- Lis Carey Review: Chasm City
Chasm City by Alastair Reynolds (Trantor Audio, 2009) Review by Lis Carey: Chasm City is set in Reynolds’ Revelation Space universe, a century or so after the events of The Prefect and Elysium Fire. Or, put another way, some years after the end of … Continue reading
- Sixth Annual Psychedelic Film And Music Festival Screenings Announced
The Psychedelic Film and Music Festival has announced the program for its sixth annual event, with a lineup of science fiction and fantasy films, documentaries, music videos, and a screenplay competition. Screenings will be held from October 20-22 at the Producers Club Theaters in Midtown Manhattan, with passes available here. The … Continue reading
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- Pixel Scroll 9/23/23 I Can’t Scroll, Don’t Ask Me, My Heart Won’t Let My Pixel Do Things It Shouldn’t Do
(1) WRITERS STRIKE REPORTEDLY NEARS END. CNN reports“WGA strike: Writers Guild and Hollywood studios in ‘final phase’ of negotiations”. The striking writers and Hollywood studios are in the “final phase” of negotiations and hope to strike a deal to end … Continue reading
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- 2023 Elgin Award Winners
The Science Fiction & Fantasy Poetry Association (SFPA) announced the winners of the 2023 Elgin Awards on September 23. CHAPBOOK 1st place: The Last Robot and Other Science Fiction Poems by Jane Yolen (Shoreline of Infinity, 2021) 2nd place: Spacers Snarled in the Hair … Continue reading
- Michael D. Toman: A Reminiscence
By William F. Wu: My longtime friend Michael D. Toman died at home of natural causes in the last week of August. I knew him for forty-nine years. He was extremely kind and generous, very well educated, as well as … Continue reading
- Kelley Caspari Review: Xocolatl de David
Review by Kelley Caspari: By the register little chocolate squares beckoned. Labeled, somewhat exotically, ‘Xocolatl de David’, there were three sorts, but the one that caught my eye read “72% Ecuadorian Chocolate with Black Truffles and Sea Salt”. Not a chocolate … Continue reading
- Pixel Scroll 9/22/23 Brand New Pixels Right Off The Cosmic Assembly Line
(1) FINALLY! MAX TO RUN FINAL HALF-SEASON OF DOOM PATROL. [Item by Daniel Dern.] According to Gizmodo, the long-overdue final half of the final season (Season 4) of Doom Patrol on MAX (aka HBO MAX, originally on DC’s streaming platform, … Continue reading
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- Which Book Cover Works Best?
[Introduction: Francis Hamit’s Kickstarter for Starmen: A Novel runs until October 10. You can get the ebook for a one dollar donation. Meanwhile, the author would like your opinion about the cover….] By Francis Hamit: I really am in a … Continue reading
- Warner Holme Review: Knight’s Wyrd
Knight’s Wyrd by Debra Doyle and James D. Macdonald (Tor, 2023) Review by Warner Holme: Debra Doyle and James D. Macdonald’s Knight’s Wyrd is a short medievalist fantasy book that makes a large number of unusual decisions. A short novel like this can … Continue reading
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