AMAZING NEWS FROM FANDOM: 11/12/2017

Pixel Scroll 11/11/17 The Pixel, We’re Told, Never Gives Up Her Scroll
2017 GALAXY AWARDS. Here is a partial report of the winners of the 2017 Galaxy Awards, presented in China at the Chengdu International SF Conference. Mike Resnick won for Most Popular Foreign Author. Crystal Huff tweeted two other results:

Pixel Scroll 11/6/17 All Of The True Pixels I Am About To Tell You Are Shameless Scrolls
MORE MAPS. Ursula K. Le Guin shares the Hainish Endpapers from new editions of her books: Gethen Map by UKL Colorization by Donna G. Brown List of Known Hainish Worlds by Donna G. Brown, LoA. (2) IT’S BEGINNINNG TO

4th Annual Philip K. Dick European Sci-Fi Film Festival Awards
Award winners have been announced by The Philip K. Dick European Science Fiction Film Festival, held in Cologne, Germany at Filmclub 813 e.V. from October 27-28, and in Lille, France at L’Hybride from November 2-3. It was the fourth annual

Ray Lovelock (1950-2017)
By Steve Green: Ray Lovelock (1950-2017): British-Italian actor; died November 10, aged 67. Best known for his role in The Living Dead at Manchester Morgue (aka Let Sleeping Corpses Lie and Don’t Open the Window, 1974), his other genre roles

Pixel Scroll 11/10/17 As I Was Pixelating Over Barsoom, I Saw Dejah Thoris On A Coup DeScroll
STAR WARS TV SERIES COMING. Inverse was paying attention — “So, There’s a Live-Action ‘Star Wars’ Television Show on the Way”. But it will only be available on Disney’s standalone streaming service. Hidden in the weeds of Lucasfilm’s official

The Shape of Water – Final Trailer
Guillermo del Toro’s The Shape of Water comes to theaters December 8. An other-worldly fable, set against the backdrop of Cold War era America circa 1962. In the hidden high-security government laboratory where she works, lonely Elisa (Sally Hawkins) is

Wesley Crusher: Naming Calls
ST:TNG had just started its second season when Rick Foss and I organized the 1988 Loscon program. Every fan I knew watched the show and had opinions about the assorted minor controversies involving its creator Gene Roddenberry and how the

Justice League Trailer Park
Compiled by Carl Slaughter:

Pixel Scroll 11/9/17 You Get A File, I’ll Get A Scroll, We’ll Go Down To The Pixel Hole
DOCTOR WHO, FASHION STATEMENT. The BBC gives us a glimpse of “Doctor Who: First look at Jodie Whittaker in character”. The outside of the TARDIS gets a makeover, too. The first official photo of Jodie Whittaker as she will

OMNI Is Back
Omni Magazine has reappeared on newsstands, now published by Penthouse Global Media Inc. in Los Angeles, with editor-in-chief Pamela Weintraub and fiction editor Ellen Datlow. Nancy Kress has a time travel story in the debut issue, “Every Hour of Light

2020 World Fantasy Con Awarded to Salt Lake City
Salt Lake City will host the 2020 World Fantasy Convention (WFC). The announcement was made at the conclusion of this year’s WFC in San Antonio. When the event comes to Utah beginning October 29, 2020, it will take place at

Justice League Interviews
Compiled by Carl Slaughter: Batman interview Flash interview Wonder Woman interview Aquaman interview Cyborg interview Alfred Pennyworth Commissioner Gordon Producer interviews

Pixel Scroll 11/8/17 If You Can Scroll This Pixel, You Are Driving Too Close
VISIT A BRADBURY HOME. The house Ray Bradbury lived in when he was 11 years old will be included in Tucson’s Armory Park home tour, which will be happening November 12. From the outside, Dolores and Jerry Cannon’s house

Horror Writers Association Bans CA Suleiman from StokerCon
Lisa Morton, President of the Horror Writers Association, announced that C.A. Suleiman has been permanently banned from its events, including the organization’s annual StokerCon. HWA/StokerCon has recently been made aware of a number of incidents that occurred at our previous

Karin Dor (1938-2017)
By Steve Green: German actress Karin Dor died November 6, aged 79. She starred in the James Bond movie You Only Live Twice and the Alfred Hitchcock movie Topaz. Genre roles include The Invisible Dr Mabuse (1962), The Strangler of

Stranger Things Season 2 Explained
Compiled by Carl Slaughter:

Pixel Scroll 11/7/17 Scrolly McPixelface
GOODREADS CHOICE WRITE-INS. Because Mount TBR can never be high enough, Mark Hepworth did his best to figure out the write-in nominees in the Goodreads Choice Awards 2017 in the Fantasy, SF and Horror categories. These are the popular

The Pump Don’t Work, ’Cause the Vandals Took the Handles
By John Hertz: (reprinted from Vanamonde 1269) Urged by the inspiration of A.J. Arberry, Classical Persian Literature ch. 13 (1958; I recommend it), I must note Shams al-Dîn Muhammad of Shîrâz (1315-1390), known by his literary name Hâfez (Arabic, “preserver”,

Goodreads Choice Awards 2017 Semifinal Round Nominees
Voting has begun in the semifinal round of the Goodreads Choice Awards: The Best Books 2017 and will continue through November 12. Here is what Goodreads voters picked in the categories of genre interest, including any entries added by write-ins,

The Full-Length Banner
By Bill Higgins: This item is five years old, or in another sense, twenty-six, but I’ve just learned of it. Isaac Asimov loved “The Star-Spangled Banner.” Fandom’s music maven Matthew B. Tepper writes: “In March, 1991, Isaac Asimov published an

WFC 2019 Awarded To Los Angeles
World Fantasy Con 2019 will be held in LA at the Marriott Los Angeles Airport Hotel from October 31 – November 3. WFC 2019’s guests of honor are author Margo Lanagan, editor Beth Meacham, and artist Chris McGrath, with Robert

Sci-Fi Flops
Compiled by Carl Slaughter: (1) Why they flopped: Blade Runner 2049 Geostorm Mother

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