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AMAZING NEWS: 9=3=2017

David A. Hardy space art, new Lunar probes, impending Jupiter fly-by, pulp publications, Space X, Ben Bova, and much more

A Fan’s History — Fanzines, Continued….

Fanzines, continued: Okay, Mr. Smartypants, what’s a “sercon” zine? Actually, I’m glad you asked that question. It’s another of those annoying (well, to an outsider) fannish neologisms and acronyms. In this case, we have “serious” and “constructive” all smashed together to form “sercon.” (If they were complete words, we’d have what Humpty Dumpty called “portmanteau” […]

Amazing News, Monday, March 4, 2013

The New York Times has a lifestyle piece about Ron Maxwell, a Rocky Horror Picture Show cast member who has been doing the Time Warp, Again, since 1979.  A Lifestyle piece about a Rocky cast member?  Boy how things have changed!  (The NY Times has a partial paywall.) File 770 brings an article by Irving […]

Amazing News Monday, February 11, 2013

UPDATE: Via Facebook:  Boskone has just posted this year’s schedule and it looks to be – HOLY COW!  What a set of panels!  You can see the scheduled events on Boskone 50’s Facebook page. ~~~ File 770 reminds us that nominations for the FAAn Awards are now open. Any interested party may cast up to […]

Amazing News Tuesday, Feb. 5th 2013

From one of our esteemed writing staff here at Amazing Central comes the happy news of another, a NEW, novel published!  Take it away Grand Mal Publishing: Novel Breaks Barrier Between Fantasy and History San Diego, CA. Feb 1, 2013.  Grand Mal Press breaks the barrier between fantasy and historical fiction with the publication of […]

Amazing News for Tuesday, January 22

Today – Matt Mitrovitch looks at Balkanized America in Alternate history, Adam Gaffen interviews Kevin J. Anderson, and J Simpson reviews the audio work Weird Tales for Winter. Tomorrow – Samantha Henry takes a look at the effect of big name casts and genre show success, Jimmy Rogers reviews podcasts from around the geek-o-sphere, and […]