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RETRO DAYS: ROBERT A. HEINLEIN and SPIDER ROBINSON

RETRO DAYS: ROBERT A. HEINLEIN and SPIDER ROBINSON

This week, Steve tries to go Back to the Future but ends up in the past, where he meets Spider and Jeanne Robinson as well as Robert and Virginia Heinlein! Come with him and see! Read More »

Balticon 50 Report (May 27-30, 2016)

Balticon 50 Report (May 27-30, 2016)

Attending Balticon 50 were the giants of the genre. See if you know who is who. Read More »

Balticon 2014: Getting Back My Groove

Balticon 2014: Getting Back My Groove

James discovers that attending a con can ease the fannish blues Read More »

Oh How Life Has Changed: Observations On Traveling To Cons Cheaply

Oh How Life Has Changed: Observations On Traveling To Cons Cheaply

Commentary on Beverly Bambury's The Cheapskate’s Guide to SF/F cons Read More »

Happy 50th Anniversary BSFS

This past weekend the Baltimore Science Fiction Society celebrated its 50th year. I attended many Balticons in the late 70s and early 80s and consider BSFS to be one of my fannish “homes”.  It’s great to see them celebrating such a ... Read More »

Amazing News January 25

Boskone 50 is fast approaching.  That is, the 50th Boskone.  Half a century of science fiction fannish goodness, all in one place for a weekend. I will be in attendance as will a few other contributors to Amazing Stories (I wasn’t able to get d... Read More »

Steve Stiles A Retrospective

Steve Stiles is a living double entendre:  not only does he draw icons of the field, he is an icon of the field. If brushing twilltone off your lap after reading is a familiar experience, Mr. Stiles will need no introduction.  You have no doubt marve... Read More »