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SF Weapons 101: An Introduction

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

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,...

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,...

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,...

“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,...

“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...

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