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ALIENS: list of 400+ movies/TV movies with Aliens, last updated 26 May 2003
ALIENS on-line book: Me Human, You Alien: How to Talk to an Extraterrestrial
AUTHORS: annotated list of 3,284 links, last updated 22 August 2004; also some brief notes on 6,108 authors and pseudonyms NOT on the Internet, last updated 11 August 2004, for a total of 9,392 authors' hotlinks or names or pseudonyms or notes.
This is the largest on-line encyclopedia of science fiction authors (which includes copious external hotlinks and e-mail links) known to exist. Total length exceeds 3.7 Megabytes. It includes over 1,562 non-biographical encyclopedia entries on Fantasy and Science Fiction terms. There are other bibliographic websites (typically lacking external hotlinks), and they are referenced.
BOOK TITLES: of new releases, and Book Reviews, list of 15 links, last updated 2 Nov 2000
CHRONOLOGY: see TIMELINE [update of 20 Nov 2004: Major updates to Best Books of 2003 and 2004]
CLONE: 14 hotlinks to films about clones, genetic engineering, and human duplication
Most recent update 28 Feb 98; Created 7 March 1997; Updated 31 May 97;
also has lists of 24 BOOKS AND STORIES ABOUT CLONING HUMAN BEINGS; 22 NOVELS AND STORIES ABOUT ENGINEERING SMART ANIMALS; 25 NOVELS ABOUT GENETICALLY ENGINEERING or BODY-MODIFIED HUMANS; 19 NOVELS ABOUT MUTATIONS AND MUTANTS; URSULA K. LE GUIN ON CLONE FICTION; U.S. SENATE LIMITS HUMAN CLONING; and 4 LINKS TO FACTUAL INFORMATION ABOUT CLONING that separates cloning fact from fiction
CONS: listing of Science Fiction Conventions, last updated 13 Sep 2003: see: TIMELINE 2000-2010 for list of Hugo Winners and Nominees, and dates of future major Conventions through 2010; See: Major Events in Science Fiction for World Science Fiction Conventions:

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Exclusive review of 1997 Fantasy Convention Guests of Honor and Awards by Nancy Hayes.
COSMIC FUTURE: This NEW! page spans the far future of our Earth, Sun, Galaxy, and Universe from tens of millions... to Googols of years! Based on recent scientific papers, this interleaves a timeline from the great science fiction novel "Star Maker" [1937] by Olaf Stapledon, who inspired Arthur C. Clarke and many many other major authors. [version of 27 Dec 2003]
COUNTRIES: Fascinating essays on the authors, magazines, publishers, and movies of specific countries, as well as a distributed debate on which country is the true birthplace of science fiction; is also a list of links to authors and magazines from 37 individual countries, annotated, last updated 28 April 2000, plus minor entries on 34 countries for which the webmaster solicits information from fans. International content found nowhere else on the Internet!
Apr 2000 updates include Estonia, Finland;
Jan 2000 updates include Japan
May 1998 updates include Burkina Faso and Burma, plus new film data;
April 1998 updates include Korea, Lithuania, Poland
March 1998 updates include Australia (664 Eidolon Online hotlinks added) and Czechoslovakia (Slovak)
February 1998 updates include Brazil and Canada (197 hotlinks into the Pole Stars database)
November 1997 updates include Brazil and Portugal
September 1997 updates include Denmark, Italy, Sweden
August 1997 updates include Finland, Israel
July 1997 updates include Australia, Canada
May/June 1997 updates include: Austria, Belgium, Cuba.
New essay added 1997, under the ISRAEL entry: JEWS AND JEWISH SCIENCE FICTION.
1997 : in each country, which science fiction MOVIES were shot on location in that country.
400 Kilobytes text broken into smaller files to load faster for those with slow modems.
DEFINITIONS of "Science Fiction"
ECOLOGY and Biology themed Science Fiction
GAMES/SOFTWARE: list of 262 links, last updated 28 November 1997
New: Previews of 21 Science Fiction/Fantasy/Horror computer games of 1997 (updated 14 April 1997)
Plus alphabetical list of links to game software companies.
