Tag Archives: science fiction

Fluency, by Jennifer Foehner Wells (6:23)

Today we see that if you promise hard SF on the tin, implausibilities by the pound are not what you should pack inside. What I gleaned about the story: Dr….

Time Code: The Best Collection of 52 Stories You Should Be Reading This Year, by Charles Eugene Anderson (0:36)

Today we see that if you’re going to put not one, but two claims of excellence in your subtitle, you’d really better deliver the goods. What I gleaned about the…

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Burnt Worlds, by S.J. Madill (40:00)

Today we see a survivor who shows us what a star empire run by Canadians might look like. And I’m fascinated.

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Dislocations: Fictions, by Windsor Harries (4:37)

Today we see that if you have to explain your description then you’re calling somebody an idiot: either the reader or yourself. And neither case is good for the relationship….

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A Goldfish Mastermind Named Benedict Cumberbatch & the League of Domesticated Assassins: And Other Unexpected Tales, by Mark R Morris Jr (1:11)

Today we see that distractions compound exponentially. What I gleaned about the stories: Being on the safe side of a sealed airlock but not being able to stay there can…