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SF Weapons 101: An Introduction

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Retro Raygun by Donsolo   Science Fiction from its earliest incarnations has always featured some sort of futuristic weaponry. From H.G. Wells’ martian heat-ray to the...

Christopher Nolan’s Inception as Shamanic Psychodrama

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A few weeks ago, a friend and I were discussing which films should be considered science fiction and which shouldn’t. He claimed comic book/superhero...

“I Like Science Fiction, It’s Got Like Giant Robots and Stuff,...

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Over the last three weeks I have discussed the sources and causes of Science Fictions self-esteem problem. The genre’s inability to shed it’s pulp...

“I Like Science Fiction, It’s Got Like Giant Robots and Stuff,...

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The only time the public pays attention to Science Fiction is when that great machine of mass marketing and “entertainment” called Hollywood inundates the...

I Like Science Fiction, It’s Got Like Giant Robots and Stuff,...

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“I Like Science Fiction, It’s Got Like Giant Robots and Stuff, Right?” Science Fiction’s Self-Esteem Problem Part II: You Actually Read That Crap? Science Fiction has...

“I Like Science Fiction, It’s Got Like Giant Robots and Stuff,...

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“I Like Science Fiction, It’s Got Like Giant Robots and Stuff, Right?” Science Fiction’s Self-Esteem Problem Part I: Who Reads SF Anyway? Practically No One. Science...

There and Back Again, or, How I Got Scared Into Science...

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Science Fiction is one of the great loves of my life. I have spent some thirty odd years reading, critiquing, discussing, collecting, watching and...