SF & Fantasy

Suvudu Likes: 5/2/15


Suvudu Likes: 5/2/15

Here are those blog posts from the other sci-fi/fantasy blogs last week that Suvudu wants to highlight!

Why? Because a linked internet is a stronger one! Take a look at Suvudu Likes and see what reviews, giveaways, and news hit last week!

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A Documentary About First Contact: ‘The Visit’


Humanity’s first contact with an alien intelligence is something I think about fairly often. When I was a lot younger, I thought that we would have first contact in my lifetime, thanks to SETI. Now I’m pretty sure that’s not the case. I’m even starting to think that we’re probably alone in the universe, or [...]

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Happy Birthday to E.E. “Doc” Smith: Sci-Fi Author, Early Cosplayer and Fan Booster


Happy birthday to one of space opera’s founding fathers, E.E. “Doc” Smith! Born Edward Elmer Smith on this day in 1890 in Sheboygan, Wisconsin to a teacher mother and a sailor father, Smith attended the University of Idaho where he earned degrees in chemical engineering. While Smith had a knack for science, he was as [...]

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Kazuo Ishiguro Talks ‘The Buried’ Giant


Kazuo Ishiguro Talks ‘The Buried’ Giant

Kazuo Ishigoru, author of the literary fantasy novel The Buried Giant, recently sat down with Rebecca Rukeyser of Guernica magazine to discuss his career. It’s worth reading, especially if you’re curious about what inspired the novel.
Guernica: You’ve said that an inspiration for The Buried Giant was the fourteenth-century poem “Sir Gawain and the Green Knight.” What [...]

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See Kristen Wiig’s Tonight Show Appearance as ‘Khaleesi’


Did you see The Tonight Show this past Wednesday? No? You missed an appearance from Khaleesi Daenerys Targaryen, the Mother of Dragons! She sung her hit song “Wonderful, Wonderful, Wonderful”, revealed her real name “Karen”, her favorite food (MEAT!), and introduced her Dragon “Carl” to the world.

Oh, alright. It wasn’t really Daenerys Targaryen or even [...]

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SF & Fantasy

What Book And At What Age Did You Start Reading Sci-Fi/Fantasy?


What Book And At What Age Did You Start Reading Sci-Fi/Fantasy?

What book put you on the path to a life of reading? And how old were you when that happened?

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50 Page Fridays: Matthew Woodring Stover


50 Page Fridays: Matthew Woodring Stover

Click Read More to access the first 50 pages of HEROES DIE, by Matt Stover!

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Graphic Novels & Manga

May 2015 New Manga Releases


This month’s new manga releases!

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