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.
Literatura Un antiguo artículo de J. Jay Jones sobre Theodore Sturgeon está entre los favoritos de este mes. Ernest Lilley nos recomienda qué leer en julio en cuanto a la ciencia ficción. En su serie […]
October is Meteor Month; skull & bones sugar lumps, black hole may be orbiting our sun, space rocks may be spying on the Earth, Sandford calls for change of name to Clarke Award, Venkman says dogs and cats are living together, reading SF may not make you stupid after all and lots more stuff of biblical proportions this week in Amazing News
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…)
Highlights from my attendance at SmofCon 35
Jemisin wins another award, fans remember Oscar Goldman and much much more from the world of fandom.
Amazing’s Spansish Language Editor to present!
Steve tells you where to get a free SF book and revisits/rewrites an old column dealing with Worldcons and nametags and such.
An overview of some of 2016’s most popular articles in Amazing Stories for Italian speaking readers.
Fabien Lyraud gives a rundown of some of the highlights of August’s posts on Amazing Stories for French language readers.
Good wishes towards bad actors only work if the bad actors cooperate.
Hoo boy! The funny!
The 2015 Hugo Award Ceremony is now online.
Sasq-Watch, the daily newzine from Sasquan, the 73rd World Science Fiction Convention
Since 1966, the average length of Hugo nominated novels has more than doubled…
Your Time Is Running Out!
Scide Splitters reviews a story collection by one of science fiction and fantasy’s most prolific authors of short form humorous fiction.
Do you collect Worldcon Program Books? I do, which is very odd, because I’ve never been to a Worldcon.
Our publisher is quite pleased with himself and his prediction of Loncon3’s record-breaking attendance.
The Hugos are upon us. RK gives you even more (and better reasons) to join up and vote!
75 Years Ago today, the first ever Worldcon ended.
We’re very pleased to learn that one of our contributors – Steven H Silver (the period after the ‘H’ is silent) – publisher of Argentus, a long-running fanzine, regular contributor to the SF Site, Best […]
Yours truly humbly notes his immortilization in digital audio recordings
An audiotape of the 1977 Hugo Awards Ceremony at Suncon, with Robert Silverberg
Commentary on Beverly Bambury’s The Cheapskate’s Guide to SF/F cons
Steve posits some similarities between Robert A. Heinlein and Captain America in this continuation of his examination of the RAH “juveniles”.
(See below for some additional information.) The 2014 Hugo Awards (1939 Retrospective Hugo Award Nominees Below) The finalists for this year’s Hugo Awards and John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer were announced on […]
Watch the Hugo Awards Finalists announcements on Ustream.