Posts Tagged ‘Stina Leicht’

Photos from the 2013 San Antonio Worldcon

Monday, December 9th, 2013

I knew that dealing books at Worldcon would eat up a lot of time, but I had no idea just how much time it would take me to not only get all the books back on the shelf, but to catch up on everything I set aside while getting ready for, then recovering from, Worldcon.

Which explains why I’m just now putting up the pictures I took there. Here are the handful of pictures I took at Worldcon that came out decent.

Clotheshorse that she is, the lovely and talented Gail Carriger kicks off our review with the first of three outfits I managed to photograph.

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A second.

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And a third.

And here’s the same outfit she insisted I snap with her own camera. “You’ve got to include the shoes!”

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Stina Leicht, sitting next to me at the Rayguns Over Texas event at the San Antonio Library.

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Scott Cupp and Josh Rountree at the same event. The other photos I took there came out crappy.

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Bookseller and con chair Mike Walsh.

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Lou Antonelli channels Flavor-Flav.

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Howard Waldrop and Eileen Gunn, just before Howard went three rounds with a concrete step.

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And here’s Howard just after that bout.

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Andrew Porter, now free of the terrible burden of publishing a semi-prozine.

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Pat Murphy, back again.

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Ex-NASA employee Al Jackson.

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Ex-Austinite Maureen McHugh.

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Kim Stanley Robinson, back from whatever frozen locale he’s visiting this time. Possibly Iapetus.

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Gardner Dozois at full rant.

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Gardner Dozois at full rest. The two modes are deceptively similar.

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In 2012, Pat Cadigan asked me to take down one of her pictures. So this year I made sure that this picture with Robert Silverberg was 100% flattering.

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I think this is a very good picture of Dwight Brown.

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Rich Simental, who spent much of the con in his room working on a completely different con.

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Ben Yalow. Or possibly one of those hundreds of Ben Yalow impersonators you hear so much about.

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Max Merriwell, in a very clever diusguise.

David Kyle

David Kyle, who I think has passed the late Forrest J. Ackerman for Most Worldcons Attended.

I’m sorry that I didn’t get pictures of Alastair Reynolds, David Brin, Jack McDevitt, Joe and Joy Haldeman, and Lois McMaster Bujold (among others I missed), who were all kind enough to come by the Lame Excuse Books booth.

Rayguns Over Texas Contents Set

Thursday, January 10th, 2013

The final contents of Rick Klaw’s Rayguns Over Texas has been announced:

  • “Pet Rock” by Sanford Allen

  • “Defenders of Beeman County” by Aaron Allston
  • “TimeOut” by Neal Barret, Jr.
  • “Babylon Moon” by Matthew Bey
  • “Sovereign Wealth” by Chris N. Brown
  • “La Bamba Boulevard” by Bradley Denton
  • “The Atmosphere Man” by Nicky Drayden
  • “Operators Are Standing By” by Rhonda Eudaly
  • “Take a Left at the Cretaceous” by Mark Finn
  • “Grey Goo and You” by Derek Austin Johnson
  • “Rex” by Joe R. Lansdale
  • “Texas Died for Somebody’s Sins But Not Mine” by Stina Leicht
  • “Jump the Black” by Marshall Ryan Maresca
  • “An Afternoon’s Nap, or; Five Hundred Years Ahead” by Aurelia Hadley Mohl
  • “The Nostalgia Differential” by Michael Moorcock
  • “Novel Properties of Certain Complex Alkaloids” by Lawrence Person
  • “The Chambered Eye” by Jessica Reisman
  • “Avoiding the Cold War” by Josh Rountree
  • “The Art of Absence” by Don Webb
  • Congrats to my fellow writers for making the cut, and for Aurelia Hadley Mohl for not letting the fact that she died over a hundred years ago slow her down!

    Pictures from the 2012 Chicago WorldCon: Friday

    Thursday, September 6th, 2012

    The obligatory Stina Leicht picture:

    Stina was a John W. Campbell Award nominee this year, and she moderated a panel that included Gene Wolfe, Martha Wells, and Joan D. Vinge (below).

    After the panel I had lunch with Gene Wolfe, Gary K. Wolfe (below), Gene’s daughter Teri Goulding, and Gary’s girlfriend Stacie Hanes.

    Gary ordered the Frank Gehry Sandwich, impressively postmodern and completely impractical.

