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RIP: Majel Barrett Roddenberry

Sad news… Yahoo News reports that Majel Barrett Roddenberry, the widow of Star Trek creator Gene Roddenberry, has died of leukemia at 76. Majel palyed Nurse Christine [...]

December 18, 2008 // 2 Comments

Happy Birthday, Michael Moorcock

Today is the 69th birthday of living legend Michael Moorcock. As Elric illustrator John Picacio suggests, the best birthday gift an author can receive is for fans to buy [...]

December 18, 2008 // 0 Comments

GIVEAWAY: Win Death Race on DVD!

We have 2 copies of Death Race to give away to 2 lucky SF Signal readers. In case you are not familiar with this 2008 remake of the Roger Corman classic, here’s a [...]

December 18, 2008 // 0 Comments

NOMINEES: 2008 Aurealis Awards

The nominees for the 2008 Aurealis Awards, given to works of SF, fantasy, and horror by Australians, have been announced: BEST SCIENCE FICTION NOVEL: Time Machines Repaired [...]

December 18, 2008 // 1 Comment

SF Tidbits for 12/18/08

Chris Roberson bravely shares image scans of his handwritten “real” first novel, Space Crash, written when he was nine years old. There will be Rebel [...]

December 18, 2008 // 0 Comments

Star Trek: Inconsistencies

[via Trek Movie website] And when you get over your initial shock, here are a bunch more… No related [...]

December 17, 2008 // 2 Comments

Tube Bits for 12/17/2008

American fans of the BBC version of Life on Mars received some good news yesterday: the follow-on series to LoM, Ashes to Ashes will be coming to BBC America in March! Ashes [...]

December 17, 2008 // 0 Comments

SF Tidbits for 12/17/08

Free Fiction [courtesy of QuasarDragon] Scott Sigler has a new a free serialized PDF of his new book Contagious. (There’s also an audio podcast and an online poster [...]

December 17, 2008 // 2 Comments

‘Twas the Night Before Fringemas

The fine folks over at John’s favorite new show, Fringe, have just released this Christmas-themed recap of the season so far. It’s narrated by John Noble who [...]

December 16, 2008 // 3 Comments

REMINDER: Current Giveaways

This is just a reminder that we currently have two giveaways underway: Win The Stowaway by R.A and Geno Salvatore and/or The Pirate King by R.A. Salvatore. Deadline is [...]

December 16, 2008 // 0 Comments

SF Tidbits for 12/16/08

Interviews & Profiles: AMC’s SciFi Scanner interviews William Shatner. Regarding the new Trek film: “Leonard [Nimoy] will not speak. And I’ve had him [...]

December 16, 2008 // 0 Comments

Tube Bits for 12/16/2008

Whoopi Goldberg (does anyone remember her anymore?) will be creating and starring in an online-only SF series called Stream. This show will go live on January 15th and will [...]

December 16, 2008 // 2 Comments

X-Men Origins: Wolverine Trailer

The trailer for TRAILER: X-Men Origins: Wolverine has just been released. What do you think? X-MEN ORIGINS: WOLVERINE HD No related [...]

December 15, 2008 // 2 Comments

Monday Matinee: The Last Man on Earth

Lots of people have started vacationing early, leaving me to feel like the last man at work. What better time to kick back and enjoy The Last Man on Earth, the 1964 film [...]

December 15, 2008 // 0 Comments

Tube Bits for 12/15/2008

Good new for LOST fans: Season 5 will air uninterrupted! That means 16 straight weeks of LOST goodness, barring any unforeseen strike or the odd clip show. Sadly, there is [...]

December 15, 2008 // 2 Comments

SF Tidbits for 12/15/08

Fast Forward video-interviews David Louis Edelman (Multireal). Here’s the latest report on the HelpVera fund raiser. Free Fiction [courtesy of QuasarDragon]: For those [...]

December 15, 2008 // 1 Comment

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