Tag Archives: 1960s

Cora is Elsewhere on the Web Today

The third local paper Kreiszeitung also reported about my Hugo win today. This article by Andreas Hapke focusses on the odyssey (chronicled here) that my poor Hugo trophy had to go through to reach me. And here is the article … Continue reading

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A Trio of Links: Vintage Crime Fiction, 1960s Protests and New Sword and Sorcery

The next Obi-Wan Kenobi and Star Trek reviews are coming, but first of all, here are some links to new work by me that may be found elsewhere: To begin with, issue 439 of the fanzine The Drink Tank has … Continue reading

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A Trio of Links and News

Here’s a brief link post, since I have a couple of things to announce: For starters, my latest article is now live on Galactic Journey. This one is about a forgotten tragedy from fifty-five years ago, a devastating fire at … Continue reading

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Star Trek Picard Sings “Fly Me To the Moon”

Here is my take on the latest episode of Star Trek Picard. And yes, I know this is late, but I have been tired and busy. My take on Moon Knight will probably come in the next few days. For … Continue reading

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Non-Fiction Spotlight: Dangerous Visions and New Worlds: Radical Science Fiction 1950 to 1985, edited by Andrew Nette and Iain McIntyre

The nominations for the 2022 Hugo Awards close tomorrow, so I have one last Non-Fiction Spotlights for 2021 for you. Though I will keep the project going and present SFF-related non-fiction books published in 2022, because after the Hugos is … Continue reading

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Of Squeecore and Conan

No, Conan has not been declared “squeecore” yet, though come to think of it, Conan the Cimmerian is a person from a marginalised background who rises to a high position, he’s something of a wish fulfillment character, there is banter … Continue reading

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Cora Talks About Old SFF Elsewhere

“But what’s new about that?” some of you will ask. She always talks about old SFF somewhere. However, today I had not one but two items coming out elsewhere. The first is my latest post over at Galactic Journey, where … Continue reading

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Loki Finds His “Glorious Purpose”

“Glorious Purpose”, the first episode of Loki, Disney’s latest Marvel related TV offering, became available for streaming today. I’m not sure if I’ll do episode by episode reviews of this one, because it’s a lot of work, but here are … Continue reading

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Of Spies, Linguists and Hugos

Okay, so this is another link post, but I promise that regular blogging will resume soon. First of all, I was over at Galactic Journey again, where I review Babel-17 by Samuel R. Delany and also go into the linguistic … Continue reading

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WandaVision: “Now in Color” – and with Twins

Okay, so it looks as if I am doing episode by episode reviews of WandaVision, Marvel’s new sitcom parody/Dickian faux reality paranoia. Previous installments (well, just one) may be found here. Also, may I remind you that Disney is still … Continue reading

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