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Scide Splitters: Terminal Alliance by Jim C. Hines

Scide Splitters: Terminal Alliance by Jim C. Hines

Jim C. Hines, known for his fantasy novels, tries his hand at humorous military SF and presents us with an unlikely group of heroes—Janitors of the Post-Apocalypse. Read More »

Scide Splitters: Bean Bag Cats & Bad German by Ed Bryant

Scide Splitters: Bean Bag Cats & Bad German by Ed Bryant

Ed Bryant (1945-2017), award winning writer, celebrated convention toastmaster, and mentor to developing writers, also wrote some funny short stories. Read More »

Scide Splitters: Four by Tenn

Scide Splitters: Four by Tenn

Scide Splitters examines four of William Tenn’s (relatively) lighter comedies: "Party of the Two Parts," "The Flat-Eyed Monster," "Lisbon Cubed," and "On Venus, Have We Got a Rabbi!" Read More »

Scide Splitters: It’s Just the Chronosphere Unfolding as it Should by Ira Nayman

Scide Splitters: It’s Just the Chronosphere Unfolding as it Should by Ira Nayman

Ira Nayman delivers the laughs in another humor packed installment of his Transdimensional Authority series. Read More »

Scide Splitters: BBC America’s Dirk Gently

Scide Splitters: BBC America’s Dirk Gently

Scides Splitters finds much to like in BBC America’s hectic and bizarre adaptation of Douglas Adams’ classic Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency. Read More »

Woman Can’t Be Comedians? Funny You Should Say That…

Woman Can’t Be Comedians? Funny You Should Say That…

With no concern for his safety, Ira Nayman wades into the controversy over whether women can be funny, exploring possible reasons for why men are so resistant to the idea. Read More »

Scide Splitters: Deep Quarry by John E. Stith

Scide Splitters: Deep Quarry by John E. Stith

Next year, John Stith will publish his first novel in twenty years. In the meantime, his entire backlist is being reissued starting with Deep Quarry, a SF mystery featuring the wisecracking detective "bug eye" Takent. Read More »

Scide Splitters: The Salmon of Doubt by Douglas Adams (for Towel Day)

Scide Splitters: The Salmon of Doubt by Douglas Adams (for Towel Day)

Fans had been waiting for the third Dirk Gently novel for over a decade when Douglas Adams passed away with the novel still unfinished. All we have are precious fragments of what might have been. Read More »

Scide Splitters: Brooklyn Project by William Tenn

Scide Splitters: Brooklyn Project by William Tenn

"Brooklyn Project," William Tenn’s outstanding political satire, highlights the folly of disregarding civil liberties for the sake of security. Read More »

Scide Splitters: Uncharted Territory by Connie Willis

Scide Splitters: Uncharted Territory by Connie Willis

Why does it always seem that romantic comedies are funnier at the beginning? Scide Splitters attempts to answer that question while reviewing Connie Willis’ Uncharted Territory. Read More »

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