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1942: A Wonderful Year for Film

Today is Grammy’s (my grandma’s) birthday. She was born in 1942 and would have been 73 this year. As you may recall if you’re a regular TMP reader, she passed away in August. 562 more words



by Jack Williamson
first published in the pages of Astounding Science-Fiction, May 1940
short story

A brilliant inventor helps a space pirate wage war on the inventor’s college buddies as the last stop before conquering Earth. 693 more words

Short Stories

The Humanoids, by Jack Williamson: A Review

Originally published in 1948-49, The Humanoids is one of those books that it would be great to read if you didn’t know much science, but sixty years after publication feels dated and fanciful. 737 more words

Book Reviews