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Portal Travel Trending

Portal Travel Trending

As conditions in the world appear to get more and more dire, portal fantasies become more and more inviting. Read More »

TRILOGY OF TERR..ible: Awful Movies “Snowpiercer – Left Behind – Last Knights”!     

TRILOGY OF TERR..ible: Awful Movies “Snowpiercer – Left Behind – Last Knights”!     

Steve stomps on several sucky SF/F movies. All had good actors; should have been better. Read More »

An Introduction to Schooled in Magic

An Introduction to Schooled in Magic

Different worlds, different science. Chris Nuttall introduces us to one of his favorite themes. Read More »

Witch: The Old Woman

Witch: The Old Woman

Not all witches are always out to suck a child's soul - or fatten them up and eat them Read More »

Introduction to SFF – 1 – The Mysterious Ms X

Introduction to SFF – 1 – The Mysterious Ms X

Analog, August 1977 In the 1970s, we lived in Vienna for five wonderful years. I loved it, but all my experiences fall into one mental time frame, and I have trouble remembering what came first. So, I know that I was reading whatever was on my parent... Read More »

Sex and the Senshi

Sex and the Senshi

(Author’s Note: This article deals with issues regarding sex and sexuality in a non-explicit manner. Regardless, it might not be safe for work.) Usagi, the titular character of Bishoujo Senshi Sailor Moon, is a great character. We watch her gro... Read More »

The History of Fantasy, Part II: Barbarians and Elves and Jesus Figures and D20s

         The nineteenth century closes with two books that will be imitated constantly for the next hundred years or so: Lewis Carrol’s Alice in Wonderland/Through the Looking Glass and Bram Stoker’s Dracula. To a very real extent you have the spect... Read More »

There and Back Again, or, How I Got Scared Into Science Fiction

Science Fiction is one of the great loves of my life. I have spent some thirty odd years reading, critiquing, discussing, collecting, watching and dreaming it (I won’t talk about writing it, at least not yet). I cannot now clearly remember my life be... Read More »