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Fantasy author Tobi Ogundiran signs with JJLA (literary news).

June 1, 2020 | By | Reply More
Fantasy author Tobi Ogundiran signs with JJLA (literary news).

Author Tobi Ogundiran has joined the John Jarrold Literary Agency. His debut novel is the fantasy epic CHILDREN OF AṨSA. Tobi’s short stories have been published/are forthcoming in the The Dark, Beneath Ceaseless Skies, Shoreline of Infinity, and FIYAH. Tutu is a twin. She is a murderer. She is a fugitive. For a thousand years […]

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The Brigadoon Effect: A Day In The Night: a story by: GF Willmetts.

May 31, 2020 | By | Reply More
The Brigadoon Effect: A Day In The Night: a story by: GF Willmetts.

The alarm work me early. Set to wake up before all the others on this level. I liked some calmness before everyone else woke, continuing their lives from yesterday. Not really knowing how long they’d all been asleep. We called it the Brigadoon Effect. With so many personalities in the mainframe, we realised it wasn’t […]

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The Complete Johnny Future by Alf Wallace and Luis Bermejo (graphic novel review).

May 31, 2020 | By | Reply More
The Complete Johnny Future by Alf Wallace and Luis Bermejo (graphic novel review).

From the runs of various British comics prior to ‘2000AD’, there are several long running stories I would love to see reprinted in volumes: ‘Agent 21’ from ‘TV21’, the ‘Countdown’ strip from the same named ‘Countdown/TV Action’ comic, some of the nearly forgotten SF stories from ‘Lion’ and ‘Smash’ comics. Hell, I’d love to see […]

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Uncle Hugo’s Science Fiction Bookstore attacked and burnt to ground in riots (news).

May 31, 2020 | By | Reply More
Uncle Hugo’s Science Fiction Bookstore attacked and burnt to ground in riots (news).

Sad news, Uncle Hugo’s Science Fiction Bookstore, the oldest independent science fiction bookstore in America, has been attacked and burnt to the ground in the ongoing US riots which errupted following the murder of George Floyd by police. Uncle Hugo’s Science Fiction Bookstore opened for business on March 2nd 1974 in Minnesota. Its companion shop, […]

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Bards And Sages Quarterly, April 2020 (e-magazine review).

May 31, 2020 | By | Reply More
Bards And Sages Quarterly, April 2020 (e-magazine review).

‘Bards And Sages Quarterly’ is a small press speculative fiction magazine that publishes stories up to 5000 words in a variety of genres and styles and pays a fistful of dollars to writers. Only a small fistful but it’s all welcome and no one does short stories for the money. These are some works that […]

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Star Trek: the evolution of the series’ music (audio).

May 31, 2020 | By | Reply More
Star Trek: the evolution of the series’ music (audio).

Here’s a nice video in the form of a Star Trek medley, with all the Star Trek TV Series music themes played in violin-form, in chronological order: Here’s the running order … – 0:00 Star Trek: The Original Series – 0:37 Star Trek: The Next Generation – 1:23 Star Trek: Deep Space Nine – 2:02 […]

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Nebula Award winners 2020: BBC cancel awards video on YouTube (awards news).

May 31, 2020 | By | Reply More
Nebula Award winners 2020: BBC cancel awards video on YouTube (awards news).

The Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America has released the winners of their 55th Nebula Awards. This is normally where we would link to the ceremony proceedings on YouTube, but sadly the fuckwits at the BBC decided that the Nebula Awards awarding Good Omens the Best TV gong was worthy of a copyright strike, […]

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Cinematography For Directors, 2nd Ed. by Jacqueline B. Frost (book review).

May 30, 2020 | By | Reply More
Cinematography For Directors, 2nd Ed. by Jacqueline B. Frost (book review).

The release of a second edition of Jacqueline B. Frost’s book, ‘Cinematography For Directors’ is, as she explains, to covers changes and development in digital filming. Rather interestingly, the cinematographer isn’t necessarily the cameraman but there does appear grey areas between the three roles. Frost also notes that things can be more effective when all […]

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Doom Patrol: The Silver Age Volume 2 by Arnold Drake and Bruno Premiani (graphic novel review).

May 29, 2020 | By | Reply More
Doom Patrol: The Silver Age Volume 2 by Arnold Drake and Bruno Premiani (graphic novel review).

The second volume of ‘Doom Patrol: The Silver Age’ has just come out, going to show that some books are still being released and even getting to the UK. This time we have Doom Patrol # 96-107 plus their appearances in Challengers Of The Unknown # 48 and The Brave And The Bold # 65 […]

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Hashtag (scifi short movie).

May 29, 2020 | By | Reply More
Hashtag (scifi short movie).

This short fifteen-minute-long science fiction film Hashtag from Ben Alpi & Jyotika Virmani features a looming future where social media celebrities dominate our culture, and “X” (aka Gigi Edgley) is the world’s supreme online icon — but how far must she go to hold on to her popularity? Well, quite far, as it turns out! […]

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