Science fiction lost another immense talent this year. Science Fiction Grand Master Frederik Pohl has passed away. He was 93. This particularly hits home with me because Pohl penned one of my favorite books of all time, Gateway. I discovered …Read More »
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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 …Read More »
Science fiction Grand Master Jack Vance has passed away at the age of 96. Jack was the author of scores of fantasy and science fiction books. He’s best known for his The Dying Earth series originally published beginning in 1950. …Read More »
Film critic Roger Ebert has lost his long battle with cancer that originally affected his thyroid. Mr. Ebert has long been one of the only movie critics that I saw eye to eye with. I did take issue with his …Read More »