This week, Steve holds his breath and dives into movies about amphibious guys, which is a thing, now. Not Navy Seals, but Gill-Men (and Guillermo!). Put on your dive mask and check it out!
“Brooklyn Project,” William Tenn’s outstanding political satire, highlights the folly of disregarding civil liberties for the sake of security.
This week, Steve travels into the future with John Whalen’s “Space Western,” and into the past with Stephen King’s novel about events surrounding John F. Kennedy’s assassination. Both future and past hold our interest!
Let’s see if we can throw a ball into space so it stays in orbit, and attach some radio antennae!
Steve revisits a favourite–classic–“spy spoof” from the ’60s. Many people loved these James Coburn films!
In the latest Scide Spitters series, David Kilman takes a look at the new collection, The Hogben Chronicles, with stories from Henry Kuttner and an introduction by Neil Gaimon.
Take a trip down cold war nuclear armageddon paranoia lane with a visit to the Atomic Annihilation website.
Without Hitler, Nazi Germany doesn’t declare war on the United States; instead, saner men take the helm and use more rational policies to bring the USSR to its knees
Yesterday the Huffington Post published a map prepared by Javier de la Torre from CartoDB that illustrated every single known meteorite impact on the Earth since the year 2300 BC (4,313 years of meteorite impacts). Here’s that map: Look closely. There is not one single inch of the land surface of our planet that hasn’t […]
Hello again, and welcome back! So – what, exactly, do I mean by ‘unknown or underappreciated’? To put it simply – not everyone is a Kevin J. Anderson or David Weber or Eric Flint or Robert Heinlein. Some authors – I would venture to say, MOST authors – produce perfectly fine books: readable, enjoyable, well-structured, […]