Tuesday, June 26, 2007

Blog in Exile: Random Links & Stuff for 6/26

Are the male fans of George R.R. Martin's "Song of Ice and Fire" series all irredeemable sexist pigs? Certainly not. But The Hathor Legacy has run across more than a few who are -- and Pat's Fantasy Hotlist tries to make the case for the more grown-up fans.

Jive Magazine explains the loathing that is at the heart of Star Wars fandom. [via SF Signal]

David Louis Edelman has written a long post about what books could be best used to lure literary readers into the backwaters of the skiffy swamp.

Justine Larbalestier thinks about "the F-bomb" (and why Americans feel compelled to call it that, instead of just saying the word).

L.E. Modesitt, Jr. replies to Matthew Cheney's post yesterday about the literary establishment, pointing out that there doesn't need to be a conspiracy to defame SF if most of the people in the literary world already share the view that our stuff is crappy and beneath notice to begin with.

SF Scope's Ian Randall Strock appeared on the Hour of the Wolf radio program this week -- and you can hear it here, if you want to.

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