I’m Wrong Again and Happily So

I thought Obama was going to keep his distance on same-sex marriage through November. I was wrong. I’m at the airport and catching up on this as it develops; when I’m done I’ll possibly check in with further… Read More

My Schadenfreude Phaser is Set to “Meh”

People are (rather gleefully, I suspect) sending me this story about conservative writer Jonah Goldberg getting dinged for the jacket flap bio of his latest book, which incorrectly states that Goldberg has been twice nominated for the Pulitzer…. Read More

Horse Sense From Indiana Senator Richard Lugar

Who was defeated in his primary last night. It’s on the subject of his primary opponent and the value of bipartisanship. I’m going to quote a big fat chunk of it here. For those of you who want… Read More

North Carolina and Amendment One

I’m not particularly pleased with the outcome of the North Carolina Amendment One vote last night, but neither am I particularly surprised. And as I noted on Twitter last night, my impulse to tut-tut North Carolina voters is… Read More

The Big Idea: Mark Teppo

The Mongoliad, Book One (there will be two more) was put together by what could only be called a supergroup of seven science fiction and fantasy rock stars, including Hugo-winning authors Neal Stephenson and Greg Bear. But it’s… Read More

The Final FilmCritic.com Column

It’s up now. Go see me say goodbye and have some final thoughts on (pretty much exactly) four years of science fiction film. And if you have any comments you’d like to make over there, well, now’s the… Read More