Lacking retros, Brian’s podships maneuver by farting!

SandChigger | March 27, 2008

Well, OK, not really. But I got your attention. Nothing much to say today, except to report on something that I have somehow managed to overlook until today when I was checking to see if anyone else had reviewed Timeweb over on Amazon. The publisher over there is listed as “Five Star”, and that name [...]

De Dune à  Rakis: Forum Francophone

SandChigger | March 25, 2008

A MySpace user named Filo contacted me over there for Friending and also gave me a link to their French Dune BBS: De Dune à  Rakis What better way can there be to improve your French, than to read (and maybe, someday, post) about a series of books you already know and love?! Update: Quelle [...]

Of course! He’s blackmailing them!

SandChigger | March 20, 2008

An inside source* has revealed one possible answer to the question that has been plaguing some of us for the last two days: how and why Kevin J. Anderson is to be a co-producer of the upcoming motion picture remake of Dune by Paramount. Why, he’s blackmailing the Herberts, of course! That’s what’s kept this [...]

Update: Site cleaned

SandChigger | March 19, 2008

I think I’ve managed to clean or replace all the files the cracker got at, so the whole website should now be safe. I guess I’ve been a little lax in watching the log files for suspicious activity. It also looks like there is a problem with my provider, Network Solutions, and their set up; [...]

It’s official: New Dune Movie will suck soiled ass

SandChigger | March 19, 2008

Tuesday, March 18, 2008 – New Dune Film from Paramount This basically says it all: We’ve been working on this for years, and we can finally make the proper announcement. Brian Herbert and I will be official co-producers on the film. The rest of the blog post is just text excerpted (one paragraph completely out [...]

Wonky DB access?

SandChigger | March 16, 2008

If you see the WordPress “database connection error” message more than once when trying to read something or post a comment, could you drop me an email? Looks like the damned thing is wonky again. Grrrrrr. Tweet

Reviews online

SandChigger | March 15, 2008

A list of reviews of the new books found online. (Permanent link on Resources page) Legends of Dune Omphalos on the Jihad trilogy Pudding Time! Stop the Inanity: Dune: Butlerian Jihad (September 18, 2003) Range’s review of The Butlerian Jihad Prelude to Dune David Louis Edelman on Brian Herbert and Kevin Anderson’s “Dune” Prequels Duncan [...]