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SF Tidbits for 2/2/06

SF author Paul Levinson’s new book, The Plot to Save Socrates, deals with time travel. HardSF.net explores the science behind hard science fiction. [via Locus Online] [...]

February 2, 2006 // 0 Comments

SF Tidbits for 2/1/06

Batman fan film: Dead End, in which “Batman faces an old nemesis, and the greatest challenge of his life.” Building science fiction props from scratch. The Jim [...]

February 1, 2006 // 0 Comments

SF Tidbits for 1/31/06

Kick-Ass Mystic Ninjas discuss Snow Crash. Author Scott Westerfeld (The Risen Empire, The Killing of Worlds) is profiled in the Melbourne Age newspaper. [via John [...]

January 31, 2006 // 0 Comments

SF Tidbits for 1/28/06

The Nameless One finally achieves the recognition he deserves: It’s the Cthulhu Antenna Ball! Teresa Nielsen Hayden, Chris Roberson and Andrew Wheeler discuss the life [...]

January 28, 2006 // 1 Comment

SF Tidbits for 1/26/06

Here’s what happens when you mash Depeche Mode and Tron. [via Transbuddha] Showtime renews Masters Of Horror. The official title of the third X-Men movie is X-Men: The [...]

January 26, 2006 // 2 Comments

SF Tidbits for 1/25/06

After realizing that the use of Roman numerals was waaaay past pretentious, I used regular numbers for SF Tidbits 70. But then Tim had an idea even more ingenious; an idea so [...]

January 25, 2006 // 0 Comments

SF Tidbits Part LXIX

One for the Darwinists: Orson Scott Card defends Intelligent Design. The short story “Who Put the Bomp?” by Nick Mamatas and Eliani Torres is being hosted by John [...]

January 23, 2006 // 1 Comment

SF Tidbits Part LXVIII

NYC Indymedia interviews Octavia Butler. Chico News and Review interviews Kim Stanley Robinson. DailyBulletin.com profiles UC Riverside’s Eaton Collection. Jon [...]

January 20, 2006 // 0 Comments

SF Tidbits Part LXVII

Put away your wallets, ladies and gentlemen. It’s over. William Shatner sold his kidney stone for $25,000 (!) to an online casino with the money going to charity. [...]

January 19, 2006 // 0 Comments

SF Tidbits Part LXVI

SF author Paul Di Filippo will write the franchise novel The Creature From the Black Lagoon: Time’s Black Lagoon. This week’s podcasts from Holtzbrinck Podcasts [...]

January 18, 2006 // 6 Comments

SF Tidbits Part LXV

SF author David Gerrold, who wrote the Star Trek episode “The Trouble with Tribbles”, has joined the production team of Star Trek: The New Voyages, a fan-driven [...]

January 17, 2006 // 8 Comments

SF Tidbits Part LXIV

Tobias S. Buckell (recently interviewed by SFF World) has posted excerpts of his novel Crystal Rain. [interview link via Locus Online] Here’s a list of the current [...]

January 15, 2006 // 0 Comments

SF Tidbits Part LXIII

Finally, an answer to the theater slump: a CGI-animated version of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. [via Cinema Blend] Lucy Lawless, who played a reporter on Battlestar [...]

January 13, 2006 // 3 Comments

SF Tidbits Part LXII

Fox may pull a Family Guy and revive Futurama. Star Wars shines at People’s Choice Awards A Scanner Darkly has been delayed. This time to July. A very brief update on [...]

January 12, 2006 // 4 Comments

SF Tidbits Part LXI

Broken Frontier reviews the zombie comic The Walking Dead. Aquaman is on its way to the WB network. David Langford’s Ansible #222 is out. [via Locus Online] The January [...]

January 10, 2006 // 0 Comments

SF Tidbits Part LX

Read an excerpt of Felaheen by Jon Courtenay Grimwood. [via Locus Online] Barnes and Noble lists their Top Ten Novels of 2005. [via Lou Anders’ Bowing to the Future] [...]

January 5, 2006 // 0 Comments

SF Tidbits Part LIX

What better way to celebrate the new year, the completion of (semi-successful but ill-fated) porting the blog to a new host and a new version of Movable Type, and the LIXth [...]

January 3, 2006 // 0 Comments

SF Tidbits Part LVIII

The most-missed series in the UK is Star Trek (original series) [via The Great Link] SF author Jeff VanderMeer chats with James Patrick Kelly about his recent release, Burn. [...]

December 28, 2005 // 0 Comments

SF Tidbits Part LVII

Time Magazine has listed Kelly Link’s Magic for Beginners as one of the Top 5 Fiction Books of 2005. [via Locus Online] Will there be a Back to the Future 4? Battlestar [...]

December 22, 2005 // 6 Comments

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