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In which we suffer post-Olympics slump but make up for it by talking about sport in SF/F: from coyote baseball, holodeck racquetball and the points system of Quidditch to the history of sport in Doctor Who. And don’t forget that Buffy was a cheerleader!
New Science Fiction Awards Database Website by Mark R Kelly (Locus)
Kirstyn McDermott makes Jason Nahrung a mug based on Alex’s GS review of Salvage
New Galactic Chat: Sean interviews Trudi Canavan
Readercon Apology sets the standard.
Feedback: Sean & Kitty on the harassment at cons issue.
What Culture Have we Consumed?
Alex: Existence, David Brin; all of Planetary, by Warren Ellis; Caliban’s War, James SA Corey
Tansy: “Foundlings” by Diana Peterfreund in Brave New Love; Shooting the Poo 14 (Sherlock Holmes) & 15 (Alien movies part 1)
Alisa: Coode St Podcast Ep 112 featuring Genevieve Valentine, and… reading unapologetically is a life skill!
Pet Subject: Sports in SF/F
The tennis match Alisa refers to is this one with Billie Jean King.
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