FWIW, I believe that DJ Spooky attended Reardercon last weekend and appeared
on a panel with Chip.
Ron Henry wrote:
> At 10:10 AM 7/31/00 +0000, David wrote:
> >however, from everything i've heard, DJ Spooky is simply factually
> >incorrect in his claim about Delany's sexuality.
> I have to admit I know nothing about DJ Spooky, his factual reliability, or
> irony level. But if he's not being ironic, perhaps he is simply going by
> blurbs on old editions of Delany's work, which mention him being married to
> Marilyn Hacker and having a young daughter? On the face of such
> biographical notes, and without a reading of _Motion of Light..._ or other
> autobiographical essays, it might seem like the queer content in Delany's
> ficiton is just fiction.
> Otherwise, you're right, his comments make no sense to anyone who knows
> anything about Delany's life. But I get a sense that he's talking Delany's
> 60s novels anyhow: "But I do enjoy what he writes because it deals with
> technology and the human mind and how that filters down into sexuality and
> other desires." (Read: _Nova_ and _Babel 17_.)
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