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    Thread: Video: Trailer for "Coco"
Post: RE: Video: Trailer for "Coco"

So, I only waited 5 years to see this Disney movie. On the small screen on an airplane. Day of the Dead took on new meaning. I loved the memory aspect of the movie. I liked the music.
Irene General Movies 1 247 July 26th, 2022, 07:36 AM
    Thread: Let’s talk about Encanto.
Post: RE: Let’s talk about Encanto.

It only took 6 months, but I've finally seen this "movie". I watched it on the airplane (6/10) so it was the very tiny screen and using a headset. I loved it. I cried. I enjoyed the music (thank...
Irene Disney and Pixar Movies 3 240 July 26th, 2022, 07:33 AM
    Thread: The Long Night of Waiting
Post: RE: The Long Night of Waiting

Thank you Jay. This story has been re-printed many times, even in some of Andre Norton's own collections. LONG NIGHT OF WAITING AND OTHER STORIES Elwood, Roger editor, Aurora 1974 MANY WORLDS OF A...
Irene Andre Norton 2 245 July 17th, 2022, 08:29 AM
    Thread: Wokeness is ruining Disney parks
Post: RE: Wokeness is ruining Disney parks

In as state, Florida, that has so many things that I disagree with, I find that Disney is an island of reason. Even if I don't love the "Disneyfication" of several stories (Like the Little Mermaid),...
Irene Politics 6 589 July 5th, 2022, 08:05 AM
    Thread: Andre on "Jeopardy!"
Post: RE: Andre on "Jeopardy!"

Cool. Not something that would be easy to know.
Irene Andre Norton 1 122 July 4th, 2022, 08:53 PM
    Thread: The End is the Beginning
Post: RE: The End is the Beginning

It does appear (from Jay's Bibliography) that "The end is the Beginning" has appears in the TALES from HH - which I do not own. 1st Published ~ Oceans of Space (2002) Edited by Brian M. Thomsen and M...
Irene Andre Norton 5 216 July 4th, 2022, 10:02 AM
    Thread: The End is the Beginning
Post: RE: The End is the Beginning

Good idea. the story was only in “The End is the Beginning” OCEANS OF SPACE, Thomsen & Greenberg eds 2002 Not many people went out and bought that.
Irene Andre Norton 5 216 July 3rd, 2022, 08:18 AM
    Thread: Passing of Andre Norton, March 17, 2005
Post: RE: Passing of Andre Norton, March 17, 2005

Thank you. I was just on this yesterday. They sneak in fast (9:12PM).
Irene Andre Norton 49 31,407 July 2nd, 2022, 09:55 AM
    Thread: Spider Silk
Post: RE: Spider Silk

Thank you for posting this story. It reminds me that I should read WIZARD'S WORLDS again.
Irene Andre Norton 2 212 June 17th, 2022, 07:56 AM
    Thread: Wikidot Attack
Post: RE: Wikidot Attack

Yup.
Irene Andre Norton 9 485 May 26th, 2022, 07:18 AM
    Thread: Collecting Norton
Post: RE: Collecting Norton

Prior is a UK publisher. I don't own a single one. Possibly because Tandem published an earlier UK edition. I went for those.
Irene Andre Norton 8 360 May 25th, 2022, 08:47 AM
    Thread: Wikidot Attack
Post: RE: Wikidot Attack

That is good news. Reminds me that I need to make a back-up.
Irene Andre Norton 9 485 May 25th, 2022, 08:39 AM
    Thread: Personal Connections
Post: RE: Personal Connections

I still go to World Science Fiction, and Boskone (Boston, MA) in person or virtual. I try to go to other conventions if one of my favorite authors will be there. It has been said that these conventi...
Irene Andre Norton 4 286 May 19th, 2022, 09:08 AM
    Thread: Personal Connections
Post: RE: Personal Connections

I'm pretty sure that Jerrie and I met before 1992, else I wouldn't have asked to go with me to the convention. (With my evil intent to get a ride from Atlanta to the middle of nowhere (Callaway Garden...
Irene Andre Norton 4 286 May 18th, 2022, 09:16 AM
    Thread: Collecting Norton
Post: RE: Collecting Norton

This is similar to my story. I was mostly looking for all of the titles, and that lead to the books that were only hard cover. This led me to borrow, and photocopy, MURDERS FOR SALE from the Library...
Irene Andre Norton 8 360 May 15th, 2022, 08:36 AM
    Thread: Star Wars amusement park
Post: RE: Star Wars amusement park

Have you been there? I have not. When I researched it, maybe 2 years back, it appeared to be a giant sound stage building, sub divided into several rides, and a courtyard with food courts, and plac...
Irene Star Wars 2 166 April 12th, 2022, 06:43 PM
    Thread: Did anyone collect starlog magazine?
Post: RE: Did anyone collect starlog magazine?

