Monthly Archives: June 2010

Wheaton/Scalzi Contest Addendum Entry Post Thing

Thought I’d go ahead and post a follow-up here to address some comments/questions I’ve gotten about our little contest: * One question I’ve gotten is whether the contest is open only to folks who have previously written fan fiction and/or consider themselves fanfic writers. The answer is no, it’s open to everyone. Implicitly, we’re focusing […]

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Splice This

Over at this week I ruminate on whether the genetic engineering SF movie Splice is helped or hindered by the real-life creation of artificial life, and whether the soft box office of the summer movies so far has movie studios wishing they had more science fiction on their schedules. Go and visit, you know […]

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I’m Alive

But after spending yesterday depressurizing from travel and gleefully watching teh Interweebs freak out about Unicorn Pegasus Kitten, today I have to work. I know! I think it sucks too. But what are you going to do. However, swing by this afternoon because I’ll have a different contest for you, with a different prize! Yes, […]

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About That Miranda Supreme Court Ruling

I’m confused about it, basically. The ruling says that suspects must announce that they choose to remain silent in order to halt an interrogation. Which on one hand is irony of a particularly rich and creamy sort, but on the other hand does make some amount of practical sense. In the case that precipitated the […]

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The Head of John Scalzi Demands Blood

While I was at Phoenix Comicon, at my signing table I occasionally sat next to Sam Sykes, author of the fantasy novel Tome of the Undergates, which will have its US debut this summer from Pyr Books. As so often happens, our back and forth quickly became a testosterone filled battle of one-up-manship, because that’s […]

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