Monthly Archives: November 2014

Laughing my way through Heinlein

I knew, before I picked up Stranger in a Strange Land, that I would probably find parts of it dated and offensive to women, and possibly racist. It was, after all, written in 1961. What I did not expect was … Continue reading

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Another year, another Con: SFContario 5

I’d been looking forward to Toronto’s SFContario 5 for months, and then a few days ago I read Michael Matheson’s disturbing┬áblog post on why he wasn’t going to attend. My spirits plummeted. I almost did not go myself. In the … Continue reading

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