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Speculative Fiction Recommendations, 2016 (part one)

After a whirlwind August (more travel and projects than either of your trusty reviewers can count) we’re back at the very end of September. The deluge of excellent short spec fic means that sometimes I don’t have time to cover some of my favorites in as much depth as I’d like with a busy schedule, and it especially means compiling year-end best-of lists is going to be extremely daunting. 1,686 more words

Reviewer: Cat

Zombies and Things

Last spring I worked on a short animation where a character ran from a couple of zombies, the project was never finished but I made a few GIFs out of the run cycles.  222 more words

Bite-size Books: An Ocean the Colour of Bruises

A group of young people go on holiday, running away from the tawdry disappointments of taking the first steps into their adult lives. They need a few days revelling in their friendship on a warm beach, rekindling old joys. 592 more words

Books

Clowning Around: At Play in the Uncanny Valley

“I had a friend who was a clown. When he died, all his friends went to the funeral in one car” – Steven Wright

I don’t fear clowns.  1,219 more words

Anthropology

From Cyrill Schlepper’s “UR Musig” documentary about Swiss Folk Music Traditions. “Wilde Chlausen” from Urnäsch in Appenzeller Land.

Stay tuned for a lot more images of traditional ritual costume that I have been researching over the last few weeks! 68 more words

Contemporary Art Practice

The True Story of the Devil's Dustbins

It all seemed like a bit of fun, something to post up to Facebook to make your friends laugh and an excuse to use a new and unfamiliar piece of modern technology. 980 more words

Uncanny Magazine Podcast Wins a Parsec Award!

What it says on the tin! Last night at DragonCon it was announced that Uncanny‘s podcast — where I read stories and poems! — won a… 253 more words