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It's been 121 years since Wells unleashed the Martian invasion on us, and 81 years since Orson Welles made us take to the streets in panic.
October is Meteor Month; skull & bones sugar lumps, black hole may be orbiting our sun, space rocks may be spying on the Earth, Sandford calls for change of name to Clarke Award, Venkman says dogs and cats are living together, reading SF may not make you stupid after all and lots more stuff of biblical proportions this week in Amazing News
This week, Steve examines how differently powers, like telekinesis, can be handled by Hollywood. Some movies do it well, and some less well.
Look at the aliens from This Island Earth. If they are so smart, why are the denizens of Metaluna all such big headed pricks?
An overview of the British Film Institute's Classic Film Series for science fiction, from Palgrave/MacMillan
Paradox, edited by Ian Whates and published by Newcon Press, is a collection of new stories exploring aspects of the Fermi Paradox. It features stories by Rachel Armstrong, Keith Brooke & Eric Brown, Pat Cadigan, David L. Clements, Paul Cornell, Paul di Filippo, Robert Reed, Mike Resnick & Robert T. Jeschoenek, Mercurio D Rivera, Adam Roberts, Stephanie Saulter, Tricia Sullivan, Adrian Tchaikovsky, Gerry Webb and George Zebrowski.
Review of This Is My Funniest, a short story anthology edited by Mike Resnick.
It's been 115 years since Wells unleashed the Martian invasion on us, and 75 years since Orson Welles made us take to the streets in panic.
The fear of the dark, the unknown, the monster standing right behind you ready to tear you limb from limb...is part of the human...
Memorable first lines can not only make-or-break a story, these quick literary introductions can become just as iconic as the entire body of work.