Daily Archives: August 24, 2011

Tonight’s Sunset, Photographed by Athena

See. This is why I gave her my old dSLR.

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To The Commenter Currently Languishing in My Moderation Queue, and Soon to Be In My Trash Bin

When the first words of your comment are “Apologies for an off-topic comment, but…,” followed by a rather lengthy comment which is indeed entirely unrelated to the comment thread at hand, you are signaling two things: 1. That you are in fact not in the least sorry for your off-topic comment, just like someone who […]

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Last-Minute Appearance Notice: Saturday at Context 24 in Columbus

The folks at Columbus’ Context 24 convention contacted me yesterday with some bad news: Their Guest of Honor, L.E. Modesitt, had to withdraw unexpectedly due to unavoidable personal circumstances, and they were hoping that I might be able to come in and help fill the sudden gap in their programming. I said yes. I am […]

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Five Steps to a Classic Science Fiction Film

Over at FilmCritic.com, I look at what it takes for a science fiction film to be considered a classic by asking five questions; the more questions a film can answer “yes” to, the more likely the film will one day be considered one of the greats of the genre. What are the questions? And do […]

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