El mito y significado moderno: El saludo Vulcano

Erin reprises her article about the connections between Yoga and the Vulcan hand gesture - in Spanish!

Mad Flight of a Manic Phoenix, or: Philip K. Dick in...

Philip K. Dick goes to Vancouver and makes quite the,,,'impression'....

The Metal Man by Jack Williamson

At the young age of 20, science fiction icon Jack Williamson wrote his first short story The Metal Man and welcomed readers to a new literary brilliance that would be enjoyed by generations to come. We take a look at this historic tale.

Art + Fandom ≠ Fan Art, part II: Images of Galadriel

Well it looks like I put my foot right into it in my previous post! Several people objected to my definition of the term...

Top 20 Vampires in Books & Literature

With so many vampires (vampyres) to choose from, you're bound to find one that tastes just right!

Crossplay and Gender-bending Cosplay

Crossplay: who says Captain America has to be a guy? Who says that only girls can dress up as Black Widow?

Review: Who’s There? by Arthur C. Clarke

Heightened by the fears of the unknown, stories within the mysterious confines of space made for colorful entertainment and speculation, and Clarke used this tension to his advantage in Who’s There.

Modern Myth and Meaning: Yoga and the Vulcan Salute

In her debut post, Erin Wilcox explores the connections between Yoga and the Vulcan mudra.

How I’ll Be Casting My Final Hugo Vote

How I intend to vote the final Hugo Awards ballot.

The Beast of Badger Books, or: the Prolific Profligacy of R....

Lionel Fanthorpe, the man who sold 170 books to a publisher and it only took him eight to twelve hours to write each one?

Review: The Sentinel by Arthur C. Clarke

Arthur C. Clarke’s short story The Sentinel lost in a writing competion and could feasibly have never made it to publication. But over time, the story emerged as the inspiration for the cult classic 2001: A Space Odyssey.

Final Results for 2016 Galaxy Award and Chinese Nebula Award

A report on the winners of the Chinese Galaxy and Chinese Nebula Awards.

Frank Kelly Freas

Science fiction is a literature of ideas. It is also a literature that tries to show us the future, although it is not often...

Why “I Don’t Like Anime” Doesn’t Really Make Sense

Morgana Santilli discusses etiquette of how to say you aren't interested in anime, and the prejudice you show in saying you don't like anime.

Steve Stiles A Retrospective

Steve Stiles is a living double entendre:  not only does he draw icons of the field, he is an icon of the field. If brushing...

Novedades de Julio en Hispanoamérica

New releases and reissues; new issues of Aeternum, miNatura, Penumbria; interviews and presentations by several Amazing Stories authors, and more.

Novedades de Mayo en Hispanoamérica

Author and genre news from Peru, Chile, Mexico and Argentina

Interview: John DeNardo of SF Signal

SF Signal is a phenomenon.  This past year at the Chicon 7 Worldcon, the website was nominated in two categories - Best Fanzine and...

The Trouble With Definitions; or, Not All Anime Fans Watch Hentai

Last week, my roommate posted this Nerd 101 video on my Facebook wall and asked, "How did they do with their explanation?"  The video,...

Me and My Sofa.

Ah yes, me and my Sofa. I feel confident calling it my Sofa. With a capital S because the sofa I'm referring to, StarShipSofa,...

Review: All the Time in the World by Arthur C. Clarke

Be it film, radio, or just reading the short story, Arthur C. Clarke’s All the Time in the World is a must for every member of fandom to experience.

On Renaming Awards

Should ALL SF/F/H awards named for people have their names changed?

A Science Fiction Timeline: Yesterday and Tomorrow

A timeline of the development of science fiction, from one fan's viewpoint.

R is for Rocket by Ray Bradbury

Ray Bradbury’s R is for Rocket is a welcomed perspective of future space travel from years past. Because just like NASA’s Orion test launch, space matters.

Top Ten Best Science Fiction Movie Villains of All Time

The top ten villains to grace the screen.

Reporte de Convención: Finncon 2019

A con report, all the way from Finland!

An Olive Branch for the Puppies

Hugo Award winning artist Frank Wu offers an olive branch to the puppies.

The 2019 Hugo Awards – Publisher’s Picks

Amazing Stories' publisher's picks for the 2019 Hugo and Retrospective Hugo Awards.

Emergency Editorial

Joseph Campbell did not edit Amazing Stories. John W. Campbell edited Astounding Stories

Battle Fever J! This Is Why I Love Japan (and You...

Battle Fever J was a forerunner of the Power Rangers: four guys and a girl in superhero suits, saving the world from "the mysterious deity Satan Egos."