Wow! weirdness and light this week in the news: plastic army women, Einstein up-ended, bra makers made spacesuits and if that isn’t weird enough, Cthulhu is picking a fight with Stephen King! Read on!
“For God’s sake let us sit upon the ground And tell sad stories about the death of kings.” Richard 11, Act 3, Scene 2 Shakespeare knew how to entertain a crowd and teach history at the same time. His plays are rife with kings, queens, dukes, barons and various and sundry other royal personages. His […]
Steve gets all excited over a shared-universe anthology series. And tells you where to get FREE SF!
Steve’s (NOT R. Graeme Cameron’s) report on last weeks VCON 39/Canvention 34!
R. Graeme Cameron’s VCon conrep. NOT Steve Fahnestalk’s.
The characters dress as a ‘70s designer would have thought future people might dress, when they’re not dressing in actual ‘70s style…
Free fiction! No political strings attached!
An updated review of a seminal and influential anthology – The Space Opera Renaissance
J. Jay Jones surveys the history of David Weber’s Honor Harrington universe and then offers up some second-hand critiques.
Without Hitler, Nazi Germany doesn’t declare war on the United States; instead, saner men take the helm and use more rational policies to bring the USSR to its knees
Allies and Aliens Roger Macbride Allen Baen I find it hard to remember, looking back over twenty years, which book served as my first proper introduction to Baen Books. One possible candidate was On Basilisk Station, by David Weber, while the other was Allies and Aliens. On Basilisk Station is the first book in a […]
Hello and welcome to what will be an occasional feature on my blog! So – what, exactly, do I mean by ‘unknown or under-appreciated’? To put it simply – not everyone is a Kevin J. Anderson or David Weber or Eric Flint or Robert Heinlein. Some authors – I would venture to say, MOST authors […]