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BOOK HOTLINKS FOR FEB 21ST: KIM HARRISON, I AM NUMBER 4, GIRLS LOVE SCI FI, VAMPIRES, AND MUCH MORE

Six Questions with Kim Harrison via Borders Are you excited about the newest book? What did you think of the interview? Family Film Guide: How to Read ‘I Am Number Four’ With Your Kids via MovieFone Did you read I Am Number Four? Are you looking forward to the movie? … Continue reading

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BOOK NEWS FOR OCTOBER 24TH: WHAT SETS SCI FI APART FROM FANTASY, AND WOMEN & STIGMA IN SCI FI

“Rationality” sets science fiction apart from fantasy By Peggy – Biology in Science Fiction for io9 In an article published in the journal CLCWeb:Comparative Literature and Culture, Simone Caroti argues that “cognition” is what sets science fiction apart from fantasy, using Greg Bear’s Blood Music as an example. The act … Continue reading

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MOVIE NEWS FOR JULY 28TH, PART 1: WOMEN IN SCI FI, SUCKER PUNCH, PIRATES 4, AND MORE

Does Your Favorite Sci-fi Movie Do Right by Its Female Characters? by John Scalzi for Film Critic Have you ever heard of the Bechdel test? It’s a test, popularized by cartoonist Alison Bechdel, that asks three questions of movies: 1. Are there at least two women characters in the film? … Continue reading

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TV NEWS FOR JULY 1ST: TV STARS AT COMIC CON, SGU, WAREHOUSE 13, AND MORE

Stars of Smallville, Supernatural, Fringe, V and Vampire Diaries at Comic-Con By David Bentley Coventry Telegraph THE Warner Bros Television Group is aiming to make the 2010 San Diego Comic-Con (July 22-25) its biggest ever. Stars and producers of The Big Bang Theory, Chuck, Fringe, Human Target, Nikita, Smallville, Supernatural, … Continue reading

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SCI-FI & HORROR NEWS: SECRETS OF GOOD HORROR FILMS & SCI-FI WOMEN OF 2010

Source: independent WHY CALLS OF THE WILD ARE THE SECRET OF A GOOD HORROR FILM It is probably the most scary scene in cinematic history. The shower curtain is drawn back and actress Janet Leigh lets out a spine-chilling scream that warps into a frenzied cacophony of staccato music as she confronts an … Continue reading

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