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SF Tidbits for 11/22/07

  • Free fiction: The Worm Ouroboros by E.R. Eddison (1922), “A Wind is Rising” by Robert Sheckley (1957, writing as Finn O’Donnevan) and “Viewpoint” by Randall Garrett (1960). [via Quasar Dragon ]
  • SciFi Scanner has an Ultimate Blade Runner Fan Quiz. First person with all the correct answers wins…(no, not the recent suitcase-version of Blade Runner)….Close Encounters of the Third Kind (30th Anniversary Ultimate Edition).
  • Tor Podcasts latest episode is part 1 of the Blogging in SF panel from WorldCon.
  • Vector magazine interviews Richard K. Morgan. (Altered Carbon and Thirteen. “…there’s a lot of eloquent bollocks talked about what literature is (or should be) for, and I don’t have much patience with any of it.”
  • Seibertron interviews Alan Dean Foster. “…I developed quite a reputation as an adaptation writer. I do two or three a year, if it’s something that seems interesting. And I turn some down, sometimes I do spin-off books, too. But don’t do those often because, I didn’t really want to write about Han Solo’s second cousin in Correlia.”
  • The Alcove has a video-interview with Paul Levinson about the state and future of old and new media.
  • The Reelz Channel blog lists The 10 Most Unfortunate Movie Titles Ever. Brazil, The Adventures of Baron Munchausen, Blade Runner, Zathura and Serenity make the list.
About John DeNardo (13013 Articles)
John DeNardo is the Managing Editor at SF Signal and a columnist at Kirkus Reviews. He also likes bagels. So there.

1 Comment on SF Tidbits for 11/22/07

  1. Not sure I agree with all, or any, of the unfortunate titles. I certainly agree with the ones listed for this year, but the top ten list seemed a bit off to me.

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