The challenge started January 1, 2009 and ends December 3, 2009.
Your mission--if you choose to accept it--is to read, watch, listen, and review 42 sci-fi related items. (Items isn't the best word, but how else would you define all that this challenge could involve). What's acceptable? Practically everything: short stories, poetry (???), novellas, novels, episodes of TV shows, episodes of radio shows, movies, comic books, graphic novels, audio books, essays or articles about science fiction or science fiction writers, biographies of science fiction authors. This isn't quite as intimidating as it sounds. This is much more than a reading challenge. It would be intimidating (in all likelihood) to try to read that many books. But when you make each short story, each TV show episode count as individual items, then it is much more manageable I hope! (This challenge could be as easy as watching Season 1 and Season 2 of Stargate SG-1, for example.)
I can do that! I really can :)
My list of 42 "items" will be posted here:
1) - 21) Stargate SG-1 Season 1
22) Nick Sagan: Idlewild
I couldn't finish this challenge simply because in my DVD box for the 2nd season of Stargate SG-1, the 2nd DVD was French, Italian & Spanish only. I'm not good enough at either of the languages to watch full episodes.