Monthly Archives: April 2017

Throwback SF Thursday: At the Earth’s Core by Edgar Rice Burroughs

PC Bushi beat me to the punch, and Jeffro wrote a full retrospective back in 2014, so I’m not going to do a full review of At the Earth’s Core. First, some fun facts from an Edgar Rice Burroughs panel … Continue reading

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Can The Wheel of Time Work as a TV Show?

UPDATE: Team Jordan has released an announcement.  The real news, in my opinion, is buried in the comments.  Per Alan Romanczuk (Alan is on Team Jordan), “We understand that [showrunner] Rafe [Judkins] and Ted are currently in discussions with a … Continue reading

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Interview with Robyn Bennis, Author of The Guns Above

The Guns Above is the best book I’ve read in a while, and I can’t wait to share it with you.  Look for a review on release day next Tuesday.  Go buy it.  Now.  Still not sold?  Back already?  My … Continue reading

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Throwback SF Thursday: Who Fears the Devil? by Manly Wade Wellman

I went to a panel at the WorldCon in San Antonio a few years back on Texas Pulp SF.  Apart from the 800-lb. 1800-lb. gorilla in the room, Texans were grossly underrepresented in the pulps.  The consensus was that they … Continue reading

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Review of The Broken Universe by Paul Melko

The Broken Universe is the sequel to alternate universe novel The Walls of the Universe. In The Walls, Farmboy John’s doppelganger (himself, from an alternate universe; John Prime), gave him a device that would allow him to move from one … Continue reading

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Review of The Walls of the Universe by Paul Melko

Have you ever wondered what your life might be like had you, or someone else, just made a different, possibly even minor, choice?  Just how much would change?  Such speculation provides the grist for alternate (or parallel) universe novel The … Continue reading

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Throwback SF Thursday: Hellboy is Totally Pulp

He likes it that way.  The whole “lonely hero” thing. The other day, with my wife out of town and having set aside my work at the early hour of 8pm, I was looking for something to watch.  I would up … Continue reading

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