Thursday, March 19, 2009


The Hugo Award nominees have been announced. Several of my nominees made the final ballot (although a few of the ones I wanted the most didn't), and overall it looks like a pretty good list. Several of the nominees are already available as free downloads, and more are sure to be available soon at either the official Anticipation site or linked through this SF Signal post. For comments from nominees, see John Scalzi's initial thoughts and follow-up Q&A posts, Neil Gaiman's post, Charles Stross' post, Cory Doctorow's post

Buy from your local independent bookstore before the end of March and be eligible to win great stuff (small press books). See here for details.

Hypertext is now 20 years old. Doesn't it seem like longer than that?

Tonight's Battlestar Galactica finale (I really need to catch up so I can see this before it gets spoiled) will be followed by a trailer for Stargate: Universe. EW has a photo of the cast (in case you forgot who was cast). This episode may also have a cameo by real-life astronaut Garrett Reisman (who talks about it at

The Middleman dvd will be released on July 28th. If you haven't seen this show, remember to watch the dvd. (Also, apparently the show is officially "dormant" not canceled, so more people getting the dvd might help bring it back.)

Big Bang Theory and 2.5 Men just received multi-year renewals.

SF Gate has an article on how an iTouch can be used as a contract-free iPhone.

1 comment:

John D. said...

Thanks for the link, Kat. :)