Daily Archives: March 14, 2012

Octavia Butler and John Clute the Recipients of SFWA’s Solstice Award

SFWA’s Solstice Award, given to recognize those “who have consistently had a positive, transformative influence on the genre of science fiction and fantasy,” is this year being given to Octavia Butler and John Clute. SFWA’s press release on this year’s awards is on the SFWA site; naturally I encourage you to click through and learn […]

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Reader Request Week 2012: Get Your Requests In!

51 weeks a year, I write here on whatever topics I want to write about, because, hey, it’s my blog and I can do what I want. But one week a year I write here on whatever topics you want me to write about, because, hey, you read this blog, and sometimes I don’t always […]

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Movie Math and Science Fiction Films

This week over at FilmCritic.com, I do math — and discuss why it is that movies, in order to make a profit, have to make so much more than they cost to make. This is a real problem, if, like John Carter, the film cost $250 million to begin with. Come and take a look, […]

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