Tag - awards

Stuff: The Things That Happened Before The...

An entire website’s worth of pop culture news in a single post. Because it’s silly to rewrite press releases into 500 word articles…wouldn’t you say? I understand there’s something or other called the Super Bowl...

I Am A Superior Scribbler (Though You...

Well, in a very fortuitous start to the day, Uncle Bear has decided to see through the tons of my annoying ads and bestow a “Superior Scribbler” award to me anyway. What is a Superior Scribbler award? Is it one of those chain...

RIP: Sir Arthur C. Clarke, CBE (1917-2008)

Another titan has departed the science fiction world. Arthur C. Clarke, author of more than 30 novels and inventor of the geostationary communications satellite, passed away earlier today at his home in Sri Lanka. As hard science fiction...

Sci-Fi Sainthood for Moorcock

With a body of work that runs the gamut from the proto-cyberpunk Jerry Cornelius novels to the high fantasy melodrama of Elric to the madcap steampunk of the Nomad of the Time Stream, Michael Moorcock’s writing chops have never been in...

Writers Guild Winners Announced

Seems like it’s a day for awards and such. The WGA Awards have been announced, and the big winners are Diablo Cody, who won Best Original Screenplay for Juno, the Brothers Coen who adapted No Country For Old Men from the novel by...

Needcoffee Picks the Razzies

Yes, it’s that time of year again where Hollywood gets a well deserved slap in the mouth. The nominations for the 2007 Golden Raspberries have been announced and the selections truly demonstrate what spectacles of shit can be produced...

Win Your Pick of the Ultimate Grammy...

So the 50th celebration of the Grammy Awards is here and Shout Factory along with Grammy Recordings has released a seven CD set of Grammy-winning songs. Each CD covers a specific genre: Contemporary R&B, Contemporary Pop, Contemporary...

2008 Bloggies

Okay, folks. It’s that time again: the 2008 Bloggies. For those just joining us, we won the Best Kept Secret Weblog Award back in 2006, thanks to caffeinated weasels like yourself. This was extremely cool. We would like to win another...

It’s Bloggie Time Again…

Well, last year I was surprised as hell to learn that we won Best Kept Secret Weblog for the 2006 Bloggies. Had no idea such a thing was even possible for us to achieve. But we did, and that was thanks to all of you mad caffeinated weasels...