Do You Think the Martians will be Free?

It’s July 4th, the American Independence Day, as I write these words.  The word “Freedom” is often heard in connection with the holiday. Essentially every permanent colony ever instituted on our planet has ended in some form of revolution or eventual independence.  It seems that far-flung empire has been unwieldy and ultimately unfair and unwanted.  […]

Good News for Sci-Fi TV fans

If you are excited about the season finales that take place on many sci-fi TV shows over the next week or so, but are also sad that it might be the last time you ever see them on your screen, then fear not as with only a week to go, many of the networks have […]

Guide to Alternate History Literature

I’m often asked to recommend a good alternate history book, but you might as well ask me to name my favorite film.  My mind rebels at the thought of picking just one.  For the sake of all the current and future alternate historians I will do my best to come up with a good list. […]