Sat Jan 31
Battlestar Galactica Round Table: “The Oath”
1st Annual Global Game Jam NYC – Day 1 (1/30) Recap
Fri Jan 30
Around the Web: geek clock, a surprising street view, and chocolate Iron man
Social Life 2.0
The Wheel of Time Re-read: The Eye of the World, Part 4
Picking on Costumed Heroes: The Watchmen Portraits
Thu Jan 29
“Give me back the Berlin Wall”: Ken MacLeod’s The Sky Road
Don’t Mind Me Giving the Trade Name
For Every Flow There is an Ebb
Around the Web: zombie warnings, a blacked-out Mars rover, and why you shouldn’t be afraid of buttons
The Long-Awaited DVD Dissemination: The Middleman Coming to DVD
Lost Round Table: Episode 3,”Jughead”
New Wallpapers: Manchess and Martiniere
Wed Jan 28
Mamatas In Translation
The Legacy of Holmes: Television
Around the Web: P&P (with zombies), gaming console histories, and Songsmith classics
Real world reading for fantasy writers
Addicted to Armageddon
New YA Fantasy: Bones of Faerie
Near future and far future: Robert Charles Wilson’s Spin
Hater, Intro & Chapter 1 (Excerpt)
Tue Jan 27
Good Bye Realms of Fantasy
Jon Schindehette, an interview with Wizards of the Coast’s senior Dungeons and Dragons art director
Around the Web: faux Doc Savage covers, R.I.P. Kim Manners, and no zombie child left behind (part deux)
The Wheel of Time Re-read: The Eye of the World, Part 3
Batman: Year 100 by Paul Pope
Cette Lettre Prend le Vengence
Mon Jan 26
Geek Survival Guide: tips you may never need
Eleventh Hour: “Miracles”
Around the Web: steampunk cylons, Coraline, and international fiction award news
Nobody Wins! (Congratulations to Neil Gaiman…)
Why do I pick up the books I do?
LotR re-read: Fellowship I.7, “In the House of Tom Bombadil”
Review: The Stepsister Scheme
Ancient Rockets: Frankenstein
Glory at Sea: a post-Katrina, postapocalyptic Orphean tale
Marvel Excerpts: Runaways #6
Marvel Excerpts: Ender’s Shadow #2
Sun Jan 25
Edward Binkley, artist interview
Sat Jan 24
Battlestar Galactica Round Table: “A Disquiet Follows My Soul”
Fairytale Rape: Robin McKinley’s Deerskin
Fri Jan 23
“The Superman Exists, and He’s American”: Faux-vintage Watchmen Goodies
Post-Apocalyptic: Lost and Battlestar Galactica
New Coraline trailer
Inkheart: A Little Less Action, Please
Around the Web: superuseless powers, open beverages, and an interview with George Takei
The Wheel of Time Re-read: The Eye of the World, Part 2
The Azaming Snipermad!
“Are You a Witch? Are You a Fairy? Are You the Wife of Michael Cleary?”
It tolls for thee
Thu Jan 22
Better luck next year (or decade)
An HD tour of the ISS
A Softer World 05
Around the Web: Star Trek Barbies, 1000 novels everyone must read, and a knitted brain
Lost Season 5 Premiere Round Table
My Perfect Anthology
Wed Jan 21
Are Comic Books Dying?
Lost season 5 premieres tonight, or, Is it tonight yet?!
Fighting dragons and depression: Robin McKinley’s The Hero and the Crown
The New Frontiersman comes alive.
Marvel Excerpts: X-Factor #39 (Excerpt)
Around the Web: LEGO inauguration, robot rock, and a bionic arm
Richard Hatch on Galactica Watercooler
Bones of the Dragon, Chapter 1 (Excerpt)
Tue Jan 20
LotR re-read: Fellowship I.6, “The Old Forest”
SF Crowsnest adds “Sci-Fi Play”
Around the Web: abandoned amusement parks, a very dangerous uterus, and LOTR-themed cakes
Wheel of Time Charity Auction
Eleventh Hour: “H2O”
The Wheel of Time Re-read: The Eye of the World, Part 1
CG Society’s Steampunk Challenge
Ancient Rockets: Impossible Voyage
Build A Better World, And The World Will Come To Your Door
Mon Jan 19
It’s A Mixed-Up Muddled-Up Shook-Up World
Edgar Allan Poe Hears Sweet Music Like the Dulcet Tones of Angels or Whatever
The Wheel of Time Re-read: Introductory Post
Yes We Will
Sun Jan 18
Edgar Allan Poe Should be Writing or Sleeping, Not Doing a Crossword Puzzle
A Seldon Crisis of epic proportions in the making.
