I was really pleased to see that reports of Ray Gun Revival’s demise were, ultimately, greatly exaggerated. Thanks to the good folks over at Every Day Publishing, RGR is back as an e-zine, and publishing science fiction in the grand tradition. And hey, they even have this cool trailer!
A gang steals a dangerous designer drug in a bid to control the streets of New Old Philly, a demonically-possessed warrior battles hellspawn in a post-cataclysmic world, and a victim of the inevitable zombie apocalypse writes a final letter to his ex-wife. Seems the gods of genre have blessed me with a perfect trifecta of [...]
I’ve been reviewing each issue of Heroic Fantasy Quarterly as it comes out (which you can read here and here), and have been really impressed with both the quality and the variety of the offerings on display. This time around I have the pleasant task of announcing my own inclusion in the issue, with a [...]
Just a quick note to point readers in the direction of Strange Horizons call for a volunteer first reader. If you don’t know, Strange Horizons’ is a consistently good pro-rate ezine, and they are looking for someone to wade into their slush pile. A year or so ago I waxed nostalgic about my own slush [...]
Lately I’ve been listening to — and loving — a science fiction oriented podcast called the Sofanauts. Sadly, just as I got to the point where I had listened to all of the thirty plus episodes and was eagerly awaiting more, the man behind the ‘cast, Tony C. Smith, announced he was putting the project [...]
Back in August I wrote a review of the debut issue of Heroic Fantasy Quarterly, and declared it a zine to keep an eye on. Issue Two of HFQ appeared at the end of September, and I’ll admit I’ve been way too busy to dig in to it. Finally, however, with my reviewer responsibilities for [...]