Tag Archive: science fiction

American Odd: Urantia: The Great Cult Mystery, by Martin Gardner

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This week I continue my American Odd essay series with a look at “Urantia: The Great Cult Mystery,” by Martin Gardner.

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CCLaP Fridays: Earth Girl by Janet Edwards

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Janet Edwards bucks the trend of YA novels by writing a compelling tale of disability and ambition that is not set in a dystopia.

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CCLaP Fridays: Pixiegate Madoka, by Michael Sean LeSueur

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The worlds of anime, Reddit, and kitchenware collide in this new work by Michael Sean LeSueur

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The Prison in Antares, by Mike Resnick @ CCLaP

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This week I review Mike Resnick’s fast-paced military sci fi novel, The Prison in Antares, at CCLaP.

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American Odd: The Book of the SubGenius, by J.R. “Bob” Dobbs

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This week I continue my series American Odd with an essay about “The Book of the SubGenius” by J.R. “Bob” Dobbs.

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On Being Human Redux: Notes on “Orphan Black”

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An occasional series that is a continuation of my essay anthology, On Being Human: critical looks at books and movies that examine the question of humanity. (Buy the limited edition hardcover, Kindle version,… Continue reading

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CCLaP Fridays: NSFW Files … the Book! Coming out next Monday (1/19/15)

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The NSFW Files includes essays on erotica written by a Nobel laureate, an outsider artist, a surrealist, and a French prisoner, among many more. Most important, the essay collection offers an answer to the question, “What dirty book should I read next?”

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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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MP Johnson Week: The Interview

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MP Johnson Week continues with an interview with, you guessed it, MP Johnson.

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Excess and Ascesis @ thethepoetryblog

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My review of “Vow” by Kristina Marie Darling and “The Blue Rental” by Barbara Mor, two radical feminist visionary poets.

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