This weekend, one of the chapters I finished in my my new book, "Letters from Gardner", was about the story I wrote years ago where the Maguffin is a clone of Bettie Page, "The Queen of Guilty Pleasures".
On Monday, I read there's a new movie opening in limited release about the famous pin-up, "Bettie Page Reveals All". I found a link on the Yahoo movies page, here.
I doubt there was ever a pin-up who had a more iconic look or has been more imitated throughout the years. At the time I wrote my story, she was still alive, but she died a few years later.
Word has come that the great British science fiction author Brian Aldiss has passed away at the age of 92. After such a long and distingui...