Director Patty Jenkins shares Wonder Woman’s Impact

    Austin TX Mayor to folks who complained about women-only screening of Wonder Woman

    Want Your Drivers License to Reflect Your Gender?  Move to […]

  • Saying No
    Early this week Jon Del Arroz was on his Facebook page denying that he misrepresents what people say about him here, that he stalks Filers as well as others on other social media to harass them, and […]

  • The Best YouTube Channels for History Nerds

    The Ten Greatest Wizards of All Time

    Science Fiction in China: 2016 in Review


    A New Direction

    Why I […]

  • 11 June 2017
    Added Opuntia #379 and archive issues 31, 31.1, edited by Dale Speirs

    11 June 2017
    Added Andrew Ivamy’s Brylcreem and Butter 001

    11 June 2017
    Added Leybl Botwinik’s CyberCozen – […]


    Audience Member Intervenes When Physics Panel Moderator Talks All Over Female Physicist (gets major applause & apology)

    Catch ‘Em Young and You’ve Got ’em for Life

    Remaking Our Schools from the Top […]

  • Adam West (1928-2017)
    Adam West, who became an icon of popular culture playing Batman in the campy TV series of the Sixties, died June 9 at the age of 88. He started acting as a teenager in several […]

  • The Best YouTube Channels for History Nerds

    The Ten Greatest Wizards of All Time

    Science Fiction in China: 2016 in Review

    Why Isn’t The Long Walk a Movie Yet?

    Why Wonder Woman Works

    Alternate I […]

  • June 2017 issue 359

    No new additions this week. So read Ansible instead!

    Electronic Fanzines
    Classic Fanzines
    Modern Fanzines

  • It Is DAY 134 of the Alien Occupation of the White House.


    George Takei on Star Trek Discovery

    Wonder Woman Banned in Lebanon (she’s not a Themyscrian, she’s an Israeli Jew!!!)

    …and nooses […]

  • 2017 Sir Julius Vogel Awards
    The winners of the 2017 Sir Julius Vogel Awards were announced June 4 at Lexicon in Taupo, New Zealand. The awards recognize excellence in science fiction, fantasy and horror by […]

  • Added Bruce Gillespie’s SF Commentary #94

    Added Alexiad #92 edited by Lisa & Joseph Major

    Added Andrew Ivamy’s Midway Raven #002

    Added Guy H. Lillian’s Spartacus #20

    Added Opuntia #378 […]

  • SPECIAL NOTE:  some items may be slightly dated, but it’s all good stuff!

    Other Special Note:  My sincere thank yous to everyone for their kind wishes regarding Karen’s passing.  Your words and thoughts wo […]

  • Jody Lynn Nye: Carrying The Torch for Humorous SF
    By Carl Slaughter: Humor author Jody Nye has way too much fun. So do the authors she hangs out with. CARL SLAUGHTER: Why do you write primarily humor? JODY […]

  • ANSIBLE May 2017

    24 May 2017
    Added Andrew Ivamy’s Sade, Cheese and Port on a Cold Howick Night #5

    24 May 2017
    Added Opuntia #377 & archive issues 28.1B, 28.5, edited by Dale Speirs

    24 May […]

  • Amazing Stories congratulates the winners and nominees of the 2017 Nebula Awards

    The Nebula Awards

    Best Novel

    All the Birds in the Sky, Charlie Jane Anders (Tor; Titan)
    Borderline, Mishell Baker […]

  • Formal news this week – none.  We’ve not yet managed to replenish the coffers with interesting tidbits.

    Of informal note however is – Voting for the Hugo Award Finalists has begun.  If you are eligible to v […]

  • Science Six-Pack
    By Carl Slaughter: (1) Google’s super secret anti-aging research. “Google is super secretive about its anti-aging research. No one knows why.”. We should pause for a moment to note how stran […]

  • SPECIAL MENTION: Taral Wayne is recovering from his stroke(s) and, while his artistic abilities have come back remarkably, he confesses to still having some difficulties writing.  He recently released a one […]

  • The Ten Greatest Wizards of All Time

    The Best YouTube Channels for History Nerds

    Readers Highlight Amazing Science Fiction Romance Covers

    Why Isn’t The Long Walk a Movie Yet?


    The Nine Billion Na […]

  • SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT:  Hugo Finalists Will Be Announced on 4-4-17


    Not All Robots Want To Take Over:  Meet Resistbot!

    Old School Journalist Schools New School Talking Head

    Johansson Defends G […]

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