Review: The Human Blend by Alan Dean Foster

On February 14, 2011, in Book Review, Cathy Russell, by Catherine Russell

New York Times Bestselling author, Alan Dean Foster, has written a science fiction mystery – The Human Blend.  Two stories intertwine, the first about a thug and a doctor who team up to find out the contents of a high-tech silver thread, the second a story about two complete opposites that meet and grow as […]

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Episode 023

On August 27, 2010, in Podcast, by Patrick Hester

023 The Functional Nerds In the 23rd episode of The Functional Nerds, Patrick Hester and John Anealio are joined by returning 3rd Nerd Aidan Moher and our youngest recruit to date – Dan Goodman!  This week, we chat about NASA, crowdsourcing wake up music for astronauts, digital distribution, Stargate Atlantis, creative commons licensing, Cory Doctorow, […]

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Episode 020

On July 30, 2010, in Podcast, by Patrick Hester

020 The Functional Nerds In the 20th episode of The Functional Nerds, Patrick Hester and John Anealio are joined by bestselling author Peter V. Brett!  This week we chat about writing a book on a Windows Mobile phone, writing to sell, making time to write, The Warded Man, good v. evil, magic symbolism, demons, moral […]

Episode 011

On May 28, 2010, in Podcast, by Patrick Hester

011 The Functional Nerds In the Eleventh episode of The Functional Nerds, Patrick Hester and John Anealio are joined by the latest recruit in the 3rd Nerd Army, Andrew Liptak!  Andrew is a blogger/writer who has contributed to i09 & SFSignal, has a Masters Degree in Military History and chats with us about: Military Science […]

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May Round Table Discussion

On May 4, 2010, in Podcast, by Patrick Hester

The Functional Nerds – Round Table Discussion May 2010 This is a special bonus episode of The Functional Nerds! The concept here is simple – we take several topics to discuss and we invite some friends to join us for a round table discussion – which we record for posterity.  Similar to inviting a bunch […]

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Nerd News Round Up-April 27, 2010

On April 27, 2010, in News, by Patrick Hester

Nerd Worthy News Scifi & Fantasy AirlockAlpha: Gina Torres Out, Tia Carrere In At ‘Warehouse 13′ TV by the Numbers: Syfy’s “Haven” Begins Production; Set to Premiere July 9 at 10pm i09: Heroes getting renewed? (NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!!!!!!!!!) SciFi Wire: Everything you need to know about this week’s sci-fi TV SciFi Wire: Legend of the Seeker Canceled […]

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Nerd News Round Up-April 24, 2010

On April 24, 2010, in News, by Patrick Hester

Nerd Worthy News Scifi & Fantasy Airlock Alpha: SciFriday: Is Rick Berman Really A Monster? Youtube: FANTASTIC 10th Doctor Tribute video SFSignal.com REVIEW: The Gaslight Dogs by Karin Lowachee Free Fiction for 4/24/10 SF Tidbits for 4/24/10 Life, Doctor Who & Combom: Get up to speed on The Weeping Angels (Don’t blink…) i09: Airbender’s New […]

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Nerd News Round Up-April 22, 2010

On April 22, 2010, in News, by Patrick Hester

I’m back! Sorry for the absence – technical firewall issues!  All fixed now! Nerd Worthy News Scifi & Fantasy i09: Cameron’s Next Project May Not Be Avatar 2 Or Battle Angel SFSignal.com Book Cover Smackdown! ‘Ender’s Game’ vs. ‘Crossovers 2′ vs. ‘The Horror Stories of Robert E. Howard’ SF Tidbits for 4/22/10 MIND MELD: What […]

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Nerd News Round Up-April 19, 2010

On April 19, 2010, in News, by Patrick Hester

Nerd Worthy News Took the weekend off to do some writing – here’s today’s news… Scifi & Fantasy SFSignal.com: SF Tidbits for 4/19/10 i09: The Amount Of Free Scifi TV On Hulu Is Mind-Boggling SciFi Wire: Sexy new pics from Fringe’s ‘noir’ musical episode! Airlock Alpha: (Paraphrasing) SyFy finishes flipping off fans by putting wrestling […]

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Episode 004

On April 9, 2010, in Podcast, by Patrick Hester

004 The Functional Nerds In the fourth episode of The Functional Nerds, Patrick Hester and John Anealio chat about a proposed sequel to John’s George RR Martin is not your bitch called ‘George RR Lucas IS my bitch’, about: John Ottinger, grasping for the wind, R.E.M, Billy Joel, comic book creator copyrights, Marvel, DC, Image, […]

Episode 003

On April 2, 2010, in Podcast, by Patrick Hester

003 The Functional Nerds In the third episode of The Functional Nerds, Patrick Hester and John Anealio chat about @SFSignal, sfsignal.com and the Mind Meld, the iPhone, the Jawbone Blue tooth headset, about: the iPad, Project Gutenberg, the iBookstore, public domain books, copyright, Smashwords, Rip: A Remix Manifesto, Creative Commons, Disney, Fables, Pinnochio, Snow White, […]

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