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SFSignal Update

Well, I think we are most of the way back from the inadvertant ‘lose half of the sidebar code’ mishap from earlier today. I do see the both John and Tim seem to [...]

April 13, 2004 // 0 Comments

QUIZ: SF Husbands & Wives

Quiz time! Name the SF author who is/was married to each of the following SF authors:Nancy Kress Robert Silverberg Henry Kuttner Vernor Vinge Spider [...]

April 8, 2004 // 11 Comments

Museum Opening Soon

The Science Fiction Museum is finally thinking about maybe toying with the idea of considering to pre-finalize a potential date for the grand [...]

April 8, 2004 // 0 Comments

SF in the OED

The Oxford English Dictionary in 2001 started collecting words that are associated with science fiction and to then find the earlist uses of each word. The result is the [...]

March 15, 2004 // 0 Comments

Spam Blocker

Due to a recent spate of comment spammers, John suggested, and I installed, the spam blocker/filter MT-Blacklist. If you enter in your comments one of the key words, it will [...]

March 6, 2004 // 2 Comments

Ron Moore BG Chat Transcript

SCiFi.COM has posted the transcript of their chat with Ron Moore concerning Battlestar Galactica getting the go ahead as a limited series. Some interesting things in here. [...]

February 28, 2004 // 5 Comments

More Powers To You

SciFi has a chat tomorrow night with, among others, Tim Powers. The topic will be Pirate stories, matey, arrrrrrrgh. Powers is one of the author’s on my short list of [...]

February 23, 2004 // 4 Comments

Asimov’s Fires Back

Well well well. Seems that the reporter for Wood TV (that name still kills me), forgot to mention a few facts in her report about Asimov’s and QSP and the whole [...]

February 20, 2004 // 2 Comments

An Adult Magazine?

Via Fantastica Daily, Adult magazine part of school fundraiser is a report on a certain ‘adult’ magazine purchased through a, presumably junior high, school [...]

February 14, 2004 // 4 Comments


It seems John isn’t the only who has a beef with a certain hyper-productive, super-positive reviewer. La Gringa from la gringa’s L E F T . C O A S T . D E M E N T [...]

February 9, 2004 // 8 Comments

Who are you?

In a virtual sense of course. Terra Nova has an interesting article concerning how avatars reflect the user’s view of themselves and how the avater influences others [...]

January 28, 2004 // 1 Comment


I just took a look at the current Webalizer statistics for SFSignal and guess what the number 1 search string is? Glo Fish Thanks John! A term that really has nothing to do [...]

November 27, 2003 // 1 Comment

The Return of the Penguin

Via The Eternal Golden Braid comes word that Opus returns Nov 23! That’s this weekend! I wonder if the Chronicle will run this? Breathed is a Texan after [...]

November 21, 2003 // 3 Comments

Need a Job?

There are two positions open for the Experience Science Fiction Museum in [...]

November 18, 2003 // 0 Comments

Sign me Up!

From Wired, the University of Southern California has a new minor degree program in computer gaming. Students will be able to specialize in three areas: art/animation, [...]

November 13, 2003 // 0 Comments

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