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Week 77


That is wild, Wild, WILD. Saddam Hussein's love-nest was hung with original canvases by noted Yankee bra-busting fantasy artist Rowena.

And she wants them BACK!



"1st Global Conference Visions of Humanity in Cyberculture, Cyberpunk and Science Fiction."

And it's in Prague!

I can't go. Wish I could. With a title like that, it would be the awesomest lit-gig around, even if it were six British academics in tattered sweaters sipping green tea in some Prague Commie-era sidliste. Good luck, fellas.



A bunch of agents shooting the breeze about the stark realities of earning a living in the sci-fi biz. "How many science fiction writers does it take to change a lightbulb? None, their wives do it for them."



He potted the space station crossing the Moon.

Hey man, nice shot.



Lovecraft writes a long, chatty letter to Clark Ashton Smith.

I am struck here by the sheer joy of two extremely weird soul-mates at far ends of a vast, philistine continent, just plain having a really good time. I mean, who else would really appreciate these guys hitting their top notes?



Bruce Sterling writes books like Darwin watched animals. Find out more about him, and read tattered electronic copies of Cheap Truth, at the Bruce Sterling Online Index. He lives with his wife Nancy and their two daughters in Austin, Texas.

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