Australian spec fic till your eyes bleed

The Australian speculative fiction blog carnival is off to a galloping start for 2010. You can find the January collected posts at Egoboo WA. There’s loads of stuff there, including a few bits by yours truly. Things about Continuum, Natcon, feminism in spec fic...

Joss Whedon to win Bradbury Award

Announced at Locus Magazine, Joss Whedon is to be the recipient of the Bradbury Award for excellence in screenwriting. As a massive fan of Firefly, Serenity, Buffy and Angel, this makes me very happy indeed. I’ve yet to see Dollhouse, but I have high hopes for...

The Get A Life Movie Meme

I have a bad feeling about this one. It started on Facebook, but I picked it up from Greg Laden’s blog via John Wilkin’s blog. It’s a list of 219 movies. If you’ve seen more than 85 of them you have no life, according to… well, who...

Fringe – not really all that good

I’m always game to give a new TV show a solid chance before judging it. And I didn’t really have great expectations for the new US series Fringe in the first place. Having seen three episodes now, I have to say that it’s pretty weak. Billing itself...