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Indie Speculative Fiction of the Month: August 2014

It’s that time of the month again, time for “Indie Speculative Fiction of the Month”. And this month, the round-up will even be crossposted to the Speculative Fiction Showcase, a new group blog dedicated to all things speculative fiction. So … Continue reading

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Indie Speculative Fiction of the Month: July 2014

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 authors newly published this month, though some June … Continue reading

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Classic German Cinema Rewatch: The Spessart Inn (1958)

The German cinema of the 1950s and early 1960s is usually dismissed as escapist crap. This assessment is grossly unfair (I go a bit more into the reasons here) and causes a lot of the wonderful films to be dismissed … Continue reading

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Making my Peace with the God of Thunder – Of Marvel’s Thor, Richard Wagner and Cultural Appropriation

Tor.com has some more amusing post Comicon reporting such as a whole lot of photos and videos of John Barrowman a.k.a. Captain Jack Harkness kissing a whole lot of more or less famous people of various genders and species. The … Continue reading

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Alternatives to the Euro 2012 Linkdump

The Euro 2012 seems to have usurped everybody’s attention in Europe to the point that even European e-book sales have just died. In case anybody cares, Germany won its first match against Portugal 1:0 by the way. Still, for all … Continue reading

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