Monthly Archives: June 2007
Oh er, the season ending of Doctor Who was a bit of a cliffhanger with a teaser for the Christmas Special. (Perhaps). This season has had its ups and downs but the ending was definitely an up with the possibility … Continue reading
Slate magazine has a good, but a little short, article on the question about whether men can just go and see a film like 300 and not worry about whether they are gay or not. There may or may not … Continue reading
Lea Hernandez has posted her graphic novel, originally published in 1998, online under the creative commons licence. Steampunk really ought to come back, it was always a fun sub-genre. I suspect though that Gibson/Sterling’s Difference Engine was its zenith though.Â Â … Continue reading
Oh I so wish! Dark Horse have just sent out a publicity leaflet about an eBay auction for dinner with Joss Whedon. Its not a candle light one, I’m afraid, but a chance to win a seat at his table … Continue reading
Gareth McLean has an interesting article on the Guardian website, though a little incoherent, on tv sf (which predictably is called sci-fi all the way through) arguing the Battlestar Galactica is leading a new generation of shows into a darker … Continue reading
Bill Thompson has an article on the BBC website about the changing nature of the printed medium. As he points out, books will not be replaced by the Internet but they will co-exist in the same way the fountain pens … Continue reading
The trailer for Lost Tales has gone online on the official siteÂ and looks intriguing. Shame the site is Flash heavy though.
Cory Doctorow is podcasting Bruce Sterling’s seminal Hacker Crackdown. The text has been available for years as an free electronic text but this is the first time that it has been read aloud.
The always interesting Book Slut has a really good article about reading comic strips in newspapers, something that too many people do not have the pleasure of doing. On my paperround, I used to read the Hagar strips one of … Continue reading