Monthly Archives: January 2016

Star Wars Fun with Samuel Clemens and Edgar A. Poe

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Rickman Rocked It (From Hogwarts to CBGB)

Today, news of Alan Rickman’s death flooded the internet, just days after David Bowie’s passing. He played in many sf/fantasy films, including Galaxy Quest and as Snape in the Harry Potter movies. He also did films that had a more magic-realist spin–including … Continue reading

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On Bowie’s Death

I’ve written about David Bowie on You Sell Wonderment because he’s probably the best example of science fiction and pop music co-mingling to produce cool results. I’m still in shock about his passing.  It seemed like he’d be around forever.  Not much more … Continue reading

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2016 Kansas City Worldcon: Academics and Wonderment

I’m one of the organizers for the academic track at MidAmeriCon II, the World Science Fiction and Fantasy Convention in my hometown of Kansas City, MO, in 2016. We’re looking for many types of presentations, particularly ones that will appeal to Worldcon’s broad range of attendees … Continue reading

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