Daily Archives: March 19, 2009

Hugo Thoughts, 2009

Some early thoughts for you about the Hugos this year: * So, uh, as it turns out, I have three Hugo nominations this year: Zoe’s Tale is in the Best Novel category, Your Hate Mail Will Be Graded is in Best Related Book, and perhaps most remarkably, METAtropolis, which I edited, is in the Best […]

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Hugo Award Nominees, 2009

Here’s the list, from the Anticipation Web site. I’ll write further thoughts soon (update: Further thoughts here). Best Novel * Anathem by Neal Stephenson (Morrow; Atlantic UK) * The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman (HarperCollins; Bloomsbury UK) * Little Brother by Cory Doctorow (Tor Teen; HarperVoyager UK) * Saturn’s Children by Charles Stross (Ace; Orbit […]

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You Need Some New Music

So, here you go. The band is called Ume, and this is their song “The Conductor,” off their new Sunshower EP: An alternate version of the video, with a high quality option, is here. Hat tip to my pal Doselle Young for hipping me to these wacky cats.

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Okay, One More

Since you asked. There, I’m done. Once again, illustrated by my friend Richard Polt.

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Millennicon Schedule

As you all know, I’m the guest of honor at this year’s Millennicon science fiction convention, in Cincinnati. This weekend! Where where I be and how will I be embarrassing myself while I am there? Here’s my official schedule (via the handy-dandy online pocket program): Friday, 7pm: Opening Ceremonies. Your chance to pledge eternal fidelity! […]

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Musicans and SF/F Films

Musicians in science fiction and fantasy films: Good to watch, or like sticking needles into your corneas? I essay this Very Important Question in this week’s AMC column, and ask folks to pitch in with more examples of rocks stars being sf/f movie stars. Go on, you know you want to play along.

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