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2016 Locus Award Finalists

The Locus Science Fiction Foundation has announced the top five finalists in each category of the 2016 Locus Awards. Winners will be announced during the Locus Awards Weekend in Seattle WA, June 24-26, 2016; Connie Willis will MC the awards …

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Retro Review: Conan the Barbarian (1982)

Conan has been a fantasy staple for nearly 80 years, and this movie could have been the start of a great movie franchise, but someone screwed up when making the sequel and reboot. This version of Conan is definitely one of the better fantasy flicks out there. [Original publication: Jun 11, 2000]

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Retro Review: The Lost World: Jurassic Park

The Lost World: Jurassic Park

I dug this old review up because I recently watched Jurassic World on Blu-ray. One thought that kept crossing my mind was "Don't these people ever learn!!!" It goes all the way back to The Lost World when humans first re-opened Pandora's genetic box and tried to control natural mutation. [Original publication: Nov 29, 2000]

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Apex Magazine #75

Apex Magazine is a monthly science fiction, fantasy, and horror magazine featuring original, mind-bending short fiction from many of the top pros of the field. New issues are released the first Tuesday of every month. Fiction “Brisé” by Mehitobel Wilson …

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Review: Anathem by Neal Stephenson

Anathem by Neal Stephenson

Anathem In New Orth, an aut by which an incorrigible fraa or suur is ejected from the math and his or her work sequestered (hence the Fluccish word Anathema meaning intolerable statements or ideas). See Throwback.  (The Dictionary, 4th Edition, …

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Childhood’s End Trailer

Childhood's End by Arthur C. Clarke

Sorry for the lack of nerdy updates, but I’ve been traveling out of the country on business, and putting in 16 hour days is not conducive to maintaining a website!  I still had time to find this though . . …

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Clarkesworld #104

Clarkesworld #104

Clarkesworld is a monthly science fiction and fantasy magazine first published in October 2006.  Each issue contains interviews, thought-provoking articles and at least three pieces of original fiction.  Clarkesworld has been recognized with a World Fantasy Award, three Hugo Awards, …

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