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Talking Squids in Outer Space

TalkingSquid Mentions on the Web

Friday Squid Blogging at Schneier on Security.

SciFi.com Site of the Week:

"...cephalopods — the class of invertebrates that includes squid, octopi and cuttlefish — are certainly tough to read. Intelligent, full of contradictions and infinitely flexible, squid and their cousins are unmistakably alien... so it is small wonder that science-fiction writers often use them as templates for off-world forms of sentient life." — A.M. Dellamonica
30 January 2008

Biology in Science Fiction

"Cephalopods and sea people working together in harmony. Beautiful."
— Peggy
30 January 2008

Trufen:

"One hesitates to go in too deeply, lest one fail to resurface..."

Ansible 218

"Now it's back to working on my next magnum opus, Exploding Talking Squids In Outer Space."
— Simon R. Green

"...and it's not my fault, it's Vonda McIntyre's"
— Dave Langford

Ansible 193

"Yikes, it's all my fault then..."
— Stephen Baxter

Ansible 192

The inspiration...

SF Signal

"Who knew that cephalodpods were so versatile? A tasty (so I'm told) appetizer and intrepid space explorers. Not bad for a creature with no spine!"
— JP, 17 August 2005

JLB Gibberish

"...the hallmark of base and crass hack writing."
Jayme Lynn Blaschke, 16 August 2005

Things everyone needs to know

"...a good clearinghouse for the squid-obsessed among us"
Jeff Mariotte, 16 August 2006

Squids on the Web

Lolcat: I Has Been Ignoring Ur Squidz

Pavlov's Squid, Strange Brew, by John Deering (8 June 2006)

livesquidinabox.com: Invention & history

Penny Arcade: "Laser Squid Nemesis"

Starbase Andromeda

Space Squid

"We at Space Squid don't want your best stuff. We want the crap you can't bring yourself to kill, because it's too pugnacious to die."
The editors

Image courtesy of NASA


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