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NANOWRIMO and COLUMN 25 REDUX!

NANOWRIMO and COLUMN 25 REDUX!

Steve uses his personal time machine to share an e... Read More »

“MRS. PEEL—YOU’RE NEEDED!” (THE AVENGERS REVIEW)

“MRS. PEEL—YOU’RE NEEDED!” (THE AVENGERS REVIEW)

Before there was a Marvel version, there were The ... Read More »

Book Review: License to Quill by Jacopo della Quercia

Book Review: License to Quill by Jacopo della Quercia

Shakespeare vs Cthulhu? The Bard as Bond? I thin... Read More »

Review: Gestapo Mars by Victor Gischler

Review: Gestapo Mars by Victor Gischler

Gestapo Mars by Victor Gischler is the quintessent... Read More »

Scide Splitters: Envoy to New Worlds by Keith Laumer

Scide Splitters: Envoy to New Worlds by Keith Laumer

Scide Splitters examines Keith Laumer’s first coll... Read More »

Assisting Entropy

Assisting Entropy

Entropy happens whether we want it to or not. Why ... 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" f... Read More »

Scide Splitters: Unidentified Funny Objects 3 edited by Alex Shvartsman

Scide Splitters: Unidentified Funny Objects 3 edited by Alex Shvartsman

Science fiction and fantasy’s only annual humor an... Read More »

Review: THIS “YEAR’S BEST” ANTHOLOGY REALLY *IS* THE YEAR’S BEST!

Review: THIS “YEAR’S BEST” ANTHOLOGY REALLY *IS* THE YEAR’S BEST!

Steve reviews Gardner Dozois's marvelous 31st Annu... Read More »

The Top Ten Greatest Spaceships of All Time

The Top Ten Greatest Spaceships of All Time

A list of the top ten greatest spaceships of all t... Read More »

Cloud Atlas, Skyfall and the McDonaldization of Hollywood

Cloud Atlas, Skyfall and the McDonaldization of Hollywood

Gary Dalkin reviews Cloud Atlas and Skyfall and ta... Read More »

Sixties, Science Fiction and Secret Agents

Sixties, Science Fiction and Secret Agents

Secret agent tales have always carried a hint of s... Read More »

A Fan’s Anniversary of Sorts

A Fan’s Anniversary of Sorts

Some personal fannish history, a couple of takes o... Read More »

England’s “Fabulous, Feminine Answer to James Bond”!

England’s “Fabulous, Feminine Answer to James Bond”!

Introducing Modesty Blaise.... Read More »

Springer’s “Science and Fiction” Series Launched!

Springer’s “Science and Fiction” Series Launched!

How does Einstein’s description of space and time ... Read More »

“Don’t Worry Grandma! I Don’t Read Comic Books, Just the Classics!”… (Illustrated)

“Don’t Worry Grandma! I Don’t Read Comic Books, Just the Classics!”… (Illustrated)

The combination of visual simplicity and effective... Read More »

Review – The Man Who Haunted Himself (Blu-Ray/DVD)

Review – The Man Who Haunted Himself (Blu-Ray/DVD)

The Man Who Haunted Himself is, as the title sugge... Read More »

Book Review – Feast and Famine by Adrian Tchaikovsky

Book Review – Feast and Famine by Adrian Tchaikovsky

Imaginings Volume: 6 - Feast and Famine is a colle... Read More »

It’s All My Fault – An Apology

It’s All My Fault – An Apology

Another summer of cinematic wilderness is drawing ... Read More »

Crossroads: Society, World-building, and Estrangement in Spy Fiction

Crossroads: Society, World-building, and Estrangement in Spy Fiction

Growing up in a household where the legacy of Comm... Read More »

Top Secret

Crossroads: I Spy, with My Little Eye…Espionage in Speculative Fiction

Hello and welcome to August! I was away for much o... Read More »

Cloud Atlas Shrugged – or let the Skyfall

On Monday Skyfall was released on Blu-ray and DVD ... Read More »