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Science fiction: Dublin bids for Worldcon!

September 2, 2013 | 0 Comments

Our wandering Irishman James Bacon has been off at the annual Worldcon, one of the major fixtures on the international science fiction  calendar, this year at San Antonio, Texas (under the banner of the LoneStarCon)....

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The window for those eligible to nominate contenders for the Best Graphic Story category for the prestigious Hugo Awards Рthe major global science fiction and fantasy awards  - will soon be closing. Since the...

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Awards: the Hugos

September 3, 2012 | 0 Comments

Over the weekend one of the major events in the science fiction calendar, the Worldcon, took place (this year it was Chicon 7, being held in Chicago again), and with it, of course, came the...

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Blast from the past – the 1979 Hugo awards

January 11, 2010 | 0 Comments

Cheryl Morgan posts this fragment from an old BBC documentary Time out of Mind with footage from the 1979 Hugo Awards, given out at the ’79 World Science Fiction Convention, which that year was held...

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One of my favourite (and consistently inventive) science fiction authors, Charlie Stross, was in a discussion with Nobel economics laureate Paul Krugman at the weekend’s Worldcon, Anticipation in Montreal. As Cory notes on Boing Boing...

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Hugo Awards

August 10, 2009 | 0 Comments

Convention Reporter kept up a stream of Tweets last night (Canada time, early hours of this morning for the UK) from the weekend’s Worldcon, one of science fiction’s major global annual events, including live updates...

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Convention Reporter

August 4, 2009 | 0 Comments

Cheryl Morgan has significantly expanded on her excellent live blogging coverage of events like this year’s Bristol comics show and is now offering up a very intriguing looking new site – Convention Reporter. She’s been...

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