Amazing Stories

Author: Steve Fahnestalk

GOODBYE TO VONDA and MY FAVOURITE TV SHOWS

GOODBYE TO VONDA and MY FAVOURITE TV SHOWS

After a short absence, Steve returns to bid farewe... Read More »

“HISTORIC” FILM REVIEW: KING SOLOMON’S MINES (1937)

“HISTORIC” FILM REVIEW: KING SOLOMON’S MINES (1937)

Steve gets really retro this week, with a review o... Read More »

FAREWELL TO A FAN and SHORT MOVIE REVIEW: THE GRINCH

FAREWELL TO A FAN and SHORT MOVIE REVIEW: THE GRINCH

Steve says farewell to another fannish friend, Dav... Read More »

MAGAZINE REVIEW – F&SF JAN/FEB 2019

MAGAZINE REVIEW – F&SF JAN/FEB 2019

Late in reviewing the Jan/Feb F&SF, Steve atte... Read More »

COLUMN 250 – COLUMN 23 REDUX (STEVE DOES DAVE BARRY)

COLUMN 250 – COLUMN 23 REDUX (STEVE DOES DAVE BARRY)

This week Steve repurposes and re-edits an old col... Read More »

WHO WAS HENRY KUTTNER (LEWIS PADGETT)? DO YOU KNOW?

WHO WAS HENRY KUTTNER (LEWIS PADGETT)? DO YOU KNOW?

This week Steve examines a prolific author of the ... Read More »

1957 GENRE MOVIES (A GOOD YEAR)

1957 GENRE MOVIES (A GOOD YEAR)

Steve attempts to list and describe every genre mo... Read More »

SOMETHING FISHY: AQUAMAN MOVIE REVIEW (SPOILERS)

SOMETHING FISHY: AQUAMAN MOVIE REVIEW (SPOILERS)

Steve is not a big fan of the movie Aquaman. In fa... Read More »

WILDSIDE PRESS: 34th GOLDEN AGE OF SF MEGAPACK (CYRIL M. KORNBLUTH) REVIEW

WILDSIDE PRESS: 34th GOLDEN AGE OF SF MEGAPACK (CYRIL M. KORNBLUTH) REVIEW

This week, Steve looks at Wildside Press’s attempt... Read More »

HAPPY 2019 – ALL 2018 COLUMNS LISTED

HAPPY 2019 – ALL 2018 COLUMNS LISTED

In case you missed one or more of Steve’s so-calle... Read More »

END OF YEAR REVIEW: F&SF for NOV/DEC 2018

END OF YEAR REVIEW: F&SF for NOV/DEC 2018

For his final column of 2018, Steve dives into the... Read More »

BOOK REVIEWS: Murder on Millionaires’ Row and 19 Gates of Hell

BOOK REVIEWS: Murder on Millionaires’ Row and 19 Gates of Hell

This week, Steve looks at a supernatural murder my... Read More »

THE PREDATOR REVIEW; Good, Bad, and Ugly

THE PREDATOR REVIEW; Good, Bad, and Ugly

Steve really didn’t care for the new movie The Pre... Read More »

MOVIE REVIEW: THE INCREDIBLES 2

MOVIE REVIEW: THE INCREDIBLES 2

Pixar’s Incredibles 2 is now available for purchas... Read More »

HAPPY HALLOWEEN MICRO REVIEWS

HAPPY HALLOWEEN MICRO REVIEWS

Steve's second Halloween column this month, in whi... Read More »

HALLOWEEN REVIEW: THE SHINING (1997) MINISERIES

HALLOWEEN REVIEW: THE SHINING (1997) MINISERIES

Steve's thinking about Halloween, which often brin... Read More »

MY CONVENTION VIEWS, AWARD NEWS, AND SHORT REVIEWS

MY CONVENTION VIEWS, AWARD NEWS, AND SHORT REVIEWS

Steve takes it easy this week with short reviews, ... Read More »

REVIEW: MURDERBOT DIARIES (concluded) by Martha Wells

REVIEW: MURDERBOT DIARIES (concluded) by Martha Wells

Steve examines Murderbot Diaries volumes two, thre... Read More »

A SAD FAREWELL and SEPT/OCT F&SF REVIEW

A SAD FAREWELL and SEPT/OCT F&SF REVIEW

This week Steve says a painful farewell to a speci... Read More »

VAMPIRES & WEREWOLVES AND P’LICEMEN… Oh, my!

VAMPIRES & WEREWOLVES AND P’LICEMEN… Oh, my!

This week, Steve goes Down Under to get a look at ... Read More »

THE MAN OF BRONZE RETURNS! (What? He left?)

THE MAN OF BRONZE RETURNS! (What? He left?)

Ever heard of Doc Savage, the Man of Bronze? You w... Read More »

FUN FILK AND A FILM REVIEW—JURASSIC WORLD: Fallen  Kingdom

FUN FILK AND A FILM REVIEW—JURASSIC WORLD: Fallen Kingdom

This week Steve talks about some filk, some fan mu... Read More »

THE AMAZING MARK HOGANCAMP

THE AMAZING MARK HOGANCAMP

Where does real life imitate the fantastic? This w... Read More »

REVIEWS: WHERE THERE’S A WILLETT… THERE’S A WAY

REVIEWS: WHERE THERE’S A WILLETT… THERE’S A WAY

Edward Willett is an Aurora Award-winning SF write... Read More »

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 »

RETRO REVIEW: QUATERMASS AND THE PIT

RETRO REVIEW: QUATERMASS AND THE PIT

Exploring the fictional Professor Bernard Quaterma... Read More »

REVIEW: STEPHEN KING’S “THE OUTSIDER”

REVIEW: STEPHEN KING’S “THE OUTSIDER”

Stephen King’s got novel number 60 out. Steve F ta... Read More »

BOOK REVIEWS: ARTIFICIAL CONDITION and WALKAWAY

BOOK REVIEWS: ARTIFICIAL CONDITION and WALKAWAY

What effects will really advanced computing, AI, a... Read More »

THE DEVIL YOU SAY! Reviews and Comments

THE DEVIL YOU SAY! Reviews and Comments

This week Steve looks at a Hellacious TV series, a... Read More »

MODESTY BLAISE STRIPS…

MODESTY BLAISE STRIPS…

In a previous column, Steve gave short shrift to a... Read More »

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