    Alaskan David Marusek:

    Laura Ann Gilman. “Smile broadly! Drink heavily!”

    Bookseller and Tiger Eye Press publisher Chris Edwards:

    Allen Steele.

    Jim Minz and Catherine Asaro. I trust you can guess which is which.

    James Patrick Kelly, John Kessel and David Marusek. “Look into my eyes!”

    Toastmaster and SFWA President John Scalzi:

    Pictures from the 2012 Armadillocon

    Monday, August 13th, 2012

    Continuing my acclaimed series “Lawrence’s Continuing Efforts To Justify The Purchase of a Digital Camera,” here are pictures from the 2012 Armadillocon:


    The lovely and talented Urania Fung, who joined us for lunch with…


    …her sister, the lovely and talented Cynthia Fung.


    Fung & Fung, together at last. “Soon to be a new hit series on the CW!”


    Master of Toast A. Lee Martinez showing off his spiffy Cthulhu vs. Godzilla T-shirt.


    Andrew Wimsatt, already looking like his brain has fled.


    Jayme Lynn Blaschke standing over Andrew, with the interior of the Austin Renaissance looming in the background like a Lovecraftian tomb (assuming the tomb had balconies and accent lighting).


    Michael Sumbera, Scott Bobo and Ed Scarborough, hanging out in the bar.


    Mark Finn. “Penis goes where???”


    Picture from Family Feud, where the pros kicked the fan butt. “How could the topic be ‘Vampire Novels’ and not one of us thought of Dracula?”


    it wouldn’t be an Armadillocon photo gallery without the requisite Stina Leicht Pantone Hair Color Reference Shot.


    Now with Slightly Smugger Expression.


    Editor guest of honor Liz Gorinsky, who appears to have part of Fry’s non-paraodoxing time travel algorithm tattooed onto her bicep.


    Jayme Lynn Blascke, Troyce Wilson and Martha Wells. Maybe it was just this spot that made people look tired.


    Con Chair Sara Felix taking a break from the madness with noted lush Scott Bobo.


    With folded plate…


    …and without.


    John W. Campbell Award nominee Stina Leicht with Zillion time best Artist Hugo nominee John Picacio.


    I had Stina lean in close so I could see exactly where her hair color matched his shirt.


    “Sure, I’ll chair Armadillocon! How hard could it be?”


    John “Two-Time Hugo Nominee” DeNardo


    Ladies and Gentlemen, the worst picture ever of Joe R. Lansdale!


    This time, his brain is fried.


    Michael Sumbera and Rich Simental.


    Mark Finn and Night Shade Press head honcho Jeremy Lassen, who needs to hire a better shipping department.


    Matthew Bey with two people whose names I should remember.


    Gabrielle Faust, looking remarkably calm and poised considering the horrific, unspeakable doom that was about to befall her. Best not to talk about it…


    Denman Glober, who finds me endlessly entertaining.


    Rob Landley, once and future chairman of Linucon.


    Bradley Denton, who had a wee bit of a tough 2011.


    Doug Potter, showing off a T-shirt with a drawing by Doug Potter, from a book illustrated by Doug Potter.


    And another Armadillocon slouches to an end…

    What Should I Read in 2012?

    Saturday, February 4th, 2012

    Better late than never!

    In the Before Time, the Long Long Ago (i.e., before I started this blog), I would ask The Vast Wisdom of Usenet (i.e. rec.arts.sf.written) what books I should read this year. Now that I have the blog, I’m posting the question here.

    Below are 100 books (or a few more, counting multiple titles by a single author) of fiction I’m considering reading in 2012. With a few exceptions (like forthcoming books), they’re pretty much all books I already own in first editions. Most likely I’ll get to considerably less than 100. The first few are books I’ll probably get to (or are already reading), whereas the rest are a little vaguer (and in alphabetical order by author). That’s where you come in. Tell me which of the books below I should or shouldn’t read, and why. If a book’s not on the list, it’s probably because I’ve already read it, or have no interest in it, won’t get to it this year, etc., so save your electrons instead of suggesting alternates (there are plenty of other places for that). And if I list Book #2 in a linear series, rest assured I’ve already read Book #1.

    I don’t promise I’ll read all the highest rated works, but those most highly praised are considerably more likely to be added to the reading stack, which is what’s happened the previous years I’ve done this.