Review of Origins, the National Gaming Convention by award-winning games designer Ken St. Andre
GENERAL INTEREST: SCIENCE FICTION: list of 81 links, last updated 23 September 2000
HISTORY: see TIMELINE last updated 22 April 2004: Nebula Award Winners; Hugo Awards Finalists; British Science Fiction Award Winners; International Horror Winners; Arthur C. Clarke nominations for Best Novel; 2004 Books; 2004 TV; space missions through 2015; complete 2004-2005 movies; new obituaries].
MAGAZINES/NEWSLETTERS: print and on-line
list of 141 links, last updated 2 Nov 2000, many suffered from "link rot", 73 Kilobytes,
plus data on 413 magazines NOT on the Web, last updated 12 Sep 2003; many new links to "The Shadow", "Doc Savage", "Phantom Detective"
Genres! IF YOU LIKE THIS, THEN YOU'LL LIKE THAT: Helps you find books you'll enjoy, by category or genre,
last updated 7 Feb 2004
BIG file (450+ Kilobytes of text) annotated lists of stories and books by broad theme and subject: (ALIENS ON EARTH; ALTERNATE WORLDS; ANTIGRAVITY; BAMBI'S CHILDREN; BEYOND THE FIELDS WE KNOW; CITIES OF THE FUTURE; CLONES; CYBER PUNK; DEFINITIONS (Science Fiction); DEFINITIONS (Fantasy); DYSTOPIA; ECOLOGY; EROTIC; EXTRA-SENSORY PERCEPTION; FASTER THAN LIGHT; FEMINIST; HARD SCIENCE FICTION; HEROIC FANTASY; HORROR; IMMORTALITY; INVISIBILITY; LOST LANDS/LOST RACE; MATHEMATICS [5 Feb 04]; MATTER TRANSMISSION; MYTHOLOGY (new: 15 August 1998); POLITICS; SEX; SPACE OPERA; SPACE TRAVEL subdivided by destination (Sun, Mercury, Venus, Earth Orbit; Mars, Asteroids, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune, Pluto, 10th Planet, Comet, Generation Spaceship, etc.; greatly expanded 20 Aug 1998); SUPERMEN; THEOLOGY (new: 15 August 1998); THERE AND BACK AGAIN; TIME TRAVEL greatly expanded; TV and MOVIE: books spun-off from television series or sci-fi films; UNDER THE SEA; UNICORNS IN THE GARDEN; UTOPIA; WORLD COMES TO AN END; YOU CAN TELL A BOOK BY ITS COVER) -- an analysis by genre and category, demanded of this webmaster by netizens.
MATH: several new pages, all of which are linked to from Jonathan's Math Pages, including MATHEMATICS in SCIENCE FICTION
MOVIES: list of lists, 85 links, last updated 18 July 1999
620+ Kilobytes of comprehensive text, will load slowly if you have a slow modem. Includes:
for updates of 1,000+ movies from 1999,2000,2001,2002,2003,2004 (complete),2005 (complete),2006,20072008,2009 see TIMELINE 2000-2010
Hugo Awards Finalists;
details on films Buffy, Cave, The Grudge, Rendezvous with Rama, Scooby-Doo 3, Seconds [remake], A Sound of Thunder, Van Helsing; and TV: Salem, Tripping the Rift.
