A month rarely passes without a salute to a departed fannish friend, and December was no exception. And there were serious things to report in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy.
Still, the holidays put their usual imprint on the topics covered by File 770. There were sleigh-fulls of snark about The Hobbit. And fans were amazed by the does-Macy’s-tell-Gimbel’s? news flash that sf ebook pioneer Baen will begin selling through the Amazon Kindle store, too.
Here are the Top 10 posts for December 2012 according to Google Analytics:
1. Baen Announces Amazon Relationship
2. Porter: Gryphon Books Collection Destroyed By Sandy
3. Vanessa Schnatmeier (1954-2012)
4. The Hobbit: An Unexpected Nausea
5. BSFS Decorates the Dalek
6. Film Adaptations Writers Hate
7. Gwynplaine MacIntyre in “Baby Peggy”
8. Snapshots 97 Ho Ho Ho
9. Baen To Kindle More Sales?
10. Hobbit Twacks!