Star Wars, 2001, Orwell, Huxley, Scalzi, Langford, Madle, Shvartsman, Babylon 5, Brin – you know what to do.
AMAZING NEWS FROM FANDOM: February 5, 2023 Afua Richardson Helps Us Celebrate Black History Month The Big Idea: S.B. Divya This Week in Space: Drag Sails, Cosmic Rays, and ‘Space Cushions’ Futuropolis – FULL (short) […]
When Should Fans Expect the 2023 Hugo Nominations to Open? Just ten days before the January 31 deadline for people to join and be eligible to nominate for the 2023 Hugo Awards, the Chengdu Worldcon […]
Afua Richardson, artist, helps celebrate Black History Month with a series of posts featuring her comic cover art
Today — finally! — we tackle the actual meaning of life! No one has ever done this before in the history of the world! Or, perhaps, no one has done it quite like S.B. Divya […]
Hello, readers, and welcome to your Friday morning digest of space news from this week. If you’re looking for unalloyed good news, you’ve come to the right place. This week we’ve got astronauts of […]
A mixed-media animated Sci-Fi parody made by Steve Segal and Phil Trumbo, back in the pre-computer days. It was made in Richmond Va, with the help of lots of volunteering friends. I was one of […]
Just about everybody but me (and my wife) says M3GAN is a good sf/horror/comic film. I didn’t find it good SF, terribly horrifying, or in the least funny. YMMV. I just didn’t get it.
A DIAMOND DREAM FINAL BOOK OF THE JUBILEE CYCLE ELI K. P. WILLIAM 1 The Tokyo Canal All was fire, a great conflagration roaring from the charcoal of a starless cosmos. Billowing and […]
Author and anthologist Jack Dann will be discussing writing on the Tuscon Hard-Science SF Channel this coming Saturday
We never expected that inventing Star-Drive would lead to this! We were first! Humans invented star drive, bringing light and movement to the galaxy, forging a grand alliance with all races. (Well, most of them.) It seemed the galaxy was ours to lead and to share!
More praise for Clare Winger Harris, Charles R Tanner and the Cents of Wonder, Science Fiction’s First Award Winners anthology on the Postcards From A Dying World Podcast.
Modeling this planet. Having cut my teeth long ago on the Whole Earth Catalogue, and later having written a novel called Earth, I’m a bit of a sucker for macro planet modeling projects. Here’s one […]
Note: This post first appeared in the Roswell Daily Record. One interesting subtrope in scifi romance is the four armed alien hero. I have to say I prefer the more standard set of two arms […]
ABOUT BLACK SPECULATIVE FICTION and the NATIONAL BLACK WRITERS CONFERENCE presented by the Center for Black Literature at Medgar Evers College, CUNY (Brooklyn, NY). Black speculative fiction encompasses and blurs the genres of magical realism, […]
The Board of Trustees for the Horror Writers Association does not condone hate speech in any way, shape, or form. We stand in support of our members’ right to feel safe, welcome, and above all […]
Captain Takktun Kantari slid the bubble helmet over his head and locked it into place with a reassuring click before triple-checking the joint seals on each of his suit’s four legs and three arms. Several […]
I have been trying to write this article since the year began. With the news released today that Guillermo del Toro’s stop motion animated masterpiece Pinocchio is nominated for best animated film, I felt like […]
Ya disponible el Fabricantes de Sueños de 2015 y 2018 Ya disponible el Fabricantes de Sueños de 2015 y 2018 Esta antología, seleccionada por La Tercera Fundación hace una selección de los mejores relatos editados […]
Welcome to the amazing future world of 2023! Flying cars, energy-positive fusion, and trips to the moon are all on the menu (finally), but probably not in your driveway, basement, or vacation planner. Fortunately, the […]
LIBROS La Corporación Eugenio Espejo de Ecuador ha publicado el libro último del gran Fernando Naranjo Espinoza, titulado “Los custodios de la piedra”. Este libro cuenta con un prólogo de nuestro blogger Iván Rodrigo Mendizábal […]
2023 looks to be another year of superhero-heavy releases, a trial run for “Megnado” and a star wars flick that doesn’t get to use the name “Star Wars.
In Memoriam, 2022. Far too many are gone.
This week in Television/Streaming. And, in Film as well. Source: Genre Penetration of Streaming Services, Courtesy of JustWatch – January 17th, 2023
Out in hardback this summer, Neal Asher’s War Bodies is a gripping, high-octane standalone set in his expansive Polity world and we’re delighted to reveal the cover (above) AND Chapter One. Here is the official […]
Journal Entry for Sakura Jovanović: Entry for Day 35, Year 2253, Cilix Station It’s cold here. Papa needs a suit, but I don’t need one, though Mama still makes me wear it. We live at […]
Dwayne (“The Rock” at one time) Johnson has long wanted to play Black Adam in a movie. Unfortunately, he is not well served by the move he got. Read Steve’s opinion on this mess of a wanna-be blockbuster.
OBIR: Occasional Biased and Ignorant Reviews reflecting this reader’s opinion. Pulp Literature Magazine #36 Autumn 2022 Published by Pulp Literature Press, Langley, British Columbia, Canada, Summer 2022. Managing Editor: Jennifer Landels, Senior Editor: Melanie Anastasiou, […]
AMAZING NEWS FROM FANDOM: January 29, 2023 AMAZING NEWS: 1-29-23 The Facts in the Matter of Hugo Gernsback and Stanley G. Weinbaum Let’s Make A Sci-Fi 2 asteroids the size of 100 pugs to pass […]
Explore New Corners of Wakanda in Marvel’s Voices: Wakanda Forever #1 The next edition of Marvel’s Voices acclaimed anthology series, Marvel’s Voices: Wakanda Forever, a special Black History Month one-shot, hits stands on February 15. […]