This week Steve looks at some correspondences between 1952 fandom and 2016 fandom by way of an old magazine, and reviews two movies he found to be terrible. If you’re fifteen years old you might think they’re good movies; Steve assures you they’re not.
Steve considers two of John Shirley’s different genres: Fantasy Detective and Western!
A review of a satiric, transgrssive and humorous look at science fiction by the National Lampoon magazine.
Like many older science fiction and fantasy readers, I was introduced to my favorite genres by pulp fiction. I missed the pulp magazine era, which died in the late 1950s; but I was around during the rise of modern mass-market paperback publishers like Ace and DAW, who reprinted old and published new pulp SF/F for […]
This week we offer you the first installment of a new weekly news feature. But then, that’s kind of obvious, isn’t it? CONTEST Win a Signed Copy of Douglas Smith’s new novel THE WOLF AT THE END OF THE WORLD. FEATURED Excerpt TRAVELS OF DANGER IN THE YUCATAN: A Mayan […]
No. 10 – 2013Mar10 – Robert Heinlein, The Moon is a Harsh Mistress, and Self-Reliance. As a Navy man, Heinlein recruited Isaac Asimov and L. Sprague de Camp into working at the Philadelphia Navy Shipyard. Like Asimov, Heinlein worked with Astounding Science Fiction magazine editor John W. Campbell, Jr. After selling Life-Line (1940 to Campbell), […]