  • Michael Shea: The Color Out of Time (read)
  • Jack Vance: The Killing Machine (read)
  • Stina Leicht: Of Blood & Honey (reading)
  • Joe R. Lansdale: Hyenas
  • Joe Dominici: Bringing Back the Dead
  • China Mieville: Embassytown
  • Robert Jackson Bennett: Company Man
  • Vernor Vinge: The Children of the Sky
  • Philip K. Dick: Clans of the Alphane Moon
  • Michael Moorcock: The War Hound and the World’s Pain
  • Greg Egan: Crystal Nights
  • Peter Ackroyd: Hawksmoor
  • Paolo Bacigalupi: The Windup Girl
  • Iain Banks: Against a Dark Background or Matter
  • John Barnes: Kaleidoscope Century or One for the Morning Glory
  • Stephen Baxter: Traces or Mayflower II
  • Peter S. Beagle: A Fine and Private Place
  • Greg Bear: The City at the End of Time or Hull Zero Three
  • Leigh Brackett: The Best of Leigh Brackett or The Long Tomorrow
  • David Brin: Dr. Pak’s Preschool
  • Tobias Buckell: Sly Mongoose or Tides from the New World
  • Octavia Butler: Fledgeling
  • Jack Cady: The Night We Buried Road Dog
  • Ramsey Campbell: Creatures of the Pool
  • Michael Chabon: The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay
  • John Christopher: No Blade of Grass
  • Susanna Clarke: Ladies of Grace Adieu
  • Hal Clement: Iceworld
  • Avram Davidson: The Adventures of Dr. Esterhauzy or Limekiller
  • L. Sprague de Camp: A Gun for Dinosaur
  • Bradley Denton: Laughin’ Boy
  • Junot Diaz: The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao
  • Paul Di Filippo: Lost Pages or A Princess of the Linear Jungle
  • George Alec Effinger: What Entropy Means to Me
  • Harlan Ellison: Deathbird Stories
  • Greg Egan: Crystals Nights or Zendegi
  • John M. Ford: The Dragon Waiting
  • Neil Gaiman: Fragile Things or The Graveyard Book
  • Hinko Gotleib: The Key to the Great Gate
  • John Gardner: Freddy’s Book or The Wreckage of Agathon
  • Ray Garton: Night Life or Nids
  • Jane Gaskell: The Serpent
  • Joe Haldeman: The Accidental Time Machine
  • Peter F. Hamilton: Mindstar Rising
  • Robert E. Howard: The Coming of Conan
  • Nalo Hopkinson: Brown Girl in the Ring or The Salt Roads
  • Shirley Jackson: We Have Always Lived in the Castle or The Lottery
  • K. W. Jeter: Noir or Dark Seeker
  • Ha Jin: Waiting
  • James Patrick Kelly: Strange But Not a Stranger
  • Stephen King: Dark Tower IV: Wizard and Glass or The Colorado Kid
  • Russell Kirk: The Surly Sullen Bell (and yes, I’ve read the 2 Arkham House collections)
  • Henry Kuttner and/or C. L. Moore: The Dark World or Black God’s Shadow or No Boundaries
  • R. A. Lafferty: Archipelago, Aurelia, or The 13th Voyage of Sinbad
  • Fritz Leiber: Night’s Black Agents
  • Jonathan Lethem: Motherless Brooklyn
  • Thomas Ligotti: Grimscribe, Noctuary, or The Shadow at the Bottom of the World
  • Ian MacLeod: Breathmoss and Other Exhalations
  • Ken MacLeod: Giant Lizards from Another Star or The Execution Channel
  • Gregory Maguire: Wicked
  • Barry Malzberg: Hervoit’s World
  • Richard Matheson: Duel
  • Maureen McHugh: Mothers and Other Monsters
  • Sean McMullen: The Miocene Arrow
  • Ward Moore: Bring the Jubilee
  • Richard Morgan: Woken Furies
  • Pat Murphy: The Falling Woman
  • John Myers Myers: Silverlock
  • William F. Nolan: Things Beyond Midnight or Wild Galaxy
  • Naomi Novik: Black Powder War
  • Chad Oliver: The Shores of Another Sea or The Winds of Time
  • Susan Palwick: The Fate of Mice
  • H. Beam Piper: Lord Kalvan of Otherwhen
  • Tim Powers: Three Days to Never or Pilot Light
  • Fletcher Pratt: The Well of the Unicorn
  • Mike Resnick: Paradise or Kilimanjaro
  • Alastair Reynolds: Redemption Ark
  • Rudy Rucker: Master of Time & Space or The Secret of Life or White Light
  • Matt Ruff: Fool on the Hill
  • Salman Rushdie: Midnight’s Children
  • Joanna Russ: The Female Man
  • John Scalzi: The Lost Colony
  • Karl Schroeder: Permanence or Lady of Mazes
  • Michael Shaara: The Herald or The Killer Angels
  • Lucius Shepard: Floater or Aztechs or Viator
  • Lewis Shiner: The Edges of Things or Black and White
  • Dan Simmons: The Terror or Hard as Nails
  • Robert Sladek: Roderick
  • Neal Stephenson: Zodiac or The Big U
  • Charles Stross: The Apocalypse Codex (forthcoming)
  • Theodore Sturgeon: Microcosmic God: The Complete Stories of Theodore Sturgeon Volume 2
  • Steph Swainston: The Year of Our War
  • Thomas Burnett Swann: The Day of the Minotaur
  • Manly Wade Wellman: The Sleuth Patrol or The Last Mammoth
  • Martha Wells: The Element of Fire
  • John Whitbourne: To Build Jerusalem or Binscomb Tales
  • Jack Williamson and James E. Gunn: Star Bridge
  • Connie Willis: To Say Nothing of the Dog
  • Gene Wolfe: The Land Across (forthcoming)
  • Book Signing and Party for Three Messages and a Warning

