Monthly Archives: October 2021

Fancast Spotlight: Light On Light Through

Even though I recently announced the new Semiprozine Spotlight series, I’m still featuring fanzines and fancasts, too. And therefore, here is the next entry in the Fancast Spotlight project. For more about the Fanzine/Fancast Spotlight project, go here. You can … Continue reading

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Foundation encounters “Death and the Maiden”

Looks like I’m doing episode by episode reviews of Foundation – at least for now – so here is my take on episode 6. Reviews of previous episodes of Foundation as well as two actual Foundation stories may be found … Continue reading

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Semiprozine Spotlight: Space Cowboy Books Presents Simultaneous Times

It’s time for the first entry in my Semiprozine Spotlight project. For more about the Semiprozine Spotlight project, go here. I’ll start off the Semiprozine Spotlight project by interviewing a good friend of mine, Jean-Paul Garnier of the Space Cowboy … Continue reading

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Introducing Semiprozine Spotlights

Earlier this year, I started the Fanzine/Fancast Spotlight project to highlight the many worthy fanzines, blogs and fancasts are out there. Originally, that project was intended to coincide with the nomination period for the 2021 Hugo Awards. However, I’ll be … Continue reading

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Foundation realises “Upon Awakening” that the story is still moving at a glacial pace

Looks like I’m doing episode by episode reviews of Foundation – at least for now – so here is my take on episode 5. Reviews of previous episodes of Foundation as well as two actual Foundation stories may be found … Continue reading

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Cora’s Adventures at the Virtual 2021 Octocon

As I mentioned on this blog some time ago, I spent the first October weekend at Octocon, the Irish National Science Fiction Convention, which was virtual this year for obvious reasons. But before I get to my adventures at Octocon, … Continue reading

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Foundation realises that there are “Barbarians at the Gates”

Looks like I’m doing episode by episode reviews of Foundation, so here is my take on episode 4. And yes, the Octocon report is coming, but I had a very busy week. Reviews of previous episodes of Foundation as well … Continue reading

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First Monday Free Fiction: Ritual Failure

Welcome to the October 2021 edition of First Monday Free Fiction, which goes out on a Tuesday, because I was really busy yesterday and just forgot to post this. To recap, inspired by Kristine Kathryn Rusch who posts a free … Continue reading

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Foundation Meets “The Mathematician’s Ghost”

I’m still not sure, if this will be an ongoing series of episode by episode reviews, but I did watch the third episode of Foundation, though the review is a little late, because I was also at the virtual Octocon … Continue reading

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