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NEW REVIEW, OLDER MOVIE: TIME LAPSE (2014)

NEW REVIEW, OLDER MOVIE: TIME LAPSE (2014)

Steve continues to travel in time—at least in his head—by reviewing a movie that came out a couple of years ago. A time-travel movie of a sort. It’s all timey-wimey stuff! Read More »

Computer Generated Images and the Eye of the Beholder: Part 2

Computer Generated Images and the Eye of the Beholder: Part 2

The first use of a computer assisted visual element in a major motion picture happened in 1973 with the movie Westworld. Read More »

Why Was Early Comic Book Art so Crude? Part 5: The Digital Revolution

Why Was Early Comic Book Art so Crude? Part 5: The Digital Revolution

Wrapping up the series by talking about a final and really influential technological change, the digital revolution. Read More »

FREAKS OF NATURE film review, plus POLAR BOREALIS—a new semiprozine!

FREAKS OF NATURE film review, plus POLAR BOREALIS—a new semiprozine!

This week, Steve reviews the 2015 Horror-humour film "Freaks of Nature" and finds it rather flat, then alerts the media (us!) about a new semi-pro Canadian SF/F e-magazine! Read More »

Can you Hear Me, Major Tom?: The Death of David Bowie

Can you Hear Me, Major Tom?: The Death of David Bowie

Ziggy Stardust has gone back to Mars. Major Tom can't hear us anymore. Read More »

WRITING 101: WHERE DO I SEND THE SF/F BOOK I JUST WROTE?

WRITING 101: WHERE DO I SEND THE SF/F BOOK I JUST WROTE?

If you'd love to sell your new book to one of the big SF print publishers, Steve--with a little help from his friends--tells you how to start! Read More »

REWIND: Interview with Award-Winning Author Michael Swanwick

REWIND: Interview with Award-Winning Author Michael Swanwick

Getting back together with Michael Swanwick, Launch Pad Workshop Alum Read More »

MOVIE REVIEW and a TV Pilot: CHAPPIE, AN UNDERRATED SF MOVIE, and SUPERGIRL

MOVIE REVIEW and a TV Pilot: CHAPPIE, AN UNDERRATED SF MOVIE, and SUPERGIRL

Steve returns with two reviews: a film and a TV pilot. The film's a good one; the pilot not so much. See what you think! Read More »

MY PERSONAL TIME MACHINE (Last Part): Amazing’s First Full Year

MY PERSONAL TIME MACHINE (Last Part): Amazing’s First Full Year

Steve finishes his "time machine" with a look at the final three issues of Amazing's first full year. Read More »

The Greatest Science Fiction Novels of All Time Part 13

The Greatest Science Fiction Novels of All Time Part 13

he 13th inductee into our growing list of The Greatest SF Novels of All TIme! Read More »

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