Cold War

Scide Splitters: Brooklyn Project by William Tenn

Scide Splitters: Brooklyn Project by William Tenn

"Brooklyn Project," William Tenn’s outstanding political satire, highlights the folly of disregarding civil liberties for the sake of security. Read More »

BOOK and MOVIE REVIEWS: 11/22/63 and Whalen’s THE BIG SHUTDOWN!  

BOOK and MOVIE REVIEWS: 11/22/63 and Whalen’s THE BIG SHUTDOWN!  

This week, Steve travels into the future with John Whalen's "Space Western," and into the past with Stephen King's novel about events surrounding John F. Kennedy's assassination. Both future and past hold our interest! Read More »

Asni’s Art Blog: Sputnik

Asni’s Art Blog: Sputnik

Let's see if we can throw a ball into space so it stays in orbit, and attach some radio antennae! Read More »

“CLASSIC” Movie Reviews, OUR MAN FLINT and IN LIKE FLINT

“CLASSIC” Movie Reviews, OUR MAN FLINT and IN LIKE FLINT

Steve revisits a favourite--classic--"spy spoof" from the '60s. Many people loved these James Coburn films! Read More »

Scide Splitters: The Hogben Chronicles by Henry Kuttner

Scide Splitters: The Hogben Chronicles by Henry Kuttner

In the latest Scide Spitters series, David Kilman takes a look at the new collection, The Hogben Chronicles, with stories from Henry Kuttner and an introduction by Neil Gaimon. Read More »

ABSOLUTE ZERO:  Cool Websites, Very Cool

ABSOLUTE ZERO: Cool Websites, Very Cool

Take a trip down cold war nuclear armageddon paranoia lane with a visit to the Atomic Annihilation website. Read More »

Review: 1945 by Newt Gingrich and William R. Forstchen

Review: 1945 by Newt Gingrich and William R. Forstchen

Without Hitler, Nazi Germany doesn't declare war on the United States; instead, saner men take the helm and use more rational policies to bring the USSR to its knees Read More »

…And We’re Not Spending Billions to Defend Ourselves?

Yesterday the Huffington Post published a map prepared by Javier de la Torre from CartoDB that illustrated every single known meteorite impact on the Earth since the year 2300 BC (4,313 years of meteorite impacts). Here’s that map: Look closely... Read More »

Lost In Space! Reviews of Unknown or Underappreciated Books: #2 Emergence by David R. Palmer

Hello again, and welcome back! So – what, exactly, do I mean by ‘unknown or underappreciated’? To put it simply – not everyone is a Kevin J. Anderson or David Weber or Eric Flint or Robert Heinlein. Some authors – I would venture to say, ... Read More »