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Apex Magazine #51

Apex Magazine #51 Released

Long time no see.  Work and other activities have kept me very busy lately.  But I’ve got a little fiction update for you courtesy of Apex Magazine. Apex Magazine is a monthly science fiction, fantasy, and horror magazine featuring original, mind-bending …

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Apex Magazine #50

Apex Magazine #50 Released

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 “To Die for Moonlight” by …

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Boba Fett

Meet Boba Fett: 1978 Screen Test

Posted with minimal comment.  Here’s a nostalgic video (black and white, from exactly 35 years ago today) showing the initial Boba Fett screen test from 1978 interspersed with current comments from the gentlemen who developed the costume. Enjoy! More to …

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The Last of Us

The Last of Us Movie

Saddened that the heavily lauded The Last of Us game wasn’t released for the PC, or don’t feel like dropping $60 on a 6 hour long game?  Afterall, the game has been called a “masterpiece” by many reviewers.  Who wouldn’t …

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Monsters University

The Top 10 Must See Movies of 2013

Speculative fiction based movies are on deck to make a strong showing in 2013.  This gives me hope for the genre, but of course that could all be dashed on the shore of despair if all the non-comic book movies …

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The Top 10 Must Avoid Movies of 2013

I recently published my list of The Top 10 Must See Movies of 2013, so I thought it was time to follow up with The Top 10 Must Avoid Movies of 2013. As with every year Hollywood offers up some very …

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Elysium Starring Matt Damon

Epic Extended Elysium Trailer

Warning:  This extended Elysium trailer is borderline spoiler.  If you do not want to know about high level plot details…do not watch! Posted with minimal comment…the more I see of Neill Blomkamp’s amazing new Elysium, the more impressed I am.  And …

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After Earth

Review: After Earth (2013)

I didn't find After Earth to be a bad movie, it's just not a good movie (yes, that's praise). I paid matinee prices and came out of it mildly entertained. Value propositions still …

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Iain Banks

R.I.P. Iain M. Banks

Sad news has come along that noted (science) fiction writer Iain Banks has succumbed to his terminal gallbladder cancer.  It was only two short months ago that Iain released a statement that he’d been diagnosed with the illness.  Since that …

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Apex Magazine #49

Apex Magazine #49 Released

Issue 49 of the 2013 Hugo Award-nominated APEX MAGAZINE has just hit the internet! This issue features some fantastic and fantastical fiction by Indrapramit Das, Lavie Tidhar, Tang Fei (translated by Ken Liu), and Cherie Priest. We also have an …

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Neverwinter

Neverwinter MMO Free to Play – Save Your Money

Neverwinter, the free to play (F2P) MMO, recently went live and I’ve been spending time with it.  Why?  Because it’s a game based on Dungeons & Dragons lore, specifically the Forgotten Realms setting made popular by TSR in the late …

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Impossible Love // Marc Brunet

Impossible Love by Marc Brunet

They arrived at the Core bruised, bleeding and exhausted. The blind and naked trogs who had guided them through the impossibly dark and winding catacombs of the Underspire refused to enter the Core.  Their Techspire conditioning was too strong to …

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Daily Science Fiction Stories for June, 2013

Get your short story read on! DSF is pleased to announce their line up of stories for June. They will appear on the web one week after their email publication. The DSF Madness has completed. Congratulations to “Twenty Ways the …

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