Robert A. Heinlein

MOSCON MEMORIES (Misty watercolour ones…?)         

MOSCON MEMORIES (Misty watercolour ones…?)         

MosCon was a Northwest Fannish Legend (perhaps in its own mind), and Steve takes you back to those "thrilling days of yesteryear," as The Lone Ranger used to say. Read More »

FAREWELL TO ANOTHER FRIEND, FANNISH MEMORIES… and STORYBUNDLES!

FAREWELL TO ANOTHER FRIEND, FANNISH MEMORIES… and STORYBUNDLES!

Another friend gone; Steve mourns Debbie Miller; also New Venture and MosCon reminiscences. And both fiction and non-fiction StoryBundles! Go get 'em! 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 »

REVIEWS: WHY I HUNT FLYING SAUCERS by Hugh A.D. Spencer AND 11.22.63; AND A CALL TO ROBERT A. HEINLEIN FANS!

REVIEWS: WHY I HUNT FLYING SAUCERS by Hugh A.D. Spencer AND 11.22.63; AND A CALL TO ROBERT A. HEINLEIN FANS!

This week, Steve reviews a new, upcoming book by Hugh A.D. Spencer, the second episode of 11.22.63 on Hulu, and tells of a unique offer for Robert A. Heinlein fans. (Check out the final photo!) Read More »

REVIEW: MAR./APR. 2016 F&SF; plus US STAMPS FOR SF WRITERS?

REVIEW: MAR./APR. 2016 F&SF; plus US STAMPS FOR SF WRITERS?

This week Steve reviews the new March/April issue of the Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction (F&SF), and talks about a postage stamp series that never came about, honouring SF writers, and the reasons behind it. Read More »

MAGAZINE REVIEW: F&SF FOR JAN/FEB 2016   

MAGAZINE REVIEW: F&SF FOR JAN/FEB 2016  

The January/February issue of The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction (F&SF) is under review by Steve, who likes it a lot, even though a couple of the stories kind of depressed him. You will probably like it too! Read More »

BOOK REVIEW: CHILDHOOD’S END by Arthur C. Clarke

BOOK REVIEW: CHILDHOOD’S END by Arthur C. Clarke

In advance of the SyFy mini-series of Arthur C. Clarke's classic "Childhood's End," Steve reviews the actual book and finds it worth a read! Read More »

BOOK REVIEW: Stephen King’s BAZAAR OF BAD DREAMS  

BOOK REVIEW: Stephen King’s BAZAAR OF BAD DREAMS  

Steve once again covers the ubiquitous Stephen King, who's got a new collection of short stories out. A new collection of King is usually something to crow about, and this one's no exception. Read More »

Science Fiction is Real

Science Fiction is Real

The Golden Age of science fiction is long over, but perhaps we are living in the Golden Age of science. Read More »

The Truth About Zombies

The Truth About Zombies

Zombies are no longer confined to the sandbox known as horror. They have found their way into science fiction and fantasy. Read More »

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