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Velma Bowen, RIP

As discussed in the current open thread: Velma Bowen de Selby died yesterday, in Seattle, 18 Oct 2014, at...

Open thread 201

2 weeks agoGenres / Sci Fi : Making Light

One Hundred Spanish Proverbs A fool who knows Latin is never a real fool. A good man's pedigree is little...

On sale today: Hawk, the 14th novel in Steven Brust's Vlad Taltos sequence

2 weeks agoGenres / Sci Fi : Making Light

On sale today in hardcover and e-book in North America, and on November 1 in the UK and certain...

It has SPOILERS on the Inside: a Dr Who Discussion Thread

3 weeks agoGenres / Sci Fi : Making Light

Since there's a material lag between the broadcast times of Dr Who on the two sides of the Pond, here's...

You want to talk about race and urban development? Okay, let's.

last monthGenres / Sci Fi : Making Light

Evidently some of us want to talk about the history of American urban development policy and its complicated and shameful...

Unreflective pastoralism will kill us all

last monthGenres / Sci Fi : Making Light

The Guardian is one of the greatest newspapers in the English language, but every so often they publish something that...

Dysfunctional Families: Witnessing

last monthGenres / Sci Fi : Making Light

One of the customs of this community that I am particularly fond of is the practice of witnessing: the acknowledgment...

Turning and turning

last monthGenres / Sci Fi : Making Light

Via the Washington Post, I ran across a study entitled "How Community Feedback Shapes User Behavior" (pdf). It's fascinating reading....

Open thread 200

2 months agoGenres / Sci Fi : Making Light

Timebinding: In 1962, members of Apex, a private apa that included some of the leading fan publishers of the day,...

Schrödinger's asshole

2 months agoGenres / Sci Fi : Making Light

Schrödinger's asshole: A person who says something offensive, then waits to see the reaction it gets before deciding whether to...

Spoiler thread for Lock In by John Scalzi

2 months agoGenres / Sci Fi : Making Light

Lila's requested a thread so she can talk about Lock In without spoiling it. Good idea. Contents enclosed....

The first four sentences of Craft of Deyng

2 months agoGenres / Sci Fi : Making Light

Like it says on the box: SEn the pa??age of this vrechit warlde, the quhilk is callit dede, ?emys harde,...

Lichtvergadering

2 months agoGenres / Sci Fi : Making Light

Just a reminder: we are having the Dutch Gathering of Light on Sunday, August 31 (that's this Sunday!) at Proeflokaal...

American Canyon quake

2 months agoGenres / Sci Fi : Making Light

Are the Californians okay? How was your earthquake?...

MidAmericon 2

2 months agoGenres / Sci Fi : Making Light

Today in London, the right to host the 2016 World Science Fiction convention was granted to the group bidding to...

The Guardian, or at least the writer of an unsigned editorial therein, gets it

2 months agoGenres / Sci Fi : Making Light

Check out the third link from this unsigned editorial. Wait, you don't need to, you're already there. Hello from Loncon,...

Gatherings of Light: Worldcon and Amsterdam

2 months agoGenres / Sci Fi : Making Light

This post is intended to index and expand on the currently planned Gatherings of Light. I'll be editing it as...

Toni Weisskopf gets almost everything wrong about the Futurian Exclusion, but we like her anyway

3 months agoGenres / Sci Fi : Making Light

I like Toni Weisskopf. I've got absolutely nothing against her personally. But I've had a tab open on her essay...

An Update on Velma

3 months agoGenres / Sci Fi : Making Light

From the thread on Velma, an update: This is Kristen, Scraps' sister. Sorry that I don't know how to make...

Open thread 199

3 months agoGenres / Sci Fi : Making Light

One of my long-running disgruntlements with survivalists and Galters is their collective ignorance of one key aspect of self-sufficiency: cloth....

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