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AMAZING THINGS: William Shatner Talks Cops & Robots Fiction at ORIM

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Open Road Integrated Media has put together a collection of space detective tales (where's Gil 'the Arm'?) and are promoting it with an interesting...

Frank Kelly Freas

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Science fiction is a literature of ideas. It is also a literature that tries to show us the future, although it is not often...

Review: When Gravity Fails by George Alec Effinger

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When I punk, it's usually with steam. Any SF fan, regardless of his particular poison, thinks about the future. With my historical background, however, my...

Crossroads: A Genre Darkly

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World-building, extrapolation, analogy, conceptual breakthrough, thought experiment - these are science fiction's basic methods. Other genres might occasionally borrow them, but SF has sharpened them to a razor's edge. So what happens when this set of tools works alongside the themes, styles, and plot structures of noir?