H. G. Wells

Book Review: The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho

Book Review: The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho

The Alchemist is an excellent example of the true magic that happens when literary fiction and genre fiction work together. Read More »

Amazing Histories, September 1926: Novel Matters

Amazing Histories, September 1926: Novel Matters

the sixth issue of Amazing Stories focuses on novel excerpts rather than short stories, but what novel excerpts they are! Read More »

Amazing Histories, August 1926: The Mind Electric

Amazing Histories, August 1926: The Mind Electric

A recurring theme in Amazing Stories #5 is the alteration of the human mind. Read More »

Amazing Histories, July 1926: Science or Fantasy?

Amazing Histories, July 1926: Science or Fantasy?

In issue four of Amazing Stories, Hugo Gernsback editorializes about how much science should appear in stories in his magazine; but, does the fiction deliver? Read More »

Comic Review: Grimm Tales of Terror

Comic Review: Grimm Tales of Terror

The eerie stories behind the Grimm Tales of Terror comics examine some of the most popular fictional events from film, literature, and anywhere else one might find twisted elements of the imagination. Read More »

Amazing Histories, June 1926: World’s End and Wacky Inventions

Amazing Histories, June 1926: World’s End and Wacky Inventions

What strange stories would be put in front of readers of the third issue of Amazing Stories? Read More »

TV or NOT TV, IS THAT THE QUESTION? TV Reviews!

TV or NOT TV, IS THAT THE QUESTION? TV Reviews!

Steve watches lots of TV for YOU! He's trying to save you from bad shows and point you to good shows. That's how selfless he is. Why else would he put in the hours in front of a lighted box? Read More »

Review: Terraforming: Ecopolitical Transformations and Environmentalism in Science Fiction by Chris Pak

Review: Terraforming: Ecopolitical Transformations and Environmentalism in Science Fiction by Chris Pak

Highlighting the popular speculative element, Terraforming: Ecopolitical Transformations and Environmentalism in Science Fiction by Chris Pak should be mandatory reading for both students and fans alike. Read More »

Imágenes de la interculturalidad en Star Trek

Star Trek was the first science fiction television show to deal seriously with multiculturalism and the "other." Read More »

MARS: FRIEND OR FOE? (Two Retro Movie Reviews)

MARS: FRIEND OR FOE? (Two Retro Movie Reviews)

Mars! Huh! What is it good for? (Absolutely nothing!) Steve reviews two old movies and offers a caution for Aries-ophiles. Read More »

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