Some fans don’t like old black-and-white movies. This one, while not without a certain charm, may be part of the reason. Or not... you decide!

Los enredos burocráticos de “Iménez” de Noriega

A review of the re-issued novel by Colombian author Luis Noriega - Iménez

Review: The Earliest Bradbury

This volume is focused on Bradbury’s early work and activities that have previously been unavailable to most readers, including 120+ articles, stories, drawings and references from a variety of early fan publications

Reseña de revista: Relatos increíbles 17.

A review of Incredible Stories magazine #17.

Memoria del futuro boliviano: sobre “En el cuerpo una voz” de...

An internationally published post-apocalyptic science fiction novel by Bolivian author Maximiliano Barrientos

CLUBHOUSE: Review: Unnerving Magazine #13

This issue a good mix of fun and creepiness, with some first class writing.

Science Fiction to Look For August 2020

Debut novels galore! Hard SF, Mil-SF and more!

Astounding Histories, April 1930: Venusian Vampires and Marine Monsters

The fourth issue of the magazine the Astounding Award (for Best New Author) is named.

Reseña de Revistas: Crononautas. Primer Número.

A review of the new Peruvian magazine Crononautas

Tras las pistas de “Los custodios de la piedra” de Naranjo...

A review of The Custodians of the Stone the new novel by Ecuadorian writer Fernando Naranjo Espinoza

“Fata Morgana”: la ciencia ficción de Ortiz Lemos

A review of Ecuadorian writer Andrés Ortiz Lemos collection Fata Morgana


This week Steve brings back—in honour of Shark Week—a column from six years ago about the SYFY movie Sharknado. Does it hold up? Maybe we’ll all have to watch it to find out!

CLUBHOUSE: Review: “The Light Between Stars” edited by Catherine Fitzsimmons

Catherine’s experience as a publisher offers a role model in terms of what it takes to make the commitment.

Review: Ghost-Hunting for Dummies by Zak Bagans

Ghost-Hunting for Dummies by Zak Bagans is an insightful book that can provide both knowledge and entertainment for the aspiring paranormal investigator.

“Las peripecias inéditas de Teofilus Jones”: una antiutopía de Santaella

A discussion of "post-historical" science fiction, based on The Unpublished Adventures of Teofilus Jones by Fedosy Santaella,

CLUBHOUSE: Review: The Oppenheimer Alternative by Robert J. Sawyer

Our second review of Sawyer's latest; well worth two reviews, well worth the read.

Sobre dos novelas de Schweblin

An examination of the novels of Argentinian author Samanta Schweblin


What’s a “movie novelization”? Steve tells you about two of his favourite movies that were novelized. Was it well done? Yes... and no. Read it and find out!

Science Fiction to Look for This July

Without a time machine, time progresses in one direction, at the same inevitable pace from which there is no escape. Which means, July is fast approaching. Fortunately, Earnest has your reads covered.

La apuesta por el cambio de cuerpo: “El Cuerpo INC.” de...

A review of Uruguayan Rafael Courtoisie fables about body modification in his book El Cuerpo INC.

CLUBHOUSE: Review: Speculative North Magazine #1

A new Canadian SF magazine hits the stands!

Astounding Histories, March 1930: Brigands and Vandals

Capt. S.P. Meek & Ray Cummings lead of this third installment of a pulp icon.

Book Review: Neon Leviathan by T.R. Napper

T.R. Napper has shovelled over the soil of quantum particles that was cyberpunk to create a new creature entirely

Putting on AmazingCon

How AmazingCon was put together and plans for AmazingCon II

Literatura infantil de ciencia ficción ecuatoriana: “El cofre del arte”

A review of The Art Chest by Roberto Falquez, a YA adventure

8 SF&F Books by Black Authors + Further Recommendations

A starting list for engaging with Black SF&F authors

CLUBHOUSE: Review “Small Rain and Other Nightmares,” by Paula Johanson

OBIR: Occasional Biased and Ignorant Reviews reflecting this reader’s opinion. SMALL RAIN and Other Nightmares – by Paula Johanson Publisher: Doublejoy Books, Victoria, British Columbia, June...


Steve reviews the May-June issue of The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction and finds that it holds treasures for the readers of both science fiction and fantasy!

The Foundation Trilogy Reread: Foundation And Earth

What’s wrong with psychohistory?