Tag: science fiction history

11 Black Sci Fi Authors to Read Right Now

At Book Riot, Erika Hardison has a swell list of Black science fiction authors for you to read! “What the authors I’ve listed below are especially good at is using Black diaspora culture to influence how we see ourselves in alternative historical timelines and the future with enhanced […]

“The Quagmire of Race and Horror in Cinema”

Dani Bethea kicks off Gayly Dreadful’s Pride Month with a meditation on race, gender, gender presentation and horror in cinema. “Particular intricacies always exist in the stories and lives of Black people, especially in the framing of (horror) imagery. As a Black American, I have a very particular […]

“A Trip to Mars”

Movies Silently looks at the 1910 science fiction / comedy, A Trip To Mars. “This sci-fi comedy from the Edison film company follows a chemist who has invented reverse gravity and ends up on Mars. Don’t you just hate it when that happens.”

Watching Annihilation with The Feminine Critique

Our friends Emily Intravia and Christine Makepeace watch Annihilation (2018) at The Feminine Critique. “Christine and Emily…step into the shimmer, delving deep into Alex Garland’s 2018 sci-fi thinker Annihilation. That’s after a full hour of past watches, including a spoiler-filled argument over the merits of Happy Death Day […]