- various happenings in people’s LiveJournals
- the TSFS 30-year-anniversary at the end of the month (see next post)
- organizing parties in general
- how everyone came into fandom
- politics (especially the coming presidential election)
- the nuclear holocaust literature of the 80s
- science fiction “predictions” and the development of personal technology
- retroactive alternate histories
Friday, January 06, 2006
What We Talked About
The first mafia of the year. The turnout was pretty good—there were 16 persons present. As usual, there was food and drink, and conversations on various topics, including:
The Finlandia Award nominees for this year have been announced, and there are a couple of familiar sfnal names in the mix. Magdalena Hai’s K...
Tukkateatteri in Tampere has produced a play of Karel Čapek’s R.U.R. The premiere was on April 21, and the performances continue until May ...
The shortlist for the Tähtivaeltaja Award has been announced . This year no less than four of the five nominees are Finnish — this is a fir...
As usual, there were a few awards given out at Finncon last weekend in Turku. Here's a rundown of the results. Atorox The Atorox Awa...