This week, Steve reviews an SF anthology about Trump’s presidency (!) and gives a hearty “meh!” to Despicable Me 3. Check out his reviews!
This week Steve takes on a blurb and a book review and a movie review. And he has a good time with all of it! He doesn’t think your mileage will vary much!
Okay, let me just put this out there. My favorite science fiction TV program is Doctor Who. To most of you that statement probably elicits a shrug of the shoulders and a casual “Meh. Whatever”. But let me put it this way; The show has been going on longer than I’ve been alive. And […]
This week Steve looks at a new horror anthology—all stories by women writers—edited by Billie Sue Mosiman, and talks a bit about the Hugo and Aurora awards (in self-promotion); plus another snippet of Pinterest boards for writers. Take a look!
The January/February issue of The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction (F&SF) is under review by Steve, who likes it a lot, even though a couple of the stories kind of depressed him. You will probably like it too!
Andri Magnason spins a dark, humorous satire of a wildly absurd, near future that is not that far off from our current trajectory.
Steve looks at Netflix’s new SF offering by The Wachowskis and J. Michael Straczinski. The season starts slowly but begins to build quickly after episode 1.
Steve discusses two top thriller writers, Billie Sue Mosiman and Dean R. Koontz. Are their new books good?
Don’t be scared: the new year is HERE!
Steve talks about artists and their Christmas cards. (Only a day late, right?) Merry Christmas!
Steve’s (NOT R. Graeme Cameron’s) report on last weeks VCON 39/Canvention 34!
The characters dress as a ‘70s designer would have thought future people might dress, when they’re not dressing in actual ‘70s style…
Why do the short story and the movie get adjectives in the title, but not the book? Steve tells why.
Explosions in movies are supposed to be “cool”. There is an undeniable element of visual interest. It has become an aesthetic and intellectual game to play around with the genre conventions that have evolved around it.
Steve celebrates his first year of blogging for Amazing Stories online.
Heinlein’s YA (Juvenile) work is still generating praise and controversy.
Steve posits some similarities between Robert A. Heinlein and Captain America in this continuation of his examination of the RAH “juveniles”.
This is partially in response to K. Ceres Wright’s recent blog entry, “Having a Sexual Harassment Policy is not Enough”, but from an entirely different angle. I think that what’s happening at science fiction conventions (the rise in sexual assaults, rude behavior, and general predation) is the product of something the future created: Facebook. I […]
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