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When SF makes sense of the World

When SF makes sense of the World

Stan Faryna is an author, online strategist, entrepreneur, gamer, and unaccomplished gardener. He’s worked in think tanks, seen the Dead Sea Scrolls and the cave where they were found, mopped up the blood of a gangsta gunned down in a coffee sh... Read More »

RETRO REVIEW: ANDRE NORTON (1 of several)  

RETRO REVIEW: ANDRE NORTON (1 of several)  

A lot of old ('50s and early '60s) SF was written by women under masculine or masculine-sounding names. One of the best was Andre Norton. Join Steve in a look at this terrific action/adventure SF like they "just don't write anymore!" Read More »

EBOOKS & MOVIES! A New Storybundle plus 10 CLOVERFIELD LANE and BATTLE PLANET!

EBOOKS & MOVIES! A New Storybundle plus 10 CLOVERFIELD LANE and BATTLE PLANET!

Chocolate and bacon, the only things better than cheap eBooks and SF movies! (Okay, there's sex and alcohol too.) Steve offers you both! (No, not sex and alcohol—ebooks & movies!) Read More »

Review: The Iron Giant by Ted Hughes

Review: The Iron Giant by Ted Hughes

Ted Hughes original tale is worth the read. Read More »

Reread: Ancient Shores by Jack McDevitt

Reread: Ancient Shores by Jack McDevitt

Ancient Shores is a fast paced tale of discovery and fear and the social struggles an advanced technology can have on civilization when it is dropped in our laps. Read More »

Hello Summer, Goodbye – After The Blockbusters, After The Hugos Have Gone

Hello Summer, Goodbye – After The Blockbusters, After The Hugos Have Gone

Gary Dalkin looks back on the state of science fiction as another summer of massive budget SF and fantasy spectacles draws to a close. It seems this summer may have been a little better than those of late. The latest Michael Bay atrocity aside, Rise ... 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 »

First Contact: First Interests in Science Fiction

Recently a thread passed around on Facebook asked various writers what books mattered to them most when they were young, starting out with an interest in science fiction. One writer said she was reading all kinds of girls’ books in the school librar... Read More »