Dan sez, "My friend/hero Norman Spinrad, one of the great writers of science fiction, is very ill, undergoing treatment for stomach cancer at the Sloan-Kettering Center in New York. He's going into surgery tomorrow (in Norman's own words)and I'm hoping some internet-magic would bring him lots of good energy, appreciations, well-wishes and thanks during this scary time. Norman is a science fiction legend, president of the SFWA in the 80s, author of the original Star Trek episode 'The Doomsday Machine' and has never, ever stopped writing. His most recent novel, He Walked Among Us was published by Tor Books just two months ago."
This all happened so fast
An entire genre of Saturday Night Live-style skit humor–what if celebrity x were absurdly cast in role y?–is made obsolete by deepfakery.
You gotta give it to these French-speaking folks for trying to pronounce these difficult-for-them English words. And you gotta give it Frenchly, the makers of the video, for making the words more challenging as it goes along. Psychophysicotherapeutics, anyone? [via; Previously]
One letter different, but a world apart.
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