We ponder on Matt Damon’s role in The Martian, why we love to hate villains, and the role of philosophy and ideology in Octavia Butler’s Dawn. Join us, before Veronica falls into the hellmouth.
WHAT ARE WE DRINKING?
Tom: Red Stripe
Veronica: 2011 Canoe Ridge Cabernet Sauvignon The Expedition
And the Martian is…
The Wertzone: Update on Scott Lynch’s THE THORN OF EMBERLAIN
WINNERS: 2014 Locus Awards – SF Signal
J.K. Rowling has released a new ‘Harry Potter’ story online
S&L and Open Road heading to Loncon 3!
FEATURED REVIEW: Doctor Sleep by Stephen King
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BARE YOUR SWORD
Tor founder Tom Doherty on publishing without DRM
Do we love to hate villains?
Duty to self-publishing authors?
BOOK OF THE MONTH DISCUSSION