There's currently a hiatus with the website's security certificate, which a couple visitors to https://secure.locusmag.com/About/Subscribe.html
and similar pages have complained about (while many others have proceeded unawares). The nice folks at CI Host
seem to be very busy this holiday season, and entreaties to firstname.lastname@example.org have so far gone unreplied. Real soon now, I'm sure.
Follow-up on my cruise: the onboard comedians were Lowell Sanders and Merl Hobbs, and there was also a card-trick magician (whose credit was some recent Disney movie called Now You See It
) named Bobby Borgia. Quick Google checks show their claims to fame are... doing acts aboard Carnival's Paradise
Coming soon on Locus Online: sample reviews from Locus Magazine. Including Graham Sleight's "Yesterday's Tomorrows" columns. (Why hasn't such an idea occurred to any of us before? Hmm.) And special to Locus Online--reviews of Children of Men, Perfume, and Pan's Labyrinth. And end-of-year features...
UPDATE Friday morning: the SSL issue seems to be resolved; CI Host finally got back to me about renewing the certificate.