This week, Steve looks at the comics-inspired Riverdale TV series as well as the January-February issue of F&SF, and finds them Good, if not necessarily Great. Good is fine! Better than the alternative, Steve says!
Three really great Kickstarter campaigns you ought to know about.
Steve talks about himself (what an ego!) a new urban fantasy, and other stuff.
A bit problematic, this list. My experience with wizards tells me they are a fickle lot and prone to hubris. And they have powers….Perhaps ranking them might not be such a good idea….
I was absolutely delighted when I received a review copy of the highly anticipated Dangerous Women. Dozois and Martin have produced a blockbuster anthology with an all-star lineup of authors.
The Greek philosopher Socrates spoke frequently about wisdom and understanding. While there is some debate as to his actual quote, the summary is as follows: One cannot know anything with absolute certainty but can feel confident about certain things.
Here’s how to do cultural appropriation right. Look at the man and his fox bride; you can tell he loves her.
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Last week, we talked about some of the tensions between science fiction and noir. Fantasy, which relies on metaphor even more than science fiction, has an even more challenging time of it. Its traditional themes and techniques are oil to noir’s water, and yet the genre features some of the most compelling noir hybrids in […]