Friday, August 8, 2008

News Nibbles: Aug. 07, 2008

Local News:
Seattle Tun - Pub Meet: Sunday, 08-10-08: 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm or later, The Pub @ Third Place, Ravenna, 6504 20th Ave. NE, Seattle, WA 98115

BIFF: Burrard Inlet Fan Fellowship - BIFFnews: LET THE GAMES BEGIN

Science Fiction News: Aug. 07, 2008
Below are just some of the headlines that have been posted recently. Use the link above to access all the details:

  • Apex Book Company: Blowing the trumpet for Burstein
  • Apex Science Fiction and Horror Digest - MySpace Blog: Apex Publications - A big update
  • British Fantasy Society News: British Fantasy Awards 2008 – the Shortlist
  • Fruitless Recursion: Issue 1 - Malzberg, Kaveney, Hajdu and Priest
  • io9: Tor Puts New Story Online To Read, Remix [Creative Commons Fiction]
  • Locus Online: Awards News: World Fantasy Awards Nominations * Monitor: This Week's Bestsellers
  • Pantechnicon: The Children of Hurin
  • RevolutionSF: Sci-Fi Hunks Vol. 2 (Feature)
  • Science Fiction Awards Watch: Hugo Live-Blogging * Chesleys - No Chesleys * Endeavour Award Finalists
  • SciFi Scanner: Video of The Prisoner Read-Through in London - Plus Sir Ian McKellen Blogs About It
  • SF Signal: Classic Trailer: Krull * Full Watchmen Comic Con 2008 Panel * WolfeWiki
  • SFScope: WorldCon Day Two: Is it everything we'd hoped? * 2008 World Fantasy Award Nominees
  • StarShipSofa: StarShipSofa Aural Delights No 36 Paul Di Filippo mp3
  • SteamPunk Magazine: SteamPunk Magazine Available for Order Once More!
  • The Website at the End of the Universe: Russian animation of a Ray Bradbury story

Selected Blog Updates: Aug. 07, 2008
You can access these recently updated blogs by clicking the link above.

Blogspot, Wordpress, and "other" blogs:
  • a dark catharsys (Heather S. Ingemar) * All Things Barr (Donna Barr) * Ask Nicola (Nicola Griffith)
  • Dusk Before the Dawn * Fantasy Book Critic * J Alan Erwine's Blog *
  • Minnette's Worlds - Real or Imagined * Robert J Sawyer * SF Novelists: Sorry I’m late…
  • The Crotchety Old Fan * "Whatever" (John Scalzi) * Witchy Chicks
MySpace Blogs:
  • A. Lee Martinez * Christine Jones * CYNSATIONS (Cynthia Leitich Smith) * Dark Horse Comics
  • Fantagraphics Books * HARPER PERENNIAL * Harry Shannon * Horror Library Blog-O-Rama
  • Horror! ROAD SHOW Seattle, WA * Jeremy C. Shipp
  • Life On The Fringe (Yasmine Galenorn) * MAD LIBS AGAIN (Di Francis) * Morpheus Tales
  • Paul S. Kemp * Robin Hobb * Rosemary Jones * Scott Nicholson * Tor Books * Tor Teen
  • twice upon a rhyme (Paul Levinson)
Science News & Blog Updates: Aug. 07, 2008
Space, technology, and a whole lot more!

Science News
Science Blogs:
Are We A Blog?: Uncivilized Behavior

Bad Astronomy:
  • Happy Birthday Randi! * Will no one think of the hadrons?
  • Falcon doom found: a whisper of thrust * Mythbustin’ the Moon Hoax: Part 4
  • JREF followup * Antivaxxers and the media
The Daily Galaxy:
  • More on NASA's "Life on Mars" Controversy -What's Your Bet?
  • NASA Mars Video -Images Show Water Flows & New Impact Craters
  • Genetics Show How Prehistoric Cultures Migrated & Shared Knowledge
  • Algae -A Solution to Peak Oil? Virgin Airlines Says "Yes," Others Say "No"
  • plus many more Daily Galaxy Headlines!
What's New At Pacific Science Center:
  • Astronaut Mobbed By Science Fans! * BubbleMania!
  • Membership = Free Admission To BubbleFest 2008 * Fly Me To The Moon!
  • AstroInfo: Planetary Alignment * PacSci-Doku: Ice Bound

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