Shout Out
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Author:  TinaBlack [ Sat Jun 20, 2009 3:14 pm ]
Post subject:  Shout Out

A week or two ago, John Scalzi mentioned the Centennial once again on his blog, the Whatever, and re- posted the picture of his wife at the Gala dinner, noting that she had dyed her hair "Heinlein Heroine Red" in honor of the event.

Author:  JusTin [ Sat Jun 20, 2009 5:59 pm ]
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In looking up that picture, I also found a link ( to several pages of photos that sum the event fairly well.
I didn't see myself in any of them, but they caught Bill at the buffet. ;)

One of my only regrets from the HC was that I hadn't read Scalzi's stuff before it. I stumbled upon his site after googling the event to see who was posting about it.

Author:  TinaBlack [ Sun Jun 21, 2009 12:17 pm ]
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Scalzi was GoH this year at our annual convention. KC committees have some pretty decent taste in guests.

Author:  audrey [ Sun Jun 21, 2009 4:58 pm ]
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I LOVE his books! I reread them a lot. Just finished his latest _ Zoe's Tale _ which was good but not as good as Old Man's War and The Last Colony. But he is definitely in the "Worth standing in line to read so much as a grocery list written by" person....

Come to think of Heinlein is also on that list.

At least to me. There is not always 100% agreement on literary isseus around my house.

Author:  PeterScott [ Sun Jun 21, 2009 8:17 pm ]
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Scalzi is also the only guy I know to have pulled off an extended fart joke as the major theme of the opening of a book. ("Android's Dream"). It is hysterical.

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