Category Archives: The Chucky Report

Centenary

I have to step out of my hiatus briefly to wish a happy 100th Independence Day to my dear adoptive country. Today Finland celebrates its Centenary. He is smiling! It’s about half-past one in the morning and I have a … Continue reading

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Öh Löök, Ït’s Frïdäy

Whole bunch of bullplop to do at work today and no spare time to write any sort of blog post (well, okay, aside from this one). I’m gently reminded by my esteemed associate Mr. Fahrenheit that I owe the universe … Continue reading

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When Chucky Met Janica

Eighteen years ago, pretty close to On This Day, in 1999 (actually it started on the 27th of August, but it ran through the 1st of September and beyond), a conversation happened in the newsgroup of alt.fan.robert-jordan. The following dramatization … Continue reading

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The Elevator People

Worldcon 75, Helsinki 2017 Where do I start? Worldcon, for those who don’t know what it is (and I in no way fault you, since I had no real idea before 2015 or so), is the annual World Science Fiction … Continue reading

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The Twelve Days of Worldcon (12)

On the twelfth day of Worldcon My true love sent to me Twelve rainbow ribbons:   Eleven rolls of gaffer…     Ten foaming fanboys…             Nine pertinent panels…   Eight crazy cosplays…   Seven … Continue reading

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The Twelve Days of Worldcon (11)

On the eleventh day of Worldcon My true love sent to me Eleven rolls of gaffer: Ten foaming fanboys… Nine pertinent panels…   Eight crazy cosplays…   Seven silly answers…   Six indie authors… Krista D. Ball Vaughn Heppner Jason … Continue reading

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The Twelve Days of Worldcon (10)

On the tenth day of Worldcon My true love sent to me Ten foaming fanboys: (sorry, this was the best I could come up with at short notice) Nine pertinent panels… Eight crazy cosplays… Seven silly answers… Six indie authors… Justin … Continue reading

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