MCM Expo Comic Con goes to the Cosplayers!
Ivan invites you to attend the Second Annual Meeting of Science Fiction and Fantasy Literature of Bolivia
Finding Romance in Science Fiction – there’s no eHarmony for that!
Chocolate and bacon, the only things better than cheap eBooks and SF movies! (Okay, there’s sex and alcohol too.) Steve offers you both! (No, not sex and alcohol—ebooks & movies!)
The Ear, The Eye and The Arm combines traditional African culture with science fiction technology
Devil or Angel is a highly enjoyable read with a lot of solid writing…and some confounding problems.
This week, Steve travels into the future with John Whalen’s “Space Western,” and into the past with Stephen King’s novel about events surrounding John F. Kennedy’s assassination. Both future and past hold our interest!
An early experiment in on-demand magazine publishing.
This week, Steve reviews the 2015 Horror-humour film “Freaks of Nature” and finds it rather flat, then alerts the media (us!) about a new semi-pro Canadian SF/F e-magazine!
This week, Steve examines how differently powers, like telekinesis, can be handled by Hollywood. Some movies do it well, and some less well.
Even if you don’t recognize the name, you know who Roy G. Krenkel is.
The third and final part of a series in which Scide Splitters examines humorous stories eligible for the 1941 Retro Hugos Awards.
You can never go home again…or can you?
Being a member of several groups that enjoy cosplay, costuming, etc., does give access to a world of lively discussions. One recent discussion which came about on a Facebook group for the UK-based con, MCM, […]
British fans get to go first this time. That wasn’t so back in 1977.
Steve looks at a brand-new SF/F stop-motion animated short film by the talented film-maker and director Alba Garcia-Rivas.
The Ace Double novel was an example of an innovative format capturing the fancy of the reading public and effectively changing the landscape of the publishing industry.
Meet France’s answer to Captain Future – Bruno Coqdor – in this overview of French space opera
Where do Sailor Moon, Wonder Woman, Cat Woman, Batman, Boba Fett, the Borg, and Captain Jack Sparrow hang out?
No. You haven’t seen enough Star Wars yet
When it comes to Down Under, Australia’s got nothing on Pellucidor
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.
A profile of major French authors of the 2000s.
Look at the aliens from This Island Earth. If they are so smart, why are the denizens of Metaluna all such big headed pricks?
Steve jumps around a lot this week, from VCON to Steampunk Fashion Jewelry to the Philip K. Dick Bookbundle, and back again to Ed Howdershelt!
Though pivotal to the plot, the science in Arthur C. Clarke’s Robin Hood, F.R.S. is noticeably dated (nearly sixty years), leaving the reader with questions and doubt rather than the anticipated wonder.
Fate waits for all readers of F&SF!
Earl Norem was a gigantic talent and regularly and consistently produced work of the highest caliber
Visit the Moon, then go out and play in the sunshine
This week, Steve looks at the popular book series The Destroyer and their Film and TV counterparts. (Caution: this series is more violent than Game of Thrones!)