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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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Some Comments on the 2021 Nebula Finalists

The finalists for the 2021 Nebula Awards were announced today, again very close to the Hugo nomination deadline, though not quite as close as last year. So let’s take a look at the individual categories: Best Novel None of the … Continue reading

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Non-Fiction Spotlight: Out of This World: Speculative Fiction in Translation from the Cold War to the New Millennium by Rachel S. Cordasco

The 2022 Hugo nomination deadline is approaching and the Non-Fiction Spotlights are coming fast and furious now. If you’re just joining us, the Non-Fiction Spotlights are a project, where I interview the authors/editors of SFF-related non-fiction books that came out … Continue reading

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Star Trek Discovery Crosses the “Rubicon”

Star Trek Discovery is back for the last few episodes of season 4. Reviews of previous seasons and episodes may be found here. Also, is it me or have the episode titles become much shorter of late? Warning: Spoilers under … Continue reading

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Volume 7 of The Long List Anthology: More Stories From the Hugo Award Nomination List, edited by David Steffen, is looking for funding – and a bit about Conan

To begin with, I’m over at Galactic Journey again today, talking about Conan the Warrior, the second of the Lancer reprints of Robert E. Howard’s Conan stories that revived the character and sent the already smouldering sword and sorcery revival … Continue reading

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“The Book of Boba Fett” takes a stand “In the Name of Honor” and finally remembers who its star is

Here is the final episode by episode review of season 1 of The Book of Boba Fett. Reviews of previous episodes may be found here. Warning: Spoilers behind the cut!

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Non-Fiction Spotlight: The Complete Debarkle: Saga of a Culture War by Camestros Felapton

As promised in the introductory post yesterday, here is the first Non-Fiction Spotlight. For more about the Non-Fiction Spotlight project, go here. I’m starting off the series by interviewing my pal Camestros Felapton about his blog series turned non-fiction book … Continue reading

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Introducing Non-Fiction Spotlights

Last 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 have been … Continue reading

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The Book of Boba Fett realises that “From the Desert Comes a Stranger” and gives us yet another episode of The Mandalorian

I am doing episode by episode reviews of The Book of Boba Fett, so here is my take on the penultimate episode, “From the Desert Comes a Stranger”. Reviews of previous episodes may be found here. Warning: Spoilers behind the … Continue reading

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Fancast Spotlight: Octothorpe

Nominations for the 2022 Hugo Awards are open, so I will be continuing the Fanzine and Fancast Spotlights. For more about the Fanzine/Fancast Spotlight project, go here. You can also check out the other great fanzines and fancasts featured by … Continue reading

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