Ecuadorian Zombies! Do they say "Sesos!"?
A timeline of the development of science fiction, from one fan's viewpoint.
Carlos Béjar Portilla and the development of Ecuadorian Science Fiction
Whether you like the pumpkin spice offerings of literary sf, the fresh apple cider of time travel with some humor thrown in, or the rich October brews of space opera, there’s something for pretty much everyone this month.
Amazing Stories' publisher's picks for the 2019 Hugo and Retrospective Hugo Awards.
The top ten villains to grace the screen.
“For God’s sake let us sit upon the ground And tell sad stories about the death of kings.” Richard 11, Act 3, Scene 2 Shakespeare knew how...
Stan Lee: "Alex Schomburg was totally unique!"
Joseph Campbell did not edit Amazing Stories. John W. Campbell edited Astounding Stories
Get ready! After far too long a wait, the first five (of 6) episodes produced for the reboot of Steven Spielberg's Amazing Stories television show...
The SyFy Channel is putting a metric ton of financial resources behind their new SF drama Defiance, which airs on Mondays 9/8C. Released this...
Let's have some fun. Let's live dangerously. Let's run with scissors. Let's open up an umbrella indoors. Lets judge some books by their covers! Judging...
The first science fiction story authored by a woman to appear in a science fiction magazine. FuturesPast Editions Amazing Stories Classic reprint of Clare Winger Harris' THE FATE OF THE POSEIDONIA
Where would the Doctor be without his Companions. That's Companion with a capital C. There have been even more companions, than there have been incarnations of the Doctor, but as far as fan art goes, Rose Tyler, Amy Pond and Jack Harkness are clearly in the lead.
It's safe to say that I saw Pacific Rim with a degree of trepidation. I may be a SF lover, but Transformers really isn't...
The 2019 Chinese Nebula Award short list is announced
In this redo of his fifth column from 2013, Steve talks about visiting Butler, Missouri, the town where Robert A. Heinlein was born. Are they proud of him? Heck, yes!
This book kicks posterior. It's a wild turbo-boosted ride through a shockingly plausible dystopia.
Libros Editorial Bisonte y WhaltariBooks presentaron el 1 de agosto la novela “Nosocomium" del escritor Christ Gutiérrez-Rodríguez (Premio Copé de Oro, 2012). Los comentarios estuvieron...
Mary Wollstonecraft Godwin Shelley, while on holiday, visited Lord Byron’s Villa Diodati near Lake Geneva in 1816. Percy Shelley, her lover and future husband,...
Here at Giant Spacekat Productions, we are a little company making a big videogame. Thus, we all wear many hats. I am, inter alia,...
This week, Steve tries to go Back to the Future but ends up in the past, where he meets Spider and Jeanne Robinson as well as Robert and Virginia Heinlein! Come with him and see!
Bolivian science fiction - 2014 style
Jorge Luis Borges and the definition of science fiction.
A list of the top ten greatest spaceships of all time, following some rules, of course.
Steve looks at two "new" releases--classic SF by the late William Rotsler, multitalented fan, writer and artist.
This week Steve examines a prolific author of the ‘40s and ‘50s who seems to be nearly forgotten today. Maybe we can change that!
How would the course of WWII have changed if the United States had perfected the atomic a bomb a year earlier? This idea is explored in Gregory Benford's flawed but ultimately entertaining novel The Berlin Project.
As Marlon Brando says, “The horror… the horror.” Dr. Smith from Lost in Space says “Oh, the horror!” This week Steve reviews two horror films: one fantasy, one SF; one very good, one good up to a point. Which one is which? Read and find out!
In this week's viewing: The rest of the summer premieres, plus some second looks.