Amazing Stories

Jon Gustafson

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 »

OF BOOKS AND FLYING MEN…

OF BOOKS AND FLYING MEN…

This week Steve tells you where to get even MORE G... Read More »

VIEWS & REVIEWS: TV, BOOK and MOVIE (wish I had some news too!)

VIEWS & REVIEWS: TV, BOOK and MOVIE (wish I had some news too!)

This week, Steve reviews an SF anthology about Tru... Read More »

MY FANNISH HISTORY REDUX—WORLDCONS and NAMETAGS etc.

MY FANNISH HISTORY REDUX—WORLDCONS and NAMETAGS etc.

Steve tells you where to get a free SF book and re... Read More »

RETRO: OF MOSCON AND HEINLEIN AND VERNA

RETRO: OF MOSCON AND HEINLEIN AND VERNA

This week, Steve continues his romp into his past ... Read More »

NEW REVIEWS: WENDIG’S “INVASIVE,” SEPT/OCT F&SF and more!           

NEW REVIEWS: WENDIG’S “INVASIVE,” SEPT/OCT F&SF and more!           

A Book Review and a Magazine Review and a TV Revie... Read More »

MOSCON MEMORIES (Misty watercolour ones…?)         

MOSCON MEMORIES (Misty watercolour ones…?)         

MosCon was a Northwest Fannish Legend (perhaps in ... Read More »

FAREWELL TO ANOTHER FRIEND, FANNISH MEMORIES… and STORYBUNDLES!

FAREWELL TO ANOTHER FRIEND, FANNISH MEMORIES… and STORYBUNDLES!

Another friend gone; Steve mourns Debbie Miller; a... Read More »

TWO CLASSICS: H. BEAM PIPER and KEITH LAUMER

TWO CLASSICS: H. BEAM PIPER and KEITH LAUMER

Is that a Fuzzy Bolo hanging from your rear view m... Read More »

SECOND LOOKS: MARVEL’S DEADPOOL & ANT-MAN and SOME WORDS ON WRITING

SECOND LOOKS: MARVEL’S DEADPOOL & ANT-MAN and SOME WORDS ON WRITING

This week Steve takes a second look at Marvel's tw... Read More »

VCON, HOWDERSHELT REVIEW AND MORE ON SELF-PUBLISHING!

VCON, HOWDERSHELT REVIEW AND MORE ON SELF-PUBLISHING!

This week, Steve hypes his local convention and ta... Read More »

AN ANNIVERSARY and a FUN BOOK (Review): “JUSTICE GIRL”

AN ANNIVERSARY and a FUN BOOK (Review): “JUSTICE GIRL”

After congratulating himself on his 40 years doing... Read More »

BOOK REVIEW: Stephen King’s Mr. Mercedes

BOOK REVIEW: Stephen King’s Mr. Mercedes

Steve examines Stephen King's new--and unique!--no... Read More »

MY YEAR IN REVIEW—Looking Backward and Forward!

MY YEAR IN REVIEW—Looking Backward and Forward!

Steve celebrates his first year of blogging for Am... Read More »

SOME OF THE BEST YA SF EVER: The “Winston Juveniles”—Part One

SOME OF THE BEST YA SF EVER: The “Winston Juveniles”—Part One

Back in the Good Old (or Bad, depends on your poin... Read More »

ACE Doubles and Some Amazing Illustrators Part One

ACE Doubles and Some Amazing Illustrators Part One

The art work gracing the covers of (most) Ace doub... 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 »

Tag — You’re it! One Fan’s History Through Nametags

Tag — You’re it! One Fan’s History Through Nametags

Egoboo can be found in all kinds of strange places... Read More »

A Fan’s History, Part 1

I’m going to assume that you are a science fiction... Read More »