Next SFF Author: Ben Aaronovitch

Day: October 4, 2023


WWWednesday: October 4, 2023

Katalin Kariko and Drew Weissman were awarded the Nobel Prize in medicine for their pioneering and life-saving work on mRNA vaccines. A nice vindication for Kariko, who lost funding and faced a demotion at University of Pennsylvania due to a lack of interest in her work on the concept.

This File 770 article provides a nice overview of the evolution of fandom in Poland.

I’m not endorsing this project but I laughed at the write-up and the title: The Dragon Who Dabbled in Crypto,

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The World of the Vampires: Murcielago-Chica

The World of the Vampires directed by Alfonso Corona Blake

1961 was still another interesting year for the Mexican horror film, as that country’s so-called Golden Age of Horror continued apace. The year saw the release of the intriguingly titled offering The Curse of Nostradamus, as well as the third, fourth and fifth films in the Santo series – Santo vs. the Zombies, Santo vs. the King of Crime and Santo in the Hotel of Death – a series that would go on till 1976 and comprise over 50 films (!) detailing the adventures of the luchador wrestler turned cinematic crime-fighting superhero.

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Next SFF Author: Ben Aaronovitch

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