…in writing fantasy I get to play with the best of both worlds – larger [Read more]

January 20, 2008 // 0 Comments

Star Trek XI Teaser Trailer

This was the trailer shown with Cloverfield. Related posts: A Bevy of Blue (and Green) Babes More Star Trek Thoughts Star Trek Writers Reveal Never Filmed Shatner Scene 2nd [Read more]

January 19, 2008 // 4 Comments

SF Tidbits for 1/19/08

SCI FI Wire profiles Jon Armstrong, author of the Philip K. Dick Award finalist Grey, which you can hear as a free audiobook. Subterranean Press is reprinting Richard K. [Read more]

January 19, 2008 // 2 Comments

My Two Cents: Cloverfield

Rating: The viral marketing/hype machine has been in full force for Cloverfield, with the mystery surrounding the monster being central, even key, to generating interesting [Read more]

January 18, 2008 // 13 Comments


Well, I bought into the hype of Cloverfield and went to go see it. OK, maybe it was more of an excuse to take half a day off of work, but see it I did. I kind of knew what to [Read more]

January 18, 2008 // 15 Comments

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