A blog and a review

SandChigger | April 2, 2011

Two items for your perusal: One guy’s description of the evolution of his disillusionment with the McDune books, entitled “Of Dune and its Descendents” on storiesbywilliams. And Drew Athan’s review of Sandworms of Dune on GoodReads. Enjoy! Tweet

Master of Universes… Not of Languages!

SandChigger | March 8, 2011

Add Polish to Arabic on the List of Languages That Master of Universes Kevin J. Anderson Is Clueless About! In the “New International Editions” post to his blahg on Sunday, KJA posted the covers of three new translations of his shit books: the Polish version of Paul of Dune, The Last Days of Krypton in [...]

No real evidence for any “Dune 7″ outline

SandChigger | January 5, 2011

OK, it’s been, what, three years now since the publication of Sandworms of Dune? And they’ve yet to produce any credible evidence backing up the claim that Hunters and Sandworms were based on an outline found on floppies in two safety deposit boxes. I’ve added a new page in the Miscellaneous Topics section of the [...]

I no wonger feew wike waffing: SoD 4 Part 2

SandChigger | March 3, 2008

Around 2:30 AM on August 30 of last year I stopped halfway through my dissection of the fourth “chapter” of Sandworms, intending to finish it the next morning, but I never did. Let’s get started again, shall we? (Here’s a link to that first part, if you feel like refreshing your memory.) So…try to remember [...]

Amazon still deleting Sadworms reviews

SandChigger | February 15, 2008

Just in case you haven’t been checking, Amazon.com is still deleting unfavorable reviews of Sadworms, no doubt at the behest of the HLP (Mooooo!) or TOR. The most recent victims were one two-star and two one-star reviews. Not sure if I’ve mentioned this here yet, but it eventually became clear that ONLY Amazon staff can [...]

Hungry? How about a TV Dinner?

SandChigger | December 23, 2007

I found a guy over on YouTube this evening named “Davesghola” who has posted some “vlogs” about Sandworms and Dune. I’d say this one is ripe for a feeding frenzy. What do you think? Enjoy! (“SandChigger” was taken over there, so I’m “ArrakeenSandChigger”.) Tweet


SandChigger | October 17, 2007

The screen shot pic should say it all: But just in case not: This is the first time I’ve noticed that Sandworms has dropped below 1,000th place in the Amazon rankings. Ah…a fine day it is, after all! Tweet