“Science Fiction is that genre of cognitive estrangement in a post-Gothic mode, utilizing a willing suspension of disbelief, transcending anthropocentricism and temporal provincialism, where spacemen, raygun in fist, soar through outer space with a glamorous brunette Space-Babes in… Read More
Here’s a hint: Take your time. No rush. Oddly, we managed to get through nine and a half years of Athena’s childhood without actually getting her any of these. Thinking about that now, that seems damn odd.
The books that have arrived at the Scalzi Compound in the last week: I want you all to appreciate the fact that I nearly killed myself getting this picture for you, on account of I was poorly balanced… Read More
Over at the AMC Web site, my movie column this week revisits the concept of “Nerdgassing” — that is, kvetching about science and/or continuity issues in your science fiction. This time I’m focusing on movies in particular and… Read More
Yes, I downloaded the SPORE Creature Creator and tried it out and created Sporkzilla here, who I think is kind of cute, if you like chicken-legged, stalk-eyed, Homer Simpson-lipped creatures, as apparently I do. I suspect I could… Read More