Balticon

Happy 50th Anniversary BSFS

This past weekend the Baltimore Science Fiction Society celebrated its 50th year. I attended many Balticons in the late 70s and early 80s and consider BSFS to be one of my fannish “homes”.  It’s great to see them celebrating such a milestone. That milestone includes press coverage that certainly would never have surfaced in the […]

Amazing News January 25

Boskone 50 is fast approaching.  That is, the 50th Boskone.  Half a century of science fiction fannish goodness, all in one place for a weekend. I will be in attendance as will a few other contributors to Amazing Stories (I wasn’t able to get down to Maryland for the BSFS 50th Birthday Party, so must […]

Steve Stiles A Retrospective

Steve Stiles is a living double entendre:  not only does he draw icons of the field, he is an icon of the field. If brushing twilltone off your lap after reading is a familiar experience, Mr. Stiles will need no introduction.  You have no doubt marvelled at his art.  You’ve also probably laughed your posterior […]