I mentioned this book way back in January 2006 and finally have read it:
Paragaea by Chris Roberson
I’ve seen this before, but its been a while, so I had to relearn this anew.
Do you know the secret?
I put a hint in the extended entry.
Locus Online News: Hugo and Campbell Awards Nominations
It’s that exciting time of year (no, really!) when the Hugo awards nominations are announced. I had expected a weird skew of nominees because the convention is being held in Japan this year.
Update: The Hugo Administrators have announced a change in the “Best Dramatic Presentation, Long Form” category; Pirates of the Carribean: Dead Man’s Chest is off and Pan’s Labyrinth is on. There was an error in the original tally, and this is a correction to reflect the actual votes.
A standalone Solo RP bit I wrote for Ingrey in Time Under Chaos. I thought I would share it with a wider audience.
Ingrey is a Chaosian Diplomat from House Wererathe who works at the Chaos Embassy to Amber, in Mel Mason’s Time Under Chaos game, where Merlin sits on Amber’s Throne, and Mandor is his Prime Minister…
SF Signal: What SF/F Series are you Dying to Read?
John at SFSignal asks a classic question in this age where half the novels out there seem to start a series or be a book in a F/SF series.
With all of the series out there, which ones to start reading?
Here is a *partial* answer.
I think a broader question is: Which ones to start reading, which ones I need to continue, and which ones am I not going to start(or continue).
A strangely titled movie starring Aaron Eckhart and Helena Bonham Carter that would be
an ordinary relationship movie save for the unusual manner in which it was filmed.
Quills is a movie about many things: Sex, writing, dark desires, madness, creativity, sex… in 19th century France.
It has an Academy Award nominated Geoffrey Rush as the Marquis de Sade, Kate Winslet, Michael Caine and Joaquin Phoenix.
I’ve been housesitting, which is why my posts have been few and far between the last week and change. But we are back with our thirteenth book of the year, another of the fat fantasy series by Steven Erikson, House of Chains, the fourth of the Malazan Book of the Fallen.
There is and was no one quite like Carl Sagan, but Neil deGrasse Tyson, head of the Planetarium of the American Museum of Natural History, seems to be making a very good try at being his heir.
Take a listen to his speech to the Commonwealth Club of California and
listen for yourself.