Old "SNEAK PREVIEWS" OF SCIENCE FICTION/FANTASY/HORROR FILMS OF 1997, 1998, and 1999
The Absent-Minded Professor (Flubber); Alien Resurrection; An American Werewolf in Paris; Anaconda; Apt Pupil; Armageddon; Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery; The Avengers; Baby Geniuses; Batman & Robin; Blade; James Bond 18: Tomorrow Never Dies; Carrie 2; Contact; Crash; Dante's Peak; Dark City; Deep Impact; Deep Rising; Devil's Advocate; The Thirteenth Warrior (a.k.a. Eaters of the Dead); Event Horizon; Fallen; Farenheit 451 (remake); The Fifth Element; Gattaca; George of the Jungle; Godzilla; Hercules; Honey, We Shrunk Ourselves; Illumination; Indiana Jones 4; Instinct; Ishmael; Kull the Conquerer; L5: First City in Space; A Life Less Ordinary; Lost in Space; The Lost World: Jurassic Park; The Matrix; Meet Joe Black; Men In Black; Mighty Joe Young; Mimic; Mission Impossible 2; The Mummy; My Favorite Martian; Mortal Kombat II: Annihilation; Phantoms; The Postman; Practical Magic; Return from the Planet of the Apes; Rocket Man; The Saint; Scream; Scream 2; The Sixth Man; Smila's Sense of Snow; Soldier; Space Truckers; Spawn; Species 2; Speed Racer; Sphere; Star Trek 9; Starship Troopers; Star Truckers; Star Wars Trilogy Special Edition; Superman 5; Turbo: A New Power Rangers Adventure; Virus; Volcano; Warriors of Virtue; What Dreams May Come; Wishmaster; X--The Man With X-Ray Eyes; X-Files; X-Men
1999 films now listed include: Adventures of Rocky and Bullwinkle, AI, American Legend (I Am Legend), Alien Love Triangle, American Psycho, The Astronaut's Wife, Avatar, Barthe, Batman Dark Knight, Bedazzled, The Bionic Man, James Bond #19, Bride of Chucky, Colony 12, Cosm, Duke Nukem, Ender's Game, Fantasia 2000, Farenheit 451, Forbidden Planet, Freddy vs. Jason, Frost, Gargoyles, Gelfin, The Ghost, Ghostbusters III, The Green Mile, Highlander 4, Hulk, I Married a Witch, Idle Hands, Independence Day 2, Inspector Gadget, The Iron Giant, Jumanji 2, The Lamia, Men in Black 2, Mephisto in Onyx, The Secret of Nimh II, Nutty Professor 2, Practical Magic, Rendezvous with Rama, Santa Claus Conquers the Martians, Shrek, Sinbad: Beyond the Veil of Mists, Small Soldiers, Software, Star Wars 1, Supernova, Thunderbirds, Total Recall 2, Toy Story 2, Twister 2, The Wild, Wild West; Wonder Woman, WW3.COM, *** and more to be added soon ***
NEWS: SCIENCE FICTION/FANTASY/HORROR FILM News of the Week
17 June 1997: ZEMECKIS BACK TO THE FUTURE IN CONTACT WITH DREAMWORKS
14 June 1997: JAPANESE OPENING OF "SCREAM" DELAYED BY REAL-LIFE BEHEADING
See also: Guide to X-rated Science Fiction/Fantasy Videos
See also: Hotlinked lists of the best films of 1890-1910, 1910-1920, the 1920s, 1930s, 1940s, 1950s, 1960s, 1970s, 1980s, 1990s
SPACE MOVIES HOTLINKS: annotated list of 123 links so far
Created 9 Mar 1997, last updated 13 Mar 97
Ultimate Mystery/Detective Web Guide 3,000+ authors
Science Fiction POETRY: definitive encyclopedia, last updated 20 November 1998
POPULAR: The 50 Most-Visited Science Fiction Sites: NEW analysis (in progress) of the 50 Science Fiction web sites which got the most hits in 1997, last updated 9 May 1998
PUBLISHERS & BOOKSTORES: list of 84 bookstores/publishers/links, last updated 8 September 1998
ROMANCE Authors: a genre closely related to Science Fiction and Fantasy; indeed, there is a subgenre now of Futuristic, Alternate Worlds, and Paranormal Romance novels!
STORIES AND HYPERTEXT FICTIONS: list of 7 links, last updated 8 May 1997
TELEVISION: list of 494 links and/or shows, last updated 19 September 2004;
for updates of TV from 2000,2001,2002,2003,2004,2005,2006,2007 see TIMELINE 2000-2010
New: MANY new shows and episode guides added.
Director, Producer, Story Editor, and Postproduction credits updated.
