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REVIEW: JULY/AUGUST MAGAZINE OF FANTASY & SCIENCE FICTION (F&SF)

REVIEW: JULY/AUGUST MAGAZINE OF FANTASY & SCIENCE FICTION (F&SF)

Steve reviews the current F&SF. It's still a great magazine! Get it now while it's still on the stands! Read More »

Boom & Bust:  Lester Del Rey’s 12 Year Cycle

Boom & Bust: Lester Del Rey’s 12 Year Cycle

Taking a look at Lester Del Rey's theory of a 12 year boom and bust cycle for science fiction, 36 years on. Read More »

IF MAGAZINE (“Worlds of Science Fiction”) ISSUE #1 (1952) AND SOME RANDOM STUFF 

IF MAGAZINE (“Worlds of Science Fiction”) ISSUE #1 (1952) AND SOME RANDOM STUFF 

Steve takes a look back at 1952, and the first issue of "IF Worlds of Science Fiction"--plus a word of advice for newer writers from Chuck Wendig (link) and some personal news. Read More »

MAGAZINE REVIEW: F&SF FOR JAN/FEB 2016   

MAGAZINE REVIEW: F&SF FOR JAN/FEB 2016  

The January/February issue of The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction (F&SF) is under review by Steve, who likes it a lot, even though a couple of the stories kind of depressed him. You will probably like it too! Read More »

MY PERSONAL TIME MACHINE: AMAZING STORIES’ FIRST YEAR (part 2)

MY PERSONAL TIME MACHINE: AMAZING STORIES’ FIRST YEAR (part 2)

Continuing his series on the first year of Amazing Stories, Steve sees what "scientifiction" was trying to become: US! Read More »

Review – Eifelheim, by Michael Flynn

Review – Eifelheim, by Michael Flynn

Eifelheim fashions a meeting-place between two alien worldviews, medieval Christian theology and cutting edge physics, without doing disservice to either. Nominated for the Hugo Award in 1987. Read More »

Scide Splitters: In Space No One Can Hear You Laugh by Mike Resnick

Scide Splitters: In Space No One Can Hear You Laugh by Mike Resnick

Scide Splitters reviews a story collection by one of science fiction and fantasy’s most prolific authors of short form humorous fiction. Read More »

Scide Splitters: The Technicolor Time Machine by Harry Harrison

Scide Splitters: The Technicolor Time Machine by Harry Harrison

Scide Splitters reviews Harry Harrison’s tale of Hollywood behaving badly with a time machine. Read More »

BOOK REVIEW: The Very Best of Fantasy & Science Fiction Vol. 2

BOOK REVIEW: The Very Best of Fantasy & Science Fiction Vol. 2

Does Macy's tell Gimbels? This week a review of the upcoming "Very Best of Fantasy & Science Fiction Vol. 2" Read More »

ROBERT A. HEINLEIN’S JUVENILES: Are they still good? (Part One)

ROBERT A. HEINLEIN’S JUVENILES: Are they still good? (Part One)

I seem to be unable to do single columns about stuff I’m passionate about. Heinlein is no exception. Robert A. Heinlein, who was characterized as the “Dean of Science Fiction,” though he was not necessarily the oldest or the best writer of SF during ... Read More »

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