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for all you people interesting in speculative fiction (publishing, reading, or otherwise), there is the Magic Casements festival on the 13th of september. when i was called about this earlier, i was suppose to be the chairperson (or whatever it is) for 'magic, sorcery, wizardly,...

"Production IG, the company behind the 1998 classic "Ghost in the Shell," has acquired rights to create "Chronicles of Snake." Russell will provide the voice for the anime movie, which is scheduled for completion in 2005. A 30-second trailer is planned for inclusion on the...

good news: looks like i'm in the anthology elsewhere edited by michael barry. the story is called 'the recipe', and it's a comedy. a monty python kind of comedy, to be more precise. more news about this as i get it....

In Quebec, t-shirts are printed: While in Baghdad, on Thursday, we see a glimpse of the kind of force that chased down Uday and Qusay: "On Thursday, the U.S. army captured, in Tikrit, of a group of men believed to include as many as 10 Saddam bodyguards....

i guess i'm in the mood for talking about the books i've read, in mini-reviews (or mini-opinions) than i usually am. i'm sure it won't last. anyhow: i read jeff vandermeer's veniss underground over the weekend. a slim, lavishly written novel about genetic experimentation, an...

"The recording industry has launched a sweeping effort to identify and shut down individual song swappers, making good on recent threats to expand its legal battle against copyright theft. The Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) has now issued more than 911 subpoenas to Internet...