Weekend Links: July 11, 2015

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Paul Feig tweeted the first picture of the new Ghostbusters cast in costume with the Ecto-1.

SFF Around the World:

“Rockets, Robots, and Reckless Imagination” – Usman Malik on science fiction in Pakistan

“The weird worlds of African sci-fi” at African Business Magazine

“On Chinese Science Fiction and Reading Internationally” at Book Riot

SFF History:

“The Simple Feeling and Beyond: Kirk and Spock’s Place in Queer History” at The Mary Sue

“The Women You Didn’t See: A Letter to Alice Sheldon” by Nicola Griffith at the Los Angeles Review of Books

“Influential Fantasy for Heroines” at Book Review Cafe

Miscellany:

Bitch Magazine on how Terminator Genisys got Sarah Connor wrong

K. Tempest Bradford on the importance of supporting marginalized voices

A review of Ernest Cline’s Armada over at Slate manages to cover all the reasons why I probably won’t ever read the work of Ernest Cline (or anything else in that same vein).

And a short film to enjoy: One Minute Time Machine, which is hilarious:

 

 

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