WWWednesday: June 5, 2019

Rainbow. Image by Pexels

Rainbow. Image by Pexels


The Neukom Awards were announced.

Books and Writing:

Last month Nerds of a Feather reviewed Seven Blades in Black by Sam Sykes.

Fran Wilde talks about permanence and impermanence in “The Fire Opal Mechanism,” on Mary Robinette Kowal’s blog.

MacMillan’s parent company of Tor, will be making the move it announced in 2017, from the Flatiron Building to the Equitable Building.

LitHub has a nice if brief interview with the rare book librarian at the New York Public Library. New York City is well represented in today’s column.

A nice article on tie-in novels.

Movies and TV:

Leonard Maltin didn’t like Godzilla. The film did adequately but not great at the box office.

AV Club didn’t like AMC’s adaptation of Joe Hill’s NOS4A2. This was reassuring, because I binge-watched this and didn’t really care for it. This review hits most of the reasons. I did think Zachary Quinto’s various aging make-ups were good.

And an article about the final NetFlix season of Jessica Jones.

Rainbow image by Curiosity.com

Rainbow image by Curiosity.com


Studio Ghibli plans to open a theme park.

The Lewis warder, a 12th century chess piece that has been lost for centuries has been recovered. It was in a desk drawer.

George RR Martin will be working with Meow Wolf as Chief World-Builder. Meow Wolf is an Immersive Experience company.


St Michael’s Mount, an island off the coast of Cornwall, is hiring a gardener. It’s not an ordinary gardening job by any means.

Not only were these fossilized dinosaur bones encrusted with opals, but they heralded the discovery of a previously unknown dinosaur.


This old article discusses how scientists have recreated how we “sound” to dolphins, who use echolocation.

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Marion Deeds, with us since March, 2011, is the author of the fantasy novella ALUMINUM LEAVES. Her short fiction has appeared in the anthologies BEYOND THE STARS, THE WAND THAT ROCKS THE CRADLE, STRANGE CALIFORNIA, and in Podcastle, The Noyo River Review, Daily Science Fiction and Flash Fiction Online. She’s retired from 35 years in county government, and spends some of her free time volunteering at a second-hand bookstore in her home town. You can read her blog at deedsandwords.com, and follow her on Twitter: @mariond_d.

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