L. Sprague DeCamp

Amazing News, Friday, April 12, 2013

The Eaton Science Fiction Conference at UC Riverside commenced yesterday;  Amazing Stories has been carrying advertising for the program for the past several months.  This years headliners are Larry Niven, David Brin and Gregory Benford – futurists all.  The conference will also be awarding three Lifetime Achievement Awards to Harry Harryhausen (animation master – King […]

Sword & Sorcery – What’s In A Name?

Sword & Sorcery has become a term of derision since the 1980s. There are good reasons for this but much of that derision is out of ignorance. The barbarian baby has been thrown out with the Hyborian bath water. This blog will outline the history of S&S, its major players, its ups and downs, and […]