Dune “Blog” Breaking News!

SandChigger | December 31, 2007

“Uncle Mike” STILL hasn’t updated the titles of these two pages! Webdancers BRIAN HERBERT’S ORIGINAL SIGNATURE AVAILABLE I realize that a number of you may be too young to remember (from realtime, at least) when Chevy Chase was on Saturday Night Live and would occasionally interrupt his newscaster bits to announce, “And this just in…Generalissimo [...]

What’s up with Google?

SandChigger | December 30, 2007

Ready for another conspiracy theory, anyone? I’ve already posted in the comments on the first blog here (Xmas Day, my time) about The Science of Dune that just two days after I posted it, the blog was coming up fairly high (on the first page) in the Google search results for “Kevin R. Grazier” and [...]

Hechtel (2008): “The Biology of Sandworms”

SandChigger | December 29, 2007

OK, I’ve read through the whole thing carefully now, taking notes, and I’m fairly disappointed with it. More so for the hints of how good it could have been than for the actual mistakes it contains. And it does contain some very serious mistakes that appear to be the result of Hechtel simply not having [...]

Sad news…???

SandChigger | December 28, 2007

Sorry, folks, but Mr. Teg and I couldn’t work out our scheduling difficulties so the previously announced year-end podcast will now be a new-years one. But look on the bright side…this will give our overactive imaginations more time to come up with even more shtuff! Mwa-ha-ha-ha-ha! Tweet

HOLD the Presses…PLEASE!!!

SandChigger | December 27, 2007

It seems I COMPLETELY misread the first sentence of the last quote in my earlier post about the last post on the Dune “Blog”! And I didn’t even realize it until I saw Simon’s Xmas Eve thread over at…that place I go when I feel like slumming…slimily. Let’s look at it again: The bulk of [...]

The Orthodox Herbertarian Manifesto?

SandChigger | December 27, 2007

Do we want one? Do we NEED one? Discuss. Tweet

What is the “Dune Concordance”?

SandChigger | December 26, 2007

From the TOR website: 12. What is the “Dune Concordance” and will it ever be released? Brian compiled the Concordance as a reference tool for writing new DUNE projects. Over 700 pages long, it includes exact references to Frank Herbert descriptions of the Dune universe, as found in all six books that he wrote. We [...]