In which we have run out of our supply of feminist ire for 2010 and are reduced to being happy bunnies with rainbows and vanilla sprinkles. Also, we discuss re-reading, re-watching, and our (apparently unhealthy) emotional attachment to beloved books. With zombies.
Black Quill Nominations http://www.darkscribemagazine.com/4th-annual-bqa-nominees/2010/12/2/and-the-nominees-are.html
Best of 2010 Tables of Contents, Rich Horton & Jonathan Strahan http://www.asimovs.com/aspnet_forum/messages.aspx?TopicID=4286 [Niall Harrison tweeted about online percentage, 14/29 stories in Strahan - and 16/28 in Horton. Last year JS had 4/29 and Rich had 7/30]
Torque Control’s Week of Women & SF http://vectoreditors.wordpress.com/2010/12/06/i-declare-this-focus-week-open/ http://vectoreditors.wordpress.com/2010/12/06/the-2010-contenders-2/
Swancon Invited guests announced http://2011.swancon.com.au/2010/12/special-announcement/
Pet Subject On re-reading. Did you re-read books as a teen? Do you re-read now, or would you if you had the time and the publishing industry stopped for a year (or three)? Why/not... (on re-reading The Belgariad: http://randomalex.net/?s=belgariad)
What Culture Have we Consumed? Alisa - Fringe Season 1 and half of Season 2 Tansy - Feed, by Mira Grant, The Five Doctors easter egg commentary (http://tansyrr.com/tansywp/the-women-of-the-five-doctors/) Alex - Quantum Thief (Hannu Rajaniemi, http://randomalex.net/2010/12/08/the-quantum-thief/), Zima Blue (Alastair Reynolds, http://randomalex.net/2010/12/08/zima-blue-2/)
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