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News Items for John E. Stith
The LibraryThing Giveaway of MANHATTAN TRANSFER will close on 3 June 2013. The giveaway is intended to help introduce MANHATTAN TRANSFER to a new generation of readers on its 20th anniversary of publication.
The Manhattan Transfer Kindle edition is on sale for $2.99
The Goodreads profile has been updated. Goodreads is a great place to find new books to read. If any readers would care to share ratings or short reviews there, that would always be appreciated.
Scapescope and Reckoning Infinity have both been reprinted by Wildside Press. They are available in trade paperback on the Wildside Press site and on Amazon.
Stith's work at Wildside Press.
Scapescope at Amazon.
Reckoning Infinity at Amazon.
John E. Stith will be doing a short reading at a kick-off event for Apparatus Publishing in Boulder on March 6th.
Stith will attend COSine the weekend of 25-27 January 2013. It's an annual Colorado Springs SF & Fantasy Con. Panels include Art of the Unbelievable, Sidekicks, and the Golden Age of SF. http://www.firstfridayfandom.org/
For people who want even more slow-light tricks than what was shown in John E. Stith's novel REDSHIFT RENDEZVOUS, the MIT Game Lab has released a free game called A Slower Speed of Light.
To see a trailer or download the game go to: http://gamelab.mit.edu/games/a-slower-speed-of-light/
Comments on Hacker News.
Comments on Slashdot.
SF Signal's Podcast number 162 features John E. Stith, Connie Willis, Cherie Priest, and Nathan Lowell. Patrick Hester was the host/moderator. It was recorded at MileHiCon 44 on 10/20/2012 and released on 10/29/2012.
John E. Stith married Karen Flitton on 10/14/2012 in Colorado Springs, CO. The ceremony was conducted by Wanda Gentile.
The "Cold Warriors" episode of Futurama, which aired 25 August 2011, shows some scenes that resemble scenes in John E. Stith's 1993 novel Manhattan Transfer.
In the Futurama episode, the city is being cut loose for destruction because the common cold virus is still active in Manhattan.
Thanks very much to Randy Hamilton, who spotted this.
John E. Stith attended GalaxyFest in Colorado Springs the weekend of 24-26 February 2012.
Programming details: http://www.galaxyfest.org.
John E. Stith attended the COSine SF Convention in Colorado Springs the weekend of 27-29 January 2012.
Programming details: http://firstfridayfandom.org/cosine/programming.html. Events includes panesl on the Worst Panel Ever, the Willing Suspension of Disbelief, and UFOs,
John E. Stith was interviewed by Machine Readable. It should be a surprise to no one familiar with the frustrations-with-technology focus of Naught for Hire to learn that the first five to ten minutes of the interview were lost due to technical difficulties.
The interview covered Naught for Hire, novels, and writing.
John E, Stith was a guest at MileHiCon in Denver the weekend of 21-23 October, 2011. Events included Friday 8pm autographing, Sat noon panel on pre-1980 short stories, Sun 3pm panel on the willing suspension of disbelief. He was interviewed for an upcoming podcast from Machine Readable.
The Naught PI Agency fan group has put together a fun Naught for Hire video.
John E. Stith was the DASFA speaker on Saturday, September 17, 7 pm, at the Broadway Book Mall, 200 South Broadway, Denver. The talk focused on the evolution of Naught for Hire, starting as a screenplay and novella in 1989, to the present where the novella is still in print in trade paperback and ebook formats in the All for Naught collection, and the screenplay, now co-written with Jeffrey Berman, is in development as an Internet TV series with Paramount Digital.
Denver Area SF Assn (DASFA).
Naught for Hire is now officially in development with Paramount Digital for a web-based TV series starring Ben Browder.
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Attended COSine 2011 convention SF convention in Colorado Springs.
John E. Stith was interviewed live on WWNN AM 1470 in Florida on Saturday 8/21/10. Listen on the web at http://thatscifishow.com/. Stith is the author of the Nick Naught stories in ANALOG ("Naught for Hire" and "Naught Again," collected in ALL FOR NAUGHT) and co-author of the webisode scripts with Jeffrey Berman.
The ThatScifiShow.com interviewers were Sci-Fi Amy, Joey Donovan, and Chris West. Topics included what's ahead for Naught for Hire, producer and co-writer (Jeffrey Berman), the star (Ben Browder), and the cast.
The complete interview. (mp3 audio)
(Audio clip 8/21/10, depends on Adobe Flash being installed.)
The interview includes comments on star Ben Browder, producer and screenplay coauthor Jeffrey Berman, and the generation of the world of Nick Naught.
Naught for Hire
Lying clients, criminal minds, deranged appliances--
Read the Jeffrey Berman (Naught for Hire producer and co-writer) interview at NaughtPIAgency.com.
Reckoning Infinity and Scapescope (Stith's first novel) are available at Amazon for the Kindle.
Here's the Amazon author page.
Most titles should also be available through Apple's iBookstore soon.
IMDB, the Internet Movie Database, now has a page for Naught for Hire.
The IMDB page for John E. Stith.
The IMDB page for Jeffrey Berman.