Monthly Archives: February 2014

In Praise of…. Norman Spinrad

  Let me start this with something of a caveat… I’ve only read a little of Norman Spinrad’s considerable literary output; six novels and a couple of short story collections, yet I still regard him as one of the primary … Continue reading

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The City of Endless Night by Milo Hastings

      One of the common misconceptions about science fiction is that it is a prophetic medium, specifically attempting to predict the future. How many people were disappointed when the year 1984 turned out to be less than Orwellian? … Continue reading

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Catching Up With the Blockbusters

A few years ago at a writing workshop someone described me as a cineast, based mostly on my ability to bang on about old movies at great length  – as part of the workshop we were asked to bring in … Continue reading

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