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The Bastard Legion: book one by Gavin Smith (book review).

The Bastard Legion: book one by Gavin Smith (book review).

‘The Bastard Legion’ by Gavin Smith is the first novel in the ‘The Bastard Legion trilogy. Miska Corbin, ex-United States Marine Corps Special Operations Raider Regiment and ex-CIA is on a personal mission to find out who killed her Dad, Gunnery Sergeant Jonathan Corbin, USMC retired. It was a very professional hit. Her CIA handler […]

April 6, 2020 | By | Reply More
By Force Alone by Lavie Tidhar (book review).

By Force Alone by Lavie Tidhar (book review).

In recent years there were a couple of films that purported to tell the more historically accurate stories behind such legendary figures as King Arthur and Robin Hood. For those who like a Robin Hood or King Arthur story, they were a bit of a disappointment. In ‘By Force Alone’, Lavie Tidhar retells the legend […]

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Anime & Manga

Altered Carbon: Resleeved (Netflix anime: trailer).

Altered Carbon: Resleeved (Netflix anime: trailer).

Anime Altered Carbon: Resleeved comes to Netflix on March 19th 2020 via the team behind Cowboy Bebop, exploring the expanded universe of science fiction actioner “Altered Carbon” in their new anime adaptation (based on the novels by Richard K. Morgan). On Planet Latimer, everything is temporary, but honour is forever. Altered Carbon: Resleeved hits Netflix […]

March 14, 2020 | By | Reply More
Transformers War For Cybertron Trilogy: Siege (anime trailer).

Transformers War For Cybertron Trilogy: Siege (anime trailer).

Here’s the trailer for the new animated Transformers War For Cybertron Trilogy: Siege coming to Netflix in the near future. In the midst of ongoing war on Cybertron, forces of good and evil clash as they search for the source of their power: the Allspark. This may not be the life they imagined, but it’s […]

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TV

Snowpiercer (scifi TV series: new trailer, new air date).

Snowpiercer (scifi TV series: new trailer, new air date).

The post-apocalyptic TV series Snowpiercer – based on the Korean SF film of the same name – and featuring an eternally circuiting train surviving an ice age – is coming a week early thanks to TNT and they have dropped a fresh trailer for the series, too. I am still waiting for a scientific explanation […]

April 3, 2020 | By | Reply More
Vagrant Queen (scifi TV series: trailer).

Vagrant Queen (scifi TV series: trailer).

Here’s the trailer for the new scifi TV series from SyFy, Vagrant Queen, based on the Vault comic-book space opera-like series of the same name. Elida built a life as a scavenger and outlaw, but when an old frenemy, Isaac, turns up with news about her long-lost mother, she is forced to return to her […]

April 2, 2020 | By | Reply More

Culture

Iso-Lone: A Geek Guide To Home Survival : an article all alone in the light by: GF Willmetts

Iso-Lone: A Geek Guide To Home Survival : an article all alone in the light by: GF Willmetts

As someone commented in the media, people who have already been practicing isolation from a stress illness have a heads up compared to everyone else in the world who are having to settle into isolation during this coronavirus. Welcome to my world. I give hermits a bad name. For the past 14 years I have […]

April 4, 2020 | By | Reply More
Life At A Distance: an article for the post-Apocalypse by: GF Willmetts.

Life At A Distance: an article for the post-Apocalypse by: GF Willmetts.

The one thing that can be done with writing on the Internet is I can always be topical or even change my mind what to write in an article, change or alter something right upto the last second it goes on-line. Editorials deal with topical subjects, too, but you do expect a lot more thought […]

March 29, 2020 | By | Reply More

Science

Stop the Earth, I want to get off (science news).

Stop the Earth, I want to get off (science news).

Around 12,000 people have applied to join NASA’s next class of astronauts, to take part in America’s plans to explore the Moon and take humanity’s next giant leap – human missions to Mars. Applications were received from every U.S. state, the District of Columbia, and four U.S. territories. However, the process is just beginning for […]

April 1, 2020 | By | Reply More
U.S. Space Force launches Space Fence (because anything sounds better with Space in it).

U.S. Space Force launches Space Fence (because anything sounds better with Space in it).

The newly formed wing of the US military, Space Force, has now launched its Space Fence orbital sensor system, because anything sounds better, and frankly more sexy, with the word ‘Space’ attached to it. The Space Fence orbital sensor system is located on Kwajalein Island in the Republic of the Marshall Islands … but just […]

March 31, 2020 | By | 1 Reply More

Books

The Bastard Legion: book one by Gavin Smith (book review).

The Bastard Legion: book one by Gavin Smith (book review).

‘The Bastard Legion’ by Gavin Smith is the first novel in the ‘The Bastard Legion trilogy. Miska Corbin, ex-United States Marine Corps Special Operations Raider Regiment and ex-CIA is on a personal mission to find out who killed her Dad, Gunnery Sergeant Jonathan Corbin, USMC retired. It was a very professional hit. Her CIA handler […]

April 6, 2020 | By | Reply More
By Force Alone by Lavie Tidhar (book review).

By Force Alone by Lavie Tidhar (book review).

In recent years there were a couple of films that purported to tell the more historically accurate stories behind such legendary figures as King Arthur and Robin Hood. For those who like a Robin Hood or King Arthur story, they were a bit of a disappointment. In ‘By Force Alone’, Lavie Tidhar retells the legend […]

April 6, 2020 | By | Reply More

Recent Articles

Doctor Who retrospective: the Age of Jon Pertwee (video doc).

Doctor Who retrospective: the Age of Jon Pertwee (video doc).

In this free forty-minute-long retrospective video documentary on the splendid science fiction show that is Doctor Who, Clever Dick (indeed, the cleverest Dick in this, or any other universe) sets us up to consider the Third Doctor, aka Jon Pertwee. CD goes on to explore how Doctor Who needed to change to meet the strange […]

April 5, 2020 | By | Reply More
Astartes (Warhammer 40,000: fan film project).

Astartes (Warhammer 40,000: fan film project).

Here’s a very well-produced piece of Warhammer 40,000 animation from the creative pen of Syama Pedersen (well, his 3d workstation, at any rate) in five parts served via YouTube as a fan film project … it’s called Astartes and we believe the Emperor might very well approve of this one! 

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