Colonial Fantasy: Robin McKinley’s The Blue Sword
Post-Apocalyptic: The Past and the Future
A Good Year for the Robots
Sat Jan 17
An Edgar Allan Poem
Battlestar Galactica Round Table: “Sometimes a Great Notion”
Fri Jan 16
Coincidence or Contrivance?
Around the Web: nuke it!, how to do a ninja wall flip, and a zombie Hello Kitty cake
Review: You Suck!
The countdown to midnight is a go: Watchmen legal issues resolved.
Thu Jan 15
Cornelia Funke and Brendan Fraser’s Inkheart Q&A
We share everything.
LotR re-read: Fellowship I.5, “A Conspiracy Unmasked”
Be Seeing You: Patrick McGoohan, 1928-2009
Around the Web: two losses for the geek world, a Klingon keyboard, and a periodic table of awesoments
Wed Jan 14
Will you be pushed, filed, stamped, indexed, briefed, debriefed, or numbered?
Battlestar Galactica returns with The Face of the Enemy webisodes
Around the Web: Tiny Ninja Theater, Avengers news, and a free streaming RiffTrax!
Justin Gerard and The Hobbit
A Year Without a Year’s Best?
Tue Jan 13
Brian Azzarello’s Lex Luthor: Man of Steel
Dave Seeley’s Luke Skywalker, a digital step-by-step
Repo! The Genetic Opera – DVD Anatomy
Crafting an “Audiobook Drama”: Jack Kincaid on the technical and creative challenges of producing Hoad’s Grim
Around the Web: a Watchmen update, super-predators, and a flying car
Dynamite alternate history: Jenny Davidson’s The Explosionist
Mon Jan 12
Prince of Persia: Fun, beautiful, and n00b-friendly
A Missing Sign
Around the Web: imagined evolution, a crucifish, and 15 cool space projects
Benjamin Button: Curiously Compelling
Nothing is Weirder than the Truth, Part 2: Kleptoplasty
James Jean “Kindling” opening
Gibgoblins & Ice-Boxes: Behind the Scenes of the Production of Jack Kincaid’s Hoad’s Grim
Congratulations, Wesley Allsbrook!
Sun Jan 11
Gene Wolfe Book Club
Sat Jan 10
Foundation and the iPhone
Fri Jan 9
“Draw Me” New Yorker
Around the Web: some useful advice, a Wii crossbow, and a photographic Far Side reenactment
Great Uncle George’s Will
Sam Weber’s Thirteen Orphans
The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction Going Bimonthly
A Puppet Who Can See the Strings: Watchmen Producer Speaks Out
So you want to be a hero?
Thu Jan 8
NYCC programming schedule goes live, or: I’m in way over my head.
Then will he strip his sleeve and show his scars
Book pr0n lovers, rejoice.
Around the Web: RoboCop steals your fridge, an EEG Star Wars toy, and a Watchmen featurette
Wed Jan 7
Spaz, Mage of Coventry
Around the Web: Twilight spuds, space diapers, and cheap ebooks
Tue Jan 6
Watchmen trailer, in Japanese
The music has been liberated.
Companionable Science: Casting Eleven’s Companion
Around the Web: LEGO steampunk, Orwell blogs 70 years later, and the top 50 movie special effects
When Earth is Gone
Outshine: More short short fiction
Mon Jan 5
SciFi Wire morphs into full site.
Around the Web: the Year of Astronomy, Andrew Stanton, and Evgeni Tomov
Announcement: JordanCon 2009!
LotR re-read: Fellowship I.4, “A Short Cut to Mushrooms”
Nothing Is Weirder than the Truth, Part 1
Sun Jan 4
Who Are These Fools, and Why Should You Care?
New News from Reseune: C.J. Cherryh’s Regenesis
Sat Jan 3
Ladies and gentlemen, this is your new Time Lord.
Fri Jan 2
10 Hella Sexy Discoveries in The Outback Stars
Donald E. Westlake 1933-2008
Western Fantasy: Lois McMaster Bujold’s Sharing Knife books
Brian Azzarello’s Joker
From the conversations: magic systems in fiction
The 12 Days of Zombie Christmas, Day 12: Hangover
Thu Jan 1
Your Guide to the Universes: The Risen Empire
The 12 Days of Zombie Christmas, Day 11: Champagne