Orson Scott Card

Anthony Boulanger, l’auteur qui monte

Anthony Boulanger, l’auteur qui monte

An interview with prolific French fantasy and science fiction author Anthony Boulanger. Read More »

OPUS 100: A GOOD BOOK and a MOVIE

OPUS 100: A GOOD BOOK and a MOVIE

Steve reaches a milestone 100 columns, and reviews the new Writers of the Future anthology and the film Big Hero 6. Read More »

TWO REVIEWS: A Good Book, and a Good Movie!

TWO REVIEWS: A Good Book, and a Good Movie!

Steve reviews a book and a movie that he enjoyed. Read More »

Planets: Play the Name Game

Planets: Play the Name Game

Sign up to name an Exoplanet! Read More »

The Artful Collector: Love the Art, Hate the Artist?

The Artful Collector: Love the Art, Hate the Artist?

How does one reconcile the moral dilemma of liking art from an artist one dislikes on moral grounds? Read More »

Interview with SFWA Grand Master Robert Silverberg

Interview with SFWA Grand Master Robert Silverberg

Today we are joined by Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America (SFWA) Grand Master Robert Silverberg. Mr. Silverberg writes speculative fiction that travels where he wants it to go, pushing aside the traditional limitations with which many wri... Read More »

Separating the Art from the Artist

Separating the Art from the Artist

Suppose an artist or a writer says something that is loathsome or morally reprehensible? Can we therefore judge the artist's work as having no value simply because the artist is a jerk? Read More »

Ender's Game film poster

Ender’s Game Over

I have a personal rule not to get involved in online discussions which have the potential to turn fractious. Yesterday I made the mistake of responding to a kindly put question on a well known social media site. The question was, should people boycot... Read More »

Our Ansible is Missing – Intellectual Property Theft in Science Fiction

Our Ansible is Missing – Intellectual Property Theft in Science Fiction

In 1985, Orson Scott Card published Ender’s Game, a book that relied heavily on the use of a faster-than-light communication system called the Ansible. Card needed the Ansible (or something like it) because through this faster-than-light communicati... Read More »

Ten Reasons for Not Boycotting Ender’s Game

Ten Reasons for Not Boycotting Ender’s Game

There’s a movement to boycott the upcoming movie Ender’s Game based on a popular and award-winning Orson Scott Card novel of the same name. The basis of the boycott is that Card is a Mormon who advocates against gay marriage and other gr... Read More »

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