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Walter Day Collection Announces 2020 Honorees

Amazing Stories' publisher Steve Davidson honored on Walter Day Science Fiction Historical Trading Card

Graphic Novel Review: The New Adventures of Jack and Jack

Little Jack Horner, Jack B. Nimble, Jack the Giant Killer...they're all ALIASES!

“LOST IN TIME, LOST IN SPACE…and MEANING”

They've redone Lost In Space again. Did they do a good job? Well, uh....

AMAZING NEWS: 9-17-2017

Women in SF; men in SF; Cassini, Krugman, Valerian, the gill man, Space Telescopes, Forbidden Planet, Limbaugh, Wonder Woman and bluesy astrobiologists (my professor done told me....)

What will happen to SF films when streaming conquers the universe?

The movement away from physical artifacts (DVDs and Blu-Ray discs) to streaming services may leave future science fiction film fans in the dark about classics of the genre if selection does not improve.

“THE POWER”—THREE MOVIES ABOUT POWERS

This week, Steve examines how differently powers, like telekinesis, can be handled by Hollywood. Some movies do it well, and some less well.

MAGAZINE REVIEW: The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction Nov/Dec 2015 

This week Steve reviews the latest issue of long-running (but not as long as Amazing Stories!) magazine, The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction (F&SF). Some good reading here!

The Genre Movies That Lose EVERYTHING On the Small Screen

Sometimes the medium the message is delivered through can drastically alter the experience.

REVIEWS: An Hilarious Short Story, a Horrific Movie, and a Book

Why do the short story and the movie get adjectives in the title, but not the book? Steve tells why.

LEGO MOVIE vs. WRECK-IT RALPH: “You Gotta Have Heart!”

The Lego Movie is out on DVD--does it lack heart? Steve tells all.

Self-Publishing Odyssey: Part 5 The Launch

Fraught with peril and nail-biting anticipation, launching a new book is always exciting.

The Sounds of Science Fiction

The ur sounds of science fiction

Scide Splitters: The AAA Ace stories of Robert Sheckley

A brief synopsis and recommendation of Robert Sheckley AAA Ace stories.

Website review: Doctor Who: the classic series

A survey of Doctor Who websites - official and fan.

Introduction to SFF – 3 – Dark they Were, and Golden...

I'd been introduced to the idea of owning my own books pretty young, but as a child in Vienna, I didn't have much money...

Review: The Gatekeepers

The Gatekeepers Daniel Graham Jr. Baen The Gatekeepers was a book I eyed for some time in Forbidden Planet before actually buying it, despite the...

Special Effects, then and now

  When Forbidden Planet came back out way back in 1956, it was on the cutting edge of animation, and lots of people were talking...

What SF Means To Me

I grew up watching and reading Science Fiction.  Some of it was actually old by the time I had already been born, but it...