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Wall of America by Thomas M. Disch

An important and dutiful volume that catches readers up on just about everything Disch was doing, at least in science fiction, over the past few years.

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12 Sep 2008 // 2:48 AM

SEATTLE - If you saw Neal Stephenson on the street, you might think he’s just another geeky Seattle guy with a particularly impressive goatee.

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29 Jul 2008 // 9:59 PM

The Host

Having covered inter-species romance between humans, vampires and werewolves in her popular Twilight series, Meyer turns to new territory in her latest novel: aliens.

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Doctor Who: Beneath The Surface

The Doctor takes on Silurians and Sea Devils, but more in sorrow than in anger.

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Science fiction writer Robert Silverberg was on the phone from his spacious home in the hills above Oakland, outlining his daily routine. “I’m up

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19 May 2008 // 10:00 PM

Doctor Who: The Time Warrior

All things considered The Time Warrior and Timelash could be labeled “The Height and Fall of Classic Doctor Who”.

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9 May 2008 // 4:09 AM

Universal is well-known known for its classic horror films featuring the Frankenstein monster, Dracula, the Invisible Man and the Mummy in the 1930s and 1940s.

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11 Apr 2008 // 3:01 AM

Trying to fathom the mystery of ‘2001: A Space Odyssey’

“Its origin and purpose still a total mystery.” This is the last line of dialogue in “2001: A Space Odyssey,” though the film is far from

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Doctor Who: Planet of Evil

An infinite universe must contain a lot of fun, even when it’s trying to kill you.

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31 Jan 2008 // 9:00 PM

This Sporting Life

Reminiscent of Scorsese’s Raging Bull in its dissection of the primal need of man to hit and be hit, and its brutish character's struggle with misogyny.

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29 Jan 2008 // 8:59 PM

Doctor Who: Time-Flight

Some 25 years after the Great Whovian schism, the author gives Peter Davison’s Doctor Who another chance.

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Doctor Who: The Complete Third Series

Even though Doctor Who has never been as ideologically sophisticated as the Star Trek franchise, as the new millennium accelerates and the specter of war continues to haunt the entire world, the liberal attitude of the Doctor seems far more palatable than the militarism of Captain Kirk.

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23 Oct 2007 // 9:59 PM

Spook Country by William Gibson

Apparently some critics look at Gibson's work and think, "Mmm, no coherent story, big reputation -- that must mean it's lit'rature!"

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9 Aug 2007 // 1:51 AM

New ‘Gordon’ series flashes forward

LOS ANGELES - The Sci Fi Channel’s new take on “Flash Gordon” is not your father’s “Flash Gordon.” Heck, it isn’t even

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21 Jun 2007 // 4:11 AM

It was a tension-filled shoot. The rising star and the director didn’t get along. When the test screenings were disastrous the producers added a

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7 Jun 2007 // 8:30 AM

‘Battlestar Galactica’ nearing the end of its mission

Last week, the news broke that the Sci Fi Channel series “Battlestar Galactica” is ending for good after its upcoming fourth season. So a June 1

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Ray Bradbury In April, Ray Bradbury, author of Fahrenheit 451, The Illustrated Man, Dandelion Wine and Something Wicked This Way Comes, finally won a Pulitzer Prize.

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12 Oct 2006 // 12:59 AM

Dr. Who

The 'monster of the week' formula allows room for a Doctor Who spin: the zombies were being used to create cures for futuristic diseases, and the werewolf was an alien entity.

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12 Apr 2006 // 12:00 AM

Doctor Who

Doctor Who retains the old Who's oh-so-British irreverence, so it actually lives up to the appellation 'kid's show for adults'.

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	Christian McBride Band: Sci-Fi

Christian McBride first came to prominence as one of the generation of “Young Lions” that emerged in the late 1980s and the early 1990s. McBride,

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