Tor has just launched Tor.com, a publisher-agnostic blog and community site for SF lovers, and I’ve joined the team of bloggers (which includes some really, really terrific folks who are far more interesting than me like Jim Henley, Cory Doctorow, Charlie Stross, and more).
I’d heard that Lucas had no intention of ever doing this. It’ll be a real treat to watch Star Wars the way it was meant to be seen, with Han shooting first and no stupid T-Rex’s lumbering around in the back of every crowd scene.
I thought you guys might want to see this pilot for a show spoofing Knight Rider and other similar classic scifi shows. It stars Jack Black as a NASA astronaut on the run with his talking motorcycle companion voiced by Owen Wilson.
I’m incredibly pleased to discover that the New York Times has finally deigned to form a science fiction book review column. This is long overdue: Science fiction, as we all know, is just as valid a literary form as any other. The first review (link) is of David Marusek’s Counting Heads. You may recall that […]
Anyone out there as big a fan of the bionic TV franchise as I am? I’m talking The Six Million Dollar Man, The Bionic Woman, and all the various subsequent TV movies and potential spin-offs, including the failed pilot for The Bionic Boy. I couldn’t get enough of that stuff when I was a kid, but they all paled in comparison to Bionic Six.
In the spirit of Jack Mangan’s Duel of the Fates, Microsoft-Paint-tastic blog Puntabulous asks the question: Who would win in a death match between Unicron and the Death Star?
The worst part is, knowing all this won’t prevent me from renting Underworld tomorrow.