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AMAZING THINGS:  Author Byline Without the Writing

AMAZING THINGS: Author Byline Without the Writing

Taking credit where credit is due. Read More »

The Orville:  Thoughts On Meta Humor

The Orville: Thoughts On Meta Humor

Is The Orville funny, stupid or stupid funny? Read More »

More NBC Bullshit

More NBC Bullshit

Sorry for the NSFW headline folks, but as Lewis Black likes to say, words like that allow “adults to express anger and frustration”. Yesterday the tech, entertainment and business news was all agog over NBC’s announcement that the S... Read More »

The Power of the Written Word.

The Power of the Written Word.

“My task, which I am trying to achieve is, by the power of the written word, to make you hear, to make you feel—it is, before all, to make you see.” – Joseph Conrad You know, there is so much going on in this world that if a certain... Read More »

Comments, Wherefore Art Thou?

Comments, Wherefore Art Thou?

Let me know why you're not commenting on the site. Read More »

Knock, Knock, Knocking on Heaven’s Door

Knock, Knock, Knocking on Heaven’s Door

It's been exactly four years since the last time the world was supposed to end. Catch up with all the best end of the world theories here! Read More »

Guest Post by Foz Meadows: Unempathic Bipeds of Failure: The Relationship Between Stories and Politics

Guest Post by Foz Meadows: Unempathic Bipeds of Failure: The Relationship Between Stories and Politics

Owing to recent political developments, I’ve been thinking a lot recently about politics in SFF, not just as a general concept, but in relation to my own history with the genre. Read More »

Walking Away from the Walking Dead

Walking Away from the Walking Dead

No more Walking Dead for me. Read More »

SFWA

Report on the Bi-Annual SFWA Binary Report

I am often asked the same basic question about SFWA that I am asked about Worldcon:  “If you can’t go to the con, why are you buying a supporting membership, just to vote for the Hugos?” Considering that this question is rarely, if ... Read More »

Cosplay at Toronto Fan Expo

Cosplay at Toronto Fan Expo

Ira Nayman makes the argument that cosplayers should be accepted as fans as much as anybody else...but, really, it's just an excuse to share photos of cosplayers he took at the 2016 Toronto Fan Expo. Shh... Read More »

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