Until the New Wave began in the middle 1960s, most science fiction was fundamentally “rationalist” in that the worlds it imagined were overwhelmingly built on rational principles. This is true even if the story were […]
The work of Russian artist Anastasia B. looks like something out of a never-made samzidat version of Blade Runner.
The artist uses an inspired patchwork of bright and distinct colors to blend his frenetic, meandering lines into a seamless whole. The result, while resembling a kind of impossible stained glass window or deranged paint-by-number, […]
I was listening to some lectures on the detective novel on the plane, and the dude really had some neat points. (Go figure.) But first, for background, you have to know that American detective fiction, […]
Episode Seven: Outbreak, the final installment of my sci-fi thriller serial, is now available just about everywhere books are sold online. Amazon Barnes & Noble Apple iBooks Google Play Kobo In Episode One . . […]
Six days ago . . . The fight turned ugly within moments of its start. There was no trigger, no insult or questionable shot to the groin, but it was clear to everyone in the audience that […]