Blinks: John Joseph Adams; Tolkien lectures; Great Escape video

» John Joseph Adams has posted his Hugo eligibility material

» Kij Johnson headlines the Pembroke College lecture series in honour of J.R.R. Tolkien [PDF], beginning January 18

» The Institute of Art and Ideas in Britain has posted video The Great Escape about whether fantasy is mere escapism or actually a vital, triumphant way of tackling ‘real-life’ problems — with Gwyneth Jones and Philip Pullman