Daily Archives: March 12, 2014

An Anecdotal Observation, Relating to Robert Heinlein and the Youth of Today

As it’s relevant to yesterday’s discussion: About a year ago Athena was wondering what she should read next, and wandered into my office to look at books. Since she was amenable to suggestion, I went ahead and offered her Starman Jones, which is one of my favorite of the Heinlein juveniles. She looked at it […]

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A Plea to Current and Future Worldcons, re: Announcing the Hugo Nominations

Dear Chairs and Committee members of Loncon 3 and all future Worldcons: Could you please, please, please and for the love of all that is good and sweet in this world, stop announcing Hugo nominations on the Saturday between Good Friday and Easter? Seriously, it’s absolutely idiotic really not a good idea. Here’s why, from the […]

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