Forgotten Films – Radio Ranch (1940)
This is the 121st in my series of Forgotten Obscure or Neglected Films
I went out to a Relaxacon this last weekend. Since ArmadilloCon was not held this year due to the World Science Fiction Convention in San Antonio, a Relaxacon was held. This is a convention with no [Read it all...]
FORGOTTEN BOOK: THE WEIRDSTONE OF BRISINGAMEN by Alan Garner, 1960
This is the 145th in my series of Forgotten Books.
The World Science Fiction Convention has been gone for more than a month but I still find myself writing about it. I bought a lot of really great books including Alan Garner’s BONELAND which is the [Read it all...]
FORGOTTEN BOOK: THE SUPER HUGOS presented by Isaac Asimov (and Charles Sheffield), 1992
This is the 143rd in my series of Forgotten Books.
I don’t know about you folks but I am still stoked from the 71ST World Science Fiction Convention Lone Star Con 3which was held here in San Antonio last week. I did [Read it all...]
The Hugo Awards are essentially the Academy Awards of Science Fiction and Fantasy across all media. The awards are presented every year at the World Science Fiction Convention. This year’s con is in sunny San Antonio from August 29 through September 2, 2013. The voting deadline July 31, 2013 at 11:59pm CDT. Those registered for the convention [Read it all...]
WorldCon, the World Science Fiction Convention, comes to San Antonio as LoneStarCon 3 at the end of August 2013 and it looks to be big!
Guests include Ellen Datlow, James Gunn, Norman Spinrad, Willie Siros, Leslie Fish, Joe R. Lansdale and Paul Cornell.
Adult con memberships are currently selling for $180 and the price goes [Read it all...]
FORGOTTEN BOOK: ARTS UNKNOWN: The Life and Art of Lee Brown Coye by Luis Ortiz, 2005
This is the 115th in my series of Forgotten Books.
As many of you know I have sold books with Willie Siros for more than 30 years. He really knows what I like and I have a pretty fair idea [Read it all...]
The Division Heads of Lone Star Con 3, the World Science Fiction Convention set for 2013 here in San Antonio, will be meeting this coming Saturday, January 21. They have arranged for a Meet-and-Greet with interested local fans at the Marriott Rivercenter at 5 PM to discuss a variety of issues.
If you are interested, [Read it all...]
LoneStarCon 3 will be held August 29 — September 2 2013 in San Antonio. Several of the LoneStarCon 3 committee/staff will be in San Antonio on October 8th to look at the convention center and the hotels. The committee/staff would like an opportunity to meet people who are interested in working on the convention. They [Read it all...]
Forgotten Films: Age of the Dragons (2011)
This is the 27th in my series of Forgotten Obscure or Neglected Films
Every week the SyFy Channel puts out a new low budget film, which I generally ignore. Sure, this means I occasionally miss such classics as “The Return of the Manster” or “RoboCroc vs. Sharktopus” but [Read it all...]
As anyone who follows this blog knows, we are supporters of the TEXAS in 2013 Worldcon bid to bring the World Science Fiction Convention to San Antonio over Labor Day weekend of 2013. To do that, San Antonio must be chosen by the members of the 2011 World Science Fiction Convention. The WorldCon is a [Read it all...]