This 101 feature originally appeared as Alice Davies, "New Weird 101," SFRA Review 291 (Winter 2010): 6–9. A PDF of this issue is available here.
The New Weird. Who does it? What is it? Is it even anything? Is it even New? Is it, as some think, not only a better slogan than The Next Wave, but also incalculably more fun to do? Should we just call it Pick'n'Mix instead?
This feature originally appeared as Ed Carmien, "Pride and Wikiness," SFRA Review 290 (Fall 2009): 7–8. A PDF of this issue is available here.
Long reviled as the enemy of true scholars and scholarship, Wikipedia is nevertheless a force to be reckoned with in the ivory tower. We peer suspiciously out of arrow slits and over crenellations at the common, mangy foe of citable truth...in all directions. We have met the enemy and it has passed us by, leaving us surrounded.