Monthly Archives: July 2013

It all started in the 50s…

This is a re-post of something I wrote for the Siege Tower Games blog about science fiction in the 1950s: As a teen in the 80s, I remember that the 50s were retro-chic for a few years. Fashion-setting guys were … Continue reading

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4 Reasons Why I Don’t Fear Alien Invasion

I’m fairly skeptical about the majority of UFO sightings (which are, strangely enough, usually just outside classified military airfields…), but it seems to me a statistical certainty that we are not alone in this crazy, sprawling geometrical concept we call … Continue reading

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Cthulhu: Horrible or Huggable?

Lovecraft created a whole mythology of strange and alien creatures that has never truly been matched since his death almost 80 years ago. Some fans prefer to transform these nightmare creatures into something funny and cute. Can these two approaches … Continue reading

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Why Wonder Woman Should Suffer

  Please don’t be misled by the title: I don’t have anything against Wonder Woman. In fact, I like the character quite a bit. I just think she should suffer for her own good. Wait. That last sentence probably came … Continue reading

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Increase Your Productivity by Murdering Dandelions

This isn’t one of those posts where gardening is used as a metaphor for the writing process. Not that there’s anything wrong with those kinds of posts. I may not be much of a gardener, but even I can see … Continue reading

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