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"
Our Podcast returns for the new year as we look toward the next twelve months and beyond to everything Sci-Fi and fantasy. Please find the link below and wormhole yer ass to the future!!! Writing the 21st Century Myth: https://damiengwalter.com/advanced-scifi-and-fantasy/ Recent stories – Dancing Robots – Movements in SFF – John M Ford – Oxford […]Read more "The Week in SciFi 006 | 2021 And Beyond!!!"
Yup, we’re back again! This time we conflab about those mysterious monoliths in Utah and elsewhere, Ready Player Two, Ben Bova, Nalo Hopkinson and the CAT-ternet!!!Read more "The Week In Sci-Fi & Fantasy Podcast, 5th Dec 2020!!!"
The last time an object this long-buried re-emerged it melted an entire kompanie of Nazi soldiers’ faces. Science Fiction fandom collectively gawped this week as it was announced The Last Dangerous Visions, an anthology of ‘dangerous’ stories overseen by Harlan Ellison way back in 1973, would finally see publication, possibly as early as 2021 and […]Read more "Last Dangerous Vagueness"
The Podcast Returns for part two!!! We discuss Terry Pratchett, Sean Connery, Orson Welles, post-apocalyptic cookies and all manner of other SF&F blatherings! And in podcast form… https://www.facebook.com/groups/324897304599197/permalink/1049316865490567/Read more "The Week In Sci-Fi Podcast 2: Elon Musk Of Mars!!!"
Join writer and critic Damien Walter and my lumberjack-a-like self as we discuss Ursule LeGuin, Terry Goodkind’s chicken of evil and whether you could nuke Gandalf…Read more "THE WEEK IN SciFi: A YouTube Chat"
And YOU can visit SciFi & Fantasy Facebook group HERE!!!Read more "SF’s Biggest Dick Says…"
What with the Hugo Awards this weekend there’s been a lot of- very justified- talk about Astounding editor John W Campbell’s horrendous politics and views on ethnic minorities. The man was dreadful and people have been saying this for decades. But another facet of the man is often overlooked: he was a complete tool. A […]Read more "John W Campbell: Encounter With A Batshit Freak"
In the first part of this two part series I took a look at my favourite British convention’s, erm… conventions about venue, programme running and the dealer hall accessibility. This time we finish off where all con’s finish off: the bar! The heart of any convention is the bar and–much like a time lord–Mooncon has two: a […]Read more "Mooncon: Britain’s Best Science Fiction convention (Part 2: Bars)"