Archive for February, 2010

  • I shared a panel last October at the Sci-Fi London Festival in Greenwich with the delightful Paul Raven, a writer, blogger, webguy and music critic, who has chosen a wonderfully evocative...

    SFF Song of the Week: Paul Raven

    I shared a panel last October at the Sci-Fi London Festival in Greenwich with the delightful Paul Raven, a writer, blogger, webguy and music critic, who has chosen a wonderfully evocative...

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  • Tuesday and Thursday – THE BATTLE BETWEEN GOOD AND EVIL. (Hey, I mean it.) Wednesday, a lovely treat: SFF SONG OF THE WEEK FROM BLOGGER & CRITIC PAUL RAVEN. NOW:...

    This Week on Debatable Spaces

    Tuesday and Thursday – THE BATTLE BETWEEN GOOD AND EVIL. (Hey, I mean it.) Wednesday, a lovely treat: SFF SONG OF THE WEEK FROM BLOGGER & CRITIC PAUL RAVEN. NOW:...

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  • I’ve written before on this site about the Battle Between Good and Evil;  and I will do so again.  It’s here, it’s now, we’re in the midst of it. This...

    The Battle Between Good and Evil

    I’ve written before on this site about the Battle Between Good and Evil;  and I will do so again.  It’s here, it’s now, we’re in the midst of it. This...

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  • Hey, I’m not here, I’m over there,  on the site of urban fantasy author Nicole Peeler, talking about myth.

    Swimming with Selkies

    Hey, I’m not here, I’m over there,  on the site of urban fantasy author Nicole Peeler, talking about myth.

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  • Here are some blogs which I think are worth a visit, some recent, some not: John Scalzi on Why Publishing Will Not Go Away Anytime Soon.  (Brilliant, funny, coruscating.) Nicole...

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    Here are some blogs which I think are worth a visit, some recent, some not: John Scalzi on Why Publishing Will Not Go Away Anytime Soon.  (Brilliant, funny, coruscating.) Nicole...

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  •   Image courtesy of NASA, and the Messenger spacecraft

    Astronomy Photo of the Week

      Image courtesy of NASA, and the Messenger spacecraft

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  • Edward Hopper (1882-1967) was one of of the great portrait painters of small town America. His paintings look like movie stills – and his style is much imitated by cinematographers. ...

    Paintings of the Week

    Edward Hopper (1882-1967) was one of of the great portrait painters of small town America. His paintings look like movie stills – and his style is much imitated by cinematographers. ...

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  • Last week was the week I didn’t go and see The Road. I was weak – I was sure I wouldn’t enjoy it! – so I bottled out and went...

    The Week Reviewed

    Last week was the week I didn’t go and see The Road. I was weak – I was sure I wouldn’t enjoy it! – so I bottled out and went...

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  • Regular readers of this blog will not be surprised to find Miss Buffy Summers on my list of SFF Heroes. The heroine of Joss Whedon’s seven series epic TV show...

    SFF Heroes: Buffy the Vampire Slayer

    Regular readers of this blog will not be surprised to find Miss Buffy Summers on my list of SFF Heroes. The heroine of Joss Whedon’s seven series epic TV show...

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  • Today’s SFF Hero feature is dedicated to Lilith Saintcrow, who was blogjay on this site yesterday and chose the wonderful Banned in Argo by Leslie Fish.  (See below, or click...

    SFF Heroes: Conan the Barbarian

    Today’s SFF Hero feature is dedicated to Lilith Saintcrow, who was blogjay on this site yesterday and chose the wonderful Banned in Argo by Leslie Fish.  (See below, or click...

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  • This week, Lilith Saintcrow, queen of evil and sexy urban fantasy, chose her SFF Song of the Week…to hear her fab and hugely popular selection, scroll down, or click on...

    This Week on Debatable Spaces, and Elsewhere

    This week, Lilith Saintcrow, queen of evil and sexy urban fantasy, chose her SFF Song of the Week…to hear her fab and hugely popular selection, scroll down, or click on...

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  • Here’s a brilliant, and hilarious song choice from Lilith Saintcrow, best-selling urban fantasy author, who is both prolific and inspired, and whose series protagonists include Jill Kismet and private necromance Dante...

    SFF Song of the Week: Lilith Saintcrow

    Here’s a brilliant, and hilarious song choice from Lilith Saintcrow, best-selling urban fantasy author, who is both prolific and inspired, and whose series protagonists include Jill Kismet and private necromance Dante...

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  • I’ve never liked Superman.  I enjoyed the Richard Donner movies, I’ve read some of the comics, but as a character he’s never worked for me – because he’s too powerful,...

    SFF Heroes: Clark Kent

    I’ve never liked Superman.  I enjoyed the Richard Donner movies, I’ve read some of the comics, but as a character he’s never worked for me – because he’s too powerful,...

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  • Sigourney Weaver as Ripley in Alien and its sequels was the  pioneer female action hero.  She has no superpowers, but she’s tough and ruthless, she can run like hell, she loves...

    SFF Heroes: Ripley

    Sigourney Weaver as Ripley in Alien and its sequels was the  pioneer female action hero.  She has no superpowers, but she’s tough and ruthless, she can run like hell, she loves...

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  • Wolverine is the greatest ever Marvel super-hero; and Hugh Jackman is the coolest actor in the X-Men. Tragically, however, the character has never been written for properly in the X-Men...

    SFF Heroes: Wolverine

    Wolverine is the greatest ever Marvel super-hero; and Hugh Jackman is the coolest actor in the X-Men. Tragically, however, the character has never been written for properly in the X-Men...

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  • Here’s a chunk of rock…the smallest object found so far in the Kuiper Belt, a circle of icy debris at the outer rim of the solar system, just beyond Neptune.

    Astronomy Photo of the Week

    Here’s a chunk of rock…the smallest object found so far in the Kuiper Belt, a circle of icy debris at the outer rim of the solar system, just beyond Neptune.

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  • Mark Charan Newton has had some great news this week; Mark is represented by my own extraordinary agent, Mr John Jarrold. Readers of this site will know that I’m an...

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    Mark Charan Newton has had some great news this week; Mark is represented by my own extraordinary agent, Mr John Jarrold. Readers of this site will know that I’m an...

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