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 checking out soap operas (for research) and still partying from that wild Captain Sulu birthday bash.
- Tor.com Science Fiction: We know you’ve always wanted to know which SFF stars got their start in soap operas.
- Tor.com Fantasy: Lev Grossman shows of the beautiful book cover for The Magician King.
- Tor.com Urban Fantasy: Can you tell the difference between Charlaine Harris’ heroines? Aspasia Bissas can’t.
- Tor.com Steampunk: A book trailer for steampunk novel Phoenix Rising.
- Tor.com Art Department: Check out our “Things With Wings” album!
- Tor.com Wheel of Time: Here’s Dragonmount’s JordanCon roundup! Catch up on all the fun from last weekend.
From the “Of Interest” Sidebar:
- Yesterday was George Takei’s birthday! We salute you, Captain Sulu!
- MST3K fans… we hope you’re ready for Krankor’s Greatest Hits!
- George R.R. Martin isn’t stopping with LOST—now it’s Battlestar Galactica that he has a beef with.
Stubby the Rocket is the mascot and often random voice of Tor.com. Stubby is currently rocking out to Krankor’s Greatest Hits and thinks you should be too.