Review: GRABBERS (2012)

There’s nothing better than a good monster movie. The problem is, most monster movies these days suck. Some intentionally (Sharktopus, I’m looking at you). The Syfy Channel seems to specialize in these CGI stinkers that […]

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Low Intensity – 1 – Jim Aikin

This will be an occasional series about good writers who either haven’t produced very much book-length speculative fiction, or are, in my opinion, under-appreciated. Jim Aikin is something of a mix of the two categories. […]

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Dinosaurs are NOT Bulletproof!

As I watched a repeat episode of Mythbusters the other night, I was reminded of one of my pet peeves in Science Fiction and Fantasy- the ineffectiveness of firearms. The Mythbusters were testing why so […]

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Gigantes: Una huella en la literatura

Por Ricardo Acevedo Esplugas Imagenes: CRSignes y Alberto Arribas   Al principio solo había oscuridad… En ese vacío primigenio surgieron dos mundos: uno de fuego, y el otro de hielo, que comenzaron a expandirse lentamente. […]

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Review: Man of Steel Novelization by Greg Cox

The novelization of Man of Steel by Greg Cox is a book looking for an identity. The obligation to remain loyal to a script while remaining faithful to the character is an improbable task – one reader’s must realize if they are to accept the work.

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Voice Net

This man foresaw the NSA scandal before cell phones were even invented. So why have you never heard of him? Blame the Japanese publishing industry–which makes Westeros look like the Oneida Community.

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Joyland paperback cover

Joyland by Stephen King – review

In Stephen King’s best novel in years, 11.22.63 (2011), the veteran author revisited the period of his youth, the 1950s and ‘60s. A character from the present, our present, went back to 1958, encountered love, […]

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Novedades literatura y cine 3-7

Noticias literatura “Espiral CF” anuncia que su próximo número será doble “Espiral Ciencia-Ficción” es una colección de libros de ciencia-ficción, editada de manera no profesional por el bilbaíno Juan José Aroz. Lleva en marcha desde […]

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Spin by Nina Allan – review

Nina Allan’s Spin is the second in a new series of novellas published by the Third Alternative Press, home of leading UK genre magazines Interzone and Black Static. I should mention that the book was […]

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Reading and signing

Why I Do What I Do

I have been asked several times in the last week alone about indie publishing. Before I talk about what I’m doing, and why, let me point out that I am relatively new to this. Vulcan’s […]

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Save Our Stereotypes

I don’t want to destroy the damsel in distress. I don’t want to destroy the sleeping beauty. Or the femme fatale. Or the pollyanna. Or the ditz. Or the girl next door. I watch attempts […]

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Star Trek- Communism in Space?

I’ll start this week’s thought-provoking commentary with a statement: I like Star Trek. Mostly. I’m no Trekkie/Trekker, but I greatly enjoyed TOS and TNG. DS9 had a few good moments. I refused to watch Voyager, […]

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Cedar Sanderson's art

The Genderless Mind?

The genderless mind is a myth. Even here in cyberspace, where we can be whatever, whoever, whichever we choose to be, we are still each of us male and female. Our words give us away. […]

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