Steve is unforgivably late with his review of the Jan/Feb 2020 F&SF. He hopes you’ll forgive him if he posts the next two issues’ reviews on time!

CLUBHOUSE: Review: Nothing Without Us, a genre anthology about disability.

Every story is about a disabled or handicapped individual. Every story is written by a disabled or handicapped individual. This is a window on a world most people know little or nothing about, presented in the form of genre-related fiction

AMAZING STORIES TV SHOW Season 1, Episode 4: Signs of...

Season 1 Episode 4 - Signs of Life - opens strong....

“Ecos y cavernas”: la Tierra en el mundo virtual

Alejandro Veintimilla, Ecuadorian writer, has published Echoes and Caverns. 12 stories set in the context of cyberpunk science fiction. Its background is the technological world

Murder Mysteries of All Types From SF to PNR To While...

Murder mysteries. Perhaps reading or watching one can sublimate your desire to commit the real act

Blogger invitado. Carlos Enrique Saldívar. «Muerte en Praga y otros relatos...

A presentation of the book "Death in Prague and other war stories", by Rafael A. Miranda, which was held on Tuesday September 4, 2018 at the House of Peruvian Literature (Lima, Peru).

AMAZING STORIES TV: Dynoman and the Volt Review

Amazing Stories reviews the latest episode of Amazing Stories

“Elementos dispares”: conjuntando realidad, irrealidad y lo real

Francisco Proaño Arandi's Disparate Elements explores the nature of reality

REVIEW: The Heat, Amazing Stories 2020, Season 1, Episode 2.

Thoughts on the show so far, and a review of the latest episode.

REVIEW (Spoilers!): Riddick (2013)

Adding to his list of perfect/near-perfect genre movies, Steve looks at Riddick, starring Vin Diesel. Is it one of them? Steve thinks so.

CLUBHOUSE: Review: Trouble Among The Stars Magazine #5

A niche magazine, heading for its final issue.

Amazing Histories, November 1928: As Above, So Below

A review of one of Amazing Stories' most iconic issues

“Las guerras de los hijos del Sol”: mito y fantasía

Ecuadorian writer Pablo Gómez Morán gives us The Wars of the Children of the Sun, a rewrite of Andean myths

CLUBHOUSE: Fungi, an anthology of Lovecraftian terror.

When it comes to saprophytes, we are ALL Egon ("I collect spores, molds and fungus")


Amazing Stories premieres and we are not unhappy

Memory and Humanity in The Hidden Girl and Other Stories by...

a short fiction collection featuring a never before seen novelette

Blogger Invitado: Carlos Enrique Saldívar. Reseña del libro Chica Cafeína de...

Zero, Cecilia. Chica Cafeína. Lima: SM, 2017. 98 pp. Ilustraciones de Luis Morocho. Cecilia Zero ha desarrollado diversas labores en las áreas cultural y artística, es cantante, actriz, escritora....

CLUBHOUSE: Review: “Wasps at the Speed of Sound” anthology by Derryl...

You’d be amazed how many people would enjoy seeing the world they’ve learned to hate get smashed.


For his second “perfect” genre movie, Steve calls your attention to gravel-voiced Vin Diesel’s first genre movie, Pitch Black. Science fiction films don’t get a whole lot better, in Steve’s opinion!

Enjoy Life: The Seep by Chana Porter

The Seep contains gorgeous ideas and images in conflict, as well as in concert

Hunger Games prequel book will follow young President Snow

The Ballad Of Songbirds And Snakes will reveal the origins of The Hunger Games

Los cuentos de Jorge Alberto Collao

A review of the collection by Chilean author Jorge Alberto Collao that asks - Can we laugh in the silence of the cosmos?


Few genre movies are perfect, but Steve will look at one he feels is nearly so. Whether vampire movies are your thing or not, Steve thinks you should look at this one!

CLUBHOUSE: Review: Casserole Diplomacy, an On Spec Magazine 25th Anniversary Anthology

On Spec celebrates 25 years with this anthology offering

A Debut With Music and Heart: Vanished Birds by Simon Jimenez

an intricate, affecting, haunting, and beautiful science fiction story that spans time, space, and lives

The Iron Will of Genie Lo by F.C. Yee Hits Hard...

Genie Lo is an overachieving, academically focused senior at a college prep school in San Francisco. She’s also...


Will Smith’s newest movie, Gemini Man, has not received a favourable response from viewers or critics. How about Steve? Did he like it? Check out his review!

Broadswords, Time Travel, and the End of the World: Nick Mamatas’...

The impressive trick that Mamatas pulls off here is how he pivots this novel from one style of supernatural fiction to another.

CLUBHOUSE: Review: Imps & Minions, a fantasy anthology.

Reviewing the Canadian contributions to this large anthology

Psychological Pitfalls in “The Great Divorce”

In C.S. Lewis's The Great Divorce, the protagonist's spiritual journey is also a crash course in human psychology.