Author: Steve Fahnestalk

WELCOME TO 2017, and 2016’s LIST OF COLUMNS

WELCOME TO 2017, and 2016’s LIST OF COLUMNS

As he has done for the past several years, Steve looks back (without anger) at the previous year's columns, and hopes you found reading them worthwhile. And now: To Infinity—And Beyond! as someone once said! Read More »

REVIEW: NOV/DEC F&SF—AND HAPPY HOLIDAYS!

REVIEW: NOV/DEC F&SF—AND HAPPY HOLIDAYS!

Instead of a Festivus Tree, for his last column of 2016, Steve offers a review of the last Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction of 2016, and best wishes for 2017, or whatever the new year will be in YOUR reality. Read More »

DOUBLE, DOUBLE, WHAT’S THE TROUBLE?

DOUBLE, DOUBLE, WHAT’S THE TROUBLE?

An all-new follow-up to Steve's Ace Doubles columns. He's doubled up with laughter, because he's doubling his Ace writings! Read More »

ACE DOUBLES and AMAZING ILLUSTRATORS PART II (Redux)

ACE DOUBLES and AMAZING ILLUSTRATORS PART II (Redux)

For the last of his NaNoWriMo ``redux`` columns, Steve finishes his look at Ace Doubles cover illustrators. Nostalgia, indeed! Good old stuff from the Good Old Days! Read More »

ACE Doubles and Cover Illustrators Part One (Redux)

ACE Doubles and Cover Illustrators Part One (Redux)

Continuing his retro-look at some older columns, Steve talks about Ace Doubles and their cover art. We're talking about The Good Old Stuff, in both writing and SF illustration. Get Some Now! Read More »

COLUMN 21 Redux: NaNoWriMo IS HERE! AGAIN! (Wha?)

COLUMN 21 Redux: NaNoWriMo IS HERE! AGAIN! (Wha?)

Steve takes us "Back to the Future"... er, "Back to the Past" again with another recycled column. This week, it's all about his writing and NaNoWriMo. If you don't know what that is, you should probably read this. Read More »

NANOWRIMO and COLUMN 25 REDUX!

NANOWRIMO and COLUMN 25 REDUX!

Steve uses his personal time machine to share an early post about Modesty Blaise—he's off doing NaNoWriMo! (Don't know what that is? Read on....) Read More »

HAPPY HELLOWEEN! SCARY MOVIE REVIEWS, says Count Floyd!

HAPPY HELLOWEEN! SCARY MOVIE REVIEWS, says Count Floyd!

Helly Happoween! This week Steve dissects two horrible Halloween-ish movies, then gives several thumbs-up to a real Halloween classic! Read More »

RETRO REVIEW: ANDRE NORTON (1 of several)  

RETRO REVIEW: ANDRE NORTON (1 of several)  

A lot of old ('50s and early '60s) SF was written by women under masculine or masculine-sounding names. One of the best was Andre Norton. Join Steve in a look at this terrific action/adventure SF like they "just don't write anymore!" Read More »

TV or NOT TV, IS THAT THE QUESTION? TV Reviews!

TV or NOT TV, IS THAT THE QUESTION? TV Reviews!

Steve watches lots of TV for YOU! He's trying to save you from bad shows and point you to good shows. That's how selfless he is. Why else would he put in the hours in front of a lighted box? Read More »

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