    Sunday, January 29th, 2012

    I attended a signing at BookPeople for Three Messages and a Warning: Contemporary Mexican Short Stories of the Fantastic, co-edited by Turkey City’s own Chris Brown (formerly Chris Nakashima-Brown, now renamed after a long and painful de-Japanization process).

    The event was fairly well attended, with about 40-50 people showing up.

    Two of the authors flew up for the event: Pepe Rojo of Tijuana:

    And Bernardo Fernandez of Mexico City (who also works as a graphics artist and teacher, as well as a crime writer):

    (I’m not sure if you can tell, but Bernardo’s shirt features a robot (or possibly an android) and an electric sheep.) I believe he mentioned that he was working on a graphic novel about William S. Burrough’s time in Mexico. I bet it ends with a bang.

    I also found it interesting that both of their fathers were engineers.

    In attendance were also many members of the Austin SF community, including a few that my pictures of weren’t completely awful:


    Stina Leicht and Sara Felix.


    Jessica Reisman, a few moments before the police arrested her for the Hollywood scriptwriter they found dead facedown in her pool.

    On Saturday, there was a party at Chris Brown’s newly opened East Austin hipster-pad-cum-1970s-science-fiction-movie-set. Sadly, none of my photos of the house (taken at dusk) came out well. But I did get a few pics of the party attendees:


    Don Webb, who co-edited one of the most influential Spanish-language anthologies of speculative fiction, for which he was paid $50 and three bottles of Tequila.


    Stina and Jessica redux.

    The rest of my pictures were various degrees of crappy. (Hopefully Jayme Blaschke, who was there with a bigger, better camera, will put some up.) Sadly, one picture that didn’t come out was that of Bernardo wearing a t-shirt depicting Mexico’s most famous science fiction character: Bender Bending Rodriguez.

    Finally, no expects the Spanish Steampunk Zeppelin!

    Armadillocon 2011 Photos for Saturday, August 27

    Wednesday, September 14th, 2011


    A chipper-at-all-hours Kasey Lansdale, having no pity on us poor souls discomforted by having to get up at the crack of noon.


    if we’re going to show Kasey, I suppose we should show her father, Joe R. Lansdale. I think he’s written a book or two.


    Neal Barrett, Jr. “You working on anything right now, Neal?” “I’m a writer, I’m always working on something. That’s what writers do.”


    Howard Waldrop, relieved that we only have to review Cowboys & Aliens once.


    Rob Landley, the man who helped found both Penguincon and Linucon. And yet, somehow, he still walks among the living.


    Paolo Bacigalupi, wondering just where that alligator might have gotten to.


    Brad Denton, who foolishly exposed his skin to direct sunlight for almost 15 full seconds.

    Brad again, after the espresso kicked in.


    Martha Wells, reclining in the position usually reserved for her palanquin.


    Elizabeth Moon’s expression shortly after hearing that she wouldn’t have spend three days being condescended and lectured to by dour, joyless feminists.


