The four editors at Revolution SF have their say about What is Best in Life 2004: “It’s almost overwhelming, really, to think about how mainstream and blasé everyone has become about Geek Culture… If anything, all of these movies, books, TV shows, and what-not are proof that We […]
Robots in the Victorian Era
Hard to believe someone might believe this was real: History of Robots in the Victorian Era. A retrospective of lesser-known sf of the 19th century.
Slate pans Michael Crichton’s new book, State of Fear: “Crichton is like a college professor who insists on lecturing 10 minutes after the class period ends, when his students are edging toward the door.”
“Delightful Surreal Trip through Geek Culture”
Jamie Friston compares Lucky Wander Boy to Philip K. Dick’s VALIS and Haruki Murakami’s The Wild Sheep Chase and calls it a “delightful surreal trip through geek culture.”
Sequential Tart interviews Erika Moen (Girly Queer Vibrating Comics), who gives this advice: “Don’t wait. Do it now. You can’t call yourself an artist and then only do art when you’re ‘in the right mood’ or ‘have the time.’”
In the ongoing adventures of Shoot Club, Tom Chick gets around to trash talk: “Trash talk is like politics or religion: there’s a right time and a right place for it. And even then, you handle it differently with different people.”