Resuming My Vacation in the Golden Age

ery soon, I will be resuming my Vacation in the Golden Age. The first 40 episodes of my Vacation, covered all of the issues of Astounding Science Fiction from July 1939 (the opening of the “Golden Age” of science fiction) through the October 1942 issue.  I described my reasons for taking a vacation in the Golden […]

Vacation In the Golden Age Is On Hiatus

ou’ve probably noted that I’ve delayed Episode 41 of my Vacation in the Golden Age twice already. The first time was due to a number of deadlines that I had for various paid writing gigs. The second time was to try to find some way of working in the necessary reading I have to do […]

Another Rescheduling of Episode 41 of the Vacation In the Golden Age

‘m going to have to reschedule the next episode of my Vacation in the Golden Age–now set for Monday, November 12. The reason is that I have had a lot more freelance work lately, both fiction and nonfiction. With this work, I’ve found there just isn’t time in the day to read my issues of Astounding. […]

Schedule Change to Episode 41 of My Vacation in the Golden Age

arious writing projects, the Little Man’s minor surgery1, and prepping for and attending Capclave this coming weekend are all conspiring against my getting much reading done in the November 1942 issue of Astounding. Rather than stress over it, I’m just going to punt, and push the release date of Episode 41 of my Vacation in the […]

My Vacation In the Golden Age Resumes On September 17

I’ve been having a nice summer vacation away from my Vacation in the Golden Age. I’ve been catching up on reading and writing on other things. But I’ve started to get that itch again and I’m looking forward to Labor Day, when I will begin reading the September 1942 issue of Astounding Science Fiction in preparation […]

Summer vacation from my Vacation in the Golden Age

Not to bury the lead: I am taking a summer vacation from my Vacation in the Golden Age. I’ve felt this coming on for a few weeks now, and have finally decided to do it. So effective immediately, I am taking a break from my Vacation posts. The posts resume their normal schedule just after […]

REMINDER: Vacation in the Golden Age, Episode 39 out on June 11

Just a reminder to anyone who might be curious as to why Episode 39 of my Vacation in the Golden Age is not posted today. I delayed it two weeks to June 11. Hope you are having a relaxing holiday weekend. I’m heading out to plant some new bushes in front of the house. I […]

Rescheduling Episode 39 of my Vacation in the Golden Age by 2 weeks

I am rescheduling Episode 39 of my Vacation in the Golden Age to appear on June 11, as opposed to May 28. While I hate pushing these things back, I am currently just too overloaded and I don’t want to have another stress-out, worrying over whether or not I’ll be able to finish in time. […]

Reminder: Episode 37 of my Vacation in the Golden Age delayed to April 30

Just in case anyone missed the earlier announcement and was looking for Episode 37 of my Vacation in the Golden Age today: it has been delayed 2 weeks to April 30. I’ve updated the schedule accordingly.

Episode 37 of my Vacation in the Golden Age delayed to April 30

I’ve had a busy week and I’m behind in my Vacation reading. I’ve got a busy couple of days ahead of me and rather than stress over whether or not I’ll get my reading done in time for Sunday’s post, I’ve decided to use one of my chits and delay this Episode until April 30. […]

Vacation in the Golden Age now on Pinterest

In an effort to keep up with the cool kids, I’ve created a Vacation in the Golden Age pinboard on Pinterest. The board contains the covers for each of the magazine/episodes I’ve done so far with links back to the original episodes. You can continue to find the Episodes in the same place as always. […]

Vacation in the Golden Age 2012 Episode Schedule and Preview

I managed to get through the first 29 issues of the Astounding Science Fiction golden age in 2011. I started out with an issue a week, and that proved to be too much for me. So I moved to one issue every other week, which seems to be just right.  We began, nearly a year ago, […]