And that’s a wrap #7
‘And that’s a wrap’ lists science fiction and fantasy news brought to my attention…
Dying Trekkie sees Star Trek 2
Due to his declining health, a Star Trek fan with weeks to live missed the 9 minute special prescreening of Star Trek 2 that featured before the Hobbit. This prompted a reddit campaign to enable him to see the movie or at least the 9 minute reel during his limited time left. J.J. Abrams called “Dan’s” wife and set up a screening. Read more at Mashable and the triumphant reddit post proclaiming victory is here.
Jim C. Hines’ posing for charity win
Not only did Jim’s posing for charity raise over $15,000 but he’s now ‘going into the calendar business’. Originally he was talking about a desk calendar but yours truly has been conducting a mild campaign for an epic wall calendar. On Twitter, Jim said
— Jim C. Hines (@jimchines) January 1, 2013
so I’m living in hope.
Oh yes, and if you’ve been following the pose-off, or even if you haven’t, you might be interested to learn that Jim beat Scalzi.
Jim Hines isn’t the only one in the calendar business.
David Tennant’s website has a free printable calendar for 2013.
i09 lists SFF rumours
Here i09 lists true, false and unresolved rumours from 2012: they cover everything from rumours around Neil Gaiman writing another Doctor Who episode to Spidey’s non-existent cameo in The Avengers.
Here i09 lists what they describe as ‘insane justice league rumours’.
And that’s a wrap