Another Dune Novels fuck-up?

SandChigger | February 26, 2011

Googling “Dune forum” at the moment (at least on this side of the planet?) results in something pretty interesting: I’m pretty sure that even as late as earlier today, the Dune Novels entry was first on the list. Looks like they’ve fucked something up again. (Where’s that “ab5fe…” alphanumeric-soup shit from?!) Website and McDune books, [...]

John Scalzi, Franchise Pirate?

SandChigger | February 24, 2011

A while back I saw a new, upcoming book by John Scalzi listed among my recommendations on Amazon: Fuzzy Nation. I had a quick look at the blurb and added it to my wish list, because differences in opinion on his friend & best-selling McDune hack Kevin J. Anderson notwithstanding, I really did enjoy his [...]

Shitterhood Progress Report

SandChigger | February 19, 2011

The day before yesterday The Hack Twatted this about the upcoming first volume in the new “Great Stools of Dune” series: TheKJA: off to the mountains again, quiet cabin, SISTERHOOD OF DUNE revisions, KEY TO CREATION proofing. Get caught up before March HELLHOLE tour 17 Feb Presumably those are “revisions” based on comments come back [...]

Nah, it’s more for “Vapid”

SandChigger | February 18, 2011

If you’re following the comments feed you may have seen the activity following this comment yesterday morning from someone who just read Dune “last year.” It’s mostly interesting as an example of yet another (young?) mind falling into and following the same rut of “preeq thought” that we’ve seen time and time again. An odd [...]

But that’s only… 42 days, not 60 or 90!

SandChigger | February 16, 2011

Did you happen to catch this over on the “Official Dune” page on Facebook? Martin Müller: What about the new Dune movie? Sunday at 9:45am Official Dune: We’ll know more by the end of March. Stay tuned. Monday at 2:46am By the end of March. Wow, that’s probably the closest Byron (or whoever) has cut [...]

SMELLHOLE “book trailer” parody

SandChigger | February 14, 2011


14.65% of HToD searches are for Sisterhood

SandChigger | February 11, 2011

An average of 14.65 % of the search hits on this website over the last six months were for keyphrases related in some way to the next McDune book, The Sisterhood of Dune: Sep 2010 : 13.4 % Oct 2010 : 20.4 % Nov 2010 : 14.5 % Dec 2010 : 13.7 % Jan 2011 [...]