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Amazing Histories, May 1927: Long Journeys and Short Trips

Amazing Histories, May 1927: Long Journeys and Short Trips

From Gernsback's editorial: “The editors of Amazing Stories… are trying their best to keep from this magazine stories that belong rather in the domain of fairy tales than in scientifiction”, Read More »

Amazing Histories, April 1927: The First Anniversary

Amazing Histories, April 1927: The First Anniversary

Amazing Stories' first anniversary issue hits the stands. Read More »

Retro Review:  Stranger in a Strange Land

Retro Review: Stranger in a Strange Land

Unlike Starship Troopers, Stranger in a Strange Land is an outdated novel. Read More »

Retro Review: The Moon is a Harsh Mistress

Retro Review: The Moon is a Harsh Mistress

There is something more than a little disturbing about how Luna treats woman... Read More »

À LA RECHERCHE DES LIVRES PERDU: RETRO BOOK REVIEWS

À LA RECHERCHE DES LIVRES PERDU: RETRO BOOK REVIEWS

This week Steve dips back into SF’s past—focusing on 1928 and 1962. Why those years? You’ll have to read and find out…and if that doesn’t work, ask him yourself! Read More »

RETRO REVIEW: ROBERT A. HEINLEIN’S THE DOOR INTO SUMMER

RETRO REVIEW: ROBERT A. HEINLEIN’S THE DOOR INTO SUMMER

Following on the heels of his Heinlein columns, Steve decides to retro review The Door Into Summer. Is it worth reading? Well… that depends. Read this and find out. Read More »

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 »

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 »

JO PHAN’S READS: This Week In Fanzines

JO PHAN’S READS: This Week In Fanzines

This week's reads, plus a special roundup of 'zines on the 1941 Retro Hugo ballot by Fanac.org Read More »

Retro Read: A Matter for Men:  War Against the Chtorr Book 1, by David Gerrold

Retro Read: A Matter for Men: War Against the Chtorr Book 1, by David Gerrold

A Method For Madness, book 5 in the War Against the Chtorr series will soon be released. It's time to take a look at books 1 thru 4. Read More »

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