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SF Tidbits Part LVI

Darth Vader made Time Magazines list of “People who mattered” in 2005. [via TheForce.net] G4 has picked up Star Trek (original series) and Star Trek: The Next [...]

December 20, 2005 // 0 Comments

SF Tidbits Part LV

SF Site is holding their annual Reader’s Choice Poll. Vote for your favorites! SF author Steven Barnes outlines The Three Questions of Science Fiction: What if…? [...]

December 19, 2005 // 8 Comments

SF Tidbits Part LIV

Some rumors on a film adaptation of Isaac Asimov’s Foundation series. Super-fan Forrest J. Ackerman is profiled at Jam! Lou Anders sums up Gregory Benford‘s blog [...]

December 18, 2005 // 0 Comments

SF Tidbits Part LIII

We likes the bunnies! Here’s Star Wars in 30 seconds as re-enacted by bunnies (with outtakes). [via Club Jade] Along the lines of our Introduction to SF via the Movies [...]

December 17, 2005 // 2 Comments

SF Tidbits Part LII

Superman is apparently…super-sized, if you know what I mean. Free fiction at SciFiction: “The Emperor” by Lucius Shepard Orson Scott Card is rewriting the [...]

December 16, 2005 // 4 Comments

SF Tidbits Part LI

King Kong is receiving favorable reviews. A political history of science fiction. Greg Bear and Neal Asher have some new books in the pipeline. A deleted scene from Serenity [...]

December 15, 2005 // 1 Comment

SF Tidbits Part L

Arrrrgggh! The website is now available for Pirates of the Caribbean 2: Dead Man’s Chest. [via Club Jade] Battlestar Galactica and Lost have made AFI’s list of [...]

December 14, 2005 // 0 Comments

SF Tidbits Part XLIX

Studio Ghibli (Princess Mononoke, Spirited Away) is adapting Ursula K. LeGuin’s Earthsea [via Chronicles Network] SciFi Channel has picked up the canceled Night [...]

December 13, 2005 // 8 Comments

SF Tidbits Part XLVIII

John Scalzi’s having a mini meme-a-thon: see 15 Things About Me and Books and 15 Things About Me and Writing. Jonathan Strahan lists his best of 2005 Part I and Part [...]

December 12, 2005 // 0 Comments

SF Tidbits Part XLVII

David Speakman at FanDominion compiles a list of The Most-Successful Sci Fi and Fantasy Movies of 2005 so far. Catch the promos for Battlestar Galactica which resumes in [...]

December 11, 2005 // 0 Comments

SF Tidbits Part XLVI

SF Author and Physics professor Gregory Benford has entered the world of blogging with Benford & Rose which he co-authors with Ecology and Evolutionary Biology professor [...]

December 9, 2005 // 1 Comment

SF Tidbits Part XLV

Maureen McHugh, author of China Mountain Zhang and Nekropolis, is a finalist for the 2005 Story Prize for her collection Mothers & Other Monsters. [via Tobias S. [...]

December 7, 2005 // 0 Comments

SF Tidbits Part XLIV

The first images of X-Men 3 (X3) are available showing, among other things, Frasier (Kelsey Grammer) as The Beast. (via Cinema Blend) Yes, it’s true. There will be a [...]

December 5, 2005 // 0 Comments

SF Tidbits Part XLIII

Wil Wheaton is podcasting. I’m just sayin’… [looks at Tim] Superman Returns director Bryan singer wouldn’t mind directing a Star Trek movie. [via [...]

December 2, 2005 // 0 Comments

SF Tidbits Part XLII

TrueFen.net has an interesting analysis of science fiction awards, Venn Diagrams included! Plans for an Independence Day sequel have been scrapped. MSNBC has a first-look at [...]

December 1, 2005 // 0 Comments

SF Tidbits Part XLI

Out of the Crooked Timber hosted a seminar with Susanna Clarke, author of the Hugo Award winning Jonathan Strange and Mr. Norrell. Read a PDF transcript. [via Locus Online] [...]

November 30, 2005 // 1 Comment

SF Tidbits Part XL

Robert Collins’s Top 10 dystopian novels at The Guardian. Interesting factoid noticed by Gregory Benford (who has a new official website): Four of the last five Hugo [...]

November 27, 2005 // 1 Comment

SF Tidbits Part XXXIX

Novelhead has a brief history on the naming of the science fiction genre. (And also a creepy story called “So a Woman Walks into a Bar…“) Joshua Newman at [...]

November 25, 2005 // 2 Comments

SF Tidbits Part XXXVIII

John C. Wright is working on Null-A Continuum, a sequel to A.E. van Vogt’s The Players of Null-A. Jonathan Strahan wonders if the future of short fiction begins with [...]

November 23, 2005 // 1 Comment

SF Tidbits Part XXXVII

George Lucas is interviewed by the Hollywood Reporter. [via Cinematical, who summarizes his piracy opinions] SF/F Book sales have climbed 8.5% in the last 5 years. [via [...]

November 22, 2005 // 1 Comment

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