Warning: this is over 460 kilobytes of text. It will load slowly for those with slow modems, and not in its entirety for those with very small memories.
includes chronological indexing, Science Fiction TV of the 1940s, 1950s, 1960s, 1970s, 1980s, and 1990s
TIMELINE: Do you remember the approximate year of a book or film you loved, but need the details? Check out this Encyclopedia by itself, an ever-expanding and inceasingly comprehensive Chronology and HISTORY of Science Fiction,
with century-by-century, decade-by-decade, year-by-year, and month-by-month listing by dates of major books, films, short fiction in magazines, births, deaths, awards, and events in Science Fiction.
NEW [update of 20 Nov 2004: Major updates to Best Books of 2003 and 2004]
5 Sep 2004: Hugo Awards Winners [awarded 4 Sep 2004]; Nebula Award Winners; British Science Fiction Award Winners; International Horror Winners;
27 March 2004: World population exceeds 50% urban in 2007
8 Feb 2004: International Horror Guild, BSFA, and Arthur C. Clarke nominations for Best Novel of 2003
17 Jan 2004 details on films Buffy, Cave, The Grudge, Rendezvous with Rama, Scooby-Doo 3, Seconds [remake], A Sound of Thunder, Van Helsing; and TV: Salem, Tripping the Rift.
(30 December 2003) 2010-2020 A.D.
Nebula Award Nominations announced 9 Jan 2004 (11 Jan 2004) Revised 2005,2006,2007 movies; Best Books of 2003; 2004 TV]
(4 December 2003) Revised expanded 2000-2010 books, authors, stories, films, TV, who dies, who won what awards (including October 2003 Nobel Prizes and space missions through 2015), complete 2004-2007 movies; new 2003 obituaries; Nov 2003 start of First Interstellar Age; Most recently updated: 8-15 Nov 2003 obituaries and prizes (1977-1978; 1950-1960; 1940-1950; 1930-1940; 1920-1930; 1910-1920; 1890-1910; 1800-1900; 1700-1800)...
Includes over 400 very short Book Reviews
last updated 17 January 2004, now over 1,500 Kilobytes deep.
Cosmic History of 14,000,000,000 BC - 3000 BC: Geological, Biological, and the Evolution of Humans and society, includes extensive bibliography and hotlinks.
expanded 1st Millennium BC, 2nd Millennium BC, 3rd Millennium BC, 4th Millennium BC, 5th Millennium BC, 6th Millennium BC Ancient History (emphasizing Science, Technology, and the Arts)
expanded 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th 12th, 13th, 14th, 15th, 16th, 17th, 18th, and 19th Century listings (fiction/nonfiction science context)
Listing of Best Novels of 1997,1998,1999,2000,2001,2002,2003,2004 and best stories!
TIME TRAVEL: Annotated link-list of 120 movies, television movies, and videogames about time travel, last updated 29 July 2003
Ultimate Westerns Web Guide hundreds of authors, thousands of books, films, TV series
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WINNER!!! This Web Site is a WINNER of the esteemed Majon Web Select "SEAL OF EXCELLENCE AWARD." (As mentioned in the Wall Street Journal.) Majon Web Select
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WINNER!!! This Web Site has been featured in "MicroTimes", Issue No.165, 26 May 1997, Northern California Edition (110,000 copies printed): see Magic Dragon Multimedia, review by Laura Bell
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WINNER!!! This Web Site has been described by The Science Fiction Resource Guide as "a large, ambitious site, with lots of contents and lots of links.... It's worth a visit." [4 May 1997]
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WINNER!!! This Web Site has been recommended as one of the 8 best sites on the Web relating to Science Fiction Cinema, CINESCAPE Magazine, Jan/Feb 1997, "They Surf By Night", story by Assistant Editor Kristin Kloberdanz, p.75. For subscription information on CINESCAPE, write to 434 W. Downer Place, Aurora IL 60506, or telephone (630) 892-7465 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. (Central Standard Time) Monday-Friday.

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WINNER!!! This Web Site has been awarded the Forbidden Planet Hot Site Award from a major Web content creator in Italy (Forbidden Planet Science Fiction)
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WINNER!!! This Web Site has been designated "the finest SF resource on the Internet" by award-winning games designer and author Ken St.Andre
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-- Kristyn Rose, editor, who awarded Magic Dragon Multimedia the "Suite 101 Top 5" Award in the category "Authors on the Net"
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