Really taken a shine to this album. It’s a bit stoner rock, a bit krautrock, a bit punk and very spacey all round. Think most the songs are based on Hyperion by Dan Simmons (The French take their Sci-fi seriously. And why not). Hope Slift tour Britain when all this wretchedness is over.Read more "What I’m Listening To: Ummon"
Could- and should- a legal action be taken against The History Channel? If you’re using the word ‘History’ whilst going on about alien conspiracies or Atlantis or some claptrap then surely that’s a clear case of false advertising or misrepresentation of goods and services. And I say ‘should’ because those guys have spent the last […]Read more "Will someone please sue The History Channel already!"
Just plugging away at a new novel. My method has altered of late. Usually I plan extensively but this time I’m mostly jumping in and seeing what happens. That makes for an intense but fun experience. We’ll see how things pan out.Read more "Still Here…"
A load of seventies mags of sci fi art and wonderment have arrived here at Chez Worrad (aka Lowrise). The video above explains.Read more "70’s Sci-Fi Mag Bonanza!!!"
Erika Price is an independent comic writer-artist whose work is as experimental as it is visually startling, straddling the line between body horror and outsider art. Ever gracious, Erika agreed to answer some of my questions… JLW: Your Disorder series is described as ‘dark and surreal short horror comics created as art therapy’. Does horror […]Read more "Author Interview: Erika Price"
Aliette de Bodard lives and works in Paris. She has won three Nebula Awards, a Locus Award, a British Fantasy Award and four British Science Fiction Association Awards, and was a double Hugo finalist for 2019 (Best Series and Best Novella). A highly versatile author as at home writing space opera murder investigations as she […]Read more "Author Interview: Aliette De Bodard"
I’ve recently started a science fiction and fantasy group on Facebook and new members are always most welcome! Fantasy & Sci-Fi Salon is a place to relax and talk about genre (mainly literature but also cinema, games etc) and catch up on the latest news and gossip. Polite passion is our aesthetic and witty repartee […]Read more "Fantasy & Sci-Fi Salon"