History

Amazing Histories, July 1926: Science or Fantasy?

Amazing Histories, July 1926: Science or Fantasy?

In issue four of Amazing Stories, Hugo Gernsback editorializes about how much science should appear in stories in his magazine; but, does the fiction deliver? Read More »

REVIEW: HIDDEN FIGURES (A FEEL-GOOD MOVIE!)

REVIEW: HIDDEN FIGURES (A FEEL-GOOD MOVIE!)

Steve time travels (again?) back to 1961 with the review of the movie “Hidden Figures” and finds it more than good. Possibly his fave movie so far this year! Read More »

MY FANNISH HISTORY REDUX—WORLDCONS and NAMETAGS etc.

MY FANNISH HISTORY REDUX—WORLDCONS and NAMETAGS etc.

Steve tells you where to get a free SF book and revisits/rewrites an old column dealing with Worldcons and nametags and such. Read More »

Amazing Histories, June 1926: World’s End and Wacky Inventions

Amazing Histories, June 1926: World’s End and Wacky Inventions

What strange stories would be put in front of readers of the third issue of Amazing Stories? Read More »

There Are No Photos of Neil Armstrong on the Moon?

There Are No Photos of Neil Armstrong on the Moon?

There were no useable photos taken of Neil Armstrong during his Apollo 11 walk on the Moon. Read More »

Amazing Histories, May 1926: The Stories Continue

Amazing Histories, May 1926: The Stories Continue

A creature resembling a cross between a moth, an owl and a devil fish stares into a transparent, ovoid object. Behind it is a landscape of red cliffs and weird buildings; other members of the creature’s race can be seen flying above a body of water. ... Read More »

The Amazing Years – February 2017

The Amazing Years – February 2017

We continue our ten year anniversaries by month, of Amazing Stories Read More »

Comic Review: DC: The New Frontier by Darwyn Cooke

Comic Review: DC: The New Frontier by Darwyn Cooke

DC: The New Frontier by Darwyn Cooke has a powerful message that should be experienced by those interested in both history and the DC universe. Read More »

Gene Cernan And The Last Flag On The Moon

Gene Cernan And The Last Flag On The Moon

Apollo 17 Astronaut Eugene Cernan (1934-2017) and the American flag he raised, became the last of their kind to stand on the Moon. Read More »

Amazing Histories, April 1926: The Dawn of Scientifiction

Amazing Histories, April 1926: The Dawn of Scientifiction

Doris V. Sutherland kicks off a new series, reviewing Amazing Stories - from the beginning! Read More »

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