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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, [...]

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, [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

January 21, 2008 // 0 Comments

Sunday Cinema: Firefly – “Safe”

Four episodes down, ten to go. Today we present “Safe”, where Simon and River are kidnapped by locals who really, really need a doctor. But not a programmed [...]

January 20, 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 [...]

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 [...]

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. [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

January 18, 2008 // 15 Comments

SF Tidbits for 1/18/08

Over at Omnivoracious, Jeff VanderMeer interviews Michael Moorcock, author of The Metatemporal Detective. “I’m easily bored. For that reason I usually don’t [...]

January 18, 2008 // 1 Comment

SF Tidbits for 1/17/08

The third book in Christopher Paolini’s bestselling Inheritance Cycle (following the fun Eragon and the not-so-much-fun Eldest) will be called Brisingr and features [...]

January 17, 2008 // 4 Comments

Tube Bits for 01/17/2008

This one is for John: In October 2007, Jon Lachonis of Buddy TV scored an exclusive interview with Michael Emerson of LOST, while he and the rest of the crew were filiming an [...]

January 17, 2008 // 0 Comments

SF Tidbits for 1/16/08

TV Ontario’s current-affairs program, The Agenda, has a video interview with Robert J. Sawyer (Rollback) on roboethics. (Click the “Robert Sawyer” link on [...]

January 16, 2008 // 0 Comments

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