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Mars attacks - 1920 style

I recently read Stephen Baxter’s The Massacre of Mankind, the official sequel to H. G. Wells’ War of the Worlds.

Back in the day there were a fair number of unofficial sequels to Wells’ classic – mostly involving the intrepid Brits inventing spacecraft and heading off to Mars to give those rotten old Martians a jolly bit of what-oh. 586 more words


Music to my ears... partially...

So, there’s lots of audiowork from Richard right now…

First off, he narrated a very iffy romance called Wanderlust by Lauren Blakely. When Richard speaks about this project, it does sound interesting in theory… 913 more words

Richard Armitage

Sci-fi Throwback Weekend Movie Marathon (Feb. 9th-11th)

Imagine having an IMAX at your disposal to show virtually whatever movie you want… The Telus World Of Science knows what I like… (Though Aliens scared the crap out of me when I was little). 100 more words


Misunderstood, Maligned, & Malarkey

I firmly believe that you’re never too old to learn new things.

Just last week I learned that while your husband might say he doesn’t mind if you turn off the game and turn on a Clark Gable movie, that won’t stop him from sighing like a moody teenage girl, and fidgeting like a kindergartener in a three-hour church service. 565 more words


My Greatest Inspiration (Part I)

Back in my early teen years, a very unique film came out that would ultimately inspire me to write my most treasured books. 506 more words


Genre shows recognised at BBC Audio Awards

Science fiction and fantasy plays were recognised at the 2018 BBC Audio Awards, given on January 28, with commendations for many of the shortlisted dramas, and success for two BBC productions. 75 more words


A Beam of Divine Light: The Story of the Laser

Generally, I don’t take requests at Synaptic Space.  I have a huge backlog of topics I want to write about and I’m usually very busy following my own curiosity down some twisted trail of inquiry.  3,012 more words