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Alternate Israels: Five Historical Proposals for a Jewish Homeland

Before the establishment of the State of Israel in 1948, there were a bunch of other plans - Uganda, Alaska, even China! Matt details the possibilities and their alternate future consequences.
Venn diagram of Literary Fiction/Speculative Fiction along Character/Plot Spectrum

Crossroads: The Cores of Literary Fiction and Speculative Fiction

The relationship between speculative fiction and mainstream literary fiction is complicated by decades of group identity dynamics, mutual ignorance, and overbroad critical generalizations about...

The Ergodic* Nature of Games

When I was in college studying creative writing, I fell in love with a lot of writers: Haruki Murakami, Jonathan Lethem, David Mitchell, Michael...

Mars Babylon: A Review of John Carter and the Gods of...

Reading Michael D. Sellers’ fascinating book, John Carter and the Gods of Hollywood, we learn all the reasons why John Carter, Disney’s film version of...

Guide to Alternate History Literature

I’m often asked to recommend a good alternate history book, but you might as well ask me to name my favorite film.  My mind...