Santiago Páez, Ecuadorian SF author who is revitalizing the genre
Celebrating Ray Bradbury’s Centennial
“Don Quixote (is) symbolic, that sublime embodiment of truth and virtue in cartoon form.” Alfonso Barrera Valverde’s Sancho Panza in America.
Today…Today we choose to read this post, not because it is easy but because it is fun! We choose to read this post and the other things on Amazing because this challenge is one we choose to accept!
Shakespeare vs Cthulhu? The Bard as Bond? I think I need ‘Q’ to explain all of this to me….
“For God’s sake let us sit upon the ground And tell sad stories about the death of kings.” Richard 11, Act 3, Scene 2 Shakespeare knew how to entertain a crowd and teach history at the same time. His plays are rife with kings, queens, dukes, barons and various and sundry other royal personages. His […]
Steve revisits one of SF’s all-time classic movies!
The enormous media interest in self-publishing has been fired by the breakthrough success of Wool by Hugh Howey, so SF is leading the way in this field. It’s strange therefore to hear the Guardian’s flamboyant Books section editor Claire Armistead warning that “It’s all too easy to dismiss the self-publishing sector as a wilderness of elves, sex and high-school romcoms”.
A bit problematic, this list. My experience with wizards tells me they are a fickle lot and prone to hubris. And they have powers….Perhaps ranking them might not be such a good idea….