SPECIAL NOTES: 2020 Hugo Awards Finalist voting has concluded. Voting for 2022 Site Selection (Chicago USA or Jeddah SA) remains open until 7/29.
Amazing Stories 2nd Kickstarter has Successfully concluded. A new issue will be out shortly (and yes; if the last issue you received was the Fall 2019 issue (Volume 78, #1), you are up-to-date.
Dragon Awards or ‘Why are you bringing them up when most everyone has forgotten about them?‘; Camestros Felapton explains some of that.
Steven H Silver appears on John Scalzi’s The Big Idea, discussing his debut novel After Hastings
David A. Hardy showcases a “greedy” image commissioned by the Moody Blues’ Tony Clarke
CoNZealand’s Programming Schedule
Teeny Tiny Larval Form grows into one of the biggest fish in the sea
Ron Miller shares some fun illustrations about Lunar Exploration
Internet Archive (Boo! Boo!) has PDFs of Gernsback’s ‘also ran’ magazine Air Wonder Stories
NASA’s Perseverence Mars Rover launches real soon now
According to a new study, being Open Minded is a progressive, liberal trait, whereas sticking to your (wrong, incorrect, dangerous, misleading, illogical, and frequently ignorant) guns even in the face of contrary evidence, is a conservative trait
China’s Mars Probe (orbiter, lander & rover), Tianwen-1, is on its way
This post might have some stuff you didn’t know about Rod Serling and The Twilight Zone
Wasps are going to start being more active; get to know the bee’s cousins (they’re not all murder hornets)
AI at Light Speed: Optical networks increase the speed at which learning systems learn. Could be dangerous
Paul Levinson reviews more stuff: The new edition of Unsolved Mysteries
Marc Zicree – Mr. Sci-Fi – wants you to know about the crowdfunding campaign for his indie TV show – Space Command
and…The Geek Partnership Society needs your support
Physicists agree: The Universe Should Not Exist. So Now What?
A couple of years ago, pundits tried to tell us that reading science fiction makes readers “more stupid”. Now they’re saying reading the genre builds mental resiliency. We say: stop reading the pundits and get back to that SF novel you are enjoying so much!
THIS is why YOU SHOULD NOT WATCH OR SUPPORT COMET TV. The retro SF channel is owned by Sinclair Broadcasting and Sinclair is BAD. Very, Very, BAD.
Creators of Color discuss their lived experiences at a Comic Con panel.
David Gerrold shares an image of his newish Grandson, Aiden
Female character stereotypes questioned at Comic Con Panel