Amazing Stories

Author: Travis Mataya

What I’ve Really Learned from Science Fiction

What I’ve Really Learned from Science Fiction

What have you learned from science fiction? Travis... Read More »

Bring the Outer Limits Back

Bring the Outer Limits Back

Travis wants The Outer Limits back on the air. So... Read More »

All Work and No Play Makes Jack a Dull Writer

All Work and No Play Makes Jack a Dull Writer

How do you get inspired when you want to write? Read More »

How Horror has Devolved in Popular Culture

How Horror has Devolved in Popular Culture

Why so many paranormal shows? Maybe its because s... Read More »

Michael Bay’s Ninja Turtles

Michael Bay’s Ninja Turtles

Donatello, Raphael, Michelangelo and Leonardo (Spl... Read More »

Game Review: Goat Simulator

Game Review: Goat Simulator

You'll never know how much you've always wanted to... Read More »

The Future of Xbox Games with Gold

The Future of Xbox Games with Gold

A look at Xbox and the games with Gold. Read More »

The Beta Tester: Project Spark

The Beta Tester: Project Spark

What's it like to Beta test a game? Travis takes a... Read More »

Cosplayers: The Modern Don Quixotes

Cosplayers: The Modern Don Quixotes

Reflections on modern Don Quiotes. Read More »

The Top 5 Reasons Adults Still Suck at Video Games

The Top 5 Reasons Adults Still Suck at Video Games

Yes, it's true. Most older folks suck at playing ... Read More »

Stop the Remake Madness

Stop the Remake Madness

Travis issues an impassioned plea to STOP THE MADN... Read More »

UFOs and Aliens

UFOs and Aliens

I guess what I’m saying is, extraordinary claims d... Read More »

Being a Geek Today vs Yesterday

Being a Geek Today vs Yesterday

The age old question: What makes a Geek a Geek? Read More »

A Rant on Goodreads

A Rant on Goodreads

Commentary on the internet trolling that has becom... Read More »

Book Review: Cloud Atlas by David Mitchell

Book Review: Cloud Atlas by David Mitchell

Review of Cloud Atlas by David Mitchell, focusing ... Read More »

Dear Video Game Developers, Hire Real Writers!

Dear Video Game Developers, Hire Real Writers!

Review of the video game Devil May Care with an em... Read More »

Review: The Fox by Conrad Williams

Review: The Fox by Conrad Williams

I do like this format of storytelling — more than ... Read More »

On Ghost Hunters

On Ghost Hunters

Have you heard a strange bump in the night? Perhap... Read More »

Things for Halloween

Things for Halloween

Warm up your cauldrons, grab your grimoires, and r... Read More »

Video Game Review: Ascend: Hand of Kul

Video Game Review: Ascend: Hand of Kul

Ascend: Hand of Kul Signal Studios Microsoft Free ... Read More »

TV Review: Under the Dome

TV Review: Under the Dome

Under the Dome is worth your time if you're lookin... Read More »

Video Game Review: TMNT – Out of the Shadows

Video Game Review: TMNT – Out of the Shadows

The 80s were and always will be such a blur to me.... Read More »

Comic Review: Star Trek / Doctor Who: Assimilation²

Comic Review: Star Trek / Doctor Who: Assimilation²

In Star Trek / Doctor Who: Assimilation Squared, w... Read More »

Review: Magic 2014

Review: Magic 2014

It seems like just yesterday I’d won a pack ... Read More »

When Our Heroes are Villains

When Our Heroes are Villains

Don’t do this; don’t do that: a mantra... Read More »

Review:  Attack on Titan

Review: Attack on Titan

Remember that really creepy painting done by Franc... Read More »

The Flooding of High River

The Flooding of High River

I stood at the new wharf, formerly a street that I... Read More »