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Scide Splitters: Terminal Alliance by Jim C. Hines

Jim C. Hines, known for his fantasy novels, tries his hand at humorous military SF and presents us with an unlikely group of heroes—Janitors of the Post-Apocalypse.

Scide Splitters: Bean Bag Cats & Bad German by Ed Bryant

Ed Bryant (1945-2017), award winning writer, celebrated convention toastmaster, and mentor to developing writers, also wrote some funny short stories.

Scide Splitters: Four by Tenn

Scide Splitters examines four of William Tenn’s (relatively) lighter comedies: "Party of the Two Parts," "The Flat-Eyed Monster," "Lisbon Cubed," and "On Venus, Have We Got a Rabbi!"

Scide Splitters: It’s Just the Chronosphere Unfolding as it Should by...

Ira Nayman delivers the laughs in another humor packed installment of his Transdimensional Authority series.

Scide Splitters: BBC America’s Dirk Gently

Scides Splitters finds much to like in BBC America’s hectic and bizarre adaptation of Douglas Adams’ classic Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency.

Woman Can’t Be Comedians? Funny You Should Say That…

With no concern for his safety, Ira Nayman wades into the controversy over whether women can be funny, exploring possible reasons for why men are so resistant to the idea.

Scide Splitters: Deep Quarry by John E. Stith

Next year, John Stith will publish his first novel in twenty years. In the meantime, his entire backlist is being reissued starting with Deep Quarry, a SF mystery featuring the wisecracking detective "bug eye" Takent.

Scide Splitters: The Salmon of Doubt by Douglas Adams (for Towel...

Fans had been waiting for the third Dirk Gently novel for over a decade when Douglas Adams passed away with the novel still unfinished. All we have are precious fragments of what might have been.

Scide Splitters: Brooklyn Project by William Tenn

"Brooklyn Project," William Tenn’s outstanding political satire, highlights the folly of disregarding civil liberties for the sake of security.

Scide Splitters: Uncharted Territory by Connie Willis

Why does it always seem that romantic comedies are funnier at the beginning? Scide Splitters attempts to answer that question while reviewing Connie Willis’ Uncharted Territory.

“Ayer será otro día”: ciencia ficción y humor

A review of Jorge Valentin Miño's short story collection Today is Another Day

Scide Splitters: 1941 Retro Hugo Eligible Short Stories

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

Scide Splitters: 1941 Retro Hugo Eligible Novelettes

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

Scide Splitters: 1941 Retro Hugo Eligible Novellas

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

Scide Splitters: Unidentified Funny Objects 4 edited by Alex Shvartsman

Unidentified Funny Objects returns with its fourth annual anthology, this time engaging a theme of dark humor and including stories from the likes of George R. R. Martin, Mike Resnick, Eric Kaplan, Tim Pratt, Piers Anthony, Jody Lynn Nye, Gini Koch, Esther Friesner and more.

Scide Splitters: Envoy to New Worlds by Keith Laumer

Scide Splitters examines Keith Laumer’s first collection of stories featuring the less-than-diplomatic diplomat, Retief.

Scide Splitters: LoveStar by Andri Snaer Magnason

Andri Magnason spins a dark, humorous satire of a wildly absurd, near future that is not that far off from our current trajectory.

Scide Splitters: The Masculinist Revolt by William Tenn

Warning: The story recommended in this review contains satire that may cause indigestion in some readers, particularly those who are currently afflicted with Puppy Mania.

Meme Me Up, Scotty

I recently got to thinking about all the little posts that people put on Facebook and what others reply. Now, I have quite a...

Scide Splitters: Who Goes Here? by Bob Shaw

In the vein of Harry Harrison’s Bill, the Galactic Hero, Bob Shaw gives us the story of a man who joined the Space Legion to forget. Now if he can only remember who he is.

Scide Splitters: Alexander Outland: Space Pirate by G. J. Koch

G. J. Koch (aka Gini Koch) takes readers on a fast-paced, space opera romp, filled with pirates, derring-do, donkeys, sewage, and, well... boobs.

Scide Splitters: Infinite Jests edited by Robert Silverberg

Scide Splitters reviews an anthology of dark comedies originally published by the people that brought you such fine car repair manuals as Dune.

Scide Splitters: Working Stiff by Kevin J. Anderson

Scide Splitters reviews seven fun filled cases from the files of Dan Shamble, Zombie Private Investigator.

Scide Splitters: Explaining Cthulhu to Grandma and Other Stories by Alex...

Alex Shvartsman brings the laughs and demonstrates impressive versatility in his debut short story collection.

Scide Splitters: Charisma +1 – A Convention Etiquette Guide by Jessica...

Are some topics too serious for humor? A lesson in manners has never been this much fun.

Scide Splitters: Brainz, Inc. by Ron Goulart

Scide Splitters examines reader recommend Brainz, Inc. – Ron Goulart’s hilarious and fast paced, SF detective novel.

Scide Splitters: In Space No One Can Hear You Laugh by...

Scide Splitters reviews a story collection by one of science fiction and fantasy’s most prolific authors of short form humorous fiction.

Scide Splitters: The Night Life of the Gods by Thorne Smith

Now largely forgotten, Thorne Smith was possibly the wittiest writer of the fantastic in the 1920s & 1930s.

Scide Splitters: The Great Explosion by Eric Frank Russell

Scide Splitters reviews Eric Frank Russell’s hilarious classic, The Great Explosion – possibly the funniest libertarian science fiction novel ever written.

Book Review: Whispers from the Abyss

An H.P. Lovecraft inspired collection of shorts - no Elvis impersonations allowed.