Philip K Dick

A young Philip K Dick

No. 20 – Philip K Dick – “Where’s My Head?”

A young Philip K Dick Angst is a modern condition that few of us can escape. How many people, I wonder, wake up each day and ask themselves: “How did I get into this situation?  How can I fix my life? What can I do to straighten out my life?”  Philip... Read More »

How Science Fiction Fans Can Save America

How Science Fiction Fans Can Save America

Will you stand for something? Or settle for anything? Read More »

Liftoff Scratched for SF Authors Stamps

Liftoff Scratched for SF Authors Stamps

The countdown has been halted for issuing U.S. stamps honoring science fiction authors, which initially was set for July. According to Linn’s Stamp News, a weekly publication devoted to all things philatelic, the U.S. Postal Service has postponed the... Read More »

Don’t Quote Me on This, But…

Don’t Quote Me on This, But…

Quoting lines from science fiction can be expected amongst the members of fandom. But getting it right is vital to your nerd credibility. Read More »

Book Review: The Teleportation Accident by Ned Beauman

The Teleportation Accident – Ned Beauman Bloomsbury USA 2013 ISBN-13: 978-1620400227 (Hardcover) I buy books, especially novels, based on whether or not the story might interest me. This includes anthologies or collections of short stories by ... Read More »

Like Tears in Rain

Like Tears in Rain

Credit: Tom Edwards You can almost smell the rain, feel it hammer the leather of your trenchcoat. Hear the harmonic buzz of blue neon all around you. You can taste the Tsingtao, bubbly and cool on your tongue. If there’s a single flaw worth noting a... Read More »

The Safest Place There Is

Credit: Tom Edwards “The safest place there is. . . .” It’s a dubious, quizzical line, delivered by Lois Smith near the end of her one unforgettable scene as the self-proclaimed mother of Precrime. Dubious because we’re talking about the reliability ... Read More »

ASM Blog Horde Interview with Kristina Grifantini

Welcome to the Amazing Stories BLOG HORDE INTERVIEWS! The ASM Blog Horde is a diverse and wonderful species. I have the privilege of talking with all of them, and I get to share those chats with you. In this long-running series, you will have the op... Read More »

AutoDrive by Rory O’Donnell

AutoDrive by Rory O’Donnell

AutoDrive – Directed by Rory O’Donnell “Paranoia is the backbone of science fiction, and deservedly so.” – Chris Garcia Some films grew out of concepts that are neither obvious, nor simple. When I watch a short, whether ... Read More »

Amazing News, Tuesday, March 26, 2013

Those who think that re-booting the original Star Trek was a good idea will probably think that the latest Star Trek Into Darkness promo is also a good idea:  a bunch of drones carrying light wands were flown over London last night, eventually coming... Read More »

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