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WE DON’T NEED ANOTHER “HEROES”—or do we? “POWERS” debuts!      

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Taking a break from his Personal Time Machine, Steve looks at the first episode of Playstation Network's first original series, "POWERS."

MY PERSONAL TIME MACHINE: AMAZING STORIES’ FIRST YEAR (part 3)

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Steve continues his look at the first full year of Amazing Stories. This week it's the third quarter of 1926.

MY PERSONAL TIME MACHINE: AMAZING STORIES’ FIRST YEAR (part 2)

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Continuing his series on the first year of Amazing Stories, Steve sees what "scientifiction" was trying to become: US!

MY PERSONAL TIME MACHINE: AMAZING STORIES’ FIRST YEAR (part 1)

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Steve begins a series of columns examining Amazing Stories' first full year of publishing!

FILM REVIEWS: NEWLY-FILMED HEINLEIN in “PREDESTINATION”!

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This week Steve dislikes Keanu Reeves and Tricia Helfer, but really, really likes Ethan Hawke in a Heinlein-to-film movie!

ROTSLER REVIVAL: Review of THE FAR FRONTIER and PATRON OF THE...

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Steve looks at two "new" releases--classic SF by the late William Rotsler, multitalented fan, writer and artist.

“CLASSIC” Movie Reviews, OUR MAN FLINT and IN LIKE FLINT

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Steve revisits a favourite--classic--"spy spoof" from the '60s. Many people loved these James Coburn films!

NEW FORMAT FILM REVIEWS: LUCY and MALEFICENT 

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Steve looks at two newer films: Lucy with Scarlett Johansson and Maleficent with Angelina Jolie. Are they good or bad? You'll find out...

ME AZAKI, YOU AZAKI, WE ALL AZAKI FOR MIYAZAKI!

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Steve looks at a Japanese anime film by master storyteller and animator Hayao Miyazaki.

A LITTLE DITTY ‘BOUT BILLIE SUE and DEAN

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Steve discusses two top thriller writers, Billie Sue Mosiman and Dean R. Koontz. Are their new books good?

BOOK REVIEW: Lisa Goldstein’s Walking The Labyrinth & 2014 Year-end 

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Steve reviews Lisa Goldstein's "Walking the Labyrinth" and lists his posts of 2014. Happy new year!

“I WONDER WHAT THE VINTNERS BUY…” A Christmas Card Column      

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Steve talks about artists and their Christmas cards. (Only a day late, right?) Merry Christmas!

WHA…? JOHNNY CASH and SF? I FELL INTO A BURNING RING...

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Steve gets all excited over a shared-universe anthology series. And tells you where to get FREE SF!

3D OR NOT 2D?

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This week, Steve shares his love of 3D. How do YOU feel about 3D?

FANS, PROSE & CONS: Review of King’s “REVIVAL”

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Steve's take on Stephen King's newest new book, Revival.

A PLEA FOR HELP and “The Expendables 3” Review

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Steve pleads for your help on Spider Robinson's behalf (and his daughter) and also reviews Expendables 3.

DAYS OF FUTURE NOW: “THE PERIPHERAL” by William Gibson

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Steve reviews William Gibson's significant new SF book and talks about his last non-fiction book. And mentions having lunch with the author.

THE GOOD OLD (GAME) DAYS…

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Steve revisits the old days of computer gaming... the "old days" are back!

WHO’S YOUR FAVOURITE SUPERHERO? Part Two of Two.   

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In part two of his superhero blog entry, Steve looks at Superman and others.

WHO’S YOUR FAVOURITE SUPERHERO? (Part One of Two)

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Steve begins an exploration of superhero comics at the very beginning!

BUTTON, BUTTON—Who’s Got the button? 

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Steve collects movie memorabilia at cons. Do you?

Your Reviewer, Some Modern Urban Fantasy and Some Thoughts on Publishing...

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Steve talks about himself (what an ego!) a new urban fantasy, and other stuff.

Steve Fahnestalk’s VCON 39 Report. NOT R. Graeme Cameron’s VCON 39...

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Steve's (NOT R. Graeme Cameron's) report on last weeks VCON 39/Canvention 34!

“Space Station 76”—A Movie Review

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The characters dress as a ‘70s designer would have thought future people might dress, when they’re not dressing in actual ‘70s style...

REVIEWS: An Hilarious Short Story, a Horrific Movie, and a Book

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Why do the short story and the movie get adjectives in the title, but not the book? Steve tells why.

Spiders and Beatles and Books—Oh, My!

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Steve takes a Beatle break... or does he?

REVIEWS: John Shirley—Between Genres (Always)

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Steve considers two of John Shirley's different genres: Fantasy Detective and Western!

BOOK REVIEW: “Catalyst” by Nina Kiriki Hoffman; And a Chat

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Steve reviews Nina Kiriki Hoffman's book "Catalyst" and talks about a writers' workshop.

TWO REVIEWS: A Good Book, and a Good Movie!

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Steve reviews a book and a movie that he enjoyed.

MOVIE REVIEW(s): DIVERGENT and an oldie

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Steve dissects two movies: a new one and an oldie. But are they goodies?