- David D. Levine Wins Endeavor Award for his collection Space Magic.
- @Strange Horizons: Three Questions for The Apex Book of World SF Authors
- Stephen and Tabitha King foot bill for troops’ ride home.
- Stephen King talks about Under the Dome. (See SF Signal review)
- The Baen Webscription store now offers eBook version and samplers from the John Joseph Adams anthologies By Blood We Live and The Improbable Adventures of Sherlock Holmes.
- The Art and Audio Directors behind the game Dante’s Inferno will talk about bringing the game to life in a live web stream this Wednesday at 1pm PST / 4pm EST.
- Pat’s Fantasy Hotlist on Boycotting the video game version of Orson Scott Card’s Empire.
- Podcast: Listen to Jess Nevins’ IEET seminar talk “Those Who Cannot Remember Doc Savage Are Condemned To Repeat Him: The 20th Century Backlash Against Posthuman Bodybuilders“.
- @The World in the Satin Bag: Why Avatar Will Suck, and Everyone Will See It Anyway.
- Andrew Wheeler reviews Batman: specifically, Neil Gaiman’s Whatever Happened to the Caped Crusader? and Grant Morrison’s Batman: R.I.P..
- Angry Robot Books is running a “12 Days of Christmas” post series. In case you missed it, Part 1 featured Colin Harvey and Part 2 featured Chris Roberson.
Fun Stuff & Lists
- Poll: Darth Vader vs. Clark Griswold: a Tournament of Movie Dads
- @Books Worth Reading: A Post-Apocalyptic Reading List.
- @io9: 20 Greatest SF Movies Of The Past Decade.
- @Techland: Top 10 Worst Superhero Movies of the Decade.
- @Film School Rejects: Battlefield Earth and Rollerball make the list of The 15 Worst Movies of the Decade.
- @B&N: Paul Goat Allen list of the best science fiction and fantasy novels of 2009. [via Deanna Hoak]
- @Topless Robot: The 10 Most Notable Alien Rip-Offs