TCA (my initials)

November 22, 2007

the tackboard (v0.5.01)

Filed under: cartooning — TCA @ 4:34 pm

Art typewriters
[Beyond the Beyond] 
Murakami at MOCA
[Cartoon Brew] 
John K T-Day
[all kinds of stuff] 

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November 10, 2007

sci-fi cons

Filed under: Doodling — TCA @ 6:06 pm

Eastercon 2008 looks like a good one. It will be held March 21-24 at the Radisson Edwardian Hotel near London’s Heathrow Airport.

Guests of Honor
Neil Gaiman
Tanith Lee
China Mieville
Charles Stross

Charlie Stross says it’s on!

Tim Powers will be writer guest of honor at Baycon 2008 near San Jose, California. This convention will be held at the Santa Clara Hyatt Regency hotel May 23-26.

Looking far ahead… WorldCon 2009 will be held August 6-10 in Montreal.

Neil Gaiman – Guest of Honor
Elisabeth Vonarburg – French-speaking Guest of Honor
David Hartwell – Editor Guest of Honor
Tom Doherty – Publisher Guest of Honor
Julie Czerneda – Master of Ceremonies

The U.S. dollar has shrunk noticeably since the early membership rates for WorldCon 2009 were published on September 27. Back then, less than six weeks ago, early membership cost 150 USD and 165 CAD. Today those rates would be reversed.

November 8, 2007

WELL Chili Cookoff

Filed under: Doodling — TCA @ 3:33 pm

Here’s a Flickr slide show of pictures that I took at the 2007 WELL Chili Cookoff. It was held on September 28 at the Berkeley Yacht Club.

And here are some other pictures of my trip taken in Pacific Grove (near Monterey) and Cambria.

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