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Review: Roadside Picnic

Roadside Picnic

Short Attention Span Review™ Roadside Picnic 4.0 Roadside Picnic would make a fantastic movie or television show, if done correctly. There was a Russian adaptation filmed in 1979. Sadly it falls well short on production and interpretation of the novel, …

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Retro Review: Aliens

Aliens is an instant classic, rife with memorable scenes, heat pounding action, and quotable one liners. It transformed the stalking and sinister xenomorph into a Colonial Marine slaying monster. If you don't own it, …

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Understanding the Fermi Paradox

I’ve mentioned the Fermi Paradox in several articles over the months, mainly related to book reviews involving contact with alien civilizations.  But I never really felt the need to elaborate on the idea.  Everyone knows what the Fermi Paradox is, …

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SciFi Short: Fragment

Fragment SciFi Short

Posted with minimal comment . . . An Air Force jet breaks up over the desert. A mysterious radio beacon draws the pilot from the crash site.  A discovery is waiting.  And it is not of this Earth. That ending? …

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Camouflage by Joe Haldeman

Short Attention Span Review™ Camouflage 3.0 Don't say I didn't warn you about the ending, and to call Camouflage a science fiction book is a stretch, and to award it a Nebula award was a crime. No offense Joe. User …

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