Category Archives: Humour

Bits & Pieces: Acclaimed baby boomer genre Jewish writers, erotic fiction and science fiction

This article is very much a change of pace. No politics, no exposé of any anti-Semitic bigotry coming from any genre folk, whether ‘new’ or old style. Lighten things up a bit… However this article does have a bearing on … Continue reading

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Bits and Pieces: On coincidences pertaining to this blog, its themes and controversies and the wolf motif in the SF blogosphere

Upfront I admit that this posting is kinda strange and something of a change of pace and tone. Lighten things up a bit… I gotta say – quite unashamedly – that I am one of these people who loves to … Continue reading

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Aussie writer Anna Tambour’s ‘devastating’ reply at her blog to my series exposing her anti-Semitism. Read it and weep

This is Anna Tambour, the liberal uh radical chic Aussie SF writer responding to my series on her. It is an entry from 24th July entitled ‘Read for yourself‘. Please do. Thanks Anna for replying. I am truly truly sincere … Continue reading

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Publishers Weekly’s Jewish editor Rose Fox blogs on the April Fools’ Jokes posted up in the SF blogosphere. Asks if there are any others to add to the list…

So there were as to be expected lots of April Fools’ jokes blogged among the SF cognoscenti… Publishers Weekly’s Rose Fox (who I have blogged about quite a lot recently – yes three distinct articles all to herself!) puts up … Continue reading

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Apex Magazine announces forthcoming publication of special all Jewish issue in response to the anti-Semitism in the professional genre community

As many SF and Fantasy fans out there know the gay/bisexual feminist ex-editor at Apex Magazine Catherynne M Valente oversaw the publication of a special all Arab/Muslim issue of Apex Magazine in November 2010. This was largely in response to … Continue reading

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