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Discworld Guy Now A Knight
was awarded an Order of the British Empire prize, so now he's Sir Terry Pratchett. He used the word "flabbergasted" when talking about the honor, which is a double word score.
Robert Plant also got an honor, although allegations years ago that he made a woman "burn" and "sting" remain unconfirmed.
Albedo One Magazine Contest: Write Short Science Fiction, Win Euros
Albedo One, a science fiction, fantasy, and horror magazine, opened up a short fiction contest, with rules at at the magazine site
. You can win Euros! Which are way more fun than dollars, especially in this economy. Whoo whoo! Topical references rule!
They Saved The Original Copies of Terminator and Invisible Man
The National Film Registry
and the 1933 Invisible Man
on its list of stuff to not let fall to pieces.