The official WorldCon Hugo packet left out Best Fanzine and Best Fan Author, so fans (of course) took up the cause, and have provided that information informally.
The idea of envy, of creative people and between creative people, had quite a lively discussion on Bluesky, and I think this article may have been one of the citations.
Google will require that pollical ads on their platforms must disclose the use of AI. (That’s a nice start… what about deceitful editing and photoshopping, though?)
Atlas Obscura wants to share the tradition of Costa Rican oxcarts.
The Mary Sue was skeptical of One Piece when it came out, but they’ve warmed up to it.
Scientific American introduces a new dinosaur, and launches a new theory about bird evolution.
Tor.com discusses the adaptation of Victor LaValle’s Changeling.
This is clearly not your grandfather’s The Fall of the House of Usher, due out this year on Netflix.
As early as the 18th century, there was a word for what we call “metrosexual.” It was macaroni. And shortly after that, it became a gender slur. Who knew?
File 770 is branching out a bit lately, including reviews of human snacks and dog treats. Here is a review of the former; Nutella-like products.
I’ve succumbed to the “it’s almost fall!” bug, so here is the recipe for an apple cider cocktail.
Speaking of Bluesky, I’m on there now. You can find me at @MarionDeeds.bsky.social.