“Las peripecias inéditas de Teofilus Jones”: una antiutopía de Santaella

A discussion of "post-historical" science fiction, based on The Unpublished Adventures of Teofilus Jones by Fedosy Santaella,

CLUBHOUSE: Review: The Oppenheimer Alternative by Robert J. Sawyer

Our second review of Sawyer's latest; well worth two reviews, well worth the read.

Sobre dos novelas de Schweblin

An examination of the novels of Argentinian author Samanta Schweblin


What’s a “movie novelization”? Steve tells you about two of his favourite movies that were novelized. Was it well done? Yes... and no. Read it and find out!

Science Fiction to Look for This July

Without a time machine, time progresses in one direction, at the same inevitable pace from which there is no escape. Which means, July is fast approaching. Fortunately, Earnest has your reads covered.

La apuesta por el cambio de cuerpo: “El Cuerpo INC.” de...

A review of Uruguayan Rafael Courtoisie fables about body modification in his book El Cuerpo INC.

CLUBHOUSE: Review: Speculative North Magazine #1

A new Canadian SF magazine hits the stands!

Astounding Histories, March 1930: Brigands and Vandals

Capt. S.P. Meek & Ray Cummings lead of this third installment of a pulp icon.

Book Review: Neon Leviathan by T.R. Napper

T.R. Napper has shovelled over the soil of quantum particles that was cyberpunk to create a new creature entirely

Putting on AmazingCon

How AmazingCon was put together and plans for AmazingCon II

Literatura infantil de ciencia ficción ecuatoriana: “El cofre del arte”

A review of The Art Chest by Roberto Falquez, a YA adventure

8 SF&F Books by Black Authors + Further Recommendations

A starting list for engaging with Black SF&F authors

CLUBHOUSE: Review “Small Rain and Other Nightmares,” by Paula Johanson

OBIR: Occasional Biased and Ignorant Reviews reflecting this reader’s opinion. SMALL RAIN and Other Nightmares – by Paula Johanson Publisher: Doublejoy Books, Victoria, British Columbia, June...


Steve reviews the May-June issue of The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction and finds that it holds treasures for the readers of both science fiction and fantasy!

The Foundation Trilogy Reread: Foundation And Earth

What’s wrong with psychohistory?


Steve repeats (with lots of new edits) a column from 2013 about one of his favourite movie series.

Refrenar o reprogramar las emociones: sobre la novela “Yo artificial” de...

Examination of the Eduadorian author Leonardo Wild and his novel Unemotion, first published in German, then translated to Spanish

Review: The Unicorn Girl by Michael Kurland

What a trip! Literally.

MULTIVERSO 5: Cuentistas bolivianos en la realidad de hoy

An update on Multiverso magazine's return

Science Fiction to Look for this June

Check out the latest upcoming releases

Vidas arruinadas: a propósito de “Cadáver exquisito” de Bazterrica

An Argentine dystopian novel, Exquisite Corpse, may be the occasion to reflect on what a pandemic could entai

CLUBHOUSE: Review: “And The Angels Sang” collection by Lorina Stephens

Really good science fiction and fantasy, in other words. Well worth reading. Masterful writing.

CLUBHOUSE: Review: On Spec Magazine issue #113

The latest issue of OnSpec magazine


This week Steve retros back to 1958, taking a look at a fantasy musical, “Damn Yankees,” with Tab Hunter and Gwen Verdon. Did he like it? Seems like it, doesn’t it?

“Mi amigo Quyllur”: una fábula de ciencia ficción ecuatoriana

Voyager's golden disc prompts aliens to seek Earth in Mi amigo Quyllur, a film based on the eponymous novel by Renato Mendizábal Guillén

HELLA, By David Gerrold: A Helluva Place, a Helluva Novel

HELLA, coming June 16th, is an excellent David Gerrold-like novel from David Gerrold


Steve reviews Robert J. Sawyer’s terrific new book, The Oppenheimer Alternative, and loved it. Yes, really... he loved it.

“Kurs, la búsqueda”: la eterna lucha entre bien el y mal

A review of Kurs, The Search by Kuraina Setrakianun, a novel that takes us back to before the big bang