Tag Archives: science fiction

John Gray on The Man in the High Castle

John Gray is a writer who I have an immense amount of respect for, and he’s taken the occasion of the new Amazon Prime series centered on Philip K. Dick’s The Man in the High Castle to talk about Dick, reality, and … Continue reading

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Epanalepsis Trailer

I’ve been making a game for the last six months called Epanalepsis. It is a science fictiony game about time and cities and contemporary life and it doesn’t really fit a lot of the traditional boundaries of adventure games. It will … Continue reading

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“Like a sack with an animal trapped inside”: on the quizzle

I just finished Jonathan Fast’s The Secrets of Synchronicity, and while the book on the whole isn’t so great, there’s a section later in the book that has to do with quizzles. “Quizzles? What’s a quizzle?” “It’s a lump of rock,” … Continue reading

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Walter Miller’s Alien Invader

It swam like an airborne jellyfish. A cluster of silver threads it seemed, tangled in a cloud of filaments–or a giant mass of dandelion fluff. It leaked out misty pseudopods, then drew them back as it pulled itself through the … Continue reading

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Josephine Saxton on science fiction

What I would really like is for readers to read my work, not only SF fans, who have, like rubber fetishists and gourmets, Special Tastes, and often cannot enjoy anything outside their label. Let me put in a plea, not … Continue reading

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Colonization by Mezieres

I am super busy getting ready for a conference so I don’t have time for proper bloggings. Here is a one-page comic called “Colonization” by Jean-Claude Mezieres. I think it is pretty cool.   From Heavy Metal vol.2 #1

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A Charles Vess Art

An untitled Charles Vess drawing/painting/art from Heavy Metal #12

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