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TIMELY REVIEW! F&SF MARCH-APRIL 2020!

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Steve continues his F&SF reviews with the current (Mar-Apr) issue. He finds it a nice blend of SF (even some “hard SF”) and fantasy (even “hard” fantasy!).

HEINLEIN AND BUTLER, REVISITED

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In this redo of his fifth column from 2013, Steve talks about visiting Butler, Missouri, the town where Robert A. Heinlein was born. Are they proud of him? Heck, yes!

CLUBHOUSE: I get inducted into the Canadian SF Hall of Fame!...

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Fan, editor and publisher R. Graeme Cameron shares his experience of being inducted into the CSFFA's Hall of Fame

SOMETHING FISHY: AQUAMAN MOVIE REVIEW (SPOILERS)

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Steve is not a big fan of the movie Aquaman. In fact, he’s not even a little fan of Aquaman; he thinks the movie s(t)inks!

END OF YEAR REVIEW: F&SF for NOV/DEC 2018

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For his final column of 2018, Steve dives into the Nov./Dec. issue of The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction, which everyone just calls “F&SF.” It tastes great and is more filling with fewer calories than competing magazines!

MY CONVENTION VIEWS, AWARD NEWS, AND SHORT REVIEWS

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Steve takes it easy this week with short reviews, award news and singing the blues. Okay, we’re kidding about the blues.

FUN FILK AND A FILM REVIEW—JURASSIC WORLD: Fallen Kingdom

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This week Steve talks about some filk, some fan musicians, and even a movie! Yes, the sequel to Jurassic World is up… will it be a drubbing or roses and a bottle of champagne? Read it and see!

BOOK REVIEWS: GARDNER’S “ALL THOSE EXPLOSIONS…” AND ROUNDS, MARKS II &...

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This week Steve reviews three newer books: one is outstanding and the other two are worth reading. What’re the odds on that?

TESSERACTS, PLUS SCIENCE FICTION AND MUSIC #1: DAVID CROSBY

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This week Steve plugs the new Canadian anthology Tesseracts 20 (shameless self-promotion), and interviews famed musician and self-confessed SF buff David Crosby of The Byrds, Crosby, Stills & Nash (and Young), and his own group with his son James Raymond.

Articles populaires de février

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Popular articles on the Amazing Stories Web site in February (en francais).

RETRO REVIEW: ROBERT A. HEINLEIN’S THE DOOR INTO SUMMER

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Following on the heels of his Heinlein columns, Steve decides to retro review The Door Into Summer. Is it worth reading? Well… that depends. Read this and find out.

RETRO DAYS: ROBERT A. HEINLEIN and SPIDER ROBINSON

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This week, Steve tries to go Back to the Future but ends up in the past, where he meets Spider and Jeanne Robinson as well as Robert and Virginia Heinlein! Come with him and see!

MOVIE REVIEWS: ARQ and FINAL FANTASY XV: KINGSGLAIVE!

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Continuing with recent movie reviews, Steve looks at the Netflix Original movie ARQ, and also the 3D "mo-cap" movie Final Fantasy XV: Kingsglaive, and finds them both quite watchable. Not great, but watchable!

REVIEW: JULY/AUGUST MAGAZINE OF FANTASY & SCIENCE FICTION (F&SF)

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Steve reviews the current F&SF. It's still a great magazine! Get it now while it's still on the stands!

BOOK REVIEW: STAR GUARD BY ANDRE NORTON and other stuff

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This week Steve's all over the map. He reviews an old YA by Andre Norton, talks about cover artists (including Ed Emshwiller) and answers a comment from a reader. Oh, and he throws in a little egoboo for himself.

REVIEWS: WHY I HUNT FLYING SAUCERS by Hugh A.D. Spencer AND...

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This week, Steve reviews a new, upcoming book by Hugh A.D. Spencer, the second episode of 11.22.63 on Hulu, and tells of a unique offer for Robert A. Heinlein fans. (Check out the final photo!)

REVIEW: MAR./APR. 2016 F&SF; plus US STAMPS FOR SF WRITERS?

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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.

FREAKS OF NATURE film review, plus POLAR BOREALIS—a new semiprozine!

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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!

MARS! And Some Reviews…      

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This week, Steve visits Mars (really! Sort of...) and reviews a new book and an overlooked movie from 2014. Check it out!

REALLY “REACHING”—Jack Reacher is NOT SF/F! (Book Review)

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Steve wonders whether the non-SF/F series about Jack Reacher, by Lee Child, could actually be an “underground” SF/F series. Hmmm.

WRITING 101: WHERE DO I SEND THE SF/F BOOK I JUST...

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If you'd love to sell your new book to one of the big SF print publishers, Steve--with a little help from his friends--tells you how to start!

WHAT’S THIS FANTASY DOING IN MY MYSTERY / THRILLER?

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A review of In the Electric Mist with Confederate Dead

FILM REVIEWS: NEWLY-FILMED HEINLEIN in “PREDESTINATION”!

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This week Steve dislikes Keanu Reeves and Tricia Helfer, but really, really likes Ethan Hawke in a Heinlein-to-film movie!

A PLEA FOR HELP and “The Expendables 3” Review

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Steve pleads for your help on Spider Robinson's behalf (and his daughter) and also reviews Expendables 3.

Steve Fahnestalk’s VCON 39 Report. NOT R. Graeme Cameron’s VCON 39...

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Steve's (NOT R. Graeme Cameron's) report on last weeks VCON 39/Canvention 34!

R. Graeme Cameron’s VCON 39 Report. NOT Steve Fahnestalk’s VCON 39...

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R. Graeme Cameron's VCon conrep. NOT Steve Fahnestalk's.

“Space Station 76”—A Movie Review

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The characters dress as a ‘70s designer would have thought future people might dress, when they’re not dressing in actual ‘70s style...

The Ether Patrol

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A classic radio show devoted to science fiction

Scide Splitters: This is My Funniest, Edited by Mike Resnick

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Review of This Is My Funniest, a short story anthology edited by Mike Resnick.