Tag Archives: James Gunn

There are Two James Gunns, but Nobody’s Confused

James Gunn had two great stories in Asimov’s last month, finishing a string of works he’s published there over the last year, all affiliated with his recent Transcendental series for Tor Books. But the author is not the same guy … Continue reading

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Replacements Tribute by Guardians of the Galaxy Director

Here’s the best science fiction/rock n’ roll convergence I’ve seen recently. Director James Gunn, who helmed Guardians of the Galaxy (1 and 2) as well as some great genre films of his own creation, wrote an online essay about being … Continue reading

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KU Science Fiction: A Sketch of Pohl, Gunn, and Harrison

I’m going through all my notes from the Intensive Institute on the Teaching of Science Fiction at the University of Kansas.  I found the sketch below in notes from the first Campbell Conference I attended. Fred Pohl, James Gunn, and Harry … Continue reading

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Hugos Online and Worldcon On My Mind

The Hugo Awards are online and I re-watched a bit. A few favorite parts (with time for easy location): SF Squeecast wins for Best Fancast at 1:04:01 George R.R. Martin accepts for “Blackwater” HBO episode at 1:44:40 Pat Cadigan wins … Continue reading

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Worldcon Update – San Antonio Appearances

I’ve updated my schedule under Appearances for Worldcon.  I have two confirmed appearances, but may have more “fill-in” gigs at the last minute. I’m particularly looking forward to attending panels on rock journalism and science fiction, Doc Savage, Mark Twain, … Continue reading

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Going to Worldcon in San Antonio (+Retrofuturist Listmania)

Big announcement: I’m going to be able to attend the World SF in San Antonio.  I’ll be helping the current AboutSF coordinators, Meagan Kane and Mackenzie VanBeest, put on the AboutSF Teaching Workshop on Labor Day (Monday, last day of … Continue reading

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