    Jayme Lynn Blaschke, who’ had to cut back on his previously extravagant vest budget.


    Kurt Baty towers over Lego creations. Deep in the night, he sneaks into his unfinished mansion to loom over them and shout “I’m the God! I’m the God!


    With his portable manual typewriter, Lou Antonelli may be taking his emulation of role-model Howard Waldrop a little too far…


    Just one of the many, many martinis Scott Bobo drank that weekend, not all of which had Ed Scarborough looking on.


    Scott, Ed and Dwight wait for dinner.


    Dwight, Rich and Milton.


    Little Chuckie, Emma Bull and Stina Leicht just before the Elizabeth Moon and Wiscon panel, more about which at a later date. No one was killed during the panel, which counts as a rousing success.


    Ben Yalow and Emma Bull.


    Matthew Bay, with beer and wearing a utility kilt, key clues for the police to piece together the horrific orbital belt sanding disaster that befell him moments later.

    There used to be a picture here. Now there’s not.


    Lovely con newbie Jamie Hott and here +5 Camera of Smiting.


    Paolo attempts to re-enact the cover shoot from Peter Gabriel I.


    The second of my blackmail photos of Mark Finn, this time cavorting with shameless married hussy Emma Bull.


    The unsuspecting Will Shetterly sits next to his wife, none the wiser to the lascivious gyrations performed shortly before.


    Oh yeah, baby! Finn and Dave Cake demonstrate that Fezes are TOTALLY coming back! It’s only a matter of time!


    Brad offers Paolo the traditional SFWA Salute of Respect.


    “I just ate what?”


    Here serial cavorter Finns plys his oleaginous charm on the unsuspecting Jessica Reisman.


    “Tonight the monkey dies!”


    Kasey Lansdale reacts with calm, cool aplomb to Brad Denton missing a deadline.


    This is what happens when you attempt to photograph the Tetragrammaton.

    And finally (two base notes) in a world…where dinner can take three hours…one man…will drink…a martini!

    Scott Bobo Drinks a Martini

    Armadillocon 2011 Photos for Friday, August 26

    Saturday, September 10th, 2011


    Mark Finn, rocking the cutting edge of FEZ NATION!


    Howard Waldrop.


    Dwight Brown gets the pre-convention lunch off to his usual facepalming start. What set him off this time was Todd saying “Look! We’re haircut twinsies!”


    DUFF winner David Cake.


    Early Turkey Citizen Joe Pumilia.

    There was a picture of William Browning Spencer, but he has evidently grown disenchanted with his own visage, and asked that it be removed..


    Al Jackson. For once I snapped a picture with his eyes open. Thanks for lunch, Al!


    Dwight, mournful that his mama took his Kodachrome away.


    Michael Sumbera, taking a break from assembling his retail sales empire.


    Aaron Allston. Generally, I only see Aaron at: A.) Cons, or B.) Indian restaurants.


    James Reasoner.


    John DeNardo: “You know I hate having my picture taken.” Naturally, after he said that, I’m required to take his picture several additional times.


    Like this one.


    And this one.


    Bruce Sterling was having a garage sale of books at the con. Here he is holding aloft the (true story) Rudy Rucker books I had pulled from the pile, refusing to sell them to me. Including the copy of The 57th Franz Kafka I had given him as a gift 15 years before. “I’ve got to donate these to UT.” Thanks a lot, Bruce.


    Bill Crider, reenacting a scene from Daredevil.


    Bill again, now with added sight.


    Stina Leicht, with her hair in the traditional Blue Con shade.


    Two people, both of whom complained that I took their picture too much. You can see how well those complaints worked out for them.


    Rocky Kelley, artistic dandy and man-about-town.


    Jessica Reisman. The camera is set properly, it’s just that Jessica lives her entire life in soft focus. Doctors keep doing tests to determine the cause.


    Jasmina Tesanovic and Bruce Sterling. “It’s a 110° out today! I’m feeling pretty darn good about my Global Warming predictions!”


    Derek Johnson. You can’t see it, but just below the frame of this picture, he’s clutching a snifter of brandy with one hand and stroking a white cat with the other.


    Gretchen Peterson Johnston shows that she is totally ready for the Fetish Boot Ball.


    Chris Nakashima-Brown n. Brown this guy I know.


    Yvonne Daily and Phil Brogden, who you may remember from such hits as “Goddamnit, Lawrence, you sure take a lot of freaking convention pictures, don’t you?”


    Robert Jackson Bennett, author of the spiffy first novel Mr. Shivers, copies of which can be obtained in the usual manner.


    Bradley Denton assumes the now-traditional “Oh yeah? Then I’ll take YOUR picture!” position.


    Jessica Reisman Redux.


    Paolo Bacigalupi and Bruce Sterling, debating whose global warming future is more wretched and dystopian.


    Rich Simental.

    Rich Simental, Scott Bobo and Michael Sumbera. "No guys, you don't have the three monkeys thing quite right..."


    “NEVER MIND!”


    The Space Squidians, shortly after freebasing some ink.


    Brad Foster, with a Hugo that might seem familiar.


    “You so naughty!”


    Kasey Lansdale, mooning over Mark Finn. (I warned you, Finn! I said UNMARKED twenties!)


    Scott Cupp, James Reasoner and Joe R. Lansdale, talking about F. Scott Fitzgerald, Ernest Hemingway, and why you can’t get good belt onions anymore.


    Ben Yalow.


    It was….the unnameable.

    Apollocon 2011 Pictures

    Monday, July 4th, 2011

    My computer was in the shop, so I haven’t had a chance to do the usual photo roundup until now.


    Stina Leicht.

    The public has cried out “Stina! We just can’t get enough photos of her! Could you possibly put up a bunch more?” The blue hair fetish crowd has spoken, and who am I to deny the public what it wants? Vox populi, vox dei.

    (If you’re wondering whether the phrase “Blue Hair Fetish” bring up a lot of Google hits, I can tell you: Yes. Yes it does. And you shouldn’t test this theory at work. (See also: Rule 34.))


    Julia Mandala, Linda Donahue, and Bill Crider.


    Martha Wells and Troyce Wilson, just back from their awesome private tour of NASA. They even showed them the video feed of the top secret moonbase and the dead alien in the third subbasement freezer…


    Three of the four redheads of the apocalypse: Julia Mandala, Rhonda Eudaly, and Linda Donahue.


    Gabrielle Faust.


    Patrice Sarath.


    Stina Leicht: The Seconding.


    Stina and SF Signal head honcho John DeNardo, whose mouth and eyes are wired in such a way that when one opens, the other must close.


    Jayme Lynn Blaschke, who suffers from no such limitations.


    Martha Wells, wearing a black outfit against the black backdrop the concom thoughtfully provided.


    Editor Guest of Honor Ann VanderMeer, of the Florida Science Fiction VanderMeers.


    Texas in 2013 Worldcon bid chair Bill Parker with international confidence man Fred Duarte.


    Jonathan Miles, pledging to eat only the brand of butter-substitute promoted by William Shatner.


    Stina: The Return of the Attack of the Revenge of the Quickening


    Gabrielle Faust, who wisely opted for the decorative white corset and brass goggles against the black background.


    Lou Antonelli, Bill Crider and Jayme Lynn Blaschke.


    Artist Guest of Honor Rocky Kelley.


    Bill Parker in the militantly festooned Texas in 2013 suite.


    A closeup of Bill Crider from an earlier picture. Cropping! The hallmark of quality photographs!

    Pictures from the World Horror Convention in Austin, Friday, April 29, 2011: Part 2

    Saturday, April 30th, 2011

    The front of Kasey Lansdale’s head.

    Stina Leicht, Mikal Trimm and Guest of Honor Joe Hill. This was right before Hill discussed that most important of philosophical question: If you have a cloth spiderman mask in your pocket (and really, who doesn’t?), and two guys rush into the store you’re in with shotguns, do you instantly put on the mask and start wailing on then? I pointed out that since this is Texas, and we’re all armed, the issue was probably less pressing here than in Maine.

    Chris Roberson, Joe Hill and John Picacio doing some serious comic geeking.

    Three women, six different hair colors.

    Jessica Reisman.

    Sanford Allen, showing Scott Cupp the ticket that doesn’t let him into Willie Wonka’s factory, but does let him on Captain Morgan’s ship.

    Scott Cupp, and people I don’t know who seemed to be discussing adultery among TSR employees.

    F. Paul Wilson in the center.

    John Skipp, just before he went trekking off to a lost city in the jungles of Peru.

    The art show reception. Even though this is Austin, in real life the room was not that shade of burnt orange.