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The Rotundo World Tour


ConStellation 9
Lincoln, NE
April 20-22

WorldCon 76
San Jose, CA
August 16-20

Watch this space for updates!

Archive for April, 2014

Progress Report, in which I discuss my weekend

So last weekend was totally eaten up by ConStellation, which was a great time.  I was gratified that people actually came to my panels and stuff.  I got to see some old friends, meet some new ones, hand out a few business cards, and become better acquainted with downtown Lincoln.  A busy time.  Surely you can understand, then, why I didn’t accomplish anything on Apocalypse Pictures Presents during that time.

What’s that you say?  What about the week preceding the convention?

Um . . . yeah.  Did I mention I was at ConStellation all weekend?

I’ll do better this week.

No updates for Write Club.


Current Music: "Spit You Out"--Bullet for My Valentine

Stop One on the 2014 Rotundo World Tour: ConStellation

The 2014 Rotundo World Tour starts this weekend with ConStellation, in Lincoln, NE, USA.  Here’s my schedule:


America’s Tolkien? 11:00pm

Time Magazine once called George R.R. Martin the “American Tolkein.”  Is he?  Is such a comparison even appropriate?  Why or why not?  Will A Song of Ice and Fire achieve the same timelessness as The Lord of the Rings, or is it too much a product of its own era?


Will Television Finally Kill the Movies? 5:00pm

Television was once considered a potentially fatal threat to the film industry, but those dire predictions never came true.  Now, however, television is experiencing a new golden age, with a slew of series, genre and otherwise, dominating the pop culture landscape.  Game of Thrones, The Walking Dead, True Blood, Dr. Who, and many others have become phenomena on a level once reserved for Star Wars and Star Trek.  How did it happen?  Do movies still have something of value to offer audiences?  Will movies ever be able to recover the crown?

Creative Writing Session 8:00pm

Bring paper and pen and participate in some fun writing exercises.

My friend, the fabulous Carrie Vaughn, is the Author Guest of Honor.

If you have a chance, stop by and say howdy.

Current Music: "Die Hard the Hunter"--Def Leppard

Rotundo Interview Alert: The SF Signal Podcast

The very groovy Patrick Hester interviewed me for the SF Signal Podcast.  Interested parties may listen here.

Current Music: "A Man Is a Man"--The Who (from the Endless Soundtrack in My Head)