Gravity Lens Main Page
Monday, March 6
J. Michael Straczynski launches his new writing column at Newsarama.

Dial B for Blog kicks off "Future Week" with a gallery of covers featuring large-headed future people. Regular readers know that I love me some big heads!

Science Stuff: informs us that Jupiter is developing a new red spot.
Larry Smith of Popular Science updates us on the development of the Robot Maid.
Technology that cannot possibly go wrong: armed robotic helicopters.

Friday, March 3
Robert Z. Pearlman of tells us of a tribute to fallen astronauts done entirely in stained glass. It's in Kansas. If that state's anti-science crowd is sincere, they'll protest this.

Molly Bentley of the BBC looks at the idea of using orbital shades to effect climate change.
I'm still waiting for the giant mirror to get rid of all this snow...

Thursday, March 2 has out up a page and a PDF application for their upcoming show Who Wants to be a Superhero.

Wednesday, March 1
It is March: The God of the Month is Death. The Molecule of the Month is Cucurbituril.

Assorted Items: SF Signal informs us that you can now buy a full sized replica of the Lost in Space robot. It costs $18,000, but look at what that includes.
Augie De Blieck Jr. of Comic Book Resources recaps this past weekend's NY Comic Con.
Mark R. Leeper of SF Crowsnest speaks to us of mutant bread and Frankenstein.

Tuesday, February 28
Taylor Dinerman of The Space Review proposes a "Space Force," a seperate branch of the military dedicated to space defence. Y'know, like EarthForce, the Space Marines, Colonial Marines, United Nations Space Command, Star Command, The Starguard, The Colonial Fleet, Star Force, Starfleet, and the Robotech Defense Force.

Memepool links to The Cliff Guy, who has amassed a sizable collection of sketches by comic artists of assorted characters on, in in the vicinity of, clifftops.
He also has a page of sketches featuring things in jars.

Monday, February 27
Yet another moment of silence. This one for Mister Dennis Weaver.

Assorted Items: Dial B for Blog reveals to us the long-lost Major Matt Mason comic book.
Scott Edelman at SciFi Weekly tells us what websites he frequents.
Ker Than of gives us The New Tourist's Guide to the Milky Way.
At Astrobiology, Bernard Foing proposes "backing up" all life on Earth in a DNA bank stationed on the moon.

Sunday, February 26
A moment of silence, please, for author Octavia E. Butler.

Here's Newsarama's coverage of the insane crowds and lack of organization at the New York Comic-Con. Here's further coverage from Comic Book Resources.
The Beat describes it best: "Armageddon."
The New York Daily News chimes in.
Comic-Con Director Greg Topalian owns up to the problems.

Moments of silence, please, for Don Knotts and Darren McGavin.

Friday, February 24
303 Shopping Days Left: I want this big, ugly pulp science fiction sports watch.

The next X-Prize: the two-million dollar Lunar Lander Challenge. Here's the obligatory link to the Andy Griffith show Salavge One.

Thursday, February 23
Popular Science shows us a cool-looking spy plane that's launched from underwater, and introduces us to a man who wants to be a rocketeer.

The headline reads "Sex with a partner is 400% better."

Dial B For Blog shows us many comic book covers of Lee Falk's The Phantom.

Wednesday, February 22
With the announcement of the top ten stellar candidates for the search for intelligent life, Red Orbit tells us how the search for alien life challenges current concepts.
No word on how a new classification of star will impact the search.
Of course, some blame the Xbox for the lack of alien visits...

Weekly World News introduces us to the words jizzlewax and zighumple.

Tuesday, February 21
The new James Bond is not off to a promising start...

Assorted items: It's time for Tale of the Tape: Milky Way Vs. Andromeda.
Peter Ward puts forth another theory on the origins of life on Earth at Astrobiology.
The Cartoonist links to news that British puppet show Spitting Image is returning.

Monday, February 20
It's Presidents Day. Time to revisit the list of fictional presidents, which is several orders of magnitude larger than the list of real ones.

Gizmodo shows us a very cool machine that will read and scan your books.

Saturday, February 18
Stephen Baxter looks at the ways the sun has brought about the end of humanity in science fiction in the new issue of Matrix (via SF Signal)

Bad Day Studio            Bar & Grill

EMail Me

The Amazing Colossal Link Page
Things You Find in Comics
Comic Book Motivational Images
The Evil Bastards' Rationalization Guild

Bad Day Studio Logo Submissions