Morning Roundup Time! Every morning we gather some cool outside links and highlights from the Tor.com satellite sites and our handy “Of Interest” sidebar for your pre-work perusal. Check out the Facebook portals themselves—linked below—for even more items that might tickle your fancy.
This morning we’re talking about our favorite Star Trek captain moments and wondering exactly what Echo is going to do for Captain Jack Harkness.
- Tor.com Science Fiction: William Shatner wants to you tell him your favorite Star Trek captains scenes for his upcoming documentary.
- Tor.com Fantasy: Check out this excerpt from Mark Charan Newton’s The Book of Transformations.
- Tor.com Urban Fantasy: This Tower of Babel is made of 30,000 books. Buenos Aires is undoubtedly better for it, particularly since those books will eventually be given away to the public.
- Tor.com Steampunk: The Steampunk World’s Fair is this weekend—are you going?
- Tor.com Wheel of Time: A roundup of WoT events this summer! Take a look, especially if you happen to live in Europe....
From the “Of Interest” Sidebar:
- So, apparently Eliza Dushku is going to star in an American Torchwood webisode series? Is this a good thing or no?
- Keanu Reeves has officially passed on Akira. Looks like he knew what was good for him this time around.
- You know you’ve been needing this all your life: a guide to everything MacGyver ever made.
Stubby the Rocket is the mascot and often random voice of Tor.com. Stubby was MacGyver before MacGyver was MacGyver. They should call it “stubbying” instead of “macgyvering.”