Trouble in Hack Heaven?

SandChigger | August 16, 2009

In his latest “Pittsburgh and Cleveland” blahg post, is KJA telling us things are not as chummy between him and Brian Herbert as he has given us to believe in the past? After our signings in the Washington, DC, area Brian and I left for our next stop, Pittsburgh. Early morning, I headed off to [...]

SciFiChick censoring comments(?)

SandChigger | August 15, 2009

On this post. I was just going to write that I had posted a reply to her reply about my question asking what she liked about The Hack’s books she has read but that she hadn’t passed it through yet (I received an error message when I posted telling me that the comment would be [...]

About that “winning streak”…

SandChigger | August 14, 2009

Both KJA (on Twitter & his blog) and Byron (on the Dumb Novels BBS) are creaming themselves over this supposed “winning streak” that the miserable #15 debut by Jessica to The Winds of Dune is supposed to represent. boardadmin wrote: Israfil wrote: Interesting…How does it compare with PoD, Hunters or Sandworms for the first week? [...]

The Morality of Customer Reviewing

SandChigger | August 13, 2009

I was about to post something flippant on Jacurutu just now about going over and joining Barnes & Noble so I could comment and post a review of Jessica to The Winds of Dune over there as well as on Amazon, but stopped myself when I thought about it a little more. I occasionally pop [...]

Another accurate review

SandChigger | August 10, 2009

Adam Whitehead at The Wertzone has published a review entitled “The Winds of Dune…or should that be hot air?” With too many bloggers showing their complete lack of literary taste or integrity and shilling on this piece of shit, with some even engaging in giveaways of the “swagsacks” and other crap (like this one, and [...]

They noticed! (But who are they?!)

SandChigger | August 8, 2009

I went to check out my Twitter feeds and found this in RealDune‘s: RealDune Nice article about Tweeters haunting @TheKJA … yours truly *ahem* gets a shout-out. Thx, chaps! http://tinyurl.com/ll5xqk about 4 hours ago from web That link takes you to an article on a site called Keeping The Door (“All you can eat sci-fi [...]

Peter Berg is a fucking moron

SandChigger | August 6, 2009

DN BBS member Fang Zei posted a link to this article by Devin Faraci on CHUD.com: PETER BERG ALIENATES DUNE FANS BY MAKING HIS VERSION FUN Here’s the money shot quote from Berg: To me, I think my interpretation will feel significantly different from [the Lynch version] and the [SciFi] Channel miniseries that aired. I [...]