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FAREWELL, LEONARD NIMOY

Because the needs of the one outweigh the needs of the many, I hope you’ll indulge this old Trekkie with one more sad post to note the passing of someone who, though we never met, has meant a lot to … Continue reading

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WHAT WE CAN LEARN FROM A RANDOM SCIENCE FICTION NOVEL (PART 3)

A few weeks ago I described the step-by-step process of creating a random SF/fantasy paperback grab-bag. At the end of that process, I chose the first random book and came out with The City and the Stars by Arthur C. … Continue reading

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WHAT WE CAN LEARN FROM A RANDOM SCIENCE FICTION NOVEL (PART 2)

A few weeks ago I described the step-by-step process of creating a random SF/fantasy paperback grab-bag. At the end of that process, I chose the first random book and came out with The City and the Stars by Arthur C. … Continue reading

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WHAT WE CAN LEARN FROM A RANDOM SCIENCE FICTION NOVEL (PART 1)

A few weeks ago I described the step-by-step process of creating a random SF/fantasy paperback grab-bag. At the end of that process, I chose the first random book and came out with The City and the Stars by Arthur C. Clarke. … Continue reading

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BEAR

Should I even write this post? I don’t want this blog to be a place where people come and feel sad, but let’s take a minute to feel sad, and I promise next week we’ll talk hard science fiction. On … Continue reading

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PORTLAND COMIC CON 2015

Okay, you just have to go to conventions. Unless you really live in the remotest of areas there is one nearby at least once a year, and if you’re willing to drive or even fly a few hundred miles there … Continue reading

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SEPARATING THE AUTHOR AND THE WORK, THE ARTIST AND THE ART

Bill Cosby, rapist Michael Jackson, child molester H.P. Lovecraft, racist You know I don’t watch the TV news, so I’m happy to report that I have done no wallowing in the sick spectacle that has become of the once venerated … Continue reading

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