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Has nothing interesting to say so in the interest of time, will get on with not saying it.

I hope this is true…

Ain’t It Cool News has a rumor that everyone’s favorite penguin will be coming back for a weekly comic strip, starting in November, and in a movie. That’s [...]

September 12, 2003 // 1 Comment

Interesting New Computer Game

S2 Games | Savage: The Battle for Newerth is a new computer game I just discovered at Gamespot. It looks to be a blend between an RTS and FPS. And, I think, its multiplayer [...]

September 12, 2003 // 0 Comments

SF Book online, for free!

Down and Out in the Magic Kingdom is a novel by Cory Doctorow. I’ve heard good things about it and I put it on my Amazon Wish List. Today I saw that Doctorow has made [...]

September 11, 2003 // 1 Comment

Round ‘Em Up!

Its that time again, my weekly (or thereabouts) roundup of Anime that I’ve watched. This time, I have only two that I’ve seen. I blame Stacy for not giving me [...]

September 11, 2003 // 0 Comments

Updates to Site

As you can see, we’ve redesigned the site somewhat. Mostly, just the main page so far. We’ll be working on the comments and such today as well. This will, [...]

September 7, 2003 // 3 Comments

Go to Hell!

Ever wondered where you’ll end up in the afterlife? Well look no further! Dante’s Inferno Test will tell you where you’ll end up and why! Fun at parties! [...]

September 5, 2003 // 3 Comments

Heinlein pulls an L. Ron Hubbard

The Heinlein Society announces that a new book by Heilein is now available to purchase on Amazon. Its good to know that this is an early book and, therefore, won’t be [...]

September 5, 2003 // 1 Comment

REVIEW: Ceres Storm

Ceres Storm is David Herter’s foray into Space Opera style SF. As I really enjoyed Herter’s first novel, Evening’s Empire, I was looking forward to reading [...]

September 5, 2003 // 2 Comments

2001 Explained

Kubrick 2001 is a Flash web site that purportes to explain what 2001 is all about. Its an interesting use of Flash anyway, even if I’m not sure I entirely agree with [...]

September 3, 2003 // 4 Comments

Weekly Anime Roundup

Alrighty, its time once more for my impressions of the anime I have watched this past week. I’ve only 3 this time as it was a slow week. I’ve been busy with other [...]

September 2, 2003 // 0 Comments

REVIEW: Evening’s Empire

Evening’s Empire is David Herter’s second book, but the first one of his that I have read. Wow, I was blown away. I first encountered this book from a review on [...]

August 30, 2003 // 2 Comments

The Princess Blade

The Princess Blade is a live action, kung-fu style samurai adventure film from Japan. I first saw this on the ADV Films website and thought it looked rather interesting. My [...]

August 30, 2003 // 0 Comments

Anime Roundup

Ok kids, time for the weekly roundup of Anime that I have recently watched. Spriggan – Called a cross between James Bond and Raiders of the Lost Ark, Spriggan is the [...]

August 27, 2003 // 3 Comments

Neal Stephenson Short Interview

Neal Stephenson Rewrites History is a short interview with the author on Wired’s web site. What’s interesting is that Stephenson is publishing a trilogy of books [...]

August 25, 2003 // 0 Comments

Teaser? I hardly know….

Has anyone else seen the Battlestar Galactica teaser trailers on SciFI? Specifically the ones with the new Cylon, Number Six. If that is the future of robots, then I, for [...]

August 25, 2003 // 1 Comment

Got Anime?

I’ve been watching a lot of anime recently, so I figured I might as well comment on what I’ve seen. But first, many of you know that I have not been a big fan [...]

August 20, 2003 // 1 Comment

REVIEW: Chasm City

John asked for it, John got it. REVIEW SUMMARY: Murder and revenge in a ‘hard SF’ setting. MY RATING: 4.5/5 This is the second book Alastair Reynolds, and it [...]

August 13, 2003 // 0 Comments

Indy!

The release date of The Adventures of Indiana Jones (Raiders of the Lost Ark/The Temple of Doom/The Last Crusade) has been moved up to Oct. 21! Woo hoo! This would make a [...]

August 13, 2003 // 0 Comments

Battlestar Galactica

Unless you’ve been hiding under a rock, you’ve no doubt heard that the SciFi Channel is remaking Battlestar Galactica as a mini-series/pilot this December. They [...]

August 13, 2003 // 3 Comments

Random Thoughts

Just a couple of thoughts that just occured to me. I just finished reading Chasm City when I realized that the last 3 books I’ve read, Kiln People, Celestial Matters [...]

August 12, 2003 // 3 Comments

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