Monday, August 31, 2015


Hugo Recommendation Weeks are coming. Get your thoughts in gear for trying to post some great works.

Another cool Smokecane photo from Sasquan.

Never give fans an opening... A comment left open-ended on File 770 led to a hilarious thread of things fandom says while facing the Balrog. It continued for some time.

Some people are complaining about diversity in Science Fiction and Fantasy... they seem to forget. We've always been here. We just didn't get respect until recently.

Photos from Sasquan by Olav Rokne.

A very stupid book was published, and prompted a parody called "John Scalzi Is Not A Very Popular Author And I Myself Am Quite Popular: How SJWs Always Lie About Our Comparative Popularity Levels" by an author who is not John Scalzi. However, someone thought it would be really funny if Scalzi read the audiobook... and Scalzi agreed to do it if $2,500 was raised for a fan charity that helps people get to conventions. Fans contributed more then $10,000 and the audio is up.

Halloween is coming

A book that provides clean water. Literally. The pages are water filters. A single book can filter water for one person for four years.

The Birdwatching Narwhal by Ursula Vernon.