COVID-19 Strategies

March 12, 2020 0

With a plague adding to the fulfillment of cyberpunk as the dominant representation of reality (See also: artificial meats, Amazon and Applegiant world-consuming corporations, delivery drones, hacking an ever present fact of life), it is Read More

Weekend Link Roundup

February 16, 2020 0

Science The fact that Betelgeuse has been dimming is kind of old news at this point, but the ESO pointed one of their telescopes at it recently to take a look, giving us the nifty Read More

Mike Resnick, 1942-2020

January 23, 2020 0

It’s been a while since I’ve read a Mike Resnick novel, but I devoured quite a few of them as a teenager. I recall them as exciting adventures, and for a while, he was one Read More

The Future of Superversive Press

January 20, 2020 6

It is with great sadness that I bring you the announcement that the owner of Superversive Press has made the decision to shutter the press. His reasons are his own and personal, and I understand Read More

RIP Christopher Tolkien, 1924-2020

January 16, 2020 2

Somehow I assumed that Christopher Tolkien was much younger, but maybe I just formed that image a long time ago. Regardless, it’s sad to hear of his passing. Outside of his father, the famed J.R.R., Read More

Weekend Link Round Up

January 12, 2020 0

Hobbies The Estes catalogs were an endless source of fascination for me as a kid, and my dad still flies model rockets for the grandkids at every family get together. Founder Vern Estes turned 90 Read More

René Auberjonois, 1940-2019

December 9, 2019 1

It’s been a rough week for Star Trek. Veteran writer D.C. Fontana passed away, and now Rene Auberjonois, who played Odo in Deep Space Nine has succumbed to metastatic lung cancer. Rest in Peace, Odo.

Weekend Link Round Up

December 8, 2019 0

Trailers The MCU finally gets a Black Widow movie… after we watched Romanoff die heroically, and as Phase 4 is sounding more and more underwhelming. (And let’s be honest, anyone who was expecting the MCU Read More

D.C. Fontana, 1939-2019

December 5, 2019 2

Dorothy Fontana isn’t quite the household name that Gene Roddenberry is, but if you watch enough pre-2000 scifi, you’ll discover that there’s a subtle and pleasant flavor to certain episodes, here and there. For me, Read More

Weekend Link Round Up

November 17, 2019 4

Science Apparently, the Tully Monster is an anomalous fossil that no one xan quite figure out. Some scientists feel it’s an invertebrate, others see signs that it’s a vertebrate, and no one quite knows what Read More

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