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From Deerstalker Hat to Black Wool Overcoat: Timelessness in Sherlock Holmes’ Speculative Stories and Drama

This review contains spoilers.

BBC’s Sherlock is  my favorite TV series. The 2012 reboot of the Victorian detective solving mysterious crimes retains the curious aura of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s story. 668 more words

Film/TV Review

Around the Podosphere: Podcasts of Note for 12/17/2014

Here’s what we’ve been listening to in the podcast world.  What about you?

On Writing:

  • Tina Connolly and Brad Beaulieu guest star on Tor.com’s Rocket Talk 
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Top Five Books of 2014

The most difficult post of the year: selecting five fantastic books from the 66, as of December 17th, I read this year!

Goodness. This year was full of discoveries. 323 more words


#29. Ms. Marvel (Vol. 1: No Normal) w/ Mahvesh Murad and Usman Malik

Diverse heroes, super hands, and Wolverine squee festivals, oh my! Mahvesh Murad and Usman Malik join us all the way from Pakistan to discuss the first volume (issues 1-5) of G. 176 more words

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Starving Review: Lifeforce Volume 1: The Lost Path by Govinda Rajah

Lifeforce: The Lost Path (Lifeforce Book 1) by Govinda Rajah (Amazon, Goodreads)

All literary cuisine represents a work of passion from their authors.  1,025 more words


How to Stretch Present Action

Some books come with warnings, a heads-up to readers that the text is demanding and challenging. On one hand, these warnings are necessary to allow readers to brace themselves for what might be slow going. 1,176 more words

Creative Writing Prompts

241. Finnish SF w/ Jukka Halme, Maria Turtschaninoff, Tero Ykspetäjä, and Janos Honkonen (the World SF Tour)

Moomin’s, symphonic metal, and Worldcon bids, oh my!  In this special World SF Tour episode, we’re joined by Jukka Halme, Maria Turtschaninoff, Tero Ykspetäjä, and Janos Honkonen to discuss Finnish SF and fandom, the Helsinki Worldcon bid (VOTE), Finnish film and literature, and a whole lot more! 389 more words

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