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Hugo Awards, Russian Nukes, gravity suits, mimeographs, should AI's own intellectual property?, and more
Carl Slaughter passes, some fans meetup up in Ireland; Filers meetup in Ireland; Harvey and Teen awards and Dublin, Dublin, Dublin!
Reviews, both contemporary and ancient; Retro Hugos, Wizards, but no big-brained aliens this week. More.
Water Ice confirmed on Mars; GRRM does SF a solid; Steve Stiles art 50+ years on, Armadillocon boots a bad actor, Batwoman won't just be a lesbian, she'll be a Jewish lesbian, and more
Dragon Award Finalists; no SFWA for Del Arroz - again; many cats sleeping on many works; Glasgow bid; NZ changes, Arisia loses 2nd arbitration, plus fun stuff - lots of it!
Leigh Brackett, happenings in Hispanic CF, reviews, defending Starship Troopers, and more
AO3, 2001: A Space Odyssey, Trump disses Edgar Allen Poe, new spacesuit for lunar missions, Dune and Starship Troopers reboots, so much more!
Help prominent golden age authors finish their novel - correctly!
Awards...and more awards. Top Ten JUly posts (scrolled and unscrolled), Dublin 2019 program and more
Afrofuturism, Stiles self-portrait, Two Ellison sightings, an RAH GoH speech from 1941, Amazing Stories up for Best Magazine award, Palestinian spec-fic, Rocket Boy talks to Congress, Soviet era satellite killer, Tarantino's Trek gets rid of Kelvin timeline, Dune wraps, Zero G Pee, Hugo Award voting coming to a close and the Fan who may have started the Moon Hoax conspiracy theory!
World Fantasy, British Fantasy, Seiuns, Rhyslings, Golden Heart, Neffy, Prix Rosny Aines, Inkpot, Inky, Prism, Aliance awards and shortlists; Hamill wins an Icon, Worldcon Business Meet agtenda and, the Philes' Phabulous Phandom(s) pixel scroll!mi
Well: Mark Hogancamp continues to make an appearance, as do Big Brained Aliens; we have some notes for website readers informing them of stuff they may not know about the site and a lot of other popular posts from the past week.
Space stations in decaying orbits, the end of the species coming at ya, fast, MCU Phase 4, The Walking Dead trailer, Picard. The Orville boldy goes where other shows have gone before; if the space station falling down doesn't get you, maybe the giant carnivorous worm will!
Here, have some pixel scroll to go with your awards: Scribe, Eisner, Theakston, Spikecon Art Show, Arthur C. Clarke, Booktube, ITW Thrillers, Emmy nominees, Deutsche Pries short list, Saturn nominations, Manly Wade Wellman and pixel scrolls.
Editorials, Mark Hogancamp, mermaids and Canadian fiction round out our most popular posts
wow - big week for all kinds of news! New releases, impending releases; see-thru aluminum; Feminist Fright Fest and women in Astounding; Big Lebowski sequel, RAH vs Norton and Charlie Chaplin's Great Dictator speech (oh, and a lot, lot more)
Cordwainer Smith Rediscovery Award, Wayne's War of the World, Arisia set-back, NASFiC 2020 selected, Corflu awarded to Texas and more
There's gotta be a lotta love for wizards out there...plus amazing amount of foreign language posts making the top of the list! 1
I read the news today, oh boy, about a lucky man who made a speech. Plus - wow - all kinds of stuff: Delany on Stonewall, scientists trying to open a portal to another realm, trademarks for authors, Datlow, Gerrold, Doug Smith, Convergence and doing accessibility right and so much more - you better get another cup of coffee and get comfy! This is going to be a RIDE!
Wow. Ooodles of fan news this week too! Hugo Award category proposals (2! no less), Locus, Chesley, Sturgeon, Campbell, Eisner and Prometheus awards, Clarion West and more!
Mars and Barsoom were popular this week, as was our announcement about The Gernsback Machine podcast. Not to mention - have you seen how many foreign language posts are often amongst our most read? That's pretty cool!
Lots of fanews this ish! Forrest J. Ackerman, Fan Histories, Jules Feiffer, Wiscon program books; also, robots, robots and more robots, Stranger Things, Walter Cronkite and more
Author Peter S. Beagle wins his lawsuit; Kelvin award winners, "it's an Oreos Moon (cookie)", Uncanny releases its latest, Ted Sturgeon and John Campbell Memorial Awards, more
Trump teases "forever president"; inside TX migrant center for kids; Robert J Sawyer, Jo Walton, Kimberly Unger, Jack Clemons, Gahan Wilson, Allen Steele, Irene Gallo, giant squids (NOT in space), Star Trek wins debate with Star Wars and oh, So. Much. More
Awards, Pixel Scrolls, Awards, Pixel Scrolls...Awards - Amazing Stories nominated for Best Magazine Neffy!, and Australian Fairy Tales, the Big Heart Award, Wendig & DeCandido, Clarion Workshop, more
scientists discover something on the Moon that is not a monolith; Bicycle Librarians, R-Rated Star Trek movie, Harlan in hippy garb, Heinlein still telling us what to do, secret bluetooth tracking, new releases, and DON'T BRING BED BUGS HOME FROM CONVENTIONS!
2019's Kurd Laswitz Pries, Sunbursts, Royal Society's Book Prize, Rockies, JW Campbell Memorial Award, GRRM's Sense of Wonder Scholarship, REH Foundation Awards, McIntyre Memorial, cats sleeping on SF and Spock vs McCoy!
When studying for the Galactic Citizenship Exam, it is strongly recommended that you read and become familiar with the content listed here.
Siri helps wth traffic stops, Kelly Freas paints, RAH gets memorialized, neural networks name cats, B+N sold, ISS sold, Sativa and the Trip Outs return, new species of hummingbird unveiled....
Lambda, Phoenix, Rebel, Bisexual Books and even more awards; today's burning question - what movies had mimeograph machines in them?