The power of the dark side

[amazon_link asins=’0785192557,0785192565,0785199772,0785199780,0785197893′ template=’ProductCarousel’ store=’gilroy0-20′ marketplace=’US’ link_id=’0a4327d5-eb7a-11e7-a142-c169eec473c4′] No, this is not a political post.¬† ūüôā I absolutely¬†tore through the omnibus Kindle editions of the¬†Darth Vader comic (one of several in the rebooted Marvel line).¬† I guess it really paid off for Amazon to make Volume 1 free to Prime members because it hooked me fast.¬† I […]

Lunacon 2014 (1b): Alternate Technologies in Historical Fiction

Panelists: Russ Handelman, James Cambias, Paul Calhoun And here he is, That Annoying Guy From One Seat Over. ¬†This archetype shows up at every con, like a restless spirit. One of the panelists pointed out that, more or less by definition, this would actually have to be about alternate historical fiction. Examples of a missed […]

Review: Metatropolis

Metatropolis Edited by Jack Scalzi Rating on an arbitrary 5-point scale: 4 out of 5 Metatropolis is a science fiction anthology exploring, as it claims, the “future of cities”.¬† That’s not strictly accurate. It’s really a collection of stories that explore the question: If we as a species are going to survive the mistakes of […]