Catching up on our own recaps, James and Steve review the previous two episodes of The Walking Dead, season 5
This week James & Steve discuss special effects, trust (or lack thereof) and the continuing absence of batteries in The Walking Dead
A look at each week’s episodes by two opposing critics, presented in a conversational style
Have you ever been to Minnesota? Neither have I but if this anthology is any indication, it isn’t lacking in creative prowess. Twin Cities Speculation is a new collection of stories put out by a group called the Minnesota Speculative Fiction Writers
If you want to take a serious look at writing, James starts from the beginning….
Hi all. This week I had the opportunity to share a correspondence with author & editor (Apex Magazine) Jason Sizemore. He’s just released a new collection of short fiction which is truly remarkable (can read my review here). So naturally, I had questions. Gracefully, he had answers. Here they are: James Weber for Amazing Stories: […]
Tor’s new imprint – Imprint – promises an interesting future
James discovers that attending a con can ease the fannish blues
Alternate economies, cyberpunk and world-building the future.
The Grateful Dead Game of Thrones connection. Just how many tie-dye shirts does George R.R. Martin own?
A review of Command & Conquer: Tiberium Alliances
James plants a flag for straight white males – but not the one you’d expect.
James Weber can’t stop thinking about HER. Who says the singularity can’t be beautiful?
Like rubberneckers at a car wreck, we watch as James descends into game addiction….
New Fantasy has rules! And as any good writer knows, you must know the rules – before you break them!
M/o/s/e/s/ James descends from the mount to deliver the law. Do you think he’ll find a golden calf?
Once more into the depths of MU, Lemuria and the Shaver Mysteries!
The ever-evolving role of witches in literature and entertainment is examined.
A look at Slipstream and why it belongs in the bargain bin.
James Weber steps out on a (shaky?) limb and offers these interesting predictions for the coming year.
James Weber takes us down steampunk lane to investigate the “second artist effect” (with thanks to Charlie Stross)
Libraries, like Star Trek, continue to boldly go where no one has gone before. James Weber examines the changing role of libraries as we move into the future.
A discussion of Philosophical Zombies. One really does not need to provide any additional teaser to that…
A speculation perhaps one step too far….
Looking for a place to set your story? Here are some things to recommend ancient Egypt
A review of William Gibson’s Neuromancer.
While I’ve been reading SF for ages, I haven’t participated much in the fandom aspects of the genre. I’ve only been to one other convention and I only made it for a single afternoon. Needless to say, three days seemed like a marathon.