Statistics dub Tyrion the main character of George R. R. Martin’s A Storm of Swords and Veronica got to talk to him! Well, she talked to Peter Dinklage anyway, who plays him on the TV show. She reports back on his handshake and reveals what Arya Stark did to her. Plus, we kick off our April books!
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FINALISTS: 2016 Aurora Awards
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Paul: "Statistical Analysis Has Revealed Game of Thrones' True 'Main' Character"
Veronica on the Game of Thrones red carpet.
Joanna: Geek & Sundry is having a hard scifi contest on Inkshares.
Thane and Tamahome: DragonCon is announcing its own genre award.
AND Nominations for the Parsec Awards are open!
Tamahome: New Kindle with battery case coming
BARE YOUR SWORD
Hi Tom / Veronica,
You may be interested in: ‘Philip K Dick Tweets’. This will play out the entire life of Philip K Dick in around 600 tweets, over the course of about 6 months.
It’s starting off right now at:
It is just for its own sake, there is no PR campaign or commercial affiliations etc. I’m just a Philip K Dick fan who would like to share the story of his fascinating life. I did the same sort of thing for Wittgenstein (http://twitter.com/WittTweets) and Oppenheimer (http://twitter.com/OppieTweets).
Both of these projects attracted a huge amount of interest from people who told me they were really thankful they were aware of it and following it right from the start. I would be massively appreciative if you could share the news of this Philip K Dick project, so that as many people as possible can enjoy it. It’ll clearly appeal to any hardcore Philip K Dick fan, but I think any sci-fi fan really.
It’s very much based on Lawrence Sutin’s (1989) biography of Philip K Dick and I’ve attempted to make it as accurate as possible. I give more information here:
So please feel free to share the link @DoAndroidsTweet. If you have any ideas on how to publicise this project more, please let me know.
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