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Psychohistory, or psychobabble?

An interesing article in the Charlotte Observer about modern day attempts to create a psychohistorical view of present day societies. While I doubt there will ever be a [...]

June 3, 2004 // 0 Comments

Now THAT’S a rocket.

While my kids were watching TV the other day, an add for the SUPER SOAKER MONSTER ROCKET came on and immediately the cries of ‘ I want that! I want that!’ could [...]

May 27, 2004 // 8 Comments

You know you want to go!

So sign up to win a trip to the Science Fiction Museum and Hall of Fame! I assume this means the grand opening although it doesn’t explicitly state that. Plus a trip to [...]

May 17, 2004 // 4 Comments

Want bad SF?

Then simply follow Xeno’s Arrow’s 10 Laws of Bad Science Fiction and you too can create your own craptacular SF! I wonder how many of these laws were followed in [...]

May 14, 2004 // 3 Comments

Hard or Soft SF?

The May 16th program of The Dragon Page Radio Talk Show asks: Hard or Soft, how do you like your sci-fi? Soft as being heavy on the characters and light on the [...]

May 13, 2004 // 6 Comments

Where is SF for kids?

Matthew at The Mumsimus is wondering where the science fiction aimed at kids went to. He notes some attempts to create YA SF, but is too lazy to research. He would like a [...]

May 13, 2004 // 3 Comments

Where was this 18 years ago?

It seems that more universities are now offering degrees in computer game design. If I were just entering college now, I would seriously look at this and not necessarily from [...]

May 12, 2004 // 5 Comments

Spider-Bud 2, Attack of the Advertisers

Well, well, well. It looks like Major League Baseball is taking another bold step toward NASCAR-fication of baseball. It seems on June 11-13, MLB will host a weekend of [...]

May 5, 2004 // 3 Comments

SF & Linux

Here’s an interesting mix: Linucon is described as “a combination science fiction convention and Linux/Open Source Expo”. Well isn’t that [...]

May 4, 2004 // 0 Comments

Perhaps a Career change is in order…

Not sure if this will Fix Pete’s job woes, but we have a Man in Black. So maybe he needs a partner and then they could both be on the lookout for evil aliens in search [...]

April 21, 2004 // 6 Comments

SF/F/Horror Heroines

Also from RevolutionSF: The Top 75 Heroines of Sci-Fi, Fantasy, and Horror (Part [...]

April 21, 2004 // 0 Comments

Another SF Blog

I ran across The Mumpsimus on SciFi.COM’s listing of new sites and its really good. It should be, seeing as how Mr. Cheney (not that Cheney) is a writer and teacher. [...]

April 21, 2004 // 1 Comment

Dozois leaving Asimov’s SFM

Longtime award-winning editor Gardner Dozois is stepping down as editor at Asimov’s Science Fiction magazine to ‘to pursue other [...]

April 21, 2004 // 1 Comment

Cool SciFi Idea of the Week

This weeks cool idea: Dyson Spheres. Dyson spheres are a cool idea. How cool? See here, here, and here. See also google for more. What? Didn’t know there was a cool [...]

April 19, 2004 // 16 Comments

SF in the NW

A preview of this weekend’s Nebula award presentation and an observation of SF in the American [...]

April 17, 2004 // 0 Comments

More on Siffumhoff

The Seattle Weekly ran a story on the Science Fiction Museum and Hall of Fame (pronounced “Siffumhoff” by local sf geeks…er…”insiders”) [...]

April 15, 2004 // 0 Comments

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