First of lets get one thing very clear. Doctor Who is thesci-fi series. I can enjoy a good Star Trek. I loved Babylon 5. But Doctor Who is the series. Its the one I grew up with. Its at the heart of my love for the genre. You can make all the snide comments you want about wobbly sets, Doctor Who at its best is better than any other SF…
I’d like to congratulate John over at SFSignal for achieving last years New Year’s Resolution which was to read a certain number of stories over the course of the year. I’ll leave the full details of the points system to John, but the main point is that he read a lot of both short stories and full length novels.
Far more and a far wider range than I’ve ever managed in…
I’ve been going back and forwards on this for a bit, but finally decided that it was better to split off the wrestling and tech content of this blog into their own blogs.
So from now on, if you’re looking for wrestling news hop on over to http://pro-wrestling-news.sflare.com and if you want to read about computers and gadgets, check out http://tech.sflare.com.
All of the science fiction and media related stuff will…
Amazon has a nice feature where it takes all your purchases and your book ratings and then suggests what else you ought to try. Being borderline obsessive compulsive at times, I’ve given Amazon a lot of ratings to chew in the last 4 or 5 years. And it spits out some interesting suggestions.
The following are recent or upcoming releases that Amazon thinks I ought to like:
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Wizard by Gene…
THE NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS.
‘Twas the night before Christmas, and all through the house,
Not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse.
The stockings were hung by the chimney with care,
In the hope that St. Nicholas soon would be there.
The children were nestled all snug in their beds,
While visions of sugar-plums danced in their heads.
And mamma in her kerchief, and I in my cap,
Had just settled our brains for a long winter’s…