On looking stupid, clueless, and unprofessional. . .

| November 30, 2007

SFWA is becoming an on-line spectator sport. I’m not going to go into too much depth here, as the bandwidth expended on this is already reaching critical mass. I’ll only comment by posing the following rhetorical question: If the chair of your e-piracy committee screws up so bad that it makes your whole organization look […]

Well, this is ironic. . .

| October 16, 2007

Sometimes you come across news that so twisted in recursive levels of self-parody that you cannot even express an opinion on it, you just have to sit back and say, “gee that’s f__ked up.” Case in point, this series of events, the latest of which I found thanks to a post on the SF Site […]

The technopeasants are grabbing torches and pitchforks!

| April 17, 2007

Q: What is the best way to inflame and alienate the the SF blogosphere? A: Call everyone who publishes their work on the internet a webscab (don’t pick it, it may become infected) Check out the blogstorm Dr. Hendrix has started, here, and here, and here, oh, here‘s one, or here. . . maybe here […]

I’m a scab?

| April 17, 2007

Came across this bizarre rant by the current VP of SFWA: I’m also opposed to the increasing presence in our organization of webscabs, who post their creations on the net for free. A scab is someone who works for less than union wages or on non-union terms; more broadly, a scab is someone who feathers […]