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Beyond the Windowpane

Jak brought a soap sudded sponge across a dinner plate, whilst staring aimlessly out of the kitchen window, paying little attention to the task at hand. 1,102 more words

Asimov was an asshat, but so what?

Time to write another tedious defense piece. But I feel compelled to argue with people on the internet – thus is my curse.

I’m not going to go into an explanation of the Pulp Revolution right now (though that warrants a post in the near future), but suffice it to say there is a growing contingent of bloggers, tweeters, indie authors, podcasters, and literary critics who have come to know and love classic and pulp Scifi/Fantasy.  1,226 more words

Literature

Robot Sci-Fi is going backward

You probably know the story of where the word “robot” came from: it was coined by Karel Čapek in his 1920 play R.U.R., or Rossumovi Univerzální Roboti (Rossum’s Universal Robots). 422 more words

Not a Bad Start

Already I have several followers for this little site . . . I consider that a good start!

I’m a tad worried that now these followers are going to demand content that I just can’t provide, but I temper that fear with the knowledge that I used to have over 80 followers and have over 5 years worth of entries in that old blog (see earlier post if you want that link . 196 more words

2598 (hoert wie es geschah)

Mein Bruder begann das Diktat in seinem besten rhetorischen Stil, mit dem er die Stämme dazu zwingt, an seinen Lippen zu hängen.
‘Am Anfang’, sagte er, ‘genau vor fünfzehn Komma zwei Milliarden Jahren, gab es einen großen Knall, und das Universum …’ 381 more words

Literatur

Newdon

The trip was uncomfortable. Cira longed for the days of airplanes and their idea of ‘economy’.  To think that people had paid extra for more leg room! 535 more words

Writing

Fifth episode out!

Sorry for the extreme delay and the lack of posting. Our fifth episode is finally out! Anna didn’t take her editing tools with her when she was out of town and now has to deal with the backlog of work here. 179 more words

Fear Street