This week Steve reviews the new March/April issue of the Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction (F&SF), and talks about a postage stamp series that never came about, honouring SF writers, and the reasons behind it.
The January/February issue of The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction (F&SF) is under review by Steve, who likes it a lot, even though a couple of the stories kind of depressed him. You will probably like it too!
In advance of the SyFy mini-series of Arthur C. Clarke’s classic “Childhood’s End,” Steve reviews the actual book and finds it worth a read!
Steve once again covers the ubiquitous Stephen King, who’s got a new collection of short stories out. A new collection of King is usually something to crow about, and this one’s no exception.
The Golden Age of science fiction is long over, but perhaps we are living in the Golden Age of science.
Zombies are no longer confined to the sandbox known as horror. They have found their way into science fiction and fantasy.
This week Steve takes us back to 1967, courtesy of Lisa Mason. Time travel is trippy!
This week Steve dislikes Keanu Reeves and Tricia Helfer, but really, really likes Ethan Hawke in a Heinlein-to-film movie!
Ben Bova, editor of Analog & Omni, author of many fine SF works, always deserves a second look.
A gallery of illustrations for Heinlein’s Have Space Suit – Will Travel, (Soon to be a major motion picture?)
It would be tough to go wrong with this list of recommended Holiday reads by the Grand Masters of Science Fiction
This week, Steve shares his love of 3D. How do YOU feel about 3D?
Steve pleads for your help on Spider Robinson’s behalf (and his daughter) and also reviews Expendables 3.
We’re ALL Space Cadets…and now we can wear the name proudly
Steve considers two of John Shirley’s different genres: Fantasy Detective and Western!
When is a door not a door? When it’s found in a fantasy or science fiction setting.
What good is traveling through space if you can’t look out the window? A spaceship voyage is no good without a window to look out of.
Steve reviews a seminal classic: Destination Moon, the first Hollywood SF blockbuster that respected both science and science fiction.
Does the movie Transcendence transcend the “sci-fi” label? Steve checks it out.
The Lego Movie is out on DVD–does it lack heart? Steve tells all.
Tanya rounds up the past months’ offerings in translation.
The Hugos are upon us. RK gives you even more (and better reasons) to join up and vote!
William Patterson’s two volume biography asks more questions than it answers.
Steve celebrates his first year of blogging for Amazing Stories online.
Alexei Panshin is a well-known critic/reviewer of Heinlein and his works
Heinlein’s YA (Juvenile) work is still generating praise and controversy.
Free fiction! No political strings attached!
Does Macy’s tell Gimbels? This week a review of the upcoming “Very Best of Fantasy & Science Fiction Vol. 2”
A response to the appropriation of Robert A. Heinlein
How does Stiller’s The Secret Life Of Walter Mitty stack up against Danny Kaye’s original version, and with James Thurber’s original story?