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My first Wiscon was great. So many books and fantastic conversations, readings, workshops. I highly anticipate next year.
If you were a cross-breed between two animals, what animals would they be, and why?

a roach and a dog. 'Cause dawgs rock and love forever and, well, roaches are fast and bound to inherit the earth.
I'm happy, happy again. Gonna do the happy dance in the snow!
Do they really thing we want a rehashed 'Americanized' version? Siffy is nuts. And totally out of new ideas.
What's the first thing you do when you wake up?
Reach for my bionic eyes.
Yes, I know. They think that if they flash the showy new logo enough that I will succumb and admit that Syfy can be pronounced SciFi.

So not happening.

I hate anti-intellectualism. I can imagine the marketing conversation, "It's already an abbreviation of sorts. Why not just change it and brand it for our own marketing purposes?"

Perhaps they are right. They do indeed have their very own brand of schlock that defies genre. I couldn't stay awake to laugh at the CGI on that SandWorm/Serpent movie. I woke up and there was a murderous hot-footed dinosaur coming through a time portal. My husband said he was waiting for the silhouettes of a loser and 3 robots in the front seats. Indeed, we added our own soundtrack until bored to tears (about 5 minutes).

Tried watching Warehouse 13. Three times. Never made it to the end. Sigh.

Eureka is my only hope.

I've been watching Primeval on BBC America. Sad. Need some Who and Torchwood to brighten up my universe.
 Yesterday I lost my mind for a minute as I watched another dismal entry on that pretender SciFi channel. All I want in my down time is a little speculative television that won't melt my brain. Is that too much to ask? Apparently so. 

Here's the rest of my rant on the Black Science Fiction Society
What is your favorite old-school video game?
Toejam and Earl, Sonic, and Pong!
The article sidebar Issues of Race in SF in this weeks' (April 13th) Publishers Weekly has a quote from

Black Author Showcase founder and 22nd Century Press publisher, Diane Williams.

Writer Rose Fox takes a quick look at two presses who produce speculative fiction for non-white

readers and authors.



often enough.

things get away
lose their importance
forgotten somedays.