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WHO WAS HENRY KUTTNER (LEWIS PADGETT)? DO YOU KNOW?

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This week Steve examines a prolific author of the ‘40s and ‘50s who seems to be nearly forgotten today. Maybe we can change that!

REVIEW: JULY/AUGUST MAGAZINE OF FANTASY & SCIENCE FICTION (F&SF)

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Steve reviews the current F&SF. It's still a great magazine! Get it now while it's still on the stands!

Scide Splitters: 1941 Retro Hugo Eligible Short Stories

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The third and final part of a series in which Scide Splitters examines humorous stories eligible for the 1941 Retro Hugos Awards.

Science Fiction and Fantasy Spoken Word Recordings

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The very first audio books came pressed on vinyl.

Hugo Award by the Numbers Part 4

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Since 1966, the average length of Hugo nominated novels has more than doubled...

Book Review: Weird Tales of Horror

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David West's work - a bit like the early work of Henry Kuttner

The 72nd Worldcon Voters will Forge History

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The Hugos are upon us. RK gives you even more (and better reasons) to join up and vote!

Scide Splitters: The Hogben Chronicles by Henry Kuttner

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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.

Interview with SFWA Grand Master Robert Silverberg

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Today we are joined by Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America (SFWA) Grand Master Robert Silverberg. Mr. Silverberg writes speculative fiction that travels where he wants it to go, pushing aside the traditional limitations with which many writers confine themselves. He has written countless novels and works of short fiction, and his list of non-fiction books is staggering. Mr. Silverberg has been so prolific that his total word count rivals the quantity of stars in the galaxy.

JACK VANCE: VISIONS OF A DYING EARTH

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After the last few S&S works of the early 1940s, such as "Dragon Moon" by Henry Kuttner and the short-lived Unknown, Sword & Sorcery...

Discovering Planet Stories

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As a fan of the classic Science Fiction and Fantasy pulp magazines (exemplified by my thrill to be involved here at Amazing Stories), I...

FRITZ LEIBER: SWORD & SORCERY GROWS UP

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In 1939 Farnsworth Wright began a move away from Sword & Sorcery. With Robert E. Howard dead, he no longer championed the dark fantasy...

SWORD & SORCERY BECOMES A SUB-GENRE: HENRY KUTTNER’S ELAK AND PRINCE...

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Henry Kuttner deserves our thanks. If things had been left to Clifford Ball, Sword & Sorcery would have fizzled out in the pages of...

BLUE PENCILS AND BLOODY SWORDS: EDITORS OF S&S

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It's easy to discuss authors for their contributions are evident. You just have to read the stories. The great editors are harder to corral,...

Jirel of Joiry: Sword & Sorcery’s First Lady

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Circumstance plays a part in history. It was inevitable that a woman would eventually try her hand at Sword & Sorcery. It's our good...

Demolition

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I was going to devote this initial essay to The Shaver Mystery, that forties phenomenon masterminded by Raymond Palmer which put science fiction for...