Review: as if in dreams…Notes following Aliyah by Joseph Zitt

A rare example of poetic prose and food for thought for all.

Review: The Book of ORIGINS by Lawrence Millman

Filled with random anecdotes that will entertain your friends and impress the guy sitting next to you, The Book of ORIGINS by Lawrence Millman is a fun collection of stories to read.

Review: Ye Olde Magick Shoppe

A welcomed change from the typical anthology of mystic adventures, Ye Olde Magick Shoppe is a shop within a shop.


This week Steve examines two new genre TV shows on different networks. Superheroes seem to be playing a bigger role in TV than ever before. Are these new shows worth watching?

New Releases in Science Fiction Romance Feature Favorite Tropes

SF Romance - kidnappings, cyborgs of the week, a "fantasy island" offering a "Galaxy Quest like" adventure for NASA geeks (omg, what's NOT to love?) and more in this bi-weekly roundup
Novedades de Junio en Hispanoamérica

Articles populaires de juillet

Posts about Hispano-American fiction; John W. Campbell, Women in SF, McDevitt and Canadian anthology reviews, the First Fandom Experience and more.


This week after an absence, Steve talks about Mars as myth, especially as portrayed by Leigh Brackett. Which do YOU prefer? Myth or science fact?

CLUBHOUSE: Review: Pulp Literature Magazine #23

Fine writing throughout in this magazine devoted to pulp fiction of a higher literary calling.

Science Fiction Books to Look For This Month – August 2019

15 caosule reviews offer more than enough to check out for the month

Insólitas. Narradoras de lo Fantástico en Latinoamérica y España

A personal review of Unusual Narrators of the fantastic in Latin America and Spain, Edited by Teresa López-Pelliza and Ricardo Garzón. One of Tanya's short stories is included in the mix.

Les chasseurs noirs de Jean Bury

A review of an overlooked novel dealing with the issue of child soldiers.

Review: Pimp My Airship by Maurice Broaddus

Pimp My Airship by Maurice Broaddus tells a beautiful story filled with mystery and wonder and just enough Steampunk elements to satisfy the hardened fan.

Good Omens: the Debate Rages

Is reading + imagination really better than couch-potatoing with the boobtube? This excerpt should suggest where we fall on the argument.

CLUBHOUSE: Review: Broken Sun Broken Moon, a surreal anthology by Brent...

OBIR: Occasional Biased and Ignorant Reviews reflecting this reader’s opinion. Broken Sun, Broken Moon – by Brent Hayward Published by ChiZine Publications, Peterborough, Ontario, Canada in...

Reseña de Libro: Cuando se Extinga la Luz de Dioni Arroyo

A feminist novel uncovering the dangers of feminist worlds.

Amazing Stories’ One Year (and 93rd) Anniversary: Some Notes

A complete summary of Amazing Stories' first year's content (words; art work next), including eligibility notices and links to most author's websites & blogs.


Steve rounds out his MosCon Revival (MosCon “40”) report with a few photos and a very small amount of text. Isn’t a picture worth a bunch o’ words?

CLUBHOUSE: Review: Fragment, an eco-adventure novel by Craig Russell

There are at least 15 principle characters to keep track of. Too confusing? Not a bit of it. Ten years in the writing and well worth it.

New Releases in Science Fiction Romance – July 18, 2019

A not fully function cyborg, alien saviors, an AI God, an alien bounty hunter, an assassin tasked with targeting children, a woman kidnapped for an alien breeder program and vampire family politics round out this week's offerings.

Review of the HD Re-Release of FROM THE EARTH TO THE...

HBO drops the ball on the BluRay release of From Earth to the Moon, the award-winning documentary series. This review includes a word from one of the original effects artists.


Introducing The First Fandom Experience - a thrilling ride into the history of our Fannish Community

CLUBHOUSE: Review: Futuristic Canada Anthology

Futuristic Canada is a very Canadian anthology. How much so may depend on whether you are Canadian, American, British or even Australian....

MOSCON 40 (Part 1)!

Forty years ago, Steve (with more than A Little Help From His Friends) created MosCon. And It Was Good. But like the Living Dead, MosCon Returned! Is it Still Good? Read and find out! (Hint: You betcha!)

Frères d’enchantement

Siana's Brothers of Enchantment delves into 'arcanepunk'

CLUBHOUSE: Review: Alchemy and Artifacts, Tesseracts 22 Anthology

OBIR: Occasional Biased and Ignorant Reviews reflecting this reader’s opinion.   Alchemy and Artifacts: Tesseracts 22 Published by Edge-Lite, an imprint of Hades Publications, Inc., Calgary, Alberta,...
SF to Look for in July 2019

Science Fiction Books to Look For This Month – July 2019

Old stuff, new stuff, SF cool stuff. Ernest happily adds to your Mount ToBeRead


Steve went to MosCon XL, but won’t review it this week, then he read the May-June F&SF. Check it out! Some fabulous fiction!
London Fields director's cut

London Fields – Director’s Cut Review

An advance viewing of the director's cut redeems the earlier fifth lowest gross in US release version of this on-the-edge-of-the-apocalypse film
Three Laws Lethal by David Walton

Review: Three Laws Lethal by David Walton 

Three Laws Lethal shines in its exploration of the future consequences of incorporatng AI into our societies.

Reseña de libro. Casa Volada de Gemma Solsona Asensio

A review of Casa Volada a collection of short stories by Gemma Solsona Asensio