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From the In Box: Oblivion Already Taking Hits

The latest Tom Cruise vehicle - Oblivion - has hit the theaters outside the US and is apparently doing fairly well - at the...

A Visit To A Cinema Pub

My family used the occasion of two close family birthdays as an excuse to visit a Cinema Pub.  I don't know how common such...

From the In Box 4/15/13

John Scalzi reminds us that today is the last day to vote for the Locus Awards.  You can read his reminder and vote here. ANYONE...

From the In Box 4/13/13

Thanks to the Chums on Fictionmags (an invite group), this article in Popular Mechanics features a house designed and built by the author of...

Amazing News, Friday, April 12, 2013

The Eaton Science Fiction Conference at UC Riverside commenced yesterday;  Amazing Stories has been carrying advertising for the program for the past several months. ...

From the In Box 4/12/2013

The International Board on Books for Young People is proud to announce the 2014 Jury and the candidates for the Hans Christian Andersen Awards....

From the In Box

Mexican Author Verónica Murguía Wins Spanish Great Angular SM Literary Award Tax Evaders Video Game The Mexican writer Verónica Murguía has won the Great...

From the In Box – Cassandra Rose Clarke, Elizabeth Bear, Andy...

Angry Robot Signs James A. Moore Strange Chemistry Signs Cassandra Rose Clarke Elizabeth Bear and Andy Duncan accept appointment to the jury for the Theodore Sturgeon...

Will the Real Tony Stark Please Stand Up

Over the past few decades the uber rich have had an increasing influence on our technological future: Peter Diamandis funds various space-oriented X-Prizes, one...

April is National Women’s History Month

Which is kind of short-shrift for women - one month only - considering that homo sap history is women's history and, like, there's this...

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At Long Last...Centuries in the Making!....Like Nothing Ever Seen Before!.....For the First Time Ever!....Is This the Beginning of the End?...or is it just THE...

Oh the Hugos, Ahh the Hugos, Ewww The Hugos

Every year, the Hugo Awards -presented by the World Science Fiction Association at its annual event, Worldcon - are announced amidst much internet and...

Amazing News

Only one item today:  Your's truly was interviewed by the prestigious StarShipSofa and its enormously enthusiastic host Tony C. Smith this past Tuesday (at...

From the In Box Too/Two

"SHOULD YOU BE BLACKLISTED, MR. CARD?" The SoHo Gallery for Digital Art New York, NY Share this event: Wednesday Apr 10, 2013 7:00 PM - Wednesday Apr...

From the In Box: Iain Banks Has Cancer

Update below. via Facebook and SFX, today we learned the sad news that Iain M. Banks has late-stage gall bladder cancer. Iain has written a letter...

From the In Box

From Lightspeed Magazine - The April 2013 Issue is Now on Sale! Welcome to issue thirty-five of Lightspeed! In this month's issue, we have original science fiction...

Top Posts from March & Other Amazing Cool Stuff

Today, on April 1st - and this is no joke - Amazing Stories crosses the 500 posts line.  Congratulations to all of our contributors. ...

From the – We ARE Living In A Science Fiction World...

When those who are critical of science fiction's predictive powers - or seeming lack thereof - are searching for a pithy sentence with which...

2013 HUGO AWARD NOMINATIONS

Yesterday, the nominations for the 2013 Hugo Awards (which will be presented at LoneStarCon 3 later this year) were announced live at several conventions...

From the In Box

Our own Michael Brotherton (sky seer!) has been conducting the Launch Pad Astronomy Workshop for a number of years now.  The program recently lost...

Amazing News, Saturday, March 30, 2013

From the Should Posted This Before Department:  The New York Review of Science Fiction presents David Hartwell's list of 200 SIGNIFICANT SCIENCE FICTION BOOKS...

Amazing News, Thursday, March 28th 2013

NOTE: Unless otherwise noted, articles linked to here are sourced from SF Signal and File 770. One of my all-time heroes gets a "non-action" figure...

Amazing News, Wednesday, March 27, 2013

Irish Times on The New Future of SF via SF Signal Interesting piece on one of my faves - Cordwainer Smith - in the Atlantic. ...

Amazing News, Tuesday, March 26, 2013

Those who think that re-booting the original Star Trek was a good idea will probably think that the latest Star Trek Into Darkness promo...

Amazing News, Monday, March 25, 2013

Via Huffingtonpost - The Most Detailed Map of the Internet to Date Hacker's "broke in" to about half a million devices worldwide to create the...

From the In Box

Starship Sofa Fund Raiser New Fiction at Pulpgen Sarcology from Right Brane Publications Via Facebook: The mellifluous host of Starship Sofa announces a fund raiser and links to...

Playing the Short Game Rescheduled

The next installment of Douglas Smith's weekly feature - Playing the Short Game - regularly scheduled for Saturdays will appear tomorrow, Sunday, March 24th. Amazing...

Amazing News March 21, 2013

Our Own Felicity Savage is profiled in Lightspeed Magazine Shared Worlds, the Teen Writing Camp has launched its registration drive The April issue of Playboy has...

From the In Box

Tribute to Edgar Rice Burroughs New Haikasoru Release The John Carter Files website ran a very nice tribute to Edgar Rice Burroughs on the anniversary of...

Review: Men Into Space by John C. Frederiksen

MEN INTO SPACE John C. Frederiksen Bear Manor Media 2013 314 Pages  $21.95 (Kindle $9.95) Men Into Space was a television show that (unfortunately) aired for a single...