Richard Powers

REVIEW: HIDDEN FIGURES (A FEEL-GOOD MOVIE!)

REVIEW: HIDDEN FIGURES (A FEEL-GOOD MOVIE!)

Steve time travels (again?) back to 1961 with the review of the movie “Hidden Figures” and finds it more than good. Possibly his fave movie so far this year! Read More »

TIME ENOUGH FOR HEINLEIN—RAH, S/F, AND SEX!

TIME ENOUGH FOR HEINLEIN—RAH, S/F, AND SEX!

Steve looks at Robert A. Heinlein’s SF (and his use of nudity and sex in his SF) then touches on some other classic SF authors’ way of “doing it.” Is Heinlein still worth reading? See for yourself! Read More »

ACE Doubles and Cover Illustrators Part One (Redux)

ACE Doubles and Cover Illustrators Part One (Redux)

Continuing his retro-look at some older columns, Steve talks about Ace Doubles and their cover art. We're talking about The Good Old Stuff, in both writing and SF illustration. Get Some Now! Read More »

MY PAL, JERRY SOHL!

MY PAL, JERRY SOHL!

Steve reminisces about a writer he used to know. Maybe you know some of the things he's done: meet Jerry Sohl! Read More »

TWO CLASSICS: H. BEAM PIPER and KEITH LAUMER

TWO CLASSICS: H. BEAM PIPER and KEITH LAUMER

Is that a Fuzzy Bolo hanging from your rear view mirror, or are you just a fan of Piper and Laumer? Read More »

Judging Books by Their Covers: Star Guard

Judging Books by Their Covers: Star Guard

Can you judge a book by multiple covers? Read More »

The Artful Collector: On Collecting Illustration Art that Isn’t . . .Yet

The Artful Collector: On Collecting Illustration Art that Isn’t . . .Yet

The artful collector talks about illustrations, and the blurred line between private and commercial art. Read More »

The Artful Collector: On Illustrators and their “Fine Art”

The Artful Collector: On Illustrators and their “Fine Art”

A look at "fine art" from SF/F illustrators. Read More »

How Art Reveals Truth in Science

How Art Reveals Truth in Science

A bit of philosophical rumination from Nina today: Both science and art benefit from exchange. By inviting art to participate in its conversation, science provides art with the opportunity to add science to its repertoire. And through its interpreta... Read More »

The Artful Collector: Death, Doom and Gloom Strikes Again!

The Artful Collector: Death, Doom and Gloom Strikes Again!

Jane Frank takes us through the stages of mourning for book covers. Read More »

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