In my recent discussion about time travel I touched on the idea of the branching timelines. It’s an idea that is very attractive. We’ve all thought, at one time or another: “What if I had […]
This week is movie week—a fantasy over a century old, and a brand new science fiction. Both are very good for their time, Steve thinks—see what you think!
The first issue of Amazing Stories for 1927 features writing by, among others, Murray Leinster and H. G. Wells, as well as the magazine’s first…letters column!
This week Steve looks at an almost-forgotten Golden Oldie SF writer: Will F. “Murray Leinster” Jenkins!
The November 1926 issue of Amazing Stories contained a lot of dark stories, including the conclusion of the serialization of H. G. Wells’ The Island of Doctor Moreau.
What strange stories would be put in front of readers of the third issue of Amazing Stories?
Is that a Fuzzy Bolo hanging from your rear view mirror, or are you just a fan of Piper and Laumer?
Medical SF: an overlooked sub-genre
Steve finishes his “time machine” with a look at the final three issues of Amazing’s first full year.
Steve continues his look at the first full year of Amazing Stories. This week it’s the third quarter of 1926.
Steve begins a series of columns examining Amazing Stories’ first full year of publishing!
I seem to be unable to do single columns about stuff I’m passionate about. Heinlein is no exception. Robert A. Heinlein, who was characterized as the “Dean of Science Fiction,” though he was not necessarily […]
The Runaway Skyscraper is a classic representation of how early twentieth-century Science Fiction was written, and how it should still be done today.