• Blindsight by Peter Watts

    Blindsight by Peter Watts

    Good science fiction entertains. Cerebral science fiction questions. Great science fiction does both. Blindsight is great sci…

  • Revelation Space Universe

    Revelation Space Reading Order

    In what order do I read these works? With a little research I was able to map out the Revelation Space reading order.  Some o…

  • Brazil

    Retro Review: Brazil (1985)

    Many of the bureaucratic and narcissistic themes present in Brazil are simply hyperbolic interpretations of the current world…

  • Blade Runner

    Retro Review: Blade Runner (1982)

    The visually lush Blade Runner explores and asks the question: What makes us human? It repeatedly strides right up to that re…

  • Mission to Mars

    Retro Review: Mission to Mars (2000)

    Mission to Mars is a film worth renting for science fiction fans to either enjoy or mock . . . depending on your tastes. And …

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Apex Magazine #88

Apex Magazine #88

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. Issue #88 – Cover art by …

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Sci-FI Short Friday: Time Trap

Time Trap: A Science Fiction Short

Short films have made quite the splash on the internet as of late, espcially those of the fantastical or science fiction nature.  Michael Shanks provides this week’s diversion with Time Trap, a whimsical short about a robot-alien who crash lands …

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Mass Effect: Andromeda Video

Mass Effect: Andromeda

Bioware has released a 4K Mass Effect: Andromeda video showcasing how well the Frostbite engine runs on the PS4 during gameplay.  One can only assume, by extrapolation, that the game will look even better on PC platforms, again assuming proper …

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Apex Magazine #87

Apex Magazine #87

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. Issue #87 – Cover art by …

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Review: Slow Bullets by Alastair Reynolds

Slow Bullets

It’s no secret that I’m an Alastair Reynolds fan.  His mixture of astrophysics, space opera, and gothic noir really scratches my space opera itch, especially his Revelation Space setting.  All of his books, that I’ve read thus far, have been solid …

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