Amazing Stories

Harry Harrison

R.I.P. REVIEW: “A BOY AND HIS DOG”

R.I.P. REVIEW: “A BOY AND HIS DOG”

In honour of the late Harlan Ellison, Steve decons... Read More »

STEVE DOES DAVE BARRY: IT’S COLUMN 29 ALL OVER AGAIN!

STEVE DOES DAVE BARRY: IT’S COLUMN 29 ALL OVER AGAIN!

Steve rewrites and repeats one of his earlier colu... Read More »

Review: FLASH GORDON SUNDAYS: DAN BARRY VOLUME 1 – THE DEATH PLANET, 1967-1971

Review: FLASH GORDON SUNDAYS: DAN BARRY VOLUME 1 – THE DEATH PLANET, 1967-1971

Flash Gordon Sundays: Dan Barry Vol 1 – The Death ... Read More »

The Audio File: Religion in Speculative Fiction

The Audio File: Religion in Speculative Fiction

Want to hear an audio version of a short speculati... Read More »

EBOOKS & MOVIES! A New Storybundle plus 10 CLOVERFIELD LANE and BATTLE PLANET!

EBOOKS & MOVIES! A New Storybundle plus 10 CLOVERFIELD LANE and BATTLE PLANET!

Chocolate and bacon, the only things better than c... Read More »

BOOK REVIEW (THE LAST PRATCHETT): THE SHEPHERD’S CROWN (Sob!) 

BOOK REVIEW (THE LAST PRATCHETT): THE SHEPHERD’S CROWN (Sob!) 

Steve talks about the late Sir Terry Pratchett, an... Read More »

Scide Splitters: Who Goes Here? by Bob Shaw

Scide Splitters: Who Goes Here? by Bob Shaw

In the vein of Harry Harrison’s Bill, the Galactic... Read More »

The Grand Masters’ Reading List

The Grand Masters’ Reading List

It would be tough to go wrong with this list of re... Read More »

WHO’S YOUR FAVOURITE SUPERHERO? (Part One of Two)

WHO’S YOUR FAVOURITE SUPERHERO? (Part One of Two)

Steve begins an exploration of superhero comics at... Read More »

Optimistic Alternate Histories and Their Purpose in the Genre

Optimistic Alternate Histories and Their Purpose in the Genre

Are optimistic alternate histories, however, inher... Read More »

Scide Splitters: Antigrav: Cosmic Comedies by SF Masters edited by Philip Strick

Scide Splitters: Antigrav: Cosmic Comedies by SF Masters edited by Philip Strick

Scide Splitters reviews an anthology from the 1970... Read More »

Scide Splitters: The Technicolor Time Machine by Harry Harrison

Scide Splitters: The Technicolor Time Machine by Harry Harrison

Scide Splitters reviews Harry Harrison’s tale of H... Read More »

The Other Victoria: Steampunk’s Queen

The Other Victoria: Steampunk’s Queen

Was it Colonel Mustard in the arboretum with the s... Read More »

Scide Splitters: This is My Funniest, Edited by Mike Resnick

Scide Splitters: This is My Funniest, Edited by Mike Resnick

Review of This Is My Funniest, a short story antho... Read More »

More Fannish Nostalgia: My First Convention; My First Fanzine

More Fannish Nostalgia: My First Convention; My First Fanzine

Steve recounts the details of his fannish deflower... Read More »

Movie Review — Is That What Scientology Does to Them?

Movie Review — Is That What Scientology Does to Them?

After Earth - a sci fi film masquerading as a scie... Read More »

Scide Splitters: Bill, the Galactic Hero by Harry Harrison

Scide Splitters: Bill, the Galactic Hero by Harry Harrison

I was first enticed to read Bill, the Galactic Her... Read More »

Amazing News, Tuesday, March 26, 2013

Those who think that re-booting the original Star ... Read More »

Amazing News January 24

Frank Wu and his wife Brianna ‘Spacekat̵... Read More »

What is the Optimal Human Population? Lessons From the Novels of Stephen Baxter

What is the Optimal Human Population? Lessons From the Novels of Stephen Baxter

Are there too many people on the planet? Science f... Read More »

Guide to Alternate History Literature

I’m often asked to recommend a good alternate hist... Read More »