Appreciation

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 »

The Power of the Written Word.

The Power of the Written Word.

“My task, which I am trying to achieve is, by the power of the written word, to make you hear, to make you feel—it is, before all, to make you see.” – Joseph Conrad You know, there is so much going on in this world that if a certain... Read More »

Estrategias de legitimación de la ciencia ficción en Cuba: estudio de un fracaso.

Estrategias de legitimación de la ciencia ficción en Cuba: estudio de un fracaso.

A discussion of three periods in Cuban science fiction. Read More »

TIME ENOUGH FOR HEINLEIN—RAH, S/F, AND SEX!

TIME ENOUGH FOR HEINLEIN—RAH, S/F, AND SEX!

Steve looks at Robert A. Heinlein’s SF (and his use of nudity and sex in his SF) then touches on some other classic SF authors’ way of “doing it.” Is Heinlein still worth reading? See for yourself! Read More »

Scide Splitters: Bean Bag Cats & Bad German by Ed Bryant

Scide Splitters: Bean Bag Cats & Bad German by Ed Bryant

Ed Bryant (1945-2017), award winning writer, celebrated convention toastmaster, and mentor to developing writers, also wrote some funny short stories. Read More »

RETRO DAYS: ROBERT A. HEINLEIN and SPIDER ROBINSON

RETRO DAYS: ROBERT A. HEINLEIN and SPIDER ROBINSON

This week, Steve tries to go Back to the Future but ends up in the past, where he meets Spider and Jeanne Robinson as well as Robert and Virginia Heinlein! Come with him and see! Read More »

Beam me up, Fernández

Cuban science fiction writers talk about what Star Trek meant to them. Read More »

A Must-watch Show

Carol Shetler remembers how important Star Trek was to her family when she was growing up, and especially the effect that the show's strong female characters had on her. Read More »

Where Science Fiction Became Science Fact

A British science fiction fan remembers what an American TV show meant to him. Read More »

Imágenes de la interculturalidad en Star Trek

Star Trek was the first science fiction television show to deal seriously with multiculturalism and the "other." Read More »

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