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Tuesday News: Spider-Man, Legos, Banned Books, and The Briefcase

Tuesday News: Spider-Man, Legos, Banned Books, and The Briefcase

Supreme Court cuts the string on Spider-Man toy inventor’s patent – A Spider-Man toy wristband that shoots a silly-string like “spider web” was collecting royalties from Marvel well past the expiration of its patent, pursuant to an open-ended contract between the… more

Tuesday News: Scalzi on the Hugos, libraries and publishers, Amazon bestsellers, and ridiculous story about Octavia Spencer’s book signing

Tuesday News: Scalzi on the Hugos, libraries and publishers, Amazon bestsellers,...

A Note About the Hugo Nominations This Year – After a celebratory scoffing at the Sad Puppies last year (an inadvertent double dog dare, perhaps?), Scalzi was pretty reserved in his comments about this year’s Hugo Award nominations. An interesting… more