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BOOK REVIEW: “QUANTUM NIGHT” by ROBERT J. SAWYER and CANADA’S AURORA AWARDS

BOOK REVIEW: “QUANTUM NIGHT” by ROBERT J. SAWYER and CANADA’S AURORA AWARDS

No fooling! Steve's April 1 column is about the Canadian Aurora Award, plus Robert J. Sawyer's brand-new book, "Quantum Night." Is it a goodie? Read the column and find out! (The answer is an unqualified "Heck, yes!") Read More »

BOOK REVIEW (THE LAST PRATCHETT): THE SHEPHERD’S CROWN (Sob!) 

BOOK REVIEW (THE LAST PRATCHETT): THE SHEPHERD’S CROWN (Sob!) 

Steve talks about the late Sir Terry Pratchett, and his last book--last DISCWORLD book, too!--which just came out. A new Pratchett is usually a joyous occasion, but this book brings mixed emotions. Read More »

VCON, HOWDERSHELT REVIEW AND MORE ON SELF-PUBLISHING!

VCON, HOWDERSHELT REVIEW AND MORE ON SELF-PUBLISHING!

This week, Steve hypes his local convention and talks to best-selling ebook writer Ed Howdershelt, plus there's advice on writing and selling ebooks! Read More »

MOVIE REVIEW: Robocop the Remake—Good, Bad or Ugly?

MOVIE REVIEW: Robocop the Remake—Good, Bad or Ugly?

Robocop 2014: better than the original? Or worse? Read More »

Fandom May Be A Way of Life, But is it THE Way of Life?

Fandom May Be A Way of Life, But is it THE Way of Life?

Receiving zines in the mail used to be almost an everyday thing for me back in “The Day,” but sadly, it’s an unusual occurrence these days. Read More »