Avram Davidson

NEW REVIEWS: WENDIG’S “INVASIVE,” SEPT/OCT F&SF and more!           

NEW REVIEWS: WENDIG’S “INVASIVE,” SEPT/OCT F&SF and more!           

A Book Review and a Magazine Review and a TV Review and an Exhibition Notice! Whoa! Lots going on in this week's column by Steve! (And what's with all the caps?) Read More »

FAREWELL TO ANOTHER FRIEND, FANNISH MEMORIES… and STORYBUNDLES!

FAREWELL TO ANOTHER FRIEND, FANNISH MEMORIES… and STORYBUNDLES!

Another friend gone; Steve mourns Debbie Miller; also New Venture and MosCon reminiscences. And both fiction and non-fiction StoryBundles! Go get 'em! Read More »

BOOK REVIEW: STAR GUARD BY ANDRE NORTON and other stuff

BOOK REVIEW: STAR GUARD BY ANDRE NORTON and other stuff

This week Steve's all over the map. He reviews an old YA by Andre Norton, talks about cover artists (including Ed Emshwiller) and answers a comment from a reader. Oh, and he throws in a little egoboo for himself. Read More »

FREAKS OF NATURE film review, plus POLAR BOREALIS—a new semiprozine!

FREAKS OF NATURE film review, plus POLAR BOREALIS—a new semiprozine!

This week, Steve reviews the 2015 Horror-humour film "Freaks of Nature" and finds it rather flat, then alerts the media (us!) about a new semi-pro Canadian SF/F e-magazine! 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 »

MAGAZINE REVIEW: The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction Nov/Dec 2015 

MAGAZINE REVIEW: The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction Nov/Dec 2015 

This week Steve reviews the latest issue of long-running (but not as long as Amazing Stories!) magazine, The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction (F&SF). Some good reading here! Read More »

AN ANNIVERSARY and a FUN BOOK (Review): “JUSTICE GIRL”

AN ANNIVERSARY and a FUN BOOK (Review): “JUSTICE GIRL”

After congratulating himself on his 40 years doing conventions, Steve discusses a quasi-SF-ish book about superheroes on TV in the 1950s. It's fun! Read More »

Scide Splitters: Infinite Jests edited by Robert Silverberg

Scide Splitters: Infinite Jests edited by Robert Silverberg

Scide Splitters reviews an anthology of dark comedies originally published by the people that brought you such fine car repair manuals as Dune. Read More »

More Fannish Nostalgia: My First Convention; My First Fanzine

More Fannish Nostalgia: My First Convention; My First Fanzine

Steve recounts the details of his fannish deflowering Read More »