- The Absent Willow Review interviews Jim Butcher.
- Suvudu interviews Bob Fingerman (podcast).
- Apex interviews Richard Dansky.
- Small Beer Press interviews Katharine Beutner.
- The Guardian Book Podcast features Damien Walter discussing apocalypse fiction.
- Ben Bova on Like science fiction, historical novels must hold true to facts.
- David Brin on Concerning Robert Heinlein… and more science
- Peter F. Hamilton on an appreciation of The Forever War.
- Cory Doctorow on the Apple iPad: Can You Survive a Benevolent Dictatorship?
- Ari Marmell on Genre Confusion (or “Keep Your Damn Peanut Butter Out of my Chocolate!”.
- A. Lee Martinez on Blank Slate.
- Real Science: Why Are Space Telescopes Better Than Earth-Based Telescopes?
More Fun Stuff
- Stunning new images of the sun.
- File under: How did I never see this site before? Concept Ships!
- Can you guess which fabntasy author made this list of Ten of the best visions of hell in literature | Books? [via Lit Lists]
- Cool Cartoonish Flickr Gallery: Joel’s Star Wars.
- Mania lists The 10 Coolest Action Figures Ever Made.
- retroCRUSH looks back on The 1978 Atari Catalog. OMG, I *so* used to love looking through these whenver I got a new Atari game.