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On Spec: The Canadian Magazine Of The Fantastic vol 29 no. 1 # 108 (magazine review)

September 25, 2018 | By | Reply More
On Spec: The Canadian Magazine Of The Fantastic vol 29 no. 1  # 108   (magazine review)

The latest issue of ‘On Spec’ is out now with the usual variety of stories. The fiction opens with ‘Medicus’ by Robin S. Carson, a time travel story set in the Roman Empire. In the little mountain town of Augustula lives a medicus, better than most as his treatments actually work. When a stranger comes […]

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Silencio (SF movie trailer).

September 21, 2018 | By | Reply More
Silencio (SF movie trailer).

Here’s the trailer for the science fiction movie, Silencio, in which a couple of scientists – played by John Noble and Rupert Graves – find a resource which allows them to travel a little way back in time and change the time-line. They use it to alter events save one of their family’s from a […]

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Star Wars, A New Hope fake anime trailer.

September 21, 2018 | By | Reply More
Star Wars, A New Hope fake anime trailer.

That rascal of a Russian artist, Dmitry “Ahriman” Grozov, is only at it again, producing a fabulous fake Japanese anime version of Star Wars, A New Hope. Here we are, comrade, watch it here.

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Marked (Alex Verus book 9) by Benedict Jacka (book review).

September 20, 2018 | By | Reply More
Marked (Alex Verus book 9) by Benedict Jacka (book review).

‘Marked’ is the ninth instalment in one of my favourite series of books, Benedict Jacka’s ‘Alex Verus’ novels. When you’ve already read eight books in a series, reading a new book is almost like visiting old friends and the challenge for the author is to keep adding in new elements and greater depth to keep […]

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Replicas (Keanu Reeves scifi movie trailer).

September 19, 2018 | By | Reply More
Replicas (Keanu Reeves scifi movie trailer).

Here’s a new science fiction movie, Replicas, with Keanu Reeves as a genius A.I. developer – in which he plans to upload recently dead minds into his computers and robots, to see if humanity can live beyond death. Yeah, that’s going to end well, isn’t it. And then his family dies in a car crash, […]

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The Dragon’s Child by Janine Webb (book review).

September 18, 2018 | By | Reply More
The Dragon’s Child by Janine Webb (book review).

Based in a society where dragons can transform in to humans and currently control all the businesses as a result of which they are wealthy, Lady Feng accidentally kills a human child. Because of this, she feels she should replace it with one of her own children. However, Long Wei the dragon child grows up […]

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Time’s Convert (All Souls Universe book 1) by Deborah Harkness (book review).

September 18, 2018 | By | Reply More
Time’s Convert (All Souls Universe book 1) by Deborah Harkness (book review).

‘Time’s Convert’ is book one in the ‘All Souls Universe’ series by Deborah Harkness, it follows on from the ‘All Souls Trilogy’ but focuses more on the side characters. This book focuses mostly on Marcus, his past and his present, going from when he was a small child in the American Revolution to his conversion […]

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To the Moon and back with SpaceX (for a price).

September 18, 2018 | By | Reply More
To the Moon and back with SpaceX (for a price).

SpaceX has signed the world’s first private passenger to fly around the Moon aboard its BFR launch vehicle (Big Falcon Rocket), what SpaceX describes as “an important step toward enabling access for everyday people who dream of travelling to space.” The lucky chap is Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa – who will travel with six to […]

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By The Pricking Of Her Thumb (A Real Town Murder) by Adam Roberts (book review).

September 17, 2018 | By | Reply More
By The Pricking Of Her Thumb (A Real Town Murder) by Adam Roberts (book review).

Adam Roberts is a great player with words, constructing lyrical prose and playful dialogue without any care as to whether it falls strictly within the rules of English grammar or whether indeed the words could be found in a dictionary. Private detective Alma, her partner Marguerite and several of the other characters she encounters like […]

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Live like an eco-Hobbit.

September 15, 2018 | By | Reply More
Live like an eco-Hobbit.

An energy-efficient eco-Hobbit home has been built by Lord of the Rings fan Jim Castigan deep in the woods of New York. It’s now for sale, too, if you’re interesting in riding out the encroach of the dark forces of Mordor. 

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