Author: Steve Davidson

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UPDATE: Boy Howdy! are we getting closer to the day when someone not a character in a novel will be head to say “yeah, the tube linings are shot, we’re going to have to replace them all”… Grasshopper Successfully Completes 80M... Read More »

A PROPOSED TAXONOMY FOR THE CLASSIFICATION OF THE SCIENCE FICTIONNESS OF SCIENCE FICTION

A PROPOSED TAXONOMY FOR THE CLASSIFICATION OF THE SCIENCE FICTIONNESS OF SCIENCE FICTION

OR An Introduction to The Modified Brotherton-Troughton-Davidson-Scale-of-Science-Fiction-ness. The other day R.K. Troughton opened up a discussion on the line (if there is one) between fantasy and science fiction. R.K., having an affinity for games,... Read More »

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PSFS Announces March 8 Talk – Jay Smith Angry Robot Signs Rachel Neumeier Suvudu Starts Character Cage Match Northwest Writers Honor Octavia Butler… Read More »

Is It Hindsight or Prediction When They Got It Right But No One Listened?

Over the past several years I’ve been watching a number of trends within the science fiction field.  Some fill me with hope and anticipation, such as the strong movements pushing for greater equality in a number of areas, or the re-defining of ... Read More »

Amazing News, Monday, March 4, 2013

Amazing News, Monday, March 4, 2013

The New York Times has a lifestyle piece about Ron Maxwell, a Rocky Horror Picture Show cast member who has been doing the Time Warp, Again, since 1979.  A Lifestyle piece about a Rocky cast member?  Boy how things have changed!  (The NY Times has a ... Read More »

John Carter Through the Years

John Carter Through the Years

In light of John Whalen’s review of Michael Seller’s John Carter and the Gods of Hollywood, I thought it might be instructive to take a look at the different artistic depictions of the world’s first interplanetary super hero.  You m... Read More »

Amazing News, Saturday, March 2, 2013

Richard E. Geis, the “Alien Critic” died February 4th.  Richard Geis’s fanzines – Science Fiction Review and The Alien Critic were among the first fanzines I subscribed to and avidly sought back issues to.  In a large way, one... Read More »

From the In Box

From the In Box

UPDATE:  See below for a new release from Eric Brown Frank R Paul interior art for sale The Man of Bronze is Back Lightspeed’s latest issue The Serene Invasion Frank Wu sent along a note to let us know that newly identified interior artwork by ... Read More »

Amazing News Thursday, February 28th, 2013

Amazing News Thursday, February 28th, 2013

Inspiration Mars, a two-person Mars flyby mission is being planned by the world’s first space tourist- Dennis Tito – was featured in the same issue of the Concord Monitor as their coverage of Amazing Stories.  The mission is slated for 20... Read More »

Amazing Stories Featured in Concord Monitor’s A&E Section

On Tuesday Steve Davidson, the publisher of Amazing Stories,  was interviewed by Sarah Earle for a feature in the Concord Monitor, one of New Hampshire’s leading daily newspapers. Davidson and others involved with the project to bring Amazing S... Read More »

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