Monthly Archives: November 2021

Hawkeye realises it’s better to “Never Meet Your Heroes” or pop culture deals with trauma and grief, take 3

This weekend was a long holiday weekend in the US, so the various streaming service thought it was a really great idea to throw out as much SFF content as humanly possibly, since apparently the people who actually do the … Continue reading

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Indie Speculative Fiction of the Month for November 2021

It’s that time of the month again, time for “Indie Speculative Fiction of the Month”. So what is “Indie Speculative Fiction of the Month”? It’s a round-up of speculative fiction by indie and small press authors newly published this month, … Continue reading

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Indie Crime Fiction of the Month for November 2021

Welcome to the latest edition of “Indie Crime Fiction of the Month”. So what is “Indie Crime Fiction of the Month”? It’s a round-up of crime fiction by indie authors newly published this month, though some October books I missed … Continue reading

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Star Trek Discovery Encounters the “Anomaly” and Deals with Trauma

It turns out that Star Trek Discovery won the “What to watch next?” contest, so here’s the latest installment in my series of episode by episode reviews of season 4 of Star Trek Discovery. Reviews of previous seasons and episodes … Continue reading

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The Power of Grayskull – Some Reflections on Part 2 of Masters of the Universe: Revelation

The second half of Masters of the Universe: Revelation, Kevin Smith’s continuation of the original cartoon from the 1980s, just became available and I opted to watch that over the new Hawkeye show (which I will watch eventually) and Star … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Free Fiction: The Robot Turkey Apocalypse

Today is Thanksgiving in the US, so Happy Thanksgiving to all who celebrate. This holiday is all about giving thanks, so it’s also the perfect time to say “thank you” to the readers of this blog with a free holiday … Continue reading

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Listen to Cora Talk About Foundation with Paul Levinson and Joel McKinnon

Yesterday, I was a guest on the Light On Light Through podcast, where I chatted with host Paul Levinson and Joel McKinnon of the excellent Seldon Crisis podcast about Foundation, both the TV series and the original books by Isaac … Continue reading

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Foundation takes “The Leap” and ends its first season

Welcome to my review of the final episode of Foundation, which is a day late, because I had tech issues as explained here. Reviews of previous episodes of Foundation as well as two actual Foundation stories may be found here. … Continue reading

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Star Trek Discovery Takes the “Kobayashi Maru” Test

Star Trek Discovery is back for its fourth season, though I’m not sure that I’ll be doing episode by episode reviews again, because Paramount has pulled a true dick move and pulled Star Trek Discovery from Netflix internationally, leaving viewers … Continue reading

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A Trio of Public Service Announcements regarding the Hugos and Other Stuff

As the title says, this post is a trio of brief public service announcements. For starters, voting for the 2021 Hugo Awards closes today. So if you’re a member of DisCon III and haven’t voted yet, you still have a … Continue reading

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