So, in no particular order, here are the items you have been spared reading on this blog in 2009:
- SFX design problems: I did note on this blog that I'd finally subscribed to this big British science fiction media magazine (in the wake of the death of Starlog's print edition -- *wheep*). But I've got problems with its design and layout. Magazine-geek stuff. I decided to let it rest for now; this might still get written up in 2010, if I get annoyed enough at the magazine's presentation.
- An interview with my friend Pat Prince, who has resurrected his music magazine in online form: Seriously, this could be cool. Just haven't had the time to do it yet. But in 2010!
- An interview with an online magazine aggregator: His office approached me about an interview, but before I could make up my mind, interviews with him were appearing elsewhere, and I didn't think I wanted to cover such well-trodden (well trod?) ground.
- More on the tea-party movement: It's the political crackpot gift that just keeps giving, or taking away, at least in terms of its role in debasing the health-care debate. But I just haven't the bile to spend the time to do this properly here.
- Behind-the-scenes looks at my ongoing process of designing my own new magazine: This, too, will happen in 2010. Not enough time in 2009. But it's a fun and exciting project.
- Regular coverage of science and space news: Still not sure if I'll do much with this.
- Interview with ultra-high fuel efficiency expert: I missed my chance earlier this year when he came to San Francisco. Live and learn.
- A highlights/lowlights of the year in media: There are still nine days left in 2009, so this might yet become reality.