Daily Archives: January 22, 2009
Posted on January 22, 2009 43 Comments
I wrote up a long piece on the Oscar nominations and the WordPress tool ate it. Yes, I saved it. No, it didn’t help. I think I’ll go kill some zombies now.
Book Notes; Big Idea & Book Haul Information
Posted on January 22, 2009 11 Comments
Various notes relating to things of a book-like nature: 1. Sent from my agent yesterday: The German version of The Android’s Dream, and the Russian version of The Last Colony. I’m particularly pleased by the Russian cover art, which now appears at least tangentially related to what’s going on in the book; I don’t know […]
More on Science Fiction That’s Not
Posted on January 22, 2009
Just for kicks and giggles, over at the AMC column, I’m taking another swing at when a movie is a science fiction film and when it is not: Why, for example, Moonraker is a science fiction film, but the other Bond films with laser-bearing satellites are not. Because, you know. We don’t argue about this […]
Ladies and Gentlemen: Science Fiction Comedy Improv!
Posted on January 22, 2009 25 Comments
As many of you know, last Friday Mary Robinette Kowal and I did a reading at Borderlands Books in San Francisco, in which we read a number of our short pieces, mostly humorous, and generally had a pretty good time. What you may not know is that in addition to reading, we tried something fairly […]
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