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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.

SF Inventions

The Technovelgy site has a database of which SF authors invented which technology in which novel. For example, there is the Time Dingbat, Diabological Armory and the Butcher [...]

September 28, 2003 // 0 Comments

Wil Wheaton Mania!

So, I’m out trolling for newsfeeds and I see that one is syndicated by…Will Wheaton. Finally an answer to the question “Is there a way I can be notified [...]

September 26, 2003 // 1 Comment

Paper Movies

Straight out of Minority Report comes this article: ‘Electronic paper’ has potential to show [...]

September 25, 2003 // 0 Comments

Top 50 SF&F Books 1953-2002

This article, The Most Significant SF & Fantasy Books of the Last 50 Years, 1953-2002, is from…the SF Book Club. Oddly, they do not list the criteria by which [...]

September 25, 2003 // 3 Comments

Musical SciFi

See the Locus article entitled Singing the Body Electric. And the scary part is, I actually own a copy of Edgar Winter’s Mission Earth CD. [...]

September 23, 2003 // 1 Comment

Mmmmm…Cherries…

From rec.arts.sf.written Frequently Asked Questions Pronunciation of Cherryh C. J. Cherryh’s original last name was Cherry. The terminal H is silent. The H was added [...]

September 22, 2003 // 0 Comments

REVIEW: Snow Crash by Neal Stephenson

REVIEW SUMMARY: A well written, humorous, action-packed story, if you ignore the parts dealing with the whole Sumerian legend stuff. MY RATING: BRIEF SYNOPSIS: Near-future, [...]

September 21, 2003 // 0 Comments

I like it hard!

My sci if that is. Check out Science Fiction Stories with Good Astronomy & [...]

September 16, 2003 // 2 Comments

Mid-season TV SciFi

Science Fiction Weekly lists some interesting (but unscheduled) mid-season replacements for the upcoming fall TV season including: The Forever War – based on the Joe [...]

September 16, 2003 // 1 Comment

Matrix Almost Reloaded

So my Friday movie pick for the 4Q outing was Matrix reloaded. After hearing so-so reactions from others, I was expecting a so-so movie. But I gotta tell ya’, I was [...]

September 12, 2003 // 0 Comments

Meet Neal Stephenson

From Locus Mag: Austin, Bookpeople (603 North Lamar) Wed 1 Oct 2003, 7 p.m.: Neal Stephenson (Quicksilver) reads and [...]

September 10, 2003 // 11 Comments

REVIEW: Future War

REVIEW SUMMARY: Stories ranging from boring to excellent MY RATING: BRIEF SYNOPSIS: Collection of ten war-themed short stories. MY REVIEW: PROS: Some stories were hugely [...]

September 7, 2003 // 0 Comments

ARTICLE: Death Linked To EverQuest

From scifiweekly: An Arkansas mother was arrested after her 3-year-old daughter died sweltering in a closed car while her mother played EverQuest, police told the northwest [...]

September 4, 2003 // 1 Comment

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