Tuesday, February 26, 2013

New and Noteworthy (Babylon 5, Nebulas, The Memory of Light)

In today's regular, non-Oscar-themed edition:

* io9 considers the 20th anniversary of the airing of Babylon 5's pilot film, The Gathering, offering a nice round-up of the thinking behind the series, ranging from the larger conception, to the nuts and bolts of making it work within the parameters of series television.

* The Science Fiction Writers' of America announce the nominees for 2012's Nebula Awards.

* And in case you missed the news, Robert Jordan's Wheel of Time saga has come to its long-awaited (and for many, long, long overdue) close with volume fourteen, The Memory of Light, penned by Brandon Sanderson. You can read io9's review of the book here.

A Note on The "Cool Stuff" Theory of Literature
The Politics of Dark and Gritty Storytelling
New and Noteworthy (Charles Stross, Tobias Buckell, George R.R. Martin)
Barbarella: The TV Series?
Thoughts on Green Lantern
The 2012 BSFA Awards
My Posts on Babylon 5

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