Time Machine: July 14, 2024

Amazing News: 7/14/2024 – Post Political Theater Day AMAZING NEWS FROM FANDOM: July 14, 2024 Noticias Literatura 12-7 The Big Idea: P.H. Low New Releases in Science Fiction/Fantasy/Paranormal Romance for JULY 10 Proposal Advocates for […]

AMAZING NEWS FROM FANDOM: July 14, 2024

Interview With He Xi, 2024 Hugo Finalist INTRODUCTION: Eight Light Minutes(8LM) Culture of Chengdu has given permission for File 770 to reprint the series of interviews with Chinese science fiction writers which they have been running this week […]

Noticias Literatura 12-7

Fallado el premio UPC de Ciència-Ficció Miquel Barceló 2024 Fallado el premio UPC de Ciència-Ficció Miquel Barceló 2024: Primer premio (ex aequo): dotado con 2.000€ y publicación -La semana de los tecnoorgas, de Miguel Ángel […]

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Time Machine: July 14, 2024

Amazing News: 7/14/2024 – Post Political Theater Day AMAZING NEWS FROM FANDOM: July 14, 2024 Noticias Literatura 12-7 The Big Idea: P.H. Low New Releases in Science Fiction/Fantasy/Paranormal Romance for JULY 10 Proposal Advocates for […]

AMAZING NEWS: 7/7/2024

Of Special Note When you are considering greatly altering a cultural activity, reflect on the fact that at least one cultural ritual has been passed down for over 12,000 years.   AMAZING PEOPLE NEWS George Phillies […]

OpEd

The Big Idea: P.H. Low

There is the myth of being forever young — but what about the forever that comes after that? P.H. Low has given this some thought in These Deathless Shores, and in this Big Idea, is […]

The Big Idea: Chaz Brenchley

There once was a saying that “The Sun Never Sets on the British Empire” — and in Mary Ellen, Craterean!, author Chaz Brenchley expands on that idea, with a whole new planet for the sun, […]

The Big Idea: Rob Costello

Editor Rob Costello has a theory about monsters, and what they have in common with a segment of us who constantly find themselves under attack. It’s one compelling reason for the existence of We Mostly […]

The Big Idea: Dan Rice

Inner demons: we have them! We (mostly) don’t love them! And in this Big Idea for The Wrath of Monsters, author Dan Rice looks at how these inner demons affect (and maybe even prey on) […]

The Big Idea: Bonnie Jo Stufflebeam | Whatever

Lights, camera, haunted house! Step into author Bonnie Jo Stufflebeam’s newest novel, Grim Root, and see how she played matchmaker for two genres that are truly meant to be together: horror and romance. BONNIE JO STUFFLEBEAM: […]

Science Fiction

Book Cover: Off The Main Sequence by Robert A. Heinlein

Matt’s Reviews: Off The Main Sequence by Robert A. Heinlein

  Publisher:              Science Fiction Book Club;   Publication Date:  1st edition (October 1, 2005)   Length:                  738 pages   ISBN-10:               1582881847   ISBN-13:               978-158288184   Author:                  Robert A. Heinlein Off The Main Sequence:The Other Science Fiction Stories of Robert A. Heinlein […]

CLUBHOUSE: Partial Guide to Canadian Indie Publishers

OBIR: Occasional Biased and Ignorant Reviews reflecting this reader’s opinion. PARTIAL GUIDE TO CANADIAN INDIE PUBLISHERS Why only a partial guide? Because it is entirely based on (most) of the Canadian publishers mentioned in my […]

TODAY ONLY! ALLEN STEELE at HIS AND HER COMICS!

Award winning author Allen Steele will be making an appearance at His and Her Comics in Brookline Massachusetts to present his latest Captain Future tale – Lost Apollo – where he will be signing copies […]

Amazing Stories Releases THE BEST OF 2023!

The Experimenter Publishing Company and its original fiction imprint Amazing Selects is pleased to announce the release of its first Best Of anthology in decades – Amazing Stories The Best of 2023! Edited by Amazing […]

Fantasy

Book Cover: Off The Main Sequence by Robert A. Heinlein

Matt’s Reviews: Off The Main Sequence by Robert A. Heinlein

  Publisher:              Science Fiction Book Club;   Publication Date:  1st edition (October 1, 2005)   Length:                  738 pages   ISBN-10:               1582881847   ISBN-13:               978-158288184   Author:                  Robert A. Heinlein Off The Main Sequence:The Other Science Fiction Stories of Robert A. Heinlein […]

CREATED: THE DESTROYER (Again…)

Rumour has it that they’re going to make either a new Destroyer movie or a new TV series. No, this isn’t about ships or a Marvel MCU thing. It’s about “Remo Williams,” who is the avatar of Shiva, The Destroyer. Still have no clue? Read on…

Book Cover: Sleeping Beauties by Stephen and Ownen King

Matt’s Reviews: Sleeping Beauties by Stephen King and Owen King

  Publisher:              Simon & Schuster Audio Publication Date: September 26th, 2017 Length:                  25 hours 22 minutes ISBN:                     9781508250340 ISBN-10:               1508250340 Author:                 Stephen King Author:                 Owen King Read by:               Marin Ireland Sleeping Beauties by […]

Stages of Growth

In “Stages of Growth,” the poet imagines the different stages a sentient species goes through as it (hopefully) survives and evolves into cosmic awareness. Stages of Growth 1 Filling the pit of endless want Tech […]

Science

Book Cover: The Roots Of The Self by Robert Ornstein

Matt’s Reviews: The Roots Of The Self by Robert Ornstein

   Publisher:                HarperCollins    Publication Date:   January 1, 1993   Pages:                       248   ISBN-10:                   0062507885   ISBN-13:                   978-0062507884   Author:                     Robert Ornstein, Ph.D. The Roots of the Self by Robert Ornstein contains Dr. Ornstein’s thoughts […]

SpaceX Starship Test Flight 4

SpaceX successfully launched its fourth test of its Starship/Heavy Booster combination. Starship successfully reached orbital insertion and the heavy booster successfully performed its landing operations – boostback burn and landing burn – before dropping into […]

Book Cover: I Am A Strange Loop by Douglas Hofstadter

Matt’s Reviews: I Am A Strange Loop by Douglas Hofstadter

 Publisher:            BASIC BOOKS  Publication date: 07/08/2008  Copyright Date:   2007  Pages:                  436  ISBN-13:              978-0-465-03079-8  ISBN-10:              0-465-03079-3  Author:                Douglas Hofstadter I Am A Strange Loop by Douglas Hofstadter is the author’s attempt to explain his thoughts on […]

Book Cover: Anti-intellectualism in American Life by Richard Hofstadter

Matt’s Reviews: Anti-intellectualism in American Life by Richard Hofstadter

  Publisher:            Alfred A. Knopf   Publish Date:       1969   Copyright Date:   1962   Pages:                 434   Author:                 Richard Hofstadter   ISBN (The version I read from the library pre-dated ISBN, but a more recent edition):    ISBN13: 9780394703176    ISBN10: 0394703170 Anti-intellectualism […]

Book Cover: Range by David Epstein

Matt’s Reviews: Range: How Generalists Triumph In A Specialized World by David Epstein

  Publisher:             RIVERHEAD BOOKS/PENGUIN PUTNAM Publication date: 04/27/2021 Pages:                    368 ISBN:                     9780735214507 Author:                  David Epstein   Range: How Generalists Triumph In A Specialized World  by David Epstein includes several real world examples […]