zombie apocalypse

REVIEW: NOT ANOTHER ZOMBIE BOOK: “HELL IS EMPTY…” by Mark Rounds

REVIEW: NOT ANOTHER ZOMBIE BOOK: “HELL IS EMPTY…” by Mark Rounds

After a two-week absence, Steve returns with a book review. Complimentary—and scathing—Steve talks about Mark Rounds’ first book. Read More »

Scide Splitters: You Can’t Kill the Multiverse (But You Can Mess With its Head) by Ira Nayman

Scide Splitters: You Can’t Kill the Multiverse (But You Can Mess With its Head) by Ira Nayman

Ira Nayman’s novel, a tour de force of rapid fire humor, is the focus of Scide Splitter’s latest review. Read More »

Why Doesn’t Science Fiction Care About the Threat of Nuclear Apocalypse Anymore?

Why Doesn’t Science Fiction Care About the Threat of Nuclear Apocalypse Anymore?

Nuclear weapons, of course, are another story. The book you should be reading right now, if you care even a little bit about, er, not getting mushroom-clouded or dying a horrible death from nuclear fallout, is Command and Control, by Eric Schlosser. Read More »

Love Thine Enemy: A Review of Interrupt by Jeff Carlson

Love Thine Enemy: A Review of Interrupt by Jeff Carlson

Let's get one thing out of the way up front. I am crazy about Jeff Carlson's writing. I even tipped him as my favorite lesser-known SF author in a recent interview here on Amazing Stories. Tying that hangman's noose a bit tighter, I stated at the tim... Read More »

What Dreams May Come…

What Dreams May Come…

Richard Matheson passed away on Sunday. By this time many have given their thoughts and feelings on Matheson’s body of work so I am inevitably going to re-hash what has been stated elsewhere by writers who are far more eloquent and learned tha... Read More »

Why are we afraid of monsters?

Why are we afraid of monsters?

A while back I did a few articles regarding “science horror“, or works where the tropes of both SF and horror are blended together to create a gory speculative fun house. Recently, however, I began to think about the lessons learned from ... Read More »