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“THE POWER”—THREE MOVIES ABOUT POWERS

“THE POWER”—THREE MOVIES ABOUT POWERS

This week, Steve examines how differently powers, like telekinesis, can be handled by Hollywood. Some movies do it well, and some less well. Read More »

WHAT’S THIS FANTASY DOING IN MY MYSTERY / THRILLER?

WHAT’S THIS FANTASY DOING IN MY MYSTERY / THRILLER?

A review of In the Electric Mist with Confederate Dead Read More »

Scide Splitters: Working Stiff by Kevin J. Anderson

Scide Splitters: Working Stiff by Kevin J. Anderson

Scide Splitters reviews seven fun filled cases from the files of Dan Shamble, Zombie Private Investigator. Read More »

Asni’s Art Blog: Warriors, Hunters, Healers, and Death

Asni’s Art Blog: Warriors, Hunters, Healers, and Death

Meet grandmother Buluku, Ogum the warrior, Oxossi the hunter, Oxumare the rainbow snake, Babalu Aye the leper who heals infectious diseases, and Exu, Papa Legba or Baron Samedi: trickster, guide of spirits, devil on the crossroads. Read More »

The Music Of American Horror Story: Coven + Spotify Playlist

The Music Of American Horror Story: Coven + Spotify Playlist

If you’re one of the legion of horror fans slavishly devoted to Ryan Murphy’s dark vision, chances are you were experiencing a mixture of withdrawal and outrage with last week’s hiatus. I know, I know… it’s hard enough ... Read More »

Recap: “The Axeman Cometh” American Horror Story: Coven, Episode 6

Recap: “The Axeman Cometh” American Horror Story: Coven, Episode 6

For American Horror Story, history is a dark, bloody thing that surrounds us always. In this episode, the Axeman of New Orleans steps out of the past. Read More »

Book Review — A Spooky Tale in Time for Halloween!

Book Review — A Spooky Tale in Time for Halloween!

Christopher Rice is the son of best-selling fantasy writer Ann Rice, whose tales of vampires in the Deep South sparked a renewed interest in the genre. His new book (from Gallery Books, an imprint of Simon & Schuster) arrived on October 15, and I hav... Read More »

A Fan’s History, Part the Next….

A Fan’s History, Part the Next….

Fan Fahnestalk takes us through dead tree 'zines, 'live pixel' zines, IBM Selectrics, toner feel and more in this personal fan history. Read More »

HOW WILL CLIMATE CHANGE AFFECT SCIENCE FICTION?

HOW WILL CLIMATE CHANGE AFFECT SCIENCE FICTION?

Guest Post by Eric Del Carlo In 2005, the year of Hurricane Katrina, we broke the alphabet. Storms which brew up in the Atlantic and grind toward the Gulf of Mexico get named alphabetically. It’s a simple, easy to understand metric. That year, ... Read More »