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Explosions in movies are supposed to be "cool". There is an undeniable element of visual interest. It has become an aesthetic and intellectual game to play around with the genre conventions that have evolved around it.
Asni’s Art Blog: Explosion – Aestheticizing Catastrophe

Asni’s Art Blog: Explosion – Aestheticizing Catastrophe

Explosions in movies are supposed to be "cool". There is an undeniable element of visual interest. It has become an aesthetic and intellectual game to play around with the genre conventions that have evolved around it. Read More »

Book Review: The Adjacent by Christopher Priest

Book Review: The Adjacent by Christopher Priest

A look at Christopher Priest's novel, The Adjacent, from a first-time Priest reader. Read More »

Happy 88th Birthday, Amazing Stories!

Happy 88th Birthday, Amazing Stories!

Amazing Stories is now 88 years old. The more things change, the more they stay the same. Read More »

Review – Inversions by Iain M. Banks

Review – Inversions by Iain M. Banks

A review of Bank's Inversion. Read More »

Christopher Priest – The Adjacent Interview: Part 2

Christopher Priest – The Adjacent Interview: Part 2

This is the second part of an interview with Christopher Priest, one of the leading authors in any genre. You can read Part 1 here. Priest’s first published story was ‘The Run’, in 1966. His first novel, Indoctrinaire, was published in 1970. Hi... Read More »

Christopher Priest

Christopher Priest – The Adjacent Interview: Part 1

Christopher Priest is one of the leading authors in any genre. His first published story was ‘The Run’, in 1966. His first novel, Indoctrinaire, was published in 1970. His second, Fugue for a Darkening Island, was a Campbell nominee, while his third,... Read More »