Anthology Review: 1066 Turned Upside Down

1066 Turned Upside Down is a collection of short alternate history stories that focus on a historical moment you may not be familiar with, but the stories are entertaining and the editors give enough historical context for even people who know nothing about it to appreciate the work.

Movie Review: Sanitarium (2013)

The Asylum trope seems to be gaining in popularity, in recent years, the most famous version being the second season of American Horror Story. We are forced to see, and consider, where the insane are coming from, forced to relate, to interact with non-sense and un-reason.

Review: Pilgrimage by Nelson S. Bond

Pilgrimage by author Nelson S. Bond is a speculative account of sexual dominance in a future gone astray. This compelling story is a wonderful example of artistic allusion and the dangers of recording historical accounts over time.

Scide Splitters: Unidentified Funny Objects 2 edited by Alex Shvartsman

If done well, an anthology is like a box of chocolates filled with a variety of delectable confections. Granted, there are bound to be a few flavors you are not partial to, but on the whole, the selection is delightful. When not done so well, you end up with something a little more like Monty Python’s Whizzo Chocolates, getting a mouthful of Crunchy Frog or Cockroach Cluster….

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 hace 18 años y ha editado 52 títulos. Ha recibido los más prestigiosos premios del género en castellano como 6 […]

Review: Zombie Jesus and Other True Stories

Horror and alternate history are difficult genres to mash up. You just don’t see them together very often and despite my firm belief in the adaptability of alternate history, it is rare when you see an author effectively combine horror and alternate history tropes into a compelling read. When it is usually tried we are […]