Tag Archive: series

An Introduction to American Odd

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What do Henry Darger, the Prophet Joseph Smith’s mother, J.R. “Bob” Dobbs, and Gilbert Sorrentino have in common? They are subjects of my new essay series, American Odd.

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CCLaP Fridays: Nebula Awards Showcase 2014, edited by Kij Johnson

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My review of this year’s winners and runners-up for the 2014 Nebula Awards, in an anthology edited by Kij Johnson.

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Countdown to CONvergence 2014

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Countdown to CONvergence 2014! Are you excited?

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The NSFW Files: Matriarchy: Freedom in Bondage, by Malcolm McKesson

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This week Karl Wolff reviews, “Matriarchy: Freedom in Bondage,” by Malcolm McKesson for the penultimate installment of his essay series, The NSFW Files.

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The Megapolitan Flaneur: Part 3: Objects and Meaning

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The Megapolitan Flâneur is a series of short travel essays. These essays will focus on my trip to Chicago – September 4 – 6, 2013 – and what I experienced. Neither chronology or… Continue reading

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CCLaP: “On Being Human,” by Karl Wolff, on sale now!

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My new book, “On Being Human,” has been published (in both ebook and handmade hardcover versions) by the Chicago Center for Literature and Photography. You should go out and buy a copy right now!

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80sSFF: Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)

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A series dedicated to examining the science fiction and fantasy films from 1979 to 1989. The series will investigate whether these films possess certain ineffable qualities missing from today’s films of the same genres. This time, “Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ark.”

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CCLaP Fridays: The Secret of Abdu el Yezdi, by Mark Hodder

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Today at CCLaP: Mark Hodder, master of steampunk, uncorks a ripping yarn full of airships, occultism, murder, and abduction in his latest installment of the Burton and Swinburne Adventures series, “The Secret of Abdu el Yezdi.”

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CCLaP Fridays: Nebula Awards Showcase 2013, edited by Catherine Asaro

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Today at CCLaP, Karl Wolff reviews the “Nebula Awards Showcase 2013,” edited by Catherine Asaro, a solid anthology of mainstream science fiction and fantasy writing from Nebula winners and nominees; also “Sauerkraut Station” totally rocks and there’s some bathypunk.

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CCLaP Mini-review: “The Creative Fire,” by Brenda Cooper

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My mini-review of The Creative Fire, by Brenda Cooper, a book with grand ideas and bland writing.

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