Final Staff

Stacey Janssen

Managing Editor:
Dave Noonan


  • Mishell Baker
  • Bluejack
  • Amy Goldschlager
  • Emily Lupton
  • R. K. MacPherson
  • Scott James Magner
  • Robin Shantz

Copy Editors

  • Sarah L. Edwards
  • Yoon Ha Lee
  • Sherry D. Ramsey
  • Rena Saimoto
  • Paula Stiles


  • Marti McKenna
  • Bridget McKenna


  • Geb Brown

Publisher: Bluejack

August, 2006 (Vol. III: #7)


Catching Up With Fame

Building the Next Generation IROSF.


Anatomy of an Idea

Searching for Signs, Portents and the Misheard Phrase.

Got Filk?

The soundtrack to fandom.

Point of View

Reading Beyond the I's

How reading carefully can increase your appreciation of a story.

Con Report


The Witch is Dead, Long Live the Witch

Sights and sounds from WisCon's 30th anniversary.


Friends of the Wendigo

The Scottish Roots of Wes Craven's The Hills Have Eyes

Another Essay On Cannibalism, With a Side of Fava Beans and a Nice Chianti.

Negadon Attacks

A Critique of 3 Short Films from Japan

Japanese Anime Attacks NYC!!!

Down the Tube

How Bad Films of Good Books Hurt Genre Writers

Have Bad Adaptations Hurt Stephen King's Market Share?


Drugs and A Scanner Darkly

Was Philip K. Dick Against Drug Use?

Looking behind the story's anti-drug message.


NFSF #8: Facing the Other

E.T. Anthropology and Writing the Other

Only Revolutions by Mark Z. Danielewski

Does the revolution in form come at the expense of story?

The Commonwealth Saga by Peter F. Hamilton

Girth and Worth

Examining Hamilton's 1,600-page duology.

August Short Fiction

Sorting through the deluge of short fiction.