I spent a lot of time in the library when I was a kid, and much of that was spent reading science fiction. Asimov, Heinlein, Niven, Pohl...the usual suspects. During my salaried days, it was more sporadic, a little William Gibson, more Neal Stephenson (anything less than 500 pages)
A while ago I read Serenity Found, an enjoyable set of essays on on Joss Whedon’s Western sci-fi depicted in the TV series Firefly and the movie Serenity. Firefly is probably my second favorite TV series, next to Buffy the Vampire Slayer, for the same reasons as as everyone
I was sure I’d already read Finding Serenity:Anti-heroes, Lost Shepherds and Space Hookers in Joss Whedon's Firefly, a collection of essays on the TV show Firefly edited by Jane Espenson, but there it was on the sale-priced-because-the-show’s-closing pile in the waning hour of this year’s Comic
The latest update of Cinefex iPad Edition has a fix for original Kickstarter supporters who were having trouble accessing the Classic Collection (the first 126 issues of Cinefex). That's a sweet deal!
The latest Cinefex update is on the App Store and the big new feature is access to all 172 issues (over thirty years worth!) with an active subscription.
Back in my Comic Con days... When I fly, I take it as an opportunity to get in some reading, and I try to pick up a book at the airport, especially if the airport has a real bookstore. Even better, a bookstore that has a science fiction section, like
An update from one of the projects I work on, Cinefex 172 is out! Excellent cover.
I saw William Shatner give a talk at MIT back in the eighties. I recalls his enthusiasm, relating stories that surely were embellished, one of which featured some instinctual martial arts prowess that he miraculously summoned, along with a complete misunderstanding of physics (he cited the opposite of one of