NEWS FROM FANDOM: December 1st, 2019

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Review: A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood
By Steve Vertlieb: I had the great pleasure of seeing Sony’s new release, A Beautiful Day In The Neighborhood last evening. This sweet, lovely trailer both previews and promises faithfully that this new film, based upon an incident occupying the

Rondon Pleads Not Guilty in Murder Case
Luis Rondon, former King of the Society for Creative Anachronism’s East Kingdom, was back in Orange County (NY) court November 8, where his attorneys entered a not guity plea to charges of second-degree murder and first-degree manslaughter, felonies; and misdemeanor

Celebrate Analog’s 90th Anniversary
“An Astounding 90 Years of Analog Science Fiction and Fact: The Fourth Annual City Tech Science Fiction Symposium,” takes place on Thursday, December 12. Held in conjunction with City Tech College in Brooklyn, this daylong symposium is free and open

Pixel Scroll 11/29/19 The Scrolls of Our Teeth
EATING THE FANTASTIC. Scott Edelman encourages listeners to share scallops with comics legend Larry Lieber in Episode 110 of the Eating the Fantastic podcast. I first met comic book artist and writer Larry Lieber when I worked in the

Titan Comics Unites Tenth and Thirteenth Doctors to Battle Weeping Angels
Eisner-nominated writer Jody Houser and Witchblade artist Roberta Ingranata return for a brand-new story in the Thirteenth Doctor comic series, in stories January 8. As the Weeping Angels AND the Autons descend on 1960s London, it will take both the Thirteenth and

Pixel Scroll 11/28/19 I Cannot Tell A Lie, Officer Opie, I Put That Envelope At The Bottom of The Death Star Trash Compactor
TOP 30. Yesterday Ellen Datlow did a cover reveal for Edited By: (2) OWL AIR BNB. Real Simple is excited — “You Can Stay in Harry Potter’s Childhood Home on Airbnb—and We’re Heading for the Floo Network Right Now”.

Shirts Are the Reason for the Season
By Daniel Dern: The High Seas Trading Company’s, whose space and galaxy Hawaiian shirts have been featured/mentioned/shown on File 770 somewhere over the past year or so — Galaxy Space Planets — has added other sfnal/fannal motifs Space Shuttle comes

Pixel Scroll 11/27/19 Mr. Turtle, How Many Ticks Does It Take To Get To The Center Of A Pixel Scroll?
FACEBOOK FLIES OFF THE HANDLE. Canadian sff author Daniel Arenson somehow ran afoul of Facebook’s moderators by sharing images commemorating the Holocaust on his author page. The problem was unresolved for several days, and even now Arenson is concerned

CoNZealand Seeks NZ Artists to Design Hugo and Retro Hugo Bases
CoNZealand has announced a “Competition to Design 2020 Hugo and 1945 Retro Hugo Bases”. Only artists living and working in New Zealand are eligible to enter. Two bases will be chosen, one for the 2020 Hugo Award and one for

Pixel Scroll 11/26/19 Sandworms, Why Did It Have To Be Sandworms?
DARK ART. Christine Feehan has applied for a trademark on the word “Dark” for a “Series of fiction works, namely, novels and books.” Feehan is a California author of paranormal romance, paranormal military thrillers and fantasy. The application to

Wandering Through the Public Domain #25
A regular exploration of public domain genre work available through Project Gutenberg, Internet Archive, and Librivox. By Colleen McMahon: I had a vague memory that I began this little column/project last November, and just checked to make sure. Yes, the

Retro Ignotus 1989
Spain’s Asociación Española de Fantasía, Ciencia Ficción y Terror has just added a throwback award category to its Premio Ignotus 2019 (2019 Ignotus Awards) slate – the for Novel. Eligible for the award are — Any work

Pixel Scroll 11/25/19 It’s A Beautiful Scroll In The Pixelhood
MUNROE DOCTRINE. “Moon dust may not burn you, but it’s no picnic.” In his debut “Good Question” column for The New York Times, “If I Touched the Moon, What Would It Feel Like?”, science author Randall Munroe explores

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