Monthly Archives: February 2009

Giving the People What They Want

Chang not Chang, in his capacity as the spokesman for The Official Ghlaghghee Fan Club, has this to say about the Hat-tastic picture: O Wrong Scalzi, what is wrong with this picture? Give up? The Executive Committee of The Official Ghlaghghee Fan Club is pleased to tell you: Her Most Glorious Perfect Shimmering Radiant Perfection […]

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The lovely folks at sent along those buttons named after Zoe Boutin-Perry, and they also dropped into the box the above hat, which Athena claimed for her own and which does in fact look absolutely adorable on her. I also tried it on and regret to say it looks significantly less adorable on me. […]

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More on 3D

For the AMC column this week, I’m sharing some further thoughts on the 3D process that’s becoming the rage in films (its use in Coraline being the most recent example), and what needs to be done to make it an experience that’s more than just a gimmick. As usual, your thought and comments on the […]

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Busy day wondering around NYC, talking at the TOC conference, meeting editors and fighting crime. So you’ll not see too much of me today. But before I go: * I was asked over on Twitter what I thought about the Authors’ Guild contention that the upcoming Kindle 2’s “text to speech” software violates copyright, apparently […]

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Metatropolis: Now Award-Nominated

Hey, this is very cool news: Metatropolis has been nominated for an Audie, which are the awards for audio books, handed out by the Audio Publishers Association (here’s a pdf link to the entire Audie nomination slate). We were nominated in the “Original Work” category, which of course makes perfect sense. Here’s the entire list […]

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Your Hugo/Campbell Nomination Recommendations

As of today there are about three weeks left to nominate people and works for this year’s Hugo Awards, which as you know are science fiction’s premier literary awards. Nominations are open to members of last year’s Denvention 3 Worldcon, and to members of Anticipation, this year’s Worldcon, which takes place in Montreal, August 6 […]

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