Ah, conventions… and nametags—they go together like ham & swiss cheese! I’ve bookended my convention experiences in a way by showing a 38-year-old Spokon nametag and a new Spocon 2022 tag! Read the column to find out more.
A deep dive into the mind of a Co & Crossplayer.
Amazing Stories sigue creciendo y este año tendremos nuestra primera convención. Virtual, claro, para estar en sintonía con estos tiempos. El evento se llevará via Zoom del 12 al 14 de junio de ese año. […]
This week Steve repurposes and re-edits an old column, hoping it will be new to at least some of you. It’s all about conventions and nametags, anyway, so if you’re not interested, go watch the snow or something.
(Ed’s inside joke: No orcas yet…)
New Windumanoth issue including interviews with N.K. Jemisin and Tim Powers, and more
A video of Physics of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Madrid’s retrofuture fair, and more
Notes for up-coming changes due to the advent of Worldcon76
Plans for worldcon, a couple of reveals, scheduling and exhibit hall location info.
The last Worldcon I attended was forty years ago!
50th anniversary panel
Experimenter Publishing continues its march towards Worldcon76
Details for the Domingo Santos story Award contest, to be held at Hispacon 2018
Kameron Hurley to speak at Telefónica Cultural Space, the Asimov Foundation of Barcelona honors Heinlein, and video presentations of the anthologies Distopica and Post Humans
Git yer packet! Git yer packet hyah!
Celebrations of Afrofuturism are coming into their own; K. Ceres Wright attends Blacktasticon 2018
We’re getting ready for the big REVEAL at Worldcon76!
The latest in Hispanic science fiction on TV, in books, magazines and conferences.
Hispacon 2018 & a presentation of the novel Otro Tiempo
An interview with the organizers of Ansible, the first Feminist Hispanic SF Festival
Video from the latest TerBi conference, two new anthologies and the Ansible feminist SF festival
London Comic Con – cohabiting costumes and cosplay (lots of pichurs!)
The latest word on the newest issue of the magazine!
“well it’s good to know in advance who is going to comply with the Nazis when the time comes.” (Panel attendee comment)
Fantasy author Claudia De Bella passes, Laura Ponce free stories for download, LDP magazine #56, celebrating women, released, and more
Steve rewrites and repeats one of his earlier columns for Amazing just in case you want to know how he started in this whole “fannish” business. Do you care?
AnsibleFest – a feminist science fiction conference – launches and a new issue of Windumanoth magazine is released.
It’s time to vote for the 2018 Hugo Awards and the 1943 Retrospective Hugo Awards.
Another fine attendance initiative for this year’s Worldcon!
Big SF Happenings in Vitoria and San Sebastian
Cosplay and Crossplay coming to an MCM Comic Con near you (actually, London)