I own a couple of 1989 issues, as they have Andre Norton interviews (part 1 & 2) & a 1985 issue with "100 Most Important People". If you are looking for more information, I believe that NESFA...
Irene General Discussions 6 205 April 7th, 2022, 09:46 AM
    Thread: Upcoming sale
Post: RE: Upcoming sale

Can you please provide a web link for this? Actually, you are not supposed to sell things on this site, but you can announce the service, i.e. EBB, here.
Irene Andre Norton 1 20 April 7th, 2022, 09:36 AM
    Thread: Costume Con 2022
Post: RE: Costume Con 2022

I cannot speak for anyone but myself (and the lady who had over a dozen antique Singer and other brands), but I prefer my antique Singer. Now, I own 4 machines: A 3 lb Sears machine (currently not...
Irene Scifi & Fantasy Conventions 6 313 April 6th, 2022, 09:01 AM
    Thread: Costume Con 2022
Post: RE: Costume Con 2022

Costume Con is a convention for people who like to make costumes, watch costumes, attend workshops, and talk about fabric, leather, sequins and rhinestones. This is only the third of these that I ha...
Irene Scifi & Fantasy Conventions 6 313 April 5th, 2022, 04:55 PM
    Thread: Judith Tarr’s Reread Conclusion - Discussion
Post: RE: Judith Tarr’s Reread Conclusion - Discussion

thank you Jay. Having a list of the reviews is nice. Judith Tarr's reviews certainly had me picking up several books that I hadn't read in years.
Irene Andre Norton 3 181 April 5th, 2022, 08:41 AM
    Thread: The Key of the Keplian - Discussion
Post: RE: The Key of the Keplian - Discussion

I've now read the review. All of the review. Being "Fan Fiction" isn't a bad thing to Tarr. She does find the story to be uneven - story here, lots of years later, story there. She criticizes the ti...
Irene Andre Norton 11 373 March 17th, 2022, 10:30 AM
    Thread: The Key of the Keplian - Discussion
Post: RE: The Key of the Keplian - Discussion

I have finished re-reading the book. So, yes, some of this could have been tightened up. Andre Norton, in my humble opinion, was one of the best editors in the field. Let's see, 1995, Andre was openi...
Irene Andre Norton 11 373 March 17th, 2022, 09:38 AM
    Thread: The Key of the Keplian - Discussion
Post: RE: The Key of the Keplian - Discussion

I don't read Judith Tarr's review until after I've re-read the book. But, by all means be cranky. I've been using "grumpy" as my fall back expression for years.
Irene Andre Norton 11 373 March 15th, 2022, 07:54 PM
    Thread: The Key of the Keplian - Discussion
Post: RE: The Key of the Keplian - Discussion

Oddly. Not one of my favorites. Or perhaps it has been too long and I no longer remember. I just read the first 6 pages, and set the book aside to go to the comfi-chair, to be read in full.
Irene Andre Norton 11 373 March 15th, 2022, 11:52 AM
    Thread: Costume Con 2022
Post: Costume Con 2022

I will be going to Costume Con. The convention is neither a SF nor Fantasy convention, as it covers historical and themed costumes also. This year there will also be a small Quilt show. I'm bringing ...
Irene Scifi & Fantasy Conventions 6 313 March 14th, 2022, 04:52 PM
    Thread: Stuff from Boskone
Post: RE: Stuff from Boskone

I had a very good time. Saw friends that I hadn't seen in years. I've written this up on the Convention thread. [Second attempt to post link to thread} Boskone 2022 (sf-fandom.com)
Irene Andre Norton 2 217 February 26th, 2022, 10:46 AM
    Thread: Boskone 2022
Post: Boskone 2022

It is a whole new world. This convention decided that they were going to be Virtual and On-site.  Registration included checking of COVID shot documentation, Masks everywhere, and always. The only c...
Irene Scifi & Fantasy Conventions 0 227 February 24th, 2022, 12:05 PM
    Thread: Stuff from Boskone
Post: Stuff from Boskone

I picked up a couple of Norton books that were on the free table at Boskone. If you want one, let me know, and I'll figure out postage. EMPIRE OF THE EAGLE by Andre Norton and Susan Shwartz. 1993, TO...
Irene Andre Norton 2 217 February 22nd, 2022, 10:01 AM
    Thread: The Dowry of the Rag Picker's Daughter
Post: RE: The Dowry of the Rag Picker's Daughter

Cool.
Irene Andre Norton 3 210 February 2nd, 2022, 02:01 PM