We’re ALL Space Cadets…and now we can wear the name proudly
R. Graeme Cameron’s VCon conrep. NOT Steve Fahnestalk’s.
Just imagine there exists a 1930 film portraying the future world of 1980, a future where people no longer have names, but have numbers instead, like J21, LN18, etc. In this film, the state decrees […]
Watch the soviet era SF film that Stalin hated!
I am a sucker for Sci-Fi movies, art and literature featuring either alien ruins or ruins of a collapsed human society
H.G. Wells – steampunker
A profile of Leslie Croutch, Canadian fan booster
“WHat’s all this about!? A “convention” or something?” Yes. An entire hotel filled with the people you used to beat up and belittle in High School. They’re armed with swords and ‘batlefs’, armored with chainmail and storm trooper garb and at some point they’re all going to realize – YOU are NOT one of THEM….They will corner you in the elevator or the hall and then – demand that you read one of their favorite novels.
Boris Karloff gets his kicks on Route 66….
“A once-great city lies in ruins, overgrown by a dense jungle. Strange glowing mists hover ominously, remains of a great nuclear war which devastated the planet.
Crossing the digital divide….
Susan Wood: Canadian BNF, award winning writer and one of fandom’s earliest feminist pioneers. (And sorely missed by many.)
Examining a fannish institution: Charles N. Brown is gone, but Locus a newszine “covering the science fiction field,” remains the definitive industry trade magazine for the SF&F genre, an absolute must read for authors, editors, publishers, reviewers, and all fen
Think CGI is cool? Check out the technical accomplishments of the first cinematic presentation of Jules Verne’s classic.
Don’t search too hard for a blog post subject, you might end up writing a novel instead!
Giving birth from your forehead may be painful – especially if it involves stepping on toes.
Fannish Hoaxes are a fine tradition, one that Canadian fandom has raised to a high(?) art.
Philip K. Dick goes to Vancouver and makes quite the,,,’impression’….
A trip to the fanzine archives…this time across the Big Pond.
There is nothing inevitable about the real world as we experience it. A simple decision by a single individual can send history hurtling down a whole new path.
Going Down Under – fanzine style!
Boris Karloff made ‘terror’ films. Not horror films.
Lionel Fanthorpe, the man who sold 170 books to a publisher and it only took him eight to twelve hours to write each one?
(Cue Steppenwolf): Born to be (a fanzine archivist!)
The Joy of Pansfnalistic Theocrasy and Burroughs covers!
Haven’t you ever wondered what Ed Wood himself thought of his career, ever wondered what advice, based on somewhat realizing his lifelong dream, based on the sum total of his experience, he would have given to filmmakers starting out as he once did?
Amazing Stories PSA: You can still mail bricks or straw to Bob Tucker – both rumor of his death were apparently hoaxes….
Television’s switch to color has all but eliminated our ability to enjoy (not snark at) B film fare. Take a trip back and see what you’ve been missing.
Ukraine is much on our minds lately. R. G. Cameron reminds us that there are fans living in that country, people no different than ourselves other than their geographic location.
Mr. Cameron introduces us to Ukrainian science fiction fandom, from its former life under Russian rule to its future life…under Russian rule?