Science Fiction Legend Frederik Pohl Has Died
I am saddened to learn of the passing of Frederick Pohl, one of the titans of science fiction that profoundly shaped the genre both as an author and an editor. I’ve read Pohl’s brilliant work over the years; the most memorable of his novels for me were the Heechee series, Jem, Man Plus, and Black
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Updated: September 3, 2013
Must See Zombie Short Film
Cargo is a very cool zombie short film in the vein of The Walking Dead series.  It packs quite a wallop for a 7 minute movie. It was a Tropfest Australia 2013 Finalist, so you know it’s good… I guess. Cargo is the the debut collaboration of Sydney-based filmmaking team of Ben Howling and Yolanda
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Updated: August 16, 2013
Rick Remender Returns to Science Fiction
Rick Remender, author of the fantastic comic series Fear Agent has got a new comic series in the works.   It’s called Black Science and it looks like it will be cooler that shit!  It’s a science fiction epic!   Yeehaw! The mighty Italian Matteo Scalera (Secret Avengers) is doing the art.   Look! What’s
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Updated: August 14, 2013
Science Fiction Movies Coming This Year
After all this summer blockbuster nonsense is over with, we’ve got some science fiction movies coming out that look promising, if not at least more than giant robots and aliens beating the crap out of each other (that was a joke). Let’s take a look: Europa Report August 2nd, 2013 This is a hard sci
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Updated: August 7, 2013
Summer Reading 2013
Summer time is a fun time to read!   I’ve read a few books this summer, some good some not.  Lets discuss. Web of the City (1958) by Harlan Ellison Web of the City is Harlan’s first novel and it is great!   It depicts young street gangs in New York City in the fifties.
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Updated: August 3, 2013
If Sharknado Wasn’t Dumb Enough For You Try Ghost Shark
Syfy channel, known for airing such highly regarded aquatic classics as Sharktopus and Piranhaconda, is gobbling up ratings by re-airing its notoriously goofy movie Sharknado, that’s right, a tornado of sharks. A tornado of sharks!! The first time we aired it, it did 1.4 million viewers. Second time was 1.9 million. Third time was 2.1
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Updated: July 31, 2013
Arnold Schwarzenegger Returns to Conan the Barbarian
Arnold Schwarzenegger  will be returning to a role that pretty much launched his career, Conan the Barbarian.   He will star as an older (King?) Conan character in a film entitled The Legend of Conan.   Will it be better than the last mediocre Conan film Hollywood conjured up?   My hopes are NOT high.
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Updated: July 29, 2013
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Updated: June 17, 2013