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Review: Survival Game by Gary Gibson

Turning that distinctive recipe of post-apocalyptic literature on edge once again by taking readers to destroyed alternate worlds, Survival Game is the second “Apocalypse Duology” installment by Gary Gibson.

MOVIE REVIEW: The Hunger Games Part Two: Catching Fire

It’s becoming increasingly obvious that we’re approaching the kind of TV pictured in Robocop or Kornbluth’s The Marching Morons. Whether it’s “I’d buy that for a dollar” or “Would you buy that for a quarter?” there’s a level of “entertainment” in movies and television which I and a bunch of others—I hope you’re one of them, too—don’t find particularly entertaining.

Pets in Space!

Does science fiction suffer from animal animosity? Where are all the outer-spacey pets? Who banned fish tanks from the Enterprise? C.E. Martin wants to know.