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Non-Fiction Spotlight: Management Lessons from Game of Thrones: Organization Theory and Strategy in Westeros by Fiona Moore

First of all, I was at the Hugos There podcast again as part of a great panel discussing the 2022 Hugo finalists for Best Novella. You can listen here or watch us blabber on YouTube here. After the Hugos is … Continue reading

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Non-Fiction Spotlight: More Modern Mythmakers: 25 Interviews with Horror and Science Fiction Writers and Filmmakers by Michael McCarty

After the Hugos is before the next Hugos, so I’m continuing my Non-Fiction Spotlight project, where I interview the authors/editors of SFF-related non-fiction books that come out in 2022 and are eligible for the 2023 Hugo Awards. For more about … Continue reading

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Some Comments on the 2017 Dragon Awards Winners

The Dragon Awards, a new “popular” SFF award handed out at Dragon Con in Atlanta, Georgia, have been plagued by controversy in their first two years. I blogged about some of it, though the vast majority of this year’s uproar … Continue reading

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Introducing the new Silencer trailer

The old Silencer trailer is no longer quite up to date and so I decided to make a new one, using Stupeflix, the same program I also used to make the Shattered Empire trailer as well as a short general … Continue reading

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Fictional Riches

Who would have thought that Forbes Magazine, that indispensable prop carried around by business students hoping to impress girls (I was that girl and distinctly unimpressed), had a sense of humour? But they obviously do, since they published this list … Continue reading

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Yes, we had electricity back in the dark ages

One of my students has recently become obsessed with The Poseidon Adventure (a.k.a the disaster film about the capsizing luxury cruise ship). He keeps drawing the Poseidon about to be hit by the monster wave and fantasizes about making a … Continue reading

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Quo Vadis, Epic Fantasy?

Well, at least we know where Karl Theodor zu Guttenberg is going, namely back to his castle in Franconia. Of the many commentaries on his resignation today, I quite like this one from Deutsche Welle. Nor is Guttenberg the only … Continue reading

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Oscars 2011 Redux

So I did watch the Oscars after all. I’d been debating whether to watch or not, since I have never seen most of the nominated films anyway – either because they haven’t made it to Germany yet or because I … Continue reading

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Berlin Film Festival

Among all the plagiarism and nihilism discussions, I completely forgot that the jury of the Berlin Film Festival has awarded the golden and silver bears for 2011. This year was a clean sweep for the Iranian film Jodaeiye Nader az … Continue reading

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Hollywood Fatigue, the Perils of Love Triangles and Corridorpunk

So the Golden Globes were awarded yesterday and once again I find I really don’t care about any of the films that won. I actually do agree with many of the acting awards, because I like Colin Firth (though not … Continue reading

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