Vox is easily defined as a more modern take on The Handmaid’s Tale
This week Steve says a painful farewell to a special fan, and reviews the current (Sept./Oct.) issue of The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction. Please take a look!
THE WITCH OF ZAL by Kerry Gans is a book of two journeys. One taken by a heroine traveling to a magical land, and one taken by the readers who experience a re-imagined classic.
Ziggy Stardust has gone back to Mars. Major Tom can’t hear us anymore.
Post fall of communism, with governments subservient to corporate paymasters, Rollerball seems like a much greater, more prescient, film now than the one I originally saw back in 1976. Today Rollerball surely stands as one of the most underrated films of the 1970s and one of the most thought-provoking and rewarding SF films ever made.
What have you learned from science fiction? Travis shares his own lessons.
A new take on an old Classic, this presentation of 1984 is double-plus good!
Does Macy’s tell Gimbels? This week a review of the upcoming “Very Best of Fantasy & Science Fiction Vol. 2”
Reviews of recently published fanzines and thoughts on thought police.
Welcome internet traveler. I will be stockpiling neatly organized bits into a collective known as a blog along this portion of your journey. Do not fear for your personal safety, as I will take great care to observe the rules of hospitality during your visit. As I am a certifiable Tech Geek, I will spend […]
Memorable first lines can not only make-or-break a story, these quick literary introductions can become just as iconic as the entire body of work.
Fantasy, Horror and Science Fiction can exist in the real world, or create hermetic worlds of their own. Which is to say genre fiction can follow the rules of the real world, or make its own rules up, ignoring reality completely. Most genre fiction falls somewhere in-between. At one extreme is Orwell’s Nineteen Eighty-Four, a […]