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Saturday Stuff

Since I haven’t updated in a while, here are some things and stuff, in no particular order.

This is over a month old at this point, but I absolutely loved this installment of Tor.com’s Saturday Morning Cartoons: “The Cat Piano” and “The Lighthouse Keeper”. One is beautifully noirish and dark, the other is light and whimsical, both are worth watching.

For those who are Active or Associate Members of the SFWA, and who are in to voting for things, the nomination period for this year’s Nebula Awards are officially open.

My short story, Fortune, which appeared in Fictitious Force #6 received an honorable mention (for lack of a better word) from Rich Horton in his year end summary of the magazine.

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Recommended Viewing

Irene Gallo has started a series of posts over on the Tor.com site calledSaturday Morning Cartoons. Click the link for the first two offerings in the series, Herzog and the Monsters, by Lesley Barnes and How Wings Are Attached to the Backs of Angels, by Craig Welch. These are not your typical cartoons, but rather quiet, haunting and surreal little jaunts into “experimental animation” (for lack of a better term). The first reminded me a little bit of Dave McKean’s art style. The second reminded me of a cross between Terry Gilliam’s Python animation and Edward Gorey’s drawings. All good stuff!

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