Cool and Crap Awards of the Week

This week, at least two things happened in the worlds of science and fiction: one was cool; the other was crap.

Coolest way to get Neal Stephenson fans hopped up on goofballs using monks: Neal Stephenson, author of Snow Crash and Cryptonomicon, has a new book coming out in September called Anathem. The plot has been… » 5/31/08 9:20am 5/31/08 9:20am

Cool and Crap Awards of the Week

At least two things happened in the world of science and fiction last week, and one was cool and the other was crap.

Coolest alcohol-tinged recruitment effort that involved science fiction, antiracism, and M&Ms: Last night at Madison's Wiscon science fiction convention, the Carl Brandon Society threw a party and… » 5/24/08 5:45pm 5/24/08 5:45pm