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Break Time

Break Time

Steve is taking a mental vacation this week. Read More »

A Human Base Camp on Mars by 2033!

A Human Base Camp on Mars by 2033!

NASA (and Lockheed Martin?) plan to have humans on Mars by 2033. Read More »

Science Fiction Romance Readers Share Scary Book Recommendations

Science Fiction Romance Readers Share Scary Book Recommendations

It’s that spooky time of year again when thoughts turn to scary books and movies. I decided to ask two of my favorite groups on Facebook – the Science fiction Romance Brigade and the SciFi Romance Group – what scary stories had terrified them the most and why. Science fiction romance doesn’t tend to have horror or terror elements, so we agreed up front the books mentioned could be in any genre. Sc... Read More »

Anime roundup 10/26/2017: Two Can Play At That Game

Anime roundup 10/26/2017: Two Can Play At That Game

In this week's viewing: Inuyashiki introduces its antagonists to each other, Land of the Lustrous explores alien relationships, and more! Read More »

“Se trata de evitar abusos, de evitar sexismo y racismo, no de convertirse en el policía del otro”. Entrevista a Nastia T.

“Se trata de evitar abusos, de evitar sexismo y racismo, no de convertirse en el policía del otro”. Entrevista a Nastia T.

Los que estamos acostumbrados a los diviertidos Finncones, nos sentimos un poco decepcionados de que algunas cosas no funcionaran bien en la Worldcon. Me refiero especialmente a los problemas de censura que hubo con algunas actividades. El más notorio fue el malentendido que causó la eliminación de un LARP en donde los participantes debían ponerse en la piel de un enfermo de Alzheimer.  Menos cono... Read More »

Seven Footprints to Satan.

A. Merritt on Film: Seven Footprints to Satan

Taken as a spiritual successor to The Cat and the Canary, Seven Footprints to Satan is not too bad. That said, it is a shame that First National missed the chance to give filmgoers a full-blooded A. Merritt adaptation. Read More »

Noticias Literatura 25-10

Noticias Literatura 25-10

News of the latest Spanish language speculative fiction releases, as well as a horror symposium. Read More »

Review: Latest Publications from DMR Books

Review: Latest Publications from DMR Books

The dynamic correlation between basic storytelling and the emotional imagery of poetic lyrics takes center stage in the latest publications from DMR Books Read More »

Unfair Review (with spoilers):  Blade Runner 2049

Unfair Review (with spoilers): Blade Runner 2049

Do androids dream of electric eyes? Not if they're Jared Leto's.... Read More »

AMAZING NEWS: 10-22-2017

AMAZING NEWS: 10-22-2017

a star that doesn't fit, the passing of a notable author, TWD season premiere, history of SFWA, lunar habitats and more Read More »

AMAZING NEWS FROM FANDOM: 10-22-2017

AMAZING NEWS FROM FANDOM: 10-22-2017

Stephen Frischer, Star Trek, Star Wars, Cat Rambo, Sunburst Awards, Black Panther and more Read More »

JO PHAN’S READS:  This Week In Fanzines

JO PHAN’S READS: This Week In Fanzines

Iota, N3F, The White Notebooks, The Reluctant Famulous and The Revenge of Hump Day Read More »

TIME MACHINE: Popular Posts

TIME MACHINE: Popular Posts

Articles you won't want to miss Read More »

Plans

Plans

Steve discusses Amazing Stories' future plans Read More »

AMAZING PEOPLE: M. J. Sullivan Announces New Riyria Story for December

AMAZING PEOPLE: M. J. Sullivan Announces New Riyria Story for December

YES! You can get the latest Riyria chronicle sooner than you thought! Read More »

HALLOWEEN: 3X STEPHEN KING (#2—MR. MERCEDES) 

HALLOWEEN: 3X STEPHEN KING (#2—MR. MERCEDES) 

In the second of three Halloween-type posts about recent Stephen King movies and TV shows, Steve checks into Mr. Mercedes, a book/TV series about a killer who uses a car as a deadly weapon! Read More »

Anime roundup 10/19/2017: Keeping the Wheels Turning

Anime roundup 10/19/2017: Keeping the Wheels Turning

In this week's viewing: A few more premieres, and then trying to set the viewing lineup for the rest of the season. Read More »

Nueva Publicación en Finlandés: Cuentos sobre Sauna

Nueva Publicación en Finlandés: Cuentos sobre Sauna

¿Y qué hago promocionando un nuevo libro en finlandés en este blog? Pues que una de mis historias se encuentra en él. La historia va como sigue: Roxana Crisólogo es una poeta peruana viviendo en Finlandia, cuyo proyecto Sivuvalo, da visibilidad a los escritores extranjeros que residimos aquí. Ella le dio mis datos al editor del libro (Vesa Tompuri de Aviador) y él me contactó con la propuesta. Deb... Read More »

Noticias Literatura 18-10

Noticias Literatura 18-10

News of a writing contest and the release of the latest issue of Digital miNatura. Read More »

Muse of a Wizard

Muse of a Wizard

Open your heart to a fantasy tale, ones like your mother told you when you were still small. Read More »

Comic Review: Spirits of Vengeance – War at the Gates of Hell #1

Comic Review: Spirits of Vengeance – War at the Gates of Hell #1

The latest addition in the popular Marvel Legacy series, Spirits of Vengeance - War at the Gates of Hell #1 is fun with a lot of bite. Read More »

The Orville:  Thoughts On Meta Humor

The Orville: Thoughts On Meta Humor

Is The Orville funny, stupid or stupid funny? Read More »

Geek Ink

Geek Ink

Getting "Ginked" - the fine art of genre tattooing. Read More »

AMAZING – YUGE – NEWS: 10-15-2017

AMAZING – YUGE – NEWS: 10-15-2017

Pournelle & Gingrich, all-Female Super Hero movie, Uhura, Justice League, Luke Skywalker, Crows Cleaning Up, Crypto-Coins & Singing Satellites! Read More »

AMAZING NEWS FROM FANDOM: 10-15-2017

AMAZING NEWS FROM FANDOM: 10-15-2017

HWA Scholarships, MacArthur Genius Grants, Alma Alexander, Parsec Awards Read More »

JO PHAN’S READS:  This Week in Fanzines

JO PHAN’S READS: This Week in Fanzines

Askew, Revenge of Hump Day, PDF Dragon, Opuntia, Vibrator and e-APA Read More »

TIME MACHINE: Popular Posts

TIME MACHINE: Popular Posts

Our most popular posts from the previous week. Read More »

Another Week and…

Another Week and…

A few thoughts on Hollywood's toxic culture Read More »

Novedades de Septiembre

Novedades de Septiembre

News about Spanish language speculative fiction book releases, Web articles and anthology calls. Read More »

HALLOWEEN: 3X STEPHEN KING (#1—IT)

HALLOWEEN: 3X STEPHEN KING (#1—IT)

In this first of three Halloween-y columns examining several media adaptations of Stephen King works, Steve talks about the new movie, and what’s wrong with IT. Read More »

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