New video is up! I take a few minutes to reminisce about my early days in fandom, and reflect on how it’s changed over the years.
I happened across some photo galleries of cosplaying (although there wasn’t a word for it back then, it was just “wearing costumes”) from science fiction conventions in the 1970’s. It made me wonder, has fandom gotten too prudish and puritanical, Read More
I came across this interesting video today from PBS: On the whole, I found the concept to be pretty good, but their choices of fandoms to focus on made the whole thing seem weirder than it actually is. Bronies? Transformers Read More
If I was going to organize a movie marathon of pre-Star Wars 1970’s science fiction movies, I’d probably pick: Rollerball Logan’s Run Westworld Soylent Green Colossus: The Forbin Project Coincidentally, TCM is running all but the last of those movies Read More
When I published the latest of my “Mapping Beyond the Flanaess” maps, a very strange phenomenon occurred. A few people, rather than discussing the maps themselves (aside from an occasional perfunctory “they look nice, but…”) proceeded to rip into them Read More