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AMAZING NEWS: 10-6-19

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

COLUMN 250 – COLUMN 23 REDUX (STEVE DOES DAVE BARRY)

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...)

SMOFCON 35: A Brief Report

Highlights from my attendance at SmofCon 35

AMAZING NEWS FROM FANDOM: 9-3-2017

Jemisin wins another award, fans remember Oscar Goldman and much much more from the world of fandom.

AMAZING PEOPLE: Tanya Tynjala to Present Best Fan Writer Hugo

Amazing's Spansish Language Editor to present!

MY FANNISH HISTORY REDUX—WORLDCONS and NAMETAGS etc.

Steve tells you where to get a free SF book and revisits/rewrites an old column dealing with Worldcons and nametags and such.

2016 su Amazing Stories: I piu’ letti

An overview of some of 2016's most popular articles in Amazing Stories for Italian speaking readers.

Articles populaires d’août

Fabien Lyraud gives a rundown of some of the highlights of August's posts on Amazing Stories for French language readers.

Puppies Won’t Change Their Stripes Even If GRRM Wants Them To

Good wishes towards bad actors only work if the bad actors cooperate.

Hugo Award Ceremony Now Online

The 2015 Hugo Award Ceremony is now online.

Sasq-Watch: Sasquan’s Daily Newzine: Issue 1

Sasq-Watch, the daily newzine from Sasquan, the 73rd World Science Fiction Convention

Hugo Award by the Numbers Part 4

Since 1966, the average length of Hugo nominated novels has more than doubled...

The Atomic Hugo Clock Approaches Midnight

Your Time Is Running Out!

Scide Splitters: In Space No One Can Hear You Laugh by...

Scide Splitters reviews a story collection by one of science fiction and fantasy’s most prolific authors of short form humorous fiction.

The 1956 Worldcon Blues, or: My Mom Wouldn’t Let Me Go...

Do you collect Worldcon Program Books? I do, which is very odd, because I’ve never been to a Worldcon.

SF Predictions in the Real World (or a small bit of...

Our publisher is quite pleased with himself and his prediction of Loncon3's record-breaking attendance.

The 72nd Worldcon Voters will Forge History

The Hugos are upon us. RK gives you even more (and better reasons) to join up and vote!

75th Anniversary of the First Worldcon

75 Years Ago today, the first ever Worldcon ended.

AMAZING STORIES ANNOUNCES FREE SUBSCRIPTION FOR ALL LONCON3 MEMBERS

Amazing Stories offers all convention members a free 1 year subscription!

AMAZING STORIES ANNOUNCES FREE SUBSCRIPTION FOR ALL DETCON1 MEMBERS!

Amazing Stories offers all convention members a free 1 year subscription!

AMAZING PEOPLE in the News

We're very pleased to learn that one of our contributors - Steven H Silver (the period after the 'H' is silent) - publisher of...

AMAZING PEOPLE In the News

Yours truly humbly notes his immortilization in digital audio recordings

AMAZING THINGS You Should Know

An audiotape of the 1977 Hugo Awards Ceremony at Suncon, with Robert Silverberg

Oh How Life Has Changed: Observations On Traveling To Cons Cheaply

Commentary on Beverly Bambury's The Cheapskate’s Guide to SF/F cons

ROBERT A. HEINLEIN’S JUVENILES: Are they still good? (Part Two of...

Steve posits some similarities between Robert A. Heinlein and Captain America in this continuation of his examination of the RAH "juveniles".

Loncon 3 Hugo Award Finalists

(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....

HUGO AWARDS FINALISTS TO BE ANNOUNCED

Watch the Hugo Awards Finalists announcements on Ustream.

Tucker Hotel Expansion & Renovations Planned

The plans are in for the long-awaited expansion of the world's greatest convention facility, the Tucker Hotel

Everybody Loves A Diagram, or: The Tucker Hotel – A Classic...

Amazing Stories PSA: You can still mail bricks or straw to Bob Tucker - both rumor of his death were apparently hoaxes....