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Under The Dome… you’re all domed!

April 4, 2013 | By | Reply More
Under The Dome… you’re all domed!

The CBS horror TV series The Dome (based on Stephen King’s novel of the same name) now has a trailer out for it. We’re all domed!

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Editorial – April 2013

March 29, 2013 | By | Reply More
Editorial – April 2013

Believing the outsider. Hello everyone Have you ever noticed that the most successful genre heroes aren’t human? They might be humanoid and have either similar values to us or ones we would aspire to. From this we have the likes of Superman, Spock and the Doctor. All three are recognisable throughout the world but alien. […]

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Things To Know If You Were Captain Of The USS Discovery X-Ray Delta-19 (article).

March 29, 2013 | By | Reply More
Things To Know If You Were Captain Of The USS Discovery X-Ray Delta-19 (article).

Things To Know If You Were Captain Of The USS Discovery X-Ray Delta-19 your flight director: GF Willmetts With eighteen months in-flight, don’t forget that the food paste containers are extremely hot when you take them out of the microwave. Ensure that the Zero Gravity Toilet instructions are adhered to and that the latrine instructions […]

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2010: A Scrapbook Odyssey by Jean-Marc Deschamps (book review).

March 29, 2013 | By | Reply More
2010: A Scrapbook Odyssey by Jean-Marc Deschamps (book review).

Confession time, I pulled ‘2010: A Scrapbook Odyssey’ by Jean-Marc Deschamps about eighteen months ago after a little time tracking a copy at a decent price. Considering this is basically a photo-book, you wouldn’t think it would be difficult to fit into my reading schedule but such is the woes of reviewing. However, as I’m […]

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Meal Time a matter of taste short story by: GF Willmetts (very short story).

March 28, 2013 | By | Reply More
Meal Time a matter of taste short story by: GF Willmetts  (very short story).

Meal Time a matter of taste short story by: GF Willmetts I like to know what I eat, especially after all the meat scandals over the years. I was lucky enough to avoid most of it. Even avoided the epidemic that made Mad Cow Disease look tame by comparison. Finding that I’m next on the […]

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Jupiter 39: XXXIX Hegemone (magazine review).

March 28, 2013 | By | Reply More
Jupiter 39: XXXIX Hegemone	(magazine review).

Another welcome edition of ‘Jupiter’, the 39th since the voyage began all these years ago. With a colour cover to advertise its contents, the magazine just seems to get better with every issue and this time there are half a dozen stories plus lots of poetry on offer. The first story by Simon Fay, entitled […]

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The Mad Scientist’s Guide to World Domination edited by John Joseph Adams (book review).

March 28, 2013 | By | Reply More
The Mad Scientist’s Guide to World Domination edited by John Joseph Adams (book review).

Every hero needs a villain. The ying to their yang, dark to their light, salt to their vinegar. Without a decent villain, what is a hero? Just some chump with big ideas about themselves, making the ordinary person feel a bit bad because they’re not going around helping everyone else. Think about it. How pointless […]

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Blades of Winter (Shadowstorm #1) by G.T. Almasi (book review).

March 28, 2013 | By | Reply More
Blades of Winter (Shadowstorm #1) by G.T. Almasi (book review).

What were you doing when you were 19? I know I wasn’t up to much – no doubt moping about some girl and being a bit rubbish. I certainly wasn’t getting involved in international espionage incidents and kicking ass like Alix, the heroine of G. T. Almasi’s ‘Blades Of Winter’. Alix is a ‘Level’, which […]

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Can you Sense8? The Wachowskis and J. Michael Straczynski surely can.

March 27, 2013 | By | Reply More
Can you Sense8? The Wachowskis and J. Michael Straczynski surely can.

Netflix will bring Georgeville Television’s Sense8, a tale of minds linked and souls hunted, exclusively to its members to watch in late 2014. The 10 episode season one of Sense8 marks the first foray into television by the Wachowskis, the team behind Bound, The Matrix, The Matrix Reloaded, The Matrix Revolutions, V for Vendetta, Speed Racer and Cloud Atlas, and is the […]

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Pacific Rim… is Russian mech, da?

March 27, 2013 | By | Reply More
Pacific Rim… is Russian mech, da?

Mother Russia fields a big mech, you know, in Pacific Rim film of science fiction monster fighting from Guillermo del Toro. Looks good, comrade, da? Cherno Alpha is the name. You remember this mech’s name good, comrade.

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