• Harlan Ellison’s name popped up twice today: In Andrew Wheeler’s Harlan Ellison’s Introductions post, and in Scott Edelman’s dreams. Talk about Dangerous Visions!
  • Free Fiction: The latest issue of The Future Fire features social, political, & speculative cyberfiction from Eric Del Carlo, Nader Elhefnawy, Melanie Rees and Rob Sharp.
  • @Bookspot Central: Sarah Zettel’s Love/Hate Relationship with Star Wars: “I went to The Phantom Menace on its opening weekend, ready to fall in love all over again…Then the movie started, and the movie played, and the movie ended, and I walked out and I was angry. Not just a little angry either. I was Harlan-Ellison-with-a-toothache-angry. I was in fact f***ing furious.”
  • Charlie Stross and Cory Doctorow are giving a benefit talk entitled “Resisting the All-Seeing Eye” for the Open Rights Group on May 1, 2009, in London. [via Locus Online]
  • Writer Lavie Tidhar has started the World SF News Blog, focusing on the international science fiction, fantasy, horror and comics scenes. [via Ellen Datlow]

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