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CLUBHOUSE: I get inducted into the Canadian SF Hall of Fame!...

Fan, editor and publisher R. Graeme Cameron shares his experience of being inducted into the CSFFA's Hall of Fame

TREASURY OF GREAT SF VOL. 1 CONCLUSION

After a delay, Steve finally finishes his review of Volume 1 of Anthony Boucher’s Treasury of Great Science Fiction from 1959. Surprisingly, most of these 60-plus-year-old stories still hold up!

DOUBLE, DOUBLE, WHAT’S THE TROUBLE?

An all-new follow-up to Steve's Ace Doubles columns. He's doubled up with laughter, because he's doubling his Ace writings!

Scide Splitters: 1941 Retro Hugo Eligible Novelettes

The second of a three part series in which Scide Splitters examines humorous stories eligible for the 1941 Retro Hugos Awards.

The Grand Masters’ Reading List

It would be tough to go wrong with this list of recommended Holiday reads by the Grand Masters of Science Fiction

I Don’t Want to be Teleported!

I don't want to be teleported. Oh, I know it is the ultimate science fiction method of travel and that it has been employed regularly...

PAPERBACKS: ACE Doubles, “D-Series,” the “Good Old Stuff”

Ahh nostalgia. For a book series? Certainly, so long as its the tete-beche wonder of the Ace Double. Two books in one! Steve waxes eloquent on a reading experience that is sadly largely forgotten.

Getting Lost in Lost in Space

Not to be confused with the television series of the late 60’s, this novel is an absorbing classic story where the readers will find themselves getting Lost in Space right along with the characters.

No. 12 Alfred Elgin van Vogt, Weapons Masters, and The Big...

$1995.00. For 15 pages. That's how much a copy of A. E. van Vogt's speech, Tomorrow on the March, goes for today. He delivered this...

No. 6 – Theodore Sturgeon, The Next Question, Well-Meaning Scientists and...

2013 Feb 10 - Theodore Sturgeon, aka/Edward Hamilton Waldo, is best remembered for asking “What’s the next question?” In some portraits, you’ll see Sturgeon...
The Slan Shack

The Clubhouse: Five words every fan should know

"I have a Cosmic Mind — now what do I do?" Fanspeak is what we call the jargon of fandom that grew up in fanzines...

Amazing News: January 6 2013

David Langford's esteemed Ansible is out with it's 2013 January issue.  Every fan ought to read it here. Voting for nominations for the Hugo Awards...

Demolition

I was going to devote this initial essay to The Shaver Mystery, that forties phenomenon masterminded by Raymond Palmer which put science fiction for...