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Trisha’s Picture of the Day: Ursula Vernon is the best artist, ever

Among the good things that have come out so far regarding the problem with the most recent SFWA Bulletin is this encounter between Ursula Vernon, creator of the Digger webcomic and the Dragonbreath series of books, and John Scalzi. I’ll let Vernon speak for herself here: SFWA announced that they’re putting a task force on […]

Posted on June 2, 2013 at 21:16 by Trisha Lynn · Permalink · Comments Closed
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Trisha’s Take: How Jean Rabe screwed the pooch for the SFWA Bulletin and how the SFWA can make things better going forward

[Editor’s Note: This article has been partially revised from its original form at the request of the SFWA to remove material which may have infringed on a copyright.] ETA: For some links and commentary on this issue, check out this list which Jim Hines compiled. Considering that I’m not a member of the SFWA (Science […]

URGENT!

Dear GoA friends, fans, family, community:   I didn’t know this guy personally, but I remember way back in the day before Achievement Hunter was a thing, the backlash he would get for posting the achievement guides because the RoosterTeeth community had no idea who he was, or why he got to be on the main page and […]

Posted on May 30, 2013 at 02:12 by Jillian Pullara · Permalink · Comments Closed
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Cosplay Pic of the Day: Stan “The Man” Lee

Without context, I present to you the cutest little meta-cosplayer, ever. cosmicbrownie on Tumblr found this little sweetheart at Motor City Comic Con last weekend, and she’s taken the Internet by storm.

Posted on May 21, 2013 at 22:19 by Trisha Lynn · Permalink · Comments Closed
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This is how a celebrity should interact with his/her fans

[There] is one meeting [with fans at the recent Megacon] that stands out, that moved me so much, I’ve been struggling to find the right words to recount it. On Saturday, a young woman walked up to my table with her husband and her two children. She handed me a typed letter and told me […]

Posted on March 20, 2013 at 08:35 by Trisha Lynn · Permalink · Comments Closed
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Biggest thing in the universe theoretically can’t exist

Looking at the Sloan Sky Survey, astronomers found something both exciting and perplexing. A cluster of quasars stretching four billion light years across. Exciting because it breaks the record for largest thing in the universe. Perplexing because, according to cosmological theory, it shouldn’t exist.

Posted on January 16, 2013 at 22:15 by Lincoln Eddy · Permalink · Comments Closed
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Lincoln’s Video of the Day: An Unexpected Parody

If you’re familiar at all with The Hillywood Show, you know that Hilly and Hannah Hindi, the pair of clever sisters behind it, make musical parodies skewering pop culture icons, always with surprisingly high production values. Well, even The Hobbit wasn’t safe from them. By combining it with one of the most obnoxious earworms of […]

Posted on December 21, 2012 at 21:44 by Lincoln Eddy · Permalink · Comments Closed
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Geeks Helping Geeks: Help this man find a job!

ETA: All is mostly well! Update at the end. On a night when an old white guy and a younger white guy are debating over which of their respective political ideals purport to help create more jobs in the U.S., it’s very easy to be caught up in their rhetoric and ignore the reality that […]

Posted on October 12, 2012 at 01:25 by Trisha Lynn · Permalink · One Comment
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Wil Wheaton: 1, Stinking Paparazzi: 0, Internet: A HOJILLION

ETA: More pics added below mine! After a busy year which involved Debbie Gibson serenading him on his 40th birthday, playing board games with Colin Ferguson and chatting about aliens with Noah Wyle, raising over $10,000 to aid homeless doggies and kitties in need, re-launching his blog on his own website, and being able to […]

Posted on September 28, 2012 at 11:07 by Trisha Lynn · Permalink · One Comment
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Trisha’s Music Video of the Day: “Gangnam Style” by PSY

Yes, I know I’m a little late to this, but my recreational browsing has taken some hits recently and I haven’t been able to goof off on the Internet as much as I’d like to. I did finally get a chance to see one of the latest viral music videos to sweep my Facebook page; […]

Posted on August 28, 2012 at 18:49 by Trisha Lynn · Permalink · Comments Closed
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