Neal Ulen

Neal Ulen
Editor/Webmaster - Neal is a writer and recovering engineer who likes pizza, the insidious power of sarcasm (and pizza), and debating science fiction (and pizza). You can also find his writing on Omni, Geeks, and other media platforms.

The Art of Alex ‘Gutalin’ Kozhanov

Alex ‘Gutalin’ Kozhanov is a freelance artist living in Kalinigrad, Russia.  He specializes in matte painting that utilizes a level of fine detail that is far greater than most of his contemporaries.  His style is also heavily influenced by H.R. …

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The Art of Ralph McQuarrie

What better artist to kick off our Art section with than one Ralph McQuarrie.  Unfortunately we lost Mr. McQuarrie recently (March 2012) at the age of 82, but his legacy as an influential science fiction artist will live on.    …

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Subterranean Magazine Winter 2013

Subterranean Press has released the Winter 2013 magazine issue.  The magazine is free (online) and is a great source for science fiction, fantasy and horror short fiction.  This issue contains some very lengthy tales in the form of two novelettes …

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Defiance MMO Beta: Jan 18-20

The SyFy Channel and Trion Worlds (Rift) are embarking on a new, ambitious concept this April:  Launching a new television series that is linked with a massively multiplayer online (MMO) shooter.  This concept has never before been tried by a …

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Precision Machined Dice

Kickstarter is awesome.  There’s no denying that.  Where else can a young engineering geek get to practice some of her fundamental engineering knowledge by using CAD to design up near perfectly balanced dice, engage a machine shop